Tag: Abia state

The 2015 Election Comedy Begins In Abia, Featuring Alex Otti Of APGA [MUST WATCH]

We find the video you are about to see hilarious and we thought you should see it too. The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA Governorship candidate in Abia State clearly speaks to “god” in this adverts and he had interactions to follow for the people.. This video shows how a[Read More…]

Abia Governor Orji Wins Abia Central Senatorial District Ticket

Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has been elected the winner of the Abia Central Senatorial seat in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries by polling 221 votes of the 222 votes cast with one voided vote. The Governor was the sole contestant for the position. Announcing the results at[Read More…]

Opinion: Mis-governance, See Aba And Weep

In well over two decades as an active writer, journalist and media strategist I have had many reasons to have written and made suggestions on the situation of Aba, the commercial capital of Abia State in terms of the systemic and deep rooted neglects that it has gone through and[Read More…]

READ!! The Complete Report Of Nigerian Bloggers Assessment Tour To Abia State #TAOrjiFeedback

By Tahir Sherrif Governor T.A Orji who recently hosted bloggers in Umuahia the Abia State capital is the second governor in Nigeria to actively engage the online community in what can be said to be a participatory system of governance. The first was Governor of Ekiti State “I do not[Read More…]

I Have No Intention To Be Abia Speaker – Orji’s Son

Chinedum Orji, the first son of Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State, has said he is not planning to become the speaker of the Abia state House of Assembly in 2015. Governor Orji had been accused of attempting to impose his son as the speaker of the state house of[Read More…]

APC Loses Over 1,000 Officials And Members To PDP In Abia

The Abia state chapter of the All Progressives Congress has lost over 1,000 officials and members to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Some of the defectors were actually returnees to the PDP. A former Administrative Secretary of APC in the state, Chief Erondu Erondu, former Youth Leader, Vin Ume, former[Read More…]

Abia PDP Chairman Denies Imposition Rumours, Says He Is Not Aware Of Any Interest From Orji’s Son

The Chairman of the Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Emma Nwaka, has denied rumours making the round that Governor Theodore Orji plans to impose his son as a member of the state house of Assemby and subsequently as the speaker of the house. Senator Nwaka who spoke[Read More…]

Abia PDP Caucus Vows To Frustrate Senator Chukwumerije’s Election

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo Having served three times since 2003, Senator Uche Chukwumerije and other National Assembly members from Abia state are in for a tough battle as some groups within their constituencies and the ruling People Democratic Party (PDP) are fighting against the return of Federal Lawmakers who have served[Read More…]

Governor Theodore Orji’s Son Sues Sun Newspaper For N5 Billion

The first son of Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State, Chinedu Orji , an Engineer, has sued the Sun Newspapers owned by the former Governor of the State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, claiming N5 billion for calling him “a terrorist.” Briefing journalists yesterday in Umuahia, a member of the legal[Read More…]

Opinion: Abia And The WAEC Result

Even when some hired armchair critics have failed to see anything good in the present government in Abia State since Governor Theodore Orji parted ways with his predecessor, the government’s investment in the education sector has continued to yield abundant dividends. For instance, despite the poor results of this year’s[Read More…]