News - Abia

House Of Reps Seeks Speedy Resolution Of Tiv/Jukun Crisis

1 day ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has called on Benue and Taraba State Governments to intensify efforts at bringing about peaceful coexistence in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Troops Neutralize More Bandits In Zamfara, One Soldier Killed

4 days ago /
Security 

Seven bandits have been neutralized and one soldier killed in a fierce encounter between troops of Operation Sharan Daji, Harbin Kunama 111 in conjunction with the Nigerian Army deep blue special forces, the Nigerian Air Force, vigilantes, and armed bandits during a clearance operation by troops in Aljumana Fulani and Ketere villages in Zamfara state.

Troops Arrest Bandits’ Informants In Zamfara State

6 days ago /
Security 

Troops of “Operation Sharan Daji” have arrested the Vice Chairman, Anka local government of Zamfara State, Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya on alleged credible intelligence linking him to bandits in Wuya and Sunke communities.

Police Launches “Operation Puff Addar” In Umuahia

6 days ago /
Security 

In an effort to combat crime, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 9, Baba Tijani, has launched “Operation Puff Addar” as a result of incessant violent crimes in the zone.

Dismissed Army Sergeant, Others Paraded for Armed Robbery, Kidnapping and Cultism

1 week ago /
Security 

The Benue state police command on Wednesday paraded a dismissed army sergeant along with other suspects for armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism.

APC officially Adopts Gbajabiamila

1 week ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, (APC ), has adopted Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives in the 9th Assembly.

Abia State Election Tribunal To Hear 32 Petitions

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Abia State election petition tribunal is set to commence sitting in Umuahia following the filing of election petitions by aggrieved candidates over the outcome of the February 16 and March 9, 2019 general elections in the state.

NPFL Week 15 Results

1 week ago /
Sports  

Twenty-two goals were scored across twelve centers in the week 15 of the Nigeria Professional Football League played across Nigeria on Sunday.

Tottenham Defy Kane's Absence To Regain Third Place With Huddersfield Demolition

1 week ago /

Tottenham proved they can cope without Harry Kane and retook a third place in the Premier League as Lucas Moura’s hat-trick inspired a 4-0 demolition of Huddersfield Town in the Premier League today.

UTME Hiccups Continue On Day Two

1 week ago /
Education 

A few teething problems continue to bedevil the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

Disagreements Emerge Over Voting Method For NASS Leadership

1 week ago /
Nation 

As the race for the leadership of the 9th assembly heats up, a major bone of contention amongst lawmakers will be the voting pattern they should adopt to elect the presiding officers for both chambers.

 

NASS Leadership Tussle Takes Sectional Slant

1 week ago /
Nation 

The interest in the position of the speaker of the 9th House of Representatives has taken a new dimension as tribal and sectional sentiments creep into the election process.

BIZ: Nigeria To Set Up Production Hubs

1 week ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigeria has announced a target to double its manufacturing output to 20 percent of its Gross Domestic Product, GDP within six years and will set up production hubs across the country in partnership with regional aid banks.

Table Tennis: Nigeria, Egypt Qualify For 2019 ITTF Junior Championships

1 week ago /
Sports  

Nigeria and Egypt have qualified for the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation, ITTF, World Junior Championships in Thailand in November.

Pharmacists Council Seals Illegal Patent Medicine Stores In Abia

1 week ago /
Health 

The Pharmacists Registration Council of Nigeria has arrested six illegal patent medicine dealers in three major cities in Abia State, Southeast Nigeria. 

Dogara Canvasses Free Choice Of Assembly Leaders

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara says it will be wise to allow the leadership of the 9th Assembly emerge through the free choice of members-elect.

Nigeria Commends Jordan For Support In Fight Against Terrorism

2 weeks ago /
International News 

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended appreciation to King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan for the continuous support Nigeria received from the country to fight terrorism, saying the investment in Nigeria’s peace and security will always be remembered.

FG Condemns Execution Of Nigerian In Saudi Arabia

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has condemned in the strongest terms, the execution of a Nigerian national, Mrs. Kudirat Adesola Afolabi, widow and mother of two, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for drug-related offenses.

Buhari Seeks Robust Relations With 9th National Assembly

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has congratulated members-elect of the 9th National Assembly on their election saying that he looks forward to a robust and cordial working relations with the parliament.

I will Scale Assembly Gate Again To Rescue Nigeria's Democracy - Gbajabiamila

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Pictures of Nigeria's current Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, have surfaced on the social media scaling the main gate of the National Assembly in 2014.


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