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“Politics of godfatherism killing Abia State,” PDP chieftain laments

A chieftain of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the immediate Past General Manager of the Abia State Environmental Protection Agency, ASEPA, Victor Okechukwu Apugo, lamented the the politics of godfatherism of the past and current government in the state. Apugo complained on the negative effects of Godfatherism on the people and the development of the state. According to ...

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Governor Ikpeazu orders his deputy to take over affairs of Abia State

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has ordered his deputy, Ude Oko Chukwu, to take over the affairs of the state, after testing positive for COVID-19. His Chief Press Secretary, Onyebuchi Ememanka, said in a statement that the governor, who earlier tested negative, underwent a second test. “The governor, who has already commenced self-isolation under the careful watch of experienced medical ...

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“How I spent N38.8bn security votes in eight years as Abia Governor,” Sen Theodre Orji

A former Governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji has shed light on how he spent N38.8billion security votes during his eight years in office. He made the explanations to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) during interrogation. Orji, who was in charge of the state between 2007 and 2015, is being investigated by the anti-graft commission for corruption. ...

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Abia Guber: Despite Supreme Court verdict, Gov Ikpeazu rigged himself in- APGA candidate

Dr. Alex Otti, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance(APGA) in the last 2019 election in Abia state, has finally reacted to the Supreme Court ruling which upheld the victory of Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu,the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) as the elected Governor of the state. Dr Alex Otti, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand ...

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Just in: Supreme Court upholds Gov Ikpeazu’s victory

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Okezie Ikpeazu as Abia Governor. More to come…

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Gov Ikpeazu knows fate today as Supreme court sets to give verdict on Abia gov’ship poll

The Supreme Court will soon deliver judgment on the Abia State governorship dispute between Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Alex Otti of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Otti and his party are challenging Ikpeazu’s victory in the last governorship election. According to The Nation, a seven-man of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, ...

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Tribunal: Gov Ikpeazu opens defence, calls 13 witnesses

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has opened his defence at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, calling 13 witnesses. Ikpeazu is the second respondent in the petition filed by Dr Alex Otti, the Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), challenging his(Ikpeazu) declaration as the winner of the March 9 poll. Witnesses, including Messrs Hagler Okorie, ...

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Kalu: We have no issues with the result, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the commission has no issues with the result of Saturday’s National Assembly polls in Abia North Senatorial District. Mr Bamidele Oyetunji, the Public Relations Officer of the commission in Umuahia, the Abia capital, said this in an interview with newsmen on Friday. Bamidele said that the commission only had problem with ...

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Breaking: Kidnapped APC Chairman regains freedom

Information reaching us from  Abia State this morning says that the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Donatus Nwankpa has been released. Nwankpa was said to have regained freedom Thursday night. It was yet to be confirmed whether there was ransom paid for his release. Details later.

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Police confirm kidnap of Abia APC Chairman

The police command in Abia has confirmed the abduction of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman in the state, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, on Monday night. The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, told the journalists that the command was aware of the incident. Ogbonna said that the information at his disposal was still sketchy but described ...

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