Sam Obinna Ibe/Umuahia Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Govenror The immediate past Deputy Chief of Staff, office of the deputy governor of Abia State, Chief Charles Ogbonnaya, Eastern Nigeria has stated that placing a priority on agricultural holds the key to the survival of Abia and Nigeria now that revenue
Abia State governor Okezie Ikpeazu, has cut his own salary and travel allowances by half, in solidarity with workers in the state who are being owed salaries. Ikpeazu’s pay cut will persist until the backlog of workers’ salaries and allowances owed are cleared, Channels TV reports. The governor revealed the
Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Govenror The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, who has shunned the sycophantic title of ‘His Excellency’, made another populist move today, by announcing a slash of his salary by 50 per cent.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State, South-east Nigeria, has frowned at the suspension of inauguration of the 6th Abia State of House of Assembly. The 5th Assembly is expected to round off their constitutional obligations as legislators to usher in the 6th Assembly that constitute 24 members.
TRAGEDY struck, yesterday, at 12 Bonny Street, Umuahia, Abia State, as a 25 year-old man set himself and the family house ablaze. The man, Tochukwu Ogbonna, alias Mbe (meaning tortoise), had attacked his mother with a machete, inflicting severe injuries on her.
Sam Obinna Ibe/Umuahia The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a certificate of return to Chijioke Nwachukwu, the winner of Umuahia South House of Assembly seat of Abia State in the 11 April, 2015 election.
Sam Obinna Ibe/Umuahia The Deputy Speaker, Abia House of Assembly, Alwell Asiforo Okere, representing Ukwa East, Abia State in eastern Nigeria on Monday evening was elected and sworn in as the new Speaker.
Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Govenror The newly sworn-in Governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, on Saturday said that his government was ready to step on toes to change the status of the state for good.
Abia State Governor has made a last inspection visit to the Abia Mall developing site on Thursday, to ascertain the progress of the ongoing project. The project was initiated by Governor Theodore Orji to boost economy, enhance infrastructural development, as well as trade and commerce within Nigeria’s South-east region.
The technical committee of the Channels National Kids Cup has vowed to remain steadfast in the fight against age cheats at the football competition. At the press briefing that flagged off the competition, the Chairman of the Main Organizing Committee, Steve Judo, reminded the participants that the company’s policy of
The main organising committee of the Channels National Kids Cup has announced that ‘Season Seven’ of the competition would be used to promote football and education in schools. During the flag-off ceremony held on Thursday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos State, the chairman of the committee, Steve Judo,
Sam Obinna Ibe/Umuahia Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State Abia state governor, Theodore Orji, Eastern Nigeria on Friday afternoon inaugurated a 10-man transition committee members that will see to the smooth hand over to the new government.
Abia State Governor Theodore Orji has commissioned the High Court Complex built by the administration to provide adequate office accommodation for the judiciary. The two buildings located at Aba ,the commercial city and Umuahia were completed within two years and aimed to lay solid foundation for good governance and bridge the gap
Abia State governor-elect, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has banned courtesy visits to his home, saying he would no longer be available to receive any delegation coming for the purpose of congratulating him, Thisday Reports.
A Legal Practitioner and observer during the 2015 elections, Ikechukwu Ikeji, says the just concluded election was one of the most rigged elections he had ever witnessed in Nigeria, despite being considered free and fair. Speaking on a breakfast show, Sunrise Daily on Channels Television on Monday, Mr Ikeji accused INEC officials of
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says that it has commenced the compilation of all electoral offences recorded in the 2015 general elections with a view to prosecuting those found wanting. There is a caveat, however, as the electoral umpire notes that the successful prosecution of the offenders would depend
Sam Obinna Ibe/Umuahia Okezie Ikpeazu: receives certificate of return The governor-elect of Abia State, eastern Nigeria, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, the winner of 2015 governorship election in the state has been issued with his certificate of return alongside his deputy, Rt Hon Ude Oko Chukwu by the Independent National Electoral
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started the process of reviewing the just concluded general elections. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Kayode Idowu, in an interview with Channels Television, said in the review, the commission would be examining areas which it had problems with in the