Tag: Abia

Olusegun Adeniyi: The Multi-billion Naira Fuel Bazaar

Apparently in a bid to stem the persistent scarcity of PMS, especially in Abuja where the product is still being sold at the official price of N87 per litre, (even if it would take hours and sometimes days to get) the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) on Tuesday announced[Read More…]

List Of 18 States That Are Bankrupt, Can’t Pay Workers’ Salaries

Eighteen out of the thirty-six states of the federation are technically bankrupt. This is because they have mortgaged their federation account allocations to contractors by signing irrevocable payment orders with various banks. As a result, payment to contractors and other debt instruments are deducted at source and have become first[Read More…]

Ogbuka Uchechi: Crisis In Abia PDP

Press Releases In this season of politicking as the nation gears up for the 2015 general elections politicians would characteristically employ every imaginable method to achieve their goals. There would be kite flying, innuendoes, intrigues, blackmails, false allegations and even blatant lies. To this category of persons, especially the most[Read More…]

Opinion: Abia, Kenneth Nwosu And The Height Of Insecurity

By Odimegwu Onwumere It was a pity to read in the newspapers about the ugly incident that befell one Kenneth Nwosu who was said is the Abia State Commissioner for Agriculture. It’s a pity because insecurity in one place, they say, is the same in all places. Like we say[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…]

Nigeria Union of Teachers Resumes Strike In Abia

The 2013/2014 academic calendar for public primary and secondary schools in Abia might be distorted following the indefinite strike by the state branch of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT). This follows a confirmation by the state Chairman of NUT, Mr Enoch Omeoga, that the union had resumed the strike[Read More…]

Governor Orji Promises Abians A Better 2014

2014 will be a year in which all legacy projects and foundations for sustainable development in Abia state will be fully consolidated. This is according tho the Governor of the state, Theodore Orji. This was made known in a statement, the statement made it known that Abia has advanced in[Read More…]