The former Governor of Abia State and current senator representing Abia North , Orji Uzor Kalu, made headlines few hours ago after commending and showering praises on Governor Nyesom Wike of River State. He did this during the 2020 Sun Newspaper Award ceremony where he awarded Governor Nyesom Wike as the "Sun Man of The Year".
Nnamdi Kanu brought to court amidst tight security The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra on Thursday arrived at the Federal High Court in Abuja amidst tight security. He was brought to the Court on a black Sports Utility Vehicles at about 8am, although sitting had yet to commence as of the time of this report.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has once again witnessed another crisis that could cause the party to lose the 2023 general elections. The party held parallel state congresses in many states. Kano, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Abia, Niger, Osun, and Ogun state were the States affected.
Some gunmen who are suspected militants of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday engaged some Nigerian Army troops around the palace of Eze Aro in the Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State in a gun duel. Source: Sahara Reporters According to Daily Trust, five of the gunmen fell to the superior firepower of the military.
Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Abia State, the ruling party in the State, the Peoples Democratic Party is trying to maintain its dominance in the state while the All Progressives Congress is also trying to win the Southeast state for the first time. Photo credit: The Nation
The father of a 4-year-old boy in Abia recently narrated how his son got kidnapped by a man who pretended to know his family members. However, details of the account given by the victim's father revealed some mistakes that could help other Nigerians to avoid similar situations and protect other children from falling victim.
Attacks and killings in the South-East region, by some unknown gunmen, have recently become a source of concern to many Nigerians, particularly those in the South-East region of the country. From Imo State, to Abia, Anambra, down to Enugu, and Ebonyi, there is no state in the South-East region, where a group of unidentified gunmen, have not attacked and killed security agents.
The Governors of the South Eastern States consisting of Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Imo and Ebonyi States have asked the Spiritual leader of the Adoration Ministry, Reverend Father Mbaka not to speak against President Buhari's regime again. According to a publication by the Punch Newspaper, the Chairman of the South Eastern Governor's Forum, Governor David Umahi incompany of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi made the appeal in Enugu during the Annual Thanksgiving Service and Bazaar of the Adoration Ministry which took place on Sunday in the Church premises.
Not less than five fighters of the Indigenous People of Biafra, were on Thursday, October 21, gunned down by Nigerian security operatives, in Abia state. They were killed during a gun battle with Nigerian soldiers, in Arochukwu town of Arochukwu Local government area, Abia state.
For about two weeks now, the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been in the process of zoning internal offices in the party as they prepare for the general elections coming up in 2023. Part of the offices that have been zoned to the southeast region is the office of the National secretary.
According to the PUNCH newspaper, no less than four members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were killed by the Nigerian Army in Arochukwu, Abia State, on Thursday, October 21, 2021. The militants enforcing IPOB's sit-at-home order were armed with guns and cutlasses.
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has a difficult challenge to face after its last Saturday's state congress which took place across the country. There were parallel congresses in some key states like Lagos, Kano, Akwa Ibom, Enugu, Abia, and the rest.
Some gunmen who are suspected militants of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday engaged some Nigerian Army troops around the palace of Eze Aro in the Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State. The incident occurred on Thursday, when several youths were claimed to have invaded the streets in celebration of IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu's appearance before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
The Abia transport workers (ABT) have appealed to those enforcing the IPOB sit-at-home order to give them some palliative to help them ease its' effect. According to them, the sit-at-home order is affecting them greatly. The transport workers maintained that their sector had the worst hit of the development as they deal mostly with passengers.
Former Abia warriors and Enyimba Int'l striker, Sunday Adetunji, was on target in the North Macedonia topflight league in, Shkupi FC home win at the weekend. Shkupi FC went to toe to with fellow title contenders, Renova FC, in one of the Matchday 11 fixtures in the Macedonian topflight league.
The Senate chief whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, has commended Governor Nyesom Wike for the infrastructural revolution taking place in Rivers state. The Nation reports that Wike’s special assistant on media, Kelvin Ebiri, in a statement said that the former governor of Abia state made the commendation at the 2021 Sun Newspapers Award ceremony at the Eko Hotel, Lagos at the weekend.
Hoodlums raze Imo police station amidst downpour, free suspects Hoodlums set fire to the Isiala Mbano divisional police headquarters in Imo State on Thursday. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The hoodlums, who also set detained suspects free, struck amidst a downpour. The attackers, armed with explosives, reportedly struck around 7 p.m.
Buhari celebrates Gov. Ikpeazu PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday felicitated with Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State on the occasion of his 57th birthday anniversary, October 18, 2021. The President joins the entire Ikpeazu family, their friends and associates to celebrate the Abia Governor.
Abia PDP Felicitates with Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu on his 57th Birthday. By: Tony Ademodi Abia State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Right Honorable Alwell Asiforo Okere and members of the State Executive of the party have joined millions of Abians, President Mohammed Buhari and other Nigerians to felicitate with the State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu on his 57th Birthday Anniversary Celebration.
The Managing Director of Nigeria Film Corporation, NFC, Jos, Dr Chidia Madukwe, said the film industry is turning Nigeria from the bad story of being the 'poverty capital' of the world to becoming the “Capital of creativity” of the world. Dr Maduekwe, who made the claim during a media conversation to mark his 68th birthday at his country home in Asaga Ohafia, Abia state, said the creativity and quality of the the Nigerian film industry had gained worldwide recognition; and could be further exploited for more economic gain.