(Photos Credit: Google) Akwa Ibom governor signs anti-open grazing bill into law Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel on Wednesday signed a bill prohibiting open grazing in the state into law. (Photos Credit: People Gazette) Mr Emmanuel, in a statement published on his Facebook page, said the law was informed by the plight of farmers who have suffered loss as a result of open grazing.
Following the commencement of the reconstruction of Ariaria International Market at Abia State, Governor Ikpeazu has ordered the commencement of the demolition of the market so as to kick start it's reconstruction. With this action, it means shop owners or allotees at the market will lose their shop.
The saying that "leaders should lead by example" in the Nigerian context, has for long been evasive. For one reason or the other, this saying may eventually begin to hold sway. This is on the backdrop of a statement made by the governor of Abia State, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Ph.D) while speaking with Vanguard in Abuja on Sunday, where he admitted that as leaders, they owe apology to the masses, admitting the failure of Nigerian leaders to represent the citizenry.
Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, governor of Abia state, explained why South-east governors cannot halt the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, sit-in order. The main reason given is that governors have no control over security agencies. We are all too familiar with this position; it is an overused and over-flogged bottleneck.
(Opinion) Governor Ikpeazu Should Complete the Flyover Project to Boost Economic Activities in Abia.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu in 2017, commissioned the construction of the Osisioma flyover in Aba, Abia state. However, such project is yet to be completed up until this moment. According to Channels TV, governor Ikpeazu commissioned the Osisioma flyover bridge, with the intention of reducing traffic and boosting economic activities in Aba.
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Photos Credit: Google Akeredolu canvasses second term for Oyetola Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday said by giving his Osun State counterpart, Adegboyega Oyetola, another four years in office, the state would gain more from him. Photos Credit: Punch Newspaper Akeredolu spoke on the sidelines of 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun, where 28 distinguished and prominent citizens of the state were honoured.
Heading into the 2023 presidential election, both northerners and southerners in the People's Democratic Party (PDP) are strongly pushing for the party's presidential ticket to fall to them, all the while offering different arguments. To make things fair in his view, former Vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has proposed that the presidential ticket be thrown open.
The unlawful activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra with regards to the weekly sit-at-home have crippled the economy of the southeast. Though the leadership of the group has come out to claim it has suspended the sit-at-home, however, some miscreants associated with the group have continued to intimidate the residents of the southeast by carrying out attacks on those that have disobeyed this unlawful order.
The race to the 2023 general elections is gradually taking shape in the major political parties as the members have started making adjustments in political offices across the party structures in the country. The major opposition party, the PDP had zoned some offices to different regions and the procedure to adopt members into the offices may soon cause serious crises in the southeast chapter of the party.
Army Declares State Of Emergency In Sudan, Arrest Civilian Leaders The Sudanese military has dissolved civilian rule and declared state of emergency in the country. The military also arrested political leaders. This is coming at the heels of the intense protests that hit the Sudan Capital, Khartoum.
For some time now, the agitations for self-determnation by the members of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) have been giving the government and the masses sleepless nights. And the agitators have been further aggressed since the controversial arrest and repatriation of Nnamdi Kanu who is their leader from Kenya over two months ago.
The Abia State Polytechnic Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) resolved to shun examinations, slated to begin on 16th September, except management takes measures to pay at least three months salary arrears. In a meeting of the ASUP congress presided over by Dike David, the members of staff vowed not to shift ground unless their demands are met.
Photo Credit: Goggle Bandits kidnap over 30 travellers Niger Photo Credit: Daily Post Over 30 passengers have been allegedly kidnapped by armed bandits at Garun-Gabas in Rafi Local Government Council of Niger State. It was gathered that the victims were abducted Wednesday afternoon along the Zungeru-Garin-Gabas highway on three separate vehicles.
APC receives over 5,000 defectors in Delta OVER 5,000 persons, Sunday, decamped from their political parties to the All Progressives Congress, APC in Oviri-Ogor and Ughelli urban, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers The defectors stated that their decision to leave their former political parties was motivated by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo- Agege's, purposeful representation and leadership.
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.
(Photos Credit: Google) Group urges Buhari to fulfil his promise, inaugurate NDDC board A civil advocacy movement, Niger Delta Progressive Network (NDPN) has joined the numerous calls by stakeholders on President Muhammadu Buhari to honour his words and inaugurate the Niger Delta Development commission (NDDC) board that was screened and confirmed by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 5th of November, 2019.
Buhari unveils e-Naira Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday unveiled the e-Naira. Buhari launched the country’s digital currency at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The event had in attendance the Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo; Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele; Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; among others.
My govt doing its best- Buhari Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ),said that his regime is doing its best to develop the right infrastructure systems. This is as he said that Nigeria is aware of her limitations, hence the emphasis on building infrastructure.
Today's Headlines:Buhari calls for equitable distribution of vaccine, Ikpeazu launches Security fund
Buhari calls for equitable distribution of vaccine Photo Credit: Daily Post The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), has called for the equitable distribution of the vaccines across the globe to fight the spread of the pandemic. This is as he said that Nigeria and other developing countries cannot afford another lockdown.
Photos Credit: Google Abians in diaspora felicitate with Ikpeazu @ 57 Abians in the Diaspora have congratulated Gov. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, on his 57th birthday, describing him as the Small and Medium Enterprises driver of the state. Photos Credit: Vanguard They said that Abia State had witnessed tremendous infrastructural transformation under the watch of Gov.