Tag: Abia State governor

Abia Governor: Why I don’t live in the government house

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has revealed that he lives in a 3-bedroom apartment in Aba, Abia state. He stated this as he spoke with Journalists on Monday, July 26.  According to the Governor, he chose to live in the decent house facility in Aba away from the Government House[Read More…]

Just In: Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has tested negative for COVID-19

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19). It will be recalled that the governor who tested positive for the virus penultimate week has been in self isolation where he has equally been receiving treatment. Also read: However, a repeat test of the virus on his[Read More…]

Biafra: I Can’t Dethrone Nnamdi Kanu’s Father – Governor Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said there is a clear division between the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and his father, who is the traditional ruler of Afarakwu community in Abia. Ikpeazu stated this while taking questions from State House correspondents, after a meeting[Read More…]

EFCC Rearraigns Orji Kalu Over N3.2bn Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today re-arraigned the former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, before the Federal High Court in Lagos on a 34-count charge of money laundering. Arraigned alongside the former governor was one Udeh Jones Udeogu, as well as Kalu’s company, SlokNigeria Limited. In the amended charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/56/07, the EFCC alleged that between August 2001 and December 2005, during Kalu’s[Read More…]

Appeal Court Affirms Ikpeazu’s Election, Quashes Ogah’s Return

An Appeal Court in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, has ruled that the removal of the Abia State Governor, Mr Okezie Ikpeazu, by a lower court was null and void. The court on Thursday set aside the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, sacking Mr Ikpeazu over[Read More…]

Federal High Court Gives Reasons Why Governor Ikpeazu Was Asked To Vacate Office

The Federal High Court yesterday gave reason why Justice Okon Abang ordered Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu to vacate office, saying the case had nothing to do with forgery of tax documents but false tax information Justice Abang had recently ordered that Ikpeazu should vacate office with immediate effect[Read More…]

Embattled Abia Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu Resumes Work After Week Long Break

Abia state governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu resumed office today, July 11 at the Abia state government house, Umuahia despite the conflicting court orders recently that put the state in a political logjam. Abia State Gov. Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu back to work after the distractions of last week. #Ahead#Forward pic.twitter.com/M8tEz0HpRV —[Read More…]

Just In: Federal High Court Affirms Ikpeazu As Governor Abia state

Justice A.I Allagoa of the Federal High Court in Owerri, has, Friday, affirmed the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State. Ruling on the matter filed by Mr. Friday Nwosu against, Ikpeazu on alleged forgery of tax documents, the court ruled that the plaintiff, (Nwosu) was unable to prove[Read More…]

Abia Governor Boycotts Eating Foreign Rice In A Bid To Tackle Prevailing Economic Crisis

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has boycotted eating of foreign rice. In the last six months, Governor Ikpeazu has taken foreign rice out from his menu and said the reason is to demonstrate that Nigeria, with her rich agricultural potentials, has the capacity for self-sufficiency in food production.[Read More…]

Abia State Governor Ikpeazu Slashes Salary By 50% & Cuts Down On Foreign Trips

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has slashed his salary by 50%. NewsWireNGR recalls that also, Governor Nasir El-rufai and the Kano State Governor Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress had slashed salaries of political appointees by 50% in a bid to cut cost of governance. Ikpeazu disclosed this[Read More…]