Tag: Abia state

Abia Governor Moves To Demolish Illegal Structures In Aba To Restore Original Master Plan

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has said he is set to commence the much expected demolition of illegal structures in Aba, the commercial nerve centre of the state. Ikpeazu in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Godwin Adindu, called on members of the public whose structures[Read More…]

Caskets In The Streets Of Aba: APGA’s Otti And Ikpeazu Of PDP Finger Each Other, 24 Hours To Abia Re-run

By Chris Nomjov Frontline candidates of the two major political parties in the Abia state gubernatorial elections, Alex Otti of APGA and PDP’s Okezie Ikpeazu; have both distanced themselves from the caskets that appeared in the streets of Aba. Both candidates have condemned the act and denied responsibility for the[Read More…]

APGA Upbeat About Victory, Less Than 48 Hours To Supplementary Elections In Abia State

The All Progressive Grand Alliance, (APGA) in Abia state has expressed it’s readiness for the rerun governorship election scheduled to be conducted in 9 Local Government Areas on Saturday. The party is upbeat about its chances in winning the supplementary poll, even though it is still contesting the reversed decision[Read More…]

Civil Society Groups Demand Fresh Polls In Abia State

A Coalition of civil society groups in Abia state are prevailing on the Independent National Electoral Commission to outrightly cancel the results of the April 11 elections in Abia state which were allegedly characterised by malpractices and undue interference by the Peoples Democratic Party. The group says the Abia state[Read More…]

Stalemate In Abia Renders Guber Election, Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the Governorship elections that took place in Abia state on Saturday April 11th, is inconclusive. Prior to the deadlock, APGA candidate Alex Otti had been in a clear lead against closest rival, Okezie Ikpeazu of the PDP, in results of 6,[Read More…]

How Theordore Orji, Olisa Metuh Forced Abia Returning Officer To Reverse Cancellation

The Peoples Democratic Party has rejected the cancellation of the governorship results in three local government areas of Abia State. Governor Theodore Orji, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, Minister of State for Defence, Col Austin Akobundu, and some executives of the PDP in the state stormed[Read More…]

How Orji Collaborated With INEC To Write Election Results In Government House Umuahia

by Deji Abiodun The PDP in Abia state is reportedly presently computing fake results to rig Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections in the state. Reliable sources say the state governor, Theodore Orji, has summoned all party leaders in the state to an emergency meeting at government house Umuahia where[Read More…]

Abia Commissioner Accused Of Raping 11-Year Old Maid To Death

Controversy surrounding the death of a minor, identified as Anwulika Nathan (an 11year old girl) from Owo-Ahia Afor in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State in the house of her guardian has been reportedly causing ripples in the community.Awnulika, the last female child of Mr. Chinenye Nathan, a civil[Read More…]

Governor T.A Orji Booed, Pelted With Sachet Water At Bishop Ezeonyia’s Burial In Aba!

The resentment which residents of Aba and in­deed the entire people of Abia State have for Gov Theodore Orji played out once again yesterday as he was booed and pelted with sachet water in the commercial city when he attended the burial of the pioneer Catholic Bishop of Aba Diocese,[Read More…]

Abia Father Sells Son For N300,000; Nabbed By Police

The police in Abia state have arrested George Maduabuchi pictured above for allegedly selling his 14 month old son for N300,000 to a herbalist. According to the report, George, a native of Owerrinta in the Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State had connived with his accomplice, one Obinna Erondu[Read More…]