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Tag Archives: Abia

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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Let us elect a leader that has capacity, Saraki urges Nigerians

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has urged Nigerians to make informed decisions during the election season, to ensure that Nigeria is put in the right direction.

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Poverty is Nigeria’s biggest challenge – Kwankwaso

A presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, Rabiu Kwankwaso has said that the country faces poverty, insecurity and other challenges because of the Federal Government’s inability to check leakages.

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Fairness, equity important in promoting good governance – Kwankwaso

Former Kano  Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said that fairness and equity are important in promoting good governance and addressing the needs of Nigerians.

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Abia APC crisis deepens as factions claim leadership, suspend members

The crisis rocking Abia state chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) deepened weekend, with two factions laying claims to the leadership of the party in the state.

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PDP yet to develop Abia since it took over power in 1999 – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has vowed to vote out the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration in Abia State in 2019, saying the party has not moved the state forward since its creation over 25 years ago.

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Some Ministers, APC chieftains are on mission to sabotage Buhari’s government, says governorship aspirant

A governorship aspirant and under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state, Chidike Ukauwa  has urged the Muhammedu Buhari, the President of Nigeria to reshuffle his current cabinet for more effective performances.

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