JUST IN: Ikpeazu grants permission for church Easter Service in Abia In view of the impending Easter Celebrations, the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, PhD has magnanimously approved a relaxation of the extended 7 Day  Lockdown in the State. Accordingly, there would be free movement of people within the State ONLY between the hours of 6am on Friday, April 10(Good Friday)...... read more
Stay-at-home: Ikpeazu approves free 30 minutes airtime radio worship for all churches via BCA 88.1 FM   To ameliorate the effects of the current COVID-19 induced lockdown on religious worship in Abia State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has approved free 30 minutes airtime radio worship via BCA 88.1 FM Umuahia for Saturday, 4/4/2020 and Sunday, 5/4/2020, for each interested church denominations in the state. Denominations wishing to take...... read more
Coronavirus: ABSU postpones convocation, 1st semester exam indefinitely   The Governing Authorities of Abia State University have approved the postponement of the proposed 27th Convocation Ceremony of the University till further notice, due to recent global developments. Similarly, the proposed 1st Semester 2019/2020 Examinations scheduled to commence on Monday 23rd March, 2020 have been put off indefinitely. Students are...... read more
Abia govt expresses readiness to tackle Covid-19, identifies 2 Isolation centers The Abia state government has said it is working hard to protect Abians from the novel coronavirus. According to a press statement signed  by the Commissioner for information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, two Isolation centers have been identified in Umuahia. He added that Over 10,000 face masks and 1,000 digital thermometers with...... read more
Abia SIP alerts N-power beneficiaries on Covid-19 precautionary measures   The Abia State Social Investment Programme offices wishes to alert beneficiaries of the various programmes particularly the N-power Beneficiaries and Cooks who provides daily meals to the pupils in all the public primary schools of the current COVID-19 Pandemic. As the Global community continues to respond appropriately to the Pandemic,...... read more
Anambra govt bans public gathering, as students proceed on indefinite vacation from March 20 ANAMBRA STATE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY BY HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNOR WILLIE M. OBIANO (1) PUBLIC GATHERINGAll public gathering is banned ‪from 23rd March 2020‬ until further notice . (2) MARKETS Traders and Ndi Anambra who go to the markets should wash their hands frequently, with soap and water for at...... read more
Governor Wike calls for the unity of Niger Delta Ethnic Nationalities   Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called for the unity of all Niger Delta Ethnic Nationalities to promote  the development of the region.  Speaking during a Courtesy Visit by leaders of the Niger Delta at the Government House Port Harcourt,  Governor Wike said unless the people speak with one...... read more
Apology by Igbere TV to Abia speaker an afterthought laden with deceit, mischief and malice - Jude Ndukwe The "Apology" by Igbere TV to the Abia State Speaker, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji MNSE, and his father, the former Governor of Abia State and Senator representing Abia Central at the Senate, His Excellency, Senator T.A. Orji, is nothing but an afterthought laden with deceit, mischief and malice hidden in...... read more
Abia APGA: a conflicted party in search of redemption Our attention has been drawn to a recent press release credited to a faction of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State, endorsed by one Nkem Okoro who masqueraded as Chairman of the Party, over the widely acclaimed and celebrated confirmation of erudite Prof Mkpa Agu Mkpa as Chairman of...... read more
TIMAAS grants Amnesty for vehicles impounded at Echefu axis of Aba This is to inform the general public that the GM of Traffic and Indiscipline Management Agency, Abia state (TIMAAS) Comdr Bright C. Ikeokwu has approved an Amnesty for vehicles impouned during the special operation at Echefu axis of Aba. Those affected are hereby asked to come with the relevant Documents for...... read more
Sanusi: El-rufai appoints Deposed Emir of Kano KASU Chancellor The Kaduna State Government has named deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, as the Chancellor of the Kaduna State University (KASU). He succeeds the pioneer Chancellor, Tagwai Sambo, the Chief of Moro’a, who was appointed to the role in 2005. A statement from the Kaduna Government House seen by FACTNEWS, reads: “On...... read more
ASSB calls for application for undergraduate tuition free scholarship...deadline is 15th March 2020   The Executive Governor of Abia State,  Governor Okezie Ikpeazu PhD,  through the Abia State Scholarship Board in partnership with Excellent Africa (NGO), invite application from suitably qualified candidates  of Abia Origin for a tuition free  scholarship for undergraduate studies in India universities. Courses available include:  Engineering, Pharmacy, Dental science, public...... read more
Ikpeazu appoints Prof. Mkpa as ABSIEC chairman The Governor of Abia state, Okezie victor Ikpeazu, Ph.D has approved the appointment of Prof. Mkpa Agu Mkpa as  chairman, Abia State Independent Electoral Commission (ABSIEC). Consequently the name of Prof Mkpa Agu Mkpa has been forwarded to the Abia State House of Assembly for confirmation as required by extant laws...... read more
Illegal mining: Ogah urges companies to formalize operations   The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah has again warned against illegal mining of the country's solid minerals. This is even as he urged dredging companies to formalize their businesses by obtaining relevant permit from Federal Government. He made this call during his one day...... read more
Abia govt invites illegal occupants of BCA premises to a crucial meeting on March 2 The following illegal occupants of Broadcasting Corporation of Abia State (BCA) premises in Okpu Umuobo, Aba, are hereby invited to a crucial meeting with the Honorable Commissioner For Lands and Survey, Barr. Suleiman Ukandu, and the Honorable Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, on Monday, March 2, 2020, at the...... read more
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