News - Abia

Abia Governorship Tribunal Begins Definite Hearing.

13 hours ago /
Judiciary 

The Abia State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has commenced definite hearing on the matter between Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

UN Investigator’s Report Indicts Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman Of Khashogi’s Murder

14 hours ago /
Judiciary 

A U.N. Rights investigator said on Wednesday that evidence suggests Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

House Of Reps Inaugurates Three Special Committees

2 days ago /
Nation 

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has inaugurated three special committees for the smooth take-off of the 9th house.

Saudi Arabia Calls For Security Of Gulf Oil Supplies

3 days ago /
International News 

Saudi Arabia has called for swift action to secure gulf energy supplies and joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region.

INEC Reviews Challenges Of 2019 Elections

3 days ago /
Nation 

As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC reviews its activities in the just concluded 2019 general elections, the commission says there were numerous challenges during the exercise.

Police Seek Political Solution To Kidnapping, Communal Clashes

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Police Command says the increase in cases of Kidnapping in the state is majorly caused by inter-communal clashes which the command has been able to stem.

House Of Reps Constitutes Three Ad hoc Committees

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has directed the clerk of the House to notify the President, the Senate and the Secretary to the Federal Government that the House has been properly constituted and is ready to receive communications.

Abia Police Command Arrest 15 Policemen For Corruption

6 days ago /
Security 

The Abia State Police Commissioner, Ene Okon says his command has arrested fifteen policemen involved in corrupt practices in the state.

Two Tankers Struck In Suspected Attacks In Gulf Of Oman

6 days ago /
Security 

Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew has been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck.

APC Congratulates NASS Leaders

1 week ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the National Assembly.

Buhari Congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly elected presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly.

BREAKING: Femi Gbajabiamila Elected House Of Reps Speaker

1 week ago /
Nation 

Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has been elected Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.

African Workers Stall Activities At UAE Embassy Over Unfair Labour Practices

1 week ago /

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and some affiliate unions from around Africa have crippled activities at the United Arab Emirates UAE, embassy in Abuja over alleged unfair Labour practices in the Golf country

Ndume, Uzor Kalu Absent As APC Gives Final Seal To Lawan, Gbajabiamila

1 week ago /
Politics 

A top contender for the position of Senate President in the 9th Assembly, Ali Ndume was absent at a meeting of All Progressives Congress newly elected members of the National Assembly in Abuja on Monday. 

JAMB Releases Another 15,490 Results

1 week ago /
Education 

Ahead of Tuesday's policy meeting to announce 2019 cut off marks for admission, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released an additional 15, 490 results.

Chinedum Orji Emerges Speaker 7th Abia Assembly

1 week ago /
Nation 

The member representing Umuahia Central State Constituency, Chinedum Orji, has emerged Speaker Abia State House of Assembly.

Gbajabiamila Rolls Out Legislative Agenda

1 week ago /
Nation 

Barely Forty-Eight hours to the election of new leadership for the ninth National Assembly a leading contender for the Speakership of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says if elected, his priority will be to reform legislative function to be more proactive in tune with global best practices.

Ikpeazu Proclaims 7th Abia Assembly, Dissolves Sixth House

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has dissolved the Sixth Abia State House of Assembly, effective from June 7, 2019.

Coalition Of Parties Endorse Gbajabiamila

1 week ago /
Nation 

Thirty-Five Political Parties under the auspices of “coalition of integrity political parties” have endorsed the candidature of Femi Gbajabiamila as the speaker for the 9th assembly

Gbajabiamila Threatens Court Action Against Smear Campaigners

2 weeks ago /
Judiciary  Nation 

One of the contenders for the speakership position of the 9th House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is filling a suit of criminal defamation of character against sponsors of smear campaigns against his person and ambition.


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