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Otti assents to Abia’s N567.2 billion 2024 budget

The budget signing was done at the governor’s private residence in his country home.
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Abia new tenant disappears with neighbours’ four children

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It was a sad moment last Saturday evening when three tenants in Umuahia, the Abia State capital realised that four of their children had been taken away by their new neighbour who just packed in three days earlier. The tenants, all women, are Madam Ngozi Kingsley; Madam Ifeanyi Uduma, sister to Ngozi Kingsley and Madam […]

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NAFDAC destroys fake wines in Abia, shuts market

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“Every shop here is a factory (for fake products).”
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Abuja council chair begins rehabilitation of major road

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The chairman said road construction and rehabilitation tallies with the FCT development roadmap demonstrated by the Minister of the FCT, Nyesome Wike.
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Appeal court reaffirms Abia governor’s election

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PDP, reacting to the judgment, said it will explore “available options” in the matter.
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Why I can’t use new, old Abia Govt Houses – Alex Otti

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PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday published how Mr Otti was running the government from his country home outside of Umuahia.
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Abia govt begins payment of judiciary workers eight years’ salary arrears – Official

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The PDP in Abia State has refuted the claim that Okezie Ikpeazu’s administration owed judicial workers for eight years.
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Yuletide: Abia NSCDC to partner Navy on security

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The Abia State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has assured the general public of its commitment to continue to collaborate with relevant security agencies in the state to ensure an improved peace and security of the state this yuletide. The Abia State Commandant of NSCDC, Paul Igwebuike handed down this […]

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Abia gov appoints transition chairmen, deputies for LGs

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Abia State Governor, Alex Otti, has appointed 17 transition council chairmen and their deputies across the local government areas of the state. In a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Uzor Nwanneukwu, on Tuesday, the governor requested that the nominees approach the state House of Assembly for their screening […]

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Abia LP protests sacking of Senate minority whip by A’Court

Members of the Abia State chapter of the Labour Party took to the streets of Umuahia, the Abia State capital, on Monday to protest the sacking of Senate minority whip Darlington Nwokocha by the Appeal Court on Saturday. A panel of the Appeal Court sitting in Lagos had declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic […]

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‘It’s a plot to chase us away’, Abia Cattle traders reject claim of Decomposing corpses

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The Northern Community in Umuchieze Cattle Market in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State has described the government’s allegation of decomposing corpses around the market as an alibi to execute a plot to chase them away from the land they had occupied since 2005. While addressing the media earlier in the week, Governor Alex […]

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