By Jude Ndukwe In its continued desperate drive to infamy since losing the governorship election on March 9, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, has reactivated its machinery of falsehood and rehired its mercenaries of sophistry. All the lies currently being peddled by these forces are so infantile that what the APC in […]
As the 2019 general elections approach, Abia State is agog as different groups and communities in the stat jostle among themselves to host and celebrate one of their brightest stars, known to some as the “Scholar in Governance”, to others as the “Silent Achiever” and, yet, to some others, as the “Caterpillar Revolutionist” for his many sides rolled into the singular vision of making Abia great and prosperous.
By Jude Ndukwe “You need continuity. You need a commitment and continuity” – Jeff Fisher As the 2019 general elections approach, Abia State is agog as different groups and communities in the stat jostle among themselves to host and celebrate one of their brightest stars, known to some as the “Scholar in Governance”, to others as […]
By Jude Ndukwe Typical of a political party that does nothing right and gets everything wrong, the All Progressives Congress, APC, finally announces its readiness to hold what it terms a “mega rally” in Abia State after postponing the said rally several times in the past due to unending internal wrangling and a fear of […]
By Jude Ndukwe Since the creation of Abia State in 1991, development has no doubt been slower than Abians expect, and this can be attributed to a lot of factors which range from politics to near-absent or constantly dwindling internally generated revenue and federal allocations. Compared to other neighbouring states who have the luxury of […]
UMUAHIA, Nigeria (Reuters) – A secessionist leader seeking independence from Nigeria has been missing since an alleged military raid more than two weeks ago left his house in the city of Umuahia riddled with bullet holes, its windows smashed and doors hanging off hinges. The disappearance of Nnamdi Kanu, after the raid the army says […]
The ninth Speaker of Abia House of Assembly, Chief Kennedy Njoku, has resigned his appointment, less than 24 hours after he was elected. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Njoku was elected at about 4.10 p.m. on Thursday following the impeachment of Chief Martins Azubuike over alleged gross financial misconduct and autocratic leadership […]
THE Chief of Army staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Burutai, has promised that the Nigeria Military would continue to patronize made in Aba products, including uniforms and boots and other military kits. General Buratai made the promise when he led a delegation of high ranking military officers on a courtesy visit to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu […]
GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has said the Abuja court denied him his fundamental human right even as he described the political logjam in his state as “atomistic,” a situation where the state is at war with itself, which he said has created unnecessary tension.
GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has said the Abuja court denied him his fundamental human right even as he described the political logjam in his state as “atomistic,” a situation where the state is at war with itself, which he said has created unnecessary tension. Receiving some lawyers who visited him under the aegis […]
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, said on Sunday that he had yet to offer any legal opinion on the developments which followed the June 27 judgment that sacked Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State. The minister, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Salihu Isah, […]
The Chief Judge of Abia State, Justice Theresa Uzoamaka Uzokwe, has dispelled insinuations that she has absconded from her duty post, to avoid swearing in Uche Ogah as Governor of Abia State. She described it as “allegations of cowardice by mischievous politicians” who do not mean well for the State. Uzokwe said contrary to the […]