Popular and flamboyant Nigerian businessman and entrepreneur, Escoba Smith was yesterday, September 16, 2021, conferred with a new Chieftaincy Title. Escoba Smith who is mostly known for his lavish and luxurious lifestyle took to his official Instagram page few hours ago to share photos from the ceremony, which took place in Umuahia, Abia State.
Today, September 15, 2021, the body of the late Flight Lieutenant Chinecherem Maduka Okoronkwo was laid to rest at Ndielu Ugwueke Bende, Abia State, amid tears and pain. On August 24, 2021, when the security of the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna was compromised by suspected bandits, the late Flight Lt Okoronkwo paid the ultimate price.
Gunmen enforcing the Indigenous People of Biafra's sit-at-home order on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, set fire to a bus delivering bread to clients in Orie Emene area of Enugu State. The incident, which happened about 5:30 a.m., also resulted in the damage of some tricycles.
There are so many prominent Actresses who have always thrilled us with their interesting movie. Some of these Actresses are happily married to men who hails from from South Eastern Nigeria We will be discussing three Nigerian Actresses Whose husbands are Igbo by tribe 01: Uchenna Nnanna Maduka Uchenna Nnanna Maduka is a professional Nollywood Actress and Director who is commonly called Uchenna.
Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Abia State, there are a lot of speculations on the zone that will produce the next Governor of the State. Photo credit: Vanguard Governor Okezie Ikpeazu will be ending his second term in office in 2023, the State is expected to have another Governor who will be in charge of the affairs of the state for another four years.
Igbo Dialects and where they are spoken in Nigeria. -Arochukwu is an Igbo dialect spoken by the people of Abia state. -Ngwa is an Igbo group that constitutes the largest and most populous sub-ethnic group in southern Nigeria, they are found in Abia State. -Nsukka is and Igbo dialect spoken by the people of Nsukka in Enugu and Kogi States.
The demolition of some part of the Ariaria International market in Aba, Abia State, has become a trending news to nearby states. And some are soliciting for the unjust treatment of the affected traders. But the demolition of the market will only result to an enormous detrimental effect on the residents of Aba environs.
Following the Monday sit at home order rocking Aba and Umuahia, Abia State government has issued out a fresh warning to citizens and organizations that obeys such law. Abia state government through the commissioner for information, Chief John Okiyi urge parents to ensure children attend school today and take their West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE)
The remains of the late Flight Lieutenant, Chinecherem Maduka Okoronkwo, were laid to rest in Ndielu Ugwueke Bende, Abia State, today, September 15, 2021, amidst tears and agony. Late Flight Lt Okoronkwo paid the supreme price on August 24, 2021, when the security of the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna was breached by suspected bandits.
'Bakassi Boys' was a popular vigilante group in the Southeastern region that reigned in the late 90s and early 2000s. This group were effective crime busters who assisted in protecting lives and properties in the region. They were usually armed with guns, machetes and juju popularly called 'Odeshi'.
The residents of Aba in Abia State have today on Tuesday 14th September 2021 continue the sit-at-home protest which was ordered by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Here are some pictures from the street of Aba this morning as the residents continue the sit-at-home protest. It was earlier reported that the media and publicity Secretary of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) comrade Emma Powerful, has instructed the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) supporters to observe the sit-at-home protest to remember the victims of the raid on its leader compound four years ago.
Governor of Abia State has delivered a list of 27 commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly. The candidates include immediate past Commissioner for Agriculture; Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji; ex Super Eagles player, Karibe Ojigwe;former Secretary to the State Government, Mazi Donatus Okorie; Ndom Godwin; Chief Okezie Erondu;
A waste management official has been arrested, over the death of a 17-year-old boy, who went to dispose waste, along Asa road, in Aba, Abia State. The official identified as Mr. Okeugo Ugoonna, is a staff of Abia State Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA).
The opposition People's Democratic Party is gradually recovering from the internal crisis that almost tore it apart. The party has a task before it which is to win the November 6 guber election in Anambra State. The party has not governed Anambra State since 2006. The PDP has inaugurated the national campaign council for its candidate in the November 6 guber election according to Vanguard newspaper.
The Abia State Government has expressed concern over the continuing sit-at-home order, which may jeopardize Abia students' ability to write the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examinations. In a statement released on Monday, September 13, 2021, the State Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu, said the sit-at-home order was allegedly sponsored and illegally enforced by a "gang of hoodlums hiding under the guise of agitators in the South-East area to cause mayhem in the state."
The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogulesi, has shared ten remarkable projects executed by the current administration in the South East region on his Facebook page today, September 9, 2021. Tolu Ogulesi posted the projects amid President Buhari's visit to Imo State to commission some landmark projects executed by Governor Hope Uzodinma.
The Yoruba movie industry has over the years produced so many talented actresses who have provided enough entertainment to our TV screens with their great acting mastery, which has earned them a lot of credits. In this article, you get to meet three prominent Yoruba movie actresses who you might not probably know are not Yoruba-born, but other indigenous languages.
As the 2023 governorship election draws closer in Abia State, political parties in the country have been preparing for it for them to win the Southeastern State. The two major political parties in Nigeria, the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party want to win Abia State in the 2023 general elections.
A report by Punch Newspaper says that the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has requested the High Court of Abia State to compel the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Department of State Services, and six others, to pay him N5bn as compensation for physical, mental, emotional, psychological and other damages he has suffered during the cause of his rearrest.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has made a strong case for true fiscal federalism where States will have powers to manage resources in their domains and in the case of natural resources, pay royalties to the federal government. Gov. Ikpeazu was speaking when he received in audience a delegation of the Federal Commissioner, representing Abia State at the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Comrade Chris Akomas at Government Lodge, Aba.