Tag: Aba

EditorJune 3, 2021

Destination cloth markets in Aba

It is no news that Aba is top on the list of the some of the major hubs of commercial ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 15, 2018

The Late 5: Three die in Aba as Soldiers and Police engage in shoot out, Egypt and Morocco lose opening games and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Three persons have been feared dead in Abia on Friday as personnel ...

AzeezOctober 19, 2017

IPOB: Abia governor Ikpeazu lifts curfew on Aba

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has lifted the curfew imposed on the commercial city of Aba. What happened: Governor Ikpeazu had ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 15, 2017

Gov Ikpeazu extends Aba curfew till Sunday

The governor of Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu has further extended the curfew in Aba to Sunday. Reference: Tuesday 12, the governor ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 14, 2017

‘Army to withdraw troops from Abia’

The Nigerian army has agreed to withdraw its soldiers from Aba and Umuahia in Abia. The governor of Abia, Okezie ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 14, 2017

Police station razed in Abia (PHOTOS)

The Ariaria police station in Aba, Abia state, has been burnt down, TheCable reports. The station was said to have ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 12, 2017

Governor Ikpeazu declares curfew in Aba

The governor of Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu has declared a three-day curfew in Aba, following the Nigerian army’s activities in the ...

SponsorJune 15, 2017

Top four winners in the Hi-Life regional competition

Hi-Life Fest, a talent competition aimed at discovering and development of upcoming artistes through the mentorship of key music industry ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

Dogara bestowed with chieftaincy title in Aba

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Saturday, was honoured with the title, Ome Udo 1 (Peace Maker) ...

EditorApril 4, 2017

BEYOND BIAFRA: From the heart of Aba, a food revolution is coming

by Victor Akhidenor Agbai Amarachi is on a mission. She is a student of the department of Food Science and ...

EditorApril 4, 2017

BEYOND BIAFRA: Stories of innovation, grit and tenacity from the South-East

This month’s citizenship series on YNaija is focused on the South-East part of Nigeria.  Keeping in line with our commitment to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 28, 2017

Regulatory agencies must be agents of profound change – Osinbajo

by Dolapo Adelana Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has urged government’s regulatory agencies to act as catalysts of beneficial change ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 27, 2016

Girls in Aba start having sex at 10 – Report

Girls in Aba, Abia State start engaging in sexual activities at the age of 10, a medical practitioner, Godwin Uwaoma ...

Isime EseneSeptember 21, 2016

YNaija Analysis: 5 things ‘Made In Aba’ must do

On Monday, Sam Hart, an SSA to the Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, announced that MadeInAba.com.ng will go live on ...

Mazi EmekaMay 6, 2016

Abia state recruiting ‘Able-bodied’ vigilantes

In the wake of the outbreak of violence in Aba, Abia state, between Igbo butchers and Hausas as well as the ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 19, 2016

‘Buratai confessed that soldiers killed Biafrans while praying’ – IPOB

Following the Chief Army Staff, Lt.-General Tukur Buratai’s disclosure that the army has set up a committee to investigate the ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 10, 2016

How 6 pro-Biafra protesters were ‘shot dead’ by security agents in Aba

6 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra were on Tuesday killed in Aba, Abia state, while 20 others were ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 4, 2016

Saraki inspects Aba-made military fatigues (PHOTOS)

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, inspected locally-made military fatigues at the National Assembly. The Senator representing Abia-South Senatorial District ...

Janeth JMay 21, 2015

Gunmen abduct woman driving kids to school in Aba

by Ranti Joseph Is moving around no longer safe, a woman going to drop off her kids at school was ...

Isime EseneJanuary 22, 2015

Opinion: Why Abia has totally fallen in love with Alex Otti

by Ifeanyi Amanze In Abia State, prospective voters are coming to terms with the fact that they’ve been handed a ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2015

Opinion: The hallucinations of Madubuko Hart and the wind of change in Abia

by Ifeanyi Amanze It is not the fact that Hart spews his gibberish from a beer parlour that riles. It ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 9, 2015

Buhari goes to Aba, gets chieftancy title, buys groundnuts (PHOTOS)

by Azubuike Azikiwe The nationwide campaign tour of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, has berthed ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 26, 2014

@egbas: See Aba and weep (Pictures!!!)

by Jude Egbas “The decay of Aba made a former Governor of the old Imo State (Sam Mbakwe) weep, which ...

Isime EseneNovember 25, 2014

Orji Kalu is a political liability, ignore him – Gov. Orji

by Akan Ido   Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has told his predecessor, Orji Uzor Kalu to stop pointing ...

Isime EseneNovember 22, 2014

Opinion: #Abia and the insanity of a critic

by Madubuko Hart I was astonished that some persons are still backward in the way they reason and act. Some ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 25, 2014

Union Bank holds 2014 Market Access for SMEs in Lagos

by Jewel Stephen Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, in partnership with ‘Business Day and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 16, 2014

“They killed my daughter” || Landlord machetes two tenants in Aba

by Azubuike Azikiwe Police officers of the Ndiegoro Division, Aba, Abia state, have arrested Emmanuel Ndukwe, a landlord, for cutting ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

GOtv launches in Makurdi with open-air concert

by Jewel Stephen To mark the launch of its service in the city of Makurdi, GOtv on Wednesday, 20 August ...

SolaJuly 27, 2014

Who will educate us? Who will give us light? How many more have to die from generator fumes?

by Mayowa Aboah   Fumes from a generator have reportedly killed a 6 year-old boy in Aba, Abia State. The ...

July 27, 2014

Boy dies, 15 others unconscious during church vigil in Aba

by S’ola Filani A six-year-old boy has been reported dead while doctors are now battling to save the lives of ...

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