Full list of Gov Alex Otti’s Commissioners and their portfolios

Gov Alex Otti By Steve Oko While 16 who had been cleared by the State House of Assembly were sworn in Friday at the Banquet Hall of the Government House Umuahia, three who are yet to be cleared will be sworn in next week, according to the Governor. Those yet to be cleared include Mike […]

How police, army allegedly abducted, killed IPOB protesters in Aba – Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer

How police, army allegedly abducted, killed IPOB protesters in Aba – Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer By Adekunle Dada Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the legal counsel to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has accused the Nigerian Army and police of killing and kidnapping IPOB protesters in Aba, Abia State. WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that […]

Abia guber poll: I was offered money to compromise election — INEC Returning Officer, Prof Oti

By Seun Opejobi The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Returning Officer for Abia State governorship election, Professor Nnenna Oti has recalled how she insisted that votes must count during the just-concluded election. Oti, who is the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, said she refused to compromise the Abia governorship election […]

Abia guber: Tears dropped from my eyes when I saw old women dancing – Gov-elect Alex Otti

Abia State Governor-Elect, Dr. Alex Otti, has revealed how he broke down emotionally, seeing old women dancing in the streets after he was declared winner of the March 18, 2023 governorship election in the state. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday, March 22 declared the Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate winner after initial […]

Abia election: DSS arrest PDP’s Tony Otuonye after threat to kill opponents

  By Wale Odunsi The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Tony Otuonye. The politician is the Director-General of the Abia State Signage and Advertising Agency (ABSAA). Operatives of the State Command reportedly took him into custody on Monday after he threatened to […]

Abia govt spits fire over purported coronation of Emir of Aba

Abia govt spits fire over purported coronation of Emir of Aba Governor Okezie Ikpeazu By Steve Oko Abia State Government, has threatened ‘amagedom’ against those behind the proposed installation of the Emir of Aba, saying such proposal is strange, illegal and without any authorisation. Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Chris Ezem, in a strong-worded […]

Why I want to represent Abia South in the Senate –Okwuchi

By Henry Uche Nwagba Blessing Okwuchi is a politician. She was in the Abia State House of Assembly from 2011 to 2019, representing Abia North Constituency. Now, she is running for office in the Senate to represent Abia South under the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview, recently, she told Daily Sun what she would do differently […]

Abia APC reaffirms loyalty to Kalu

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Abia State chapter, has dismissed alleged meeting between the Abia North senatorial district stakeholder and Senator Mao Ohuabunwa. A statement by Chief Okey Ezeala, publicity secretary and director of strategic communications of Abia APC Campaign Council noted that the APC in Abia North remains loyal to the Chief Whip of the […]

Abia North: Item, Ozuitem, other communities affirm Kalu’s developmental strides, back his re-election bid

From Kenneth Udeh, Umuahia Communities in Item, Abia North senatorial district, have attested to the developmental projects sited in their respective districts by their representative, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, in three years as a first time senator at the National Assembly. Kalu, in continuity of his ongoing midterm constituency report tour, had, on Tuesday, attend town hall […]

Apostle Chibuzor awards scholarship to Solomon ‘abandoned’ by Gov. Ikpeazu

Apostle Chibuzor awards scholarship to Solomon ‘abandoned’ by Gov. Ikpeazu Solomon Ukoha and Governor Ikpeazu Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere has given full scholarships to Solomon Uhoka, a 25-year-old Nigerian from Abia, abandoned by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu. Governor Ikpeazu in 2021 had promised Solomon a 5-year scholarship after the young man constructed an electricity substation with crude […]


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