EFCC quizzed me for suspected N6m fraud, not N200m —Abia’s finance commissioner The Commissioner of Finance in Abia State, Mr. Obinna Oriaku, has said that, contrary to speculations, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission only investigated him and four others for an alleged N6m fraud, rather than N200m as speculated. The EFCC had done an investigation into the alleged financial misappropriation involving at least five...... read more
IPOB: I won’t return to court for trial –Nnamdi Kanu The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed not to return to the Federal High Court in Abuja where he was standing trial before he left the country. The Federal Government had charged him with treason but Justice Binta Nyako granted him bail after 18 months...... read more
Abia, Akwa Ibom state Govt move to halt hostility in border communities Abia and Akwa Ibom states government have directed the immediate stoppage of work on the electricity transformer project on the disputed land between the Akirika Obu, Ukwu East LGA and Ikot Udo, Ika LGA of Akwa Ibom to forestall further break down of law and order. The directive became necessary following...... read more
PSC, IG disagree over planned demotion of 1,500 officers The Police Service Commission and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, are at loggerheads over moves by the former to demote about 1,500 policemen who benefitted from the special promotion exercise carried out by the IG. Following media reports that the commission had pencilled down certain police officers for demotion, including...... read more
Nnamdi Kanu's father will return soon, Ikpeazu assures Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has stated that the South East Governors are working round the clock to ensure the return of the traditional ruler of Afaraukwu Ibeku Autonomous community, and father of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Eze I. O. Kanu, who has not been seen since after the military...... read more
34-year-old bridge collapses in Abia The people of Amamba, Abiriba in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State have cried out to the Federal and state governments to come to save them from suffering which results from the sorry state of the 34-year-old Usumani Bridge. They are unhappy that they could not have access to their...... read more
Soldiers clear Onitsha drainage during heavy downpour Officers and soldiers of 14 Field Engineer Regiment from the 302 Artillery Regiment (General Support) Nigerian Army Onitsha, yesterday defied a heavy downpour and cleared over ten years old blocked erosion drainage system at Park Lane GRA Onitsha, Anambra State.Led by the Commanding Officer of the 14 Field Engineer Regiments, Lt....... read more
Ikpeazu Extols Eze ENweremadu's statesmanship Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has stated that his administration would continue  to create enabling environment for business to thrive in the state. Dr. Ikpeazu stated this during the 2018 Ngwa National Culture Festival Igbaru - Ji  held at Ezeukwu's Palace Ahiaba Okpuala in Isiala Ngwa North LGA of the...... read more
Isuikwuato Gully Erosion: We have not received Ecological fund – Abia state govt   The Abia state government has disclosed that it has not received any ecological fund since the inception of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s administration. Speaking when the Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu paid a visit to the Isuikuwuato gully erosion site on Thursday, the Commisioner for Environment, Dr. Aham Uko, stated that the...... read more
Why I was called 'the dustbin lady' - Amina Mohammed Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), has disclosed that she was seen as the dustbin lady when President Muhammadu Buhari appointed her as the minister of environment. Speaking at the International Monetary (IMF) and the UN working together conversation on Tuesday, she said the people did not...... read more
Why Ayefele’s radio station was demolished —Alao-Akala A former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Alao Akala, has blamed the demolition of part of Fresh FM structure in Ibadan on a gap in communication between operators of the media outfit and officials of the Oyo State Government. Akala said this while responding to questions from journalists after submitting his...... read more
Abia set to Commence Remediation Work at Isuikwuato Erosion Site   Following the directive of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu dispatching an inter-ministerial team to urgently visit the site of the gully erosion along Isuikwuato-Okigwe federal road, the state Ministry of Environment is set to commence remediation work at the site this weekend. This was revealed by the State Commissioner for Environment, Dr...... read more
Flood displaces 1,200, ravages 400 houses in Plateau, Kano About 200 households with over 1, 200 members have been displaced by flood in Rikkos community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, following a downpour on Sunday afternoon. The Head, Emergency Response Team of the community, Mr Al’Amin Yakubu, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in...... read more
Herdsmen behead Adamawa PDP chairman, flee with head Suspected Fulani herdsmen have beheaded the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in  Bare ward in the Numan Local Government Area, Adamawa State, Charles Chrisanthus, The politician was reportedly killed in the presence of his wife, Dorcas, in his farm on August 29, 2018. The widow of the slain PDP chieftain...... read more
Ooni donates vocational centre to destitute in Abia The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has donated vocational training centre to a rehabilitation home for the destitute people, identified as  So-Said Charity Home in Ubakala, Umuahia South local government area of Abia State, through his Hopes Alive Initiative (HAI).   This is coming barely three weeks after donating a building...... read more
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