Tag: Abia state

We Will Recall All Non-Indigenes Disengaged From Abia State Civil Service, Says Gov Orji

Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has assured that all non-indigenes disengaged from the Abia civil service will be recalled. He gave the assurance in Umuahia when he met with the Association of All States Resident in Umuahia who paid him a courtesy visit led by Chief Joseph Akwobi. The[Read More…]

Orji Uzor Kalu: The Chameleon In Governor Theodore Orji

The first thing that would strike any person meeting Theodore Ahamefule Orji for the first time – 16 years ago – was his humble personality. I doubt if he still carries himself with the same simplicity and can­dour, for which I have known him, now he has tested power as[Read More…]

“Hatchet Job By A Political Neophyte” Theodore Orji Blasts APGA Guber Aspirant

Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has lashed out on the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship aspirant in the state, Chief Chikwe Udensi, over his media remarks that civil servants in the state were owed five months salary arrears. Orji who described Udensi’s comments as malicious and untenable allegation,[Read More…]

‘No Case Of Ebola Virus Outbreak In Abia’

The Abia State Government views with utter dismay the spread of malicious lies by two Aba-based correspondents of The NATION and The SUN newspapers over purported EBOLA Virus scare and death in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of the state. Cosmos Ndukwe, Chief of Staff to Executive Governor, Abia State in[Read More…]

Gov Orji Promises To Deliver %100 Abia State To PDP In 2015

Abians have been urged to intensify their support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)- led government in the state and discountenance the claim by the All Progressives Grand Alliance( APGA) that it will clinch the state in 2015. The Chief Press Secretary to Abia State Governor, Mr. Charles Ajunwa, who[Read More…]

Tolu Ogunlesi: On ‘Boko Haram Suspects’ Arrested In Abia State

Almost 500 persons arrested early hours of Sunday along the Enugu-Aba-Port Harcourt highway in southeastern Nigeria, by Nigerian soldiers. They were travelling in a convoy of three dozen buses. News reports did not mention where they were coming from, but suggested they are from across Northern Nigeria. They were reportedly travelling[Read More…]

Nigerian Military Arrests 486 Boko Haram Members In Abia State

The Nigerian Army authorities at the 144 Battalion, Asa in Ukwa West local government of Abia state on Sunday arrested 486 persons suspected to be insurgents from some northern states. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Chief Eze Chikamnayo, while briefing newsmen at the military base in Asa on[Read More…]

Opinion: Ochendo For The Senate? What An Effrontery

By Jerome Samson-Ukaoke About seven years ago, His Excellency, Governor Theodore Ahamefula Orji of Abia State was elected the numerouno citizen of God’s own state. Throughout his first 4 years in power, he, through the help of the media generated massive sentiment and sympathy of the people, shouting to high[Read More…]

Odimegwu Onwumere: Abia Workers Celebrate 7 Months Of No Salary

A fortnight, a lecturer with the Abia State Polytechnic called and was weeping. I thought that he had lost somebody. Although, I had not met with the caller in person, but on enquiring why he was crying, he told me that could I imagine that lecturers in the school have[Read More…]

Aide To Governor Theodore Orji’s Son Shot dead

An aide to Chinedu Orji, son of Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia state was on Saturday shot dead by a police orderly, acting on the instructions of the younger Orji. Eyewitnesses present say the shooting occurred at the declaration of interest in contesting for a senatorial seat by the governor[Read More…]