Abia Speaker berates calls for scrapping of anti-open grazing laws Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Mr. Chikwendu Kalu has berated calls for the scrapping of the anti-open grazing laws duly enacted by some State House of Assemblies, saying those who made the call are ignorant and lack adequate knowledge of the power of the State Assemblies. In veiled reference...... read more
June 12: Buhari Deserves To Be Honoured – Maduka   Chris Maduka, a political scientist and National President of the New Tone In Leadership Foundation, has said that the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari is proper. Maduka, who spoke to DAILY INDEPENDENT on Tuesday, also applauded the honour done to the late Chief Moshood...... read more
GTBank: Innoson ‘Disowns’ Information On S’Court Judgment   Dr. Innocent Chukwuma, Chairman of Innoson Motors, has reportedly said that there was no Supreme Court judgment against GTBank as earlier stated. Innoson had earlier deleted his declaration on social media that the apex court has ordered GTBank to pay him N14 billion within 14 days. This was followed by...... read more
ASOPADEC Set To Commission 80 Projects In Abia Communities   Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ASOPADEC) is set to inaugurate over 80 projects in Abia communities by August. Speaking shortly after a one-day orientation seminar for staff of the commission, the commissioner, Chief Uzo Ihuka, said the inauguration was part of activities to mark their first year anniversary...... read more
Lagos suicide: LASEMA seeks useful information     The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on Monday called for useful information concerning the alleged suicide on the 3rd Mainland Bridge lagoon in Lagos. The General Manager of LASEMA, Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, in Lagos that there had not been any concrete information regarding the incident making the round....... read more
Open grazing: Group urges S’East governors to emulate Abia  An interest group, Voice from the East, has urged all the South East governors, like Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo, Delta and Rivers to emulate Abia State government in banning open grazing. The   group also wants every Nigerian to reject open grazing in their land and chase  away   herdsmen from their...... read more
Traditional ruler applauds HKCF effort in Abia The paramount ruler of Omoba Kingdom in Isialangwa South Local Government area of Abia State, His Royal Highness Eze Nwakanma Nwankpa has applauded the Hand washing sensitization campaign carried out in the state by HELP KEEP CLEAN Foundation. Eze Nwakanma was full of praises to the President of the foundation, Queen...... read more
Abia Assembly passes anti-grazing bill into law The Abia House of Assembly on Tuesday passed into law, the Control of Nomadic Cattle Rearing and Prohibition of Grazing Routes/Reserve Bill, 2016. The Bill, which sought to control nomadic cattle rearing and prohibit grazing routes in Abia and for other matters incidental thereto, was sponsored by Mr Martins Azubuike, member...... read more
World Environment Day: Ikpeazu calls for legislation against use of plastic   Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has called for legislation against use of plastic for packaging and storage, as the only way forward towards beating plastic pollution in the environment. Governor Ikpeazu spoke at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State during the 2018 World Environment Day titled:...... read more
Biafra: IPOB reacts to Buhari’s claim of Nigeria army being soft on Igbo during Civil War   The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, has reacted to the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari where he was quoted as saying that Nigerian Army was soft on Biafra during the 1966 Civil War. President Buhari had during a meeting with the Red Cross Society at the presidential villa said that...... read more
Offa Bank Robbery: Police report that finally nailed Senate President Bukola Saraki   This the full police report that nailed Senate President Bukola Saraki’s involvement in the Offa bank robbery during which more than 33 persons were killed, including pregnant woman and nine police officers. Read the report below. UPDATE OF POLICE INVESTIGATION INTO THE OFFA BANKS ROBBERY AND GRUESOME MURDER OF MORE...... read more
PUNCH Chairman, Gbadebowale Aboderin, is dead     The Chairman, Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne Aboderin, is dead. He died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at the First Cardiology Consultants, Ikoyi, Lagos at the age of 60. He was also Chairman of Punch Commercial Printing Limited and Lukahed Properties Limited....... read more
Dickson: No going back on civil service reforms Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson yesterday reiterated that his administration would not allow the civil service to crumble under his watch, even as he insisted that the current restructuring in the state civil service had come to stay for good. The governor, who stated this in an interactive session with political...... read more
Fani-Kayode’s wife Precious delivers triplets on birthday The wife of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, Precious, has delivered a set of triplets on Friday, same day she is marking her birthday. Fani-Kayode announced the good news on his twitter handle. He said: “I give thanks to God for the birth of my three beautiful sons, Ragnar, Aiden...... read more
Police arrest 47 Biafra agitators in Abia   The operatives of the Abia State Police Command has arrested 47 members of the Biafra Independent Movement for allegedly impersonating security officials. The suspects were arrested on Tuesday on the Aba/Port Harcourt expressway. A Deputy Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Vincent Brown, who led the operation, said the...... read more
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