Tag: Abia state

Chinedu Ekeke: Indeed, The Judiciary Is On Trial (A Rejoinder To Amanze Obi Of Daily Sun)

In the last two weeks, we have watched the custodians of a stolen mandate in Abia state mount the most aggressive onslaught on truth and morality. And they’ve spared nothing in this war: money, honour, conscience. The typical vote robber thinks all is fair in war, and that war time[Read More…]

Chinedu Ekeke: Alex Otti Vs Ikpeazu; Interrogating The Noise From Opposition

There is a reason Abia state broke into songs and dance on New Year’s eve, celebrating the landmark judgement by the Appeal Court which declared Alex Otti the duly elected governor of Abia state in the April 2015 election. Many Abians voted for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate[Read More…]

PDP Heads To Supreme Court As Ikpeazu Insists, “I Remain Abia Governor”

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has asked the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to respect the constitution of the country and to avoid doing anything that will affect his office as the governor of the State. The governor, in a letter written on[Read More…]

PDP’s Okezie Ikpeazu Warns Against Unlawful Swearing-in Of APGA’s Alex Otti

The people of Abia state have been alerted by the state government to an alleged plan to swear in Dr. Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as the new governor on Monday, January 4, based on the Appeal Court’s verdict that declared him winner of the gubernatorial[Read More…]

Betsy Ikpeazu, Mother Of Abia State Governor, Dies At 87

By Chris Nomjov Deaconess Betsy Ikpeazu, the mother of Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu is dead. Mama Betsy Ikpeazu died at the morning hours of Sunday at University Teaching Hospital Ituku-Ozara, Enugu. She was 87 years old.Late Mrs Ikpeazu, a registered nurse lived with a valve in her heart[Read More…]

Abia Governor Begins Recall Of Non-Indigene Staff Disengaged By Predecessor

The Abia State Government has started executing the implementation process of total reabsorbing of the non-indigene staff that were disengaged some years back. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, during an interactive session with them at Umuahia, said that government was willingly to recall all of them in a systematic procedure, so as[Read More…]

Ogbonnaya Onu Says President Buhari Will Restore Moral Values In Governance

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Abia State, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government will work hard to restore moral values in governance and the people. Speaking during a New Yam festival (Iri Ji Mbaise), organised by the people of[Read More…]

Obasanjo Is Skillful At Destroying Any Individual/Institution While Pretending To Love The Country, Says OrjI Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has urged Nigerians to be wary of former President Olusegun Obasanjo because he is a comedian, deceiver and destroyer. He said Obasanjo was skillful in the art of destroying any individual or institution, while at the same time, pretending to love[Read More…]

INEC Office Being Contested At Electoral Tribunal Was Razed Down By Unidentified Persons

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Obingwa local government area of Abia state was Sunday afternoon burnt down by unidentified persons. According to reports, the incident which occurred at about 1.00pm yesterday razed the entire building including the store and Electoral Officer’s office. A resident of[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…]