Tag: Abia

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 17, 2019

The YNaija Governors’ Ranking for October: Absurdities vs Revival

It’s almost like the time between the new batch of governors were sworn in and now has been a fallow ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 18, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 18th of July

Follow the links below to read all of our latest stories:   FaceApp responds to privacy concerns about ‘transferring user data ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuNovember 7, 2018

Visionary Leadership Or Change: The choice before Abians in 2019 gubernatorial elections

Abia State voters must be careful not to acquiesce to the same predicament London-based The Economist magazine (which endorsed President ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 30, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Abia just suspended their Chief Judge because she’s not from Abia State

Abia state, South Eastern Nigeria is once again in the news and its for the wrong reasons. Like other states ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 5, 2017

Buhari not marginalising the South-East, Igbo people are – Nyerere

The 2015 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia, Anyim Nyerere has accused Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of increasing ...

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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 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 18, 2017

“The South-East is marginalised” – Orji Uzor Kalu

A former governor of Abia and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Orji Uzor Kalu in an interview ...

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AzeezOctober 15, 2017

Stop assault on Abia indigenes | Ikpeazu warns army

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has warned the Nigerian army against assaulting indigenes of the state. Background: Members of the ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Soldiers have invaded our residence again | Nnamdi Kanu’s brother laments

Emmanuel Kanu, younger brother of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has alleged that some ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

Army launches free medical exercise in Abia

The Nigerian Army has launched a free medical outreach in Ovim, Isuikwuato Local Government Area, Abia, as an integral part ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 29, 2017

Governors did not declare IPOB a terrorist organisation – Ikpeazu

The governor of Abia, Okezie Ikeazu says it is the responsibility of the Federal Government to defend the decision to ...

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AzeezSeptember 19, 2017

Why I can’t dethrone Nnamdi Kanu’s father – Ikpeazu

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has said leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu should be separated from ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Biafra: Northern governors visit Abia

Some northern governors have paid a solidarity visit to Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu. This is after President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Army begins withdrawal of troops from Abia

The Nigerian Army has started gradual withdrawal of troops from checkpoints in Aba, Abia State. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2017

“We are grateful to God for intervening” | Gov Ikpeazu talks about the Operation Python Dance II exercise

The Governor of Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu on Sunday on his visit to the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists ...

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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 ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Buhari has not disappointed me…we should encourage him – Obasanjo | Our senators have no honour, vision or integrity – Sagay | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Why were you silent on Nnamdi Kanu’s calls for war? | Garba ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2017

Hundreds of Biafran youth still missing, dead in Abia – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that its members in Abia and Rivers were missing after clashes with ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 14, 2017

The Late 5: ‘Troops withdraw from Abia’; LAUTECH calls of months-long strike; and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: The Nigerian Army has agreed to withdraw its ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

Army begins investigation into claims of rights abuse in Abia

The Nigerian Army has started investigations into the alleged torture of civilians by soldiers of Operation Python Dance in Abia ...

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AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

IPOB/Army clash: Abia govt extends curfew by one day

The Abia State government has extended the curfew on Aba, the commercial city of the state by one day. The ...

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AzeezSeptember 13, 2017

“They grabbed and smashed my handset” | Journalists recount how they were harassed by soldiers in Abia

Some journalists have narrated how they were maltreated by soldiers at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) secretariat in Abia. ...

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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 ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 12, 2017

Soldiers reportedly surround Nnamdi Kanu’s home

Soldiers of the Nigerian Army Tuesday, reportedly surrounded the country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

Stop confronting soldiers | Abia govt warns residents

The Abia State government has urged residents to desist from confronting soldiers performing their duties. The State government also pleaded ...

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AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

How IPOB members stopped soldiers from entering my house – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has narrated how soldiers allegedly invaded his compound in Abia ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

Police dismiss six cops for cell break in Abia

The Abia State Police Command has dismissed six police officers, after a jail break at the Anti-kidnapping section of the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

Police dismiss officer who shot FRSC officers in Abia

The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Adeleye Oyebade, has said it has dismissed Corporal Iroh Orji who shot two officers ...

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