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Abia Will Sustain Investment Lead In Nation’s Economy – Official

Abia state government says it will continue to sustain its investment  lead in  the nation’s economy. Prof. Anthony Agbazuere, Chief of Staff to Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, made this known on Saturday in Umuahia. He said this while receiving

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Angry Fans Call For Sack Of Abia Angels’ Management

By Joel Ajayi Football fans in Umuahia have called on the government of Abia state to make haste to save the State of further ridicule from the Managers of its only Women team, Abia Angels FC. The team which is

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Akwa Ibom, Abia Boundary War Claims 6 Lives, 4 Missing

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO No fewer than six persons have been reportedly killed while four others are declared missing in a renewed clash between the Usaka Uko community in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia state and their neighbours in

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Ikpeazu Promises To Offset Salary Arrears

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has said plans have been concluded to substantially offset salary arrears owed workers of the State University Teaching Hospital. The governor spoke at the Government House in Umuahia when National President of the Nigerian Medical

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Abia Pipeline Explosion: Death Toll Rises To 24

The death toll from Friday’s oil pipeline explosion in two Abia communities in Osisioma Local Government Area of the state has risen to 24, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports

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1,000 PDP members defect to APC n Abia

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia State. The decampees include former Minority leader of the state House of Assembly, Hon. Humphrey Azubuike; Major Gen. Ogbonna

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Police arrest native doctor with human parts in Abia

  Police in Abia have arrested a 28-year-old man, who claimed to be a native doctor, for allegedly being in possession of some human parts. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Leye Oyebade, told newsmen in Umuahia on

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UPDATE-Appeal court says Gov. Ikpeazu can stay

By Amina Isah, Abuja The Appeal court sitting in Abuja has ruled that the removal of Okezie Ikpeazu as governor of Abia State is null and void. The five member panel of judges has equally set aside the judgement of

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Retain status quo, Court on Abia crisis

An Appeal Court in Abuja has ordered that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State remain on seat pending the determination of suit challenging his earlier removal from office. A five-member panel of judges, led by Morenike Ogunwumiju, said the parties

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Abia State seeks $200 million loan from AFDB

The Abia state government plans to get $200 million loan facility from African Development Bank (AFDB) for rehabilitation of infrastructure, especially in the commercial city of Aba. The deal was in the offing when a team from the AfDB led

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