Tags : Abia State

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Re-arrested

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, has been re-arrested and brought back to Nigeria to face his trial. This was disclosed by Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami. At a joint press briefing on Tuesday, June 30, 2021, with the State Security Service in […]

Gunmen Set NDLEA Office Ablaze In Abia

Armed Gunmen has attacked the Amaekpu Ohafia Local Government area office of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Abia State, setting the building on Fire. This is coming few days after some Police outposts and an office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were also burned down by unknown gunmen. Confirming the incident […]

Abia Govt Shutdown School

Abia State Government has shut the Union Primary School, Afaraukwu located in the Umuahia North Local Government Area of the State, as suspected explosive devices were discovered in the School. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr John Kalu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Meanwhile, necessary measures have been taken to […]

COVID-19: Abia Governor Tests Positive

Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has tested positive for the COVID-19. This was disclosed in a statement by the commissioner for information, John Okiyi Kalu, on Monday morning, June 8, 2020. The Commissioner said the governor had gone into isolation before the confirmation of his result. READ ALSO:Nigeria Records 260 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections […]

Abia Commissioner For Environment, Solomon Ogunji, Is Dead

Abia State Government has announced the demise of its Commissioner for Environment, Dr Solomon Ogunji. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr John Kalu, in a statement on Sunday, May 24, 2020, said Dr Ogunji died on Saturday, May 23, 2020, after a brief illness related to high blood pressure. The statement read in part: “It […]

Abia State Confirms Five New COVID-19 Cases

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, announced that the state confirmed five new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of infections in the state to six. The state governor, who made the disclosure on Monday at a press briefing in Aba, stated that three of the cases are returnees from Lagos, discovered in Ofeme, Afugiri, […]

NCDC Confirms 38 New Cases Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said thirty-eight new cases of the Coronavirus have been recorded. This brings the total number of cases confirmed to 665. According to the NCDC, 23 cases were discovered in Kano, 5 in Gombe, 3 in Kaduna, 2 in Borno, 2 in Abia, 1 in FCT, 1 in […]

N150b Fraud: EFCC Quizzes Ex-Gov, Sons

The immediate past governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, and some  members of his family are being quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  over the alleged looting of over N150 billion. Investigations have also being launched on his   sons – Chinendum Orji Eyinanya (currently Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly) and […]