Tag: Abia State

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Mazi EmekaJuly 2, 2016

Abia PDP war: ‘Uche Ogah wants immunity to escape 12 criminal charges’

As the controversy surrounding the Abia governorship position deepens, the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has accused his opponent, Uche Ogar, ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 1, 2016

‘We are ready for them, we are ready to die’ – Abia PDP challenges unknown foe

The Abia state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, vowed that it would rather die than see Uche ...

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Ada IgboanugoJuly 1, 2016

Morning Devotion: Avoidable confusion in Abia State

This morning Joachim MacEbong talks about the avoidable confusion in Abia State. Take a listen. Ada Igboanugo

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Mazi EmekaJuly 1, 2016

Abia governorship: ‘INEC took the right step’

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), on Thursday, praised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and President Muhammadu Buhari for the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 30, 2016

This is why INEC issued Certificate of Return to ‘new Abia Governor’, Ogah

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, said that it issued a Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah, based ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 30, 2016

Opinion: Why no court can remove Ikpeazu as Governor of Abia State

By Ebun-olu Adegboruwa ON Monday, June 27, 2016, the country was again thrown into some shock with the news of ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 30, 2016

INEC issues Certificate of Return to ‘new Governor of Abia state’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah of the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 27, 2016

Just In: Governor Ikpeazu of Abia state has been sacked

Governor of Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu on Monday was ordered to immediately vacate his position by a Federal High Court ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

Opinion: The essential Okezie Ikpeazu; one year after

By Sam Hart Power, they say, corrupts and absolute power is supposed to corrupt absolutely. Whoever coined that phrase has ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 16, 2016

‘People have committed worse offences than Nnamdi Kanu’- Orji Uzor Kalu

A new lease of hope has risen up for incarcerated leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu as ...

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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 ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 9, 2016

Opinion: Electoral Abracadabra and the tale of two LGAs

Desperation to win elections in Nigeria is not in decline one bit. After the gracefulness of accepting defeat without a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 28, 2016

‘Congratulating Ikpeazu is endorsing criminality’ – Alex Otti

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Abia State, Alex Otti has declared that he will not congratulate ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 5, 2016

Abia Election: ‘Supreme Court hit us below the belt’ – APGA

The national leadership of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has lamented the ruling of the Supreme Court which affirmed ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 5, 2016

How Abia indigenes celebrated Court of Appeal judgement (WATCH)

The Court of Appeal in Owerri on January 1, sacked Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, as the Governor ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 5, 2016

Sacked Abia governor heads to Supreme Court – See Notice of Appeal (PHOTOS)

The Peoples Democratic Party, Abia state chapter has rejected the judgement of the Court of Appeal sacking Governor Okezie Ikpeazu In ...

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Janeth JSeptember 28, 2015

Former Abia governor, Theodore Orji reportedly jeered at a funeral

Former governor, Theodore Orji, was reportedly booed last Friday at Mbutuoma, in Abia state, during the burial of the late husband ...

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Janeth JJuly 29, 2015

Abia lawmakers say their Speaker misled them to approve N30bn loan

It seems fresh crisis is also brewing in the Abia state House of Assembly as the All Progressive Grand Alliance ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 24, 2015

An assassination attempt was made on my life – Alex Otti

Alex Otti, the All Progressive Grand Alliance candidate in the governorship election in Abia State, has alleged that he narrowly escaped ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 13, 2015

Alex Otti may have been approached to sell his election petition… but will he play ball?

No, he won’t play ball. Alex Otti, former Diamond bank boss, turned governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 7, 2015

“You don’t judge a government in a month” | This APC Chairman says PDP should chill

Chairman of All Progressives Congress, in Abia State, Donatus Nwankpa, has urged the Peoples Democratic Party to wait for President Buhari’s ...

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Janeth JJune 5, 2015

Here’s why Abia governor Ikpeazu doesn’t want to be referred to as ‘His Excellency’

The Abia state governor Okezie Ikpeazu appears to be a simple and humble man. He’s formally directed that the appellations ...

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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 ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 18, 2015

@Hartng: As Ikpeazu gets ready to be sworn in as Abia Governor

by Sam Hart Now that the elections are over, the supporters of Dr. Alex Otti and other candidates who lost ...

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Janeth JMay 17, 2015

Ikpeazu: I won’t be a stooge to Orji

by Ranti Joseph Well, as the regular practice that an incoming administration becomes a puppet or stooge to the past ...

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Janeth JMay 8, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Orji pledges to Ikpeazu | Okorocha advises Buhari | More

There is report that Boko Haram attacked the College of Administrative and Business Study (CABS), Potiskum, in Yobe State killing ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 27, 2015

Ifeanyi Amanze: What happens in Abia shouldn’t stay in Abia

by Ifeanyi Amanze A Pyrrhic victory is all this is, really and the PDP can savor this for a few ...

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Janeth JApril 26, 2015

PDP takes control of Abia as Ikpeazu is declared governor-elect

by Ranti Joseph The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Okezie Ikpeazu, has been declared winner of the governorship ...

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Janeth JApril 24, 2015

Today’s Daily Brief: Police restrict vehicular movements in Abia, other states, Inconclusive Delta senatorial polls hold on Saturday, S’Africa suspends parliament to fight xenophobia, and more

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has ordered a restriction of vehicular movements in Local Government Areas ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 24, 2015

My life is being threatened – Abia REC cries out

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Abia state, Professor Selina Okon, says she has been bombarded with assassination ...

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