Tag: Abia State

July 29, 2014

In a bid to test his weapon, policeman shoots self dead in Aba

by S’ola Filani After arresting a man for attempting to commit suicide, a police inspector attached to the Patrol and ...

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 ...

writerJuly 23, 2014

Madonna University student allegedly murders his 87-year-old father (PICTURED)

by Kolapo Olapoju A 27-year-old undergraduate of Madonna University, Chijioke Ezebuiro, has been paraded by the Abia state police command ...

July 15, 2014

Terrible: 19 pregnant girls rescued from Abia baby factory

by S’ola Filani The Abia State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has rescued 19 pregnant ...

July 12, 2014

Zainab Suleiman Okino: Boko Haram and the sad realities of ethno-religious profiling

by Zainab Suleiman Okino Their chilling narration of drinking their urine out of thirst and not being allowed to say their ...

July 9, 2014

Opinion: For the love of Lagos

by Njideka Akabogu Why then do people keep coming? Why did I come? Why couldn’t I have stayed back in ...

June 25, 2014

Opinion: Dearth of primary education in Theodore Orji’s Abia

by Onyebuchi Ogbaegbe How can we be blaming Abubarkar Shekau (Leader of Boko Haram) for claiming that Western Education is ...

May 12, 2014

Gov. Orji distributes 1,800 vehicles to unemployed people

by S’ola Filani Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia has donated 1,800 vehicles, including cars and buses, to youths in three ...

February 7, 2014

Opinion: This is why Jonathan is the most criticized president

by Abba Mahmood Those criticising President Jonathan are not doing so because he is Ijaw or a southerner or a ...

December 31, 2013

‘They even take the placenta away’: How doctors force girls to deliver babies for sale in Imo

by ‘Jola Sotubo Despite intense efforts by security officers to quash them, baby factories have recently been the bane of ...

December 20, 2013

‘I needed money to bury my father’- Man arrested for selling son in Abia

Kingsley Ubani, 26, from Eziama Nsulu in Isiala Ngwa North local government area of Abia has admitted selling his three-year-old son ...

December 15, 2013

Orji Uzor Kalu: Mandela treated me like a son till his death

by Orji Uzor Kalu I knew Mandela personally, and the relationship trickled down to his successors. The first day I ...

November 8, 2013

Terrible: How woman kidnapped these TWIN BOYS belonging to her former tenants (PHOTO)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A woman in Abia State has been arrested by police officers attached to the Abayi Division of ...

October 13, 2013

How female ‘patient’ kidnapped my little girl – Native doctor laments

by ‘Jola Sotubo A native doctor fell victim as a couple he took in to supposedly treat and help turned ...

September 30, 2013

#StoriesWeHear: Woman in Abia escapes lynching after getting accused of turning into a cat

A businesswoman in Aba, Abia State, Mrs. Ngozi Okoye has her stars to thank for narrowly escaping being lynched over ...

August 29, 2013

BUSTED: Police smash criminals’ hideout in Abia, arrest 20

by Adeola Balogun Police in Aba have achieved a major breakthrough in their attempts to quash crime in the state. ...

August 27, 2013

Monster: Man arrested for raping 72-year-old woman to death in Abia

Ibom Village in Arochukwu, Abia State was the scene of a gruesome crime as a 32-year-old man raped a 72-year-old  ...

August 18, 2013

Wickedness: How man was attacked with acid by hoodlums in Benue (Graphic image)

by ‘Jola Sotubo When Monday Obinna set out on Thursday the 15th of June, 2013, he had no idea of ...

August 17, 2013

Opinion: Abia’s tortuous journey to 22

by Ndukwe Ugbuaja   The kidnapping menace that nearly crippled activities in the state is now a thing of the ...

August 17, 2013

Holy war? Catholic priests bicker in Abia over allegations of corruption

Catholic priests in the Aba Diocese of the church are locked in a renewed battle that can be described as ...

August 12, 2013

Femi Falana: The Lagos deportation and the law

by Femi Falana Finally, since the deporting state governments have no immigration officials to police their borders there is no ...

August 12, 2013

Opinion: The ‘ABSU’ rape saga and the rest of us

by Tajomavwo Fejiro Joy However, while the tale was still awash on every lip, the society was the first pawn ...

August 3, 2013

Like a king: Take a tour inside ex-Gov. Orji Uzor Kalu’s 400-room estate (LOOK)

by Oge Okonkwo Camp Neya was built by former governor of Abia state Orji Uzor Kalu at his home town ...

July 24, 2013

Unholy alliance: Pastor allegedly caught in bed with policeman’s wife in Anambra

by Chisom Ukaegbu A pastor residing at Iyaba Umudim, Nnewi, Anambra State, got more than what he bargained for when he ...

June 20, 2013

Police parade 16 pregnant women from another baby factory in Abia

by Rachel Ogbu The State Security Service (SSS) in Abia State paraded 16 ladies aged between 17 and 37 in ...

November 13, 2012

You’re fired: Nkiru Sylvanus, special assistant to Rochas Okorocha loses appointment – Report

by Isi Esene The are unconfirmed reports that actress Nkiru Sylvanus has lost her position as the special assistant to ...

November 3, 2012

Aba: A gallery of decay – See (disappointing) Photos

by Henry Umahi Living in Aba is, indeed, a nightmare.  To be condemned to reside there is living in bondage, ...

July 31, 2012

“I will lock up any thieving official” – Gov. Theodore Orji

by Isi Esene The Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji, yesterday read the riot act to government officials who allegedly collect ...

OluwapelumiOctober 30, 2011

Whispers: Broken Mirror

by Chinelo Ngene As she ran home clutching the remaining shreds of her clothes and dignity, she wondered for the ...

OluwapelumiOctober 5, 2011

We stand as one! Youth Minister, TY Bello, Ebuka, others record anti-rape video

by Seyi Lawal The Ministry of Youth Development  have just released an eight minute long video of its minister and ...

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