Rep Urges FG, NASS To Investigate Brutality By Security Officials

A member of the House of Representatives has expressed the urgent need for the Federal Government and the National Assembly to investigate the increasing cases of brutality by security officials against Nigerians in different parts of the country. Speaking in Abuja, the lawmaker said recently security officials stormed the Ariaria

Agricultural Institute To Tackle Cassava Viral Diseases

The National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) in Umudike, Abia State, has set up a pre-emptive initiatives known as West African Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) to tackle issues of cassava viral diseases which is currently ravaging East Africa. While addressing participants from other West African countries and other research fellows on

John Fashanu Endorses Orji Kalu For Fifa Presidency

Former football international, John Fashanu, says he is convinced former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, has the requirements of contesting for FIFA presidency. In an interview with Channels Sports on Tuesday morning, Fashanu confirmed that the former governor is yet to decide but he believes he is a

Tribunal begins in Abia after burning down of INEC office

Alex Otti The governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Umuahia on Monday, commenced hearing of the petition against the declaration of Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu as governor of Abia following the burning of INEC office in Obingwa LGA.

Abia Tragedy: Governor Asks NDLEA To Carry Out Duty With Extreme Care

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has asked the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Nigeria to approach their jobs with restraints, caution and extreme care.  Governor Ikpeazu gave the caution on Monday while condemning the recent sporadic gun firing at the Power line, Ariaria market in Abia State,

#AbiaDecides: INEC Office Burnt By Political Thugs

Hoodlums in Abia State today stormed Obingwa Local Government of Abia State with guns, cutlasses, and knivers and razed down the INEC building in the area. Residents of the community suspect that the fire disaster was politically motivated as the August 10th date fixed for the commencement of the state election tribunal is

Suspected Party Hoodlums Set INEC Office On Fire In Abia State

Unidentified assailants suspected to be members of a political party have set fire on a building housing the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Mgboko, headquarters of Obingwa Local Area Council in Abia State. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who has inspected the scene of the fire incident, totally

INEC office burnt down in Abia

Governor Ikpeazu and Alex Otti The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission at Obingwa Local Government of Abia state has been burnt down.

APC Forum Urges Buhari To Consider South-East Region

The All Progressives Congress (APC) State Assembly Forum in Nigeria’s Southeast region has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the Southeast region in his administration. Addressing reporters in Aba, the commercial centre of Abia State, the Chairman of the forum, James Chikwendu, urged the President to carry the Igbos along in the

Man Cuts off Wife’s Hand Over Adultery Allegation

Man, identified as Jacob Nwachukwu from Abala in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State, has cut off his wife’s left hand over allegation of infidelity. The man’s wife, Mrs Nwadiokeonu Nwachukwu, is now at a hospital in Aba, while her severed hand had been taken to her husband’s village

Man Bites off Robber’s Ear in Aba


Nemesis has caught up with a suspected robber, Chijioke Ikechi, as a victim bit off his ear lobe during a robbery attack on a residence at Ukaegbu Road, Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia State. Ikechi and three other members of his gang had invaded the residence, dispossessed their victims of N300,000

Abia Infrastructure: Governor Inspects Ongoing Projects In Aba

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has visited the Twelve ongoing road projects at different site in Aba, Abia State capital. Speaking at a gathering on Tuesday, Governor Ikpeazu expressed concerns over the devastation of flood at the Ariaria market and some other parts of Aba.

Agriculture key to Abia’s development, says Ogbonnaya

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 Governor Ikpeazu Slashes His Salary & Travel Allowance by 50% Over Unpaid Workers’ Salaries


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

Gov. Ikpeazu slashes his salary by 50%

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.

Abia APGA Frowns At State Assembly Inauguration’s Indefinite Suspension

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.