Buildings swallowed as gully erosion wrecks havoc in Abia
Metro South East

Buildings swallowed as gully erosion wrecks havoc in Abia

A gully erosion in several communities in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State swallowed a two-storey building and a four-bedroom bungalow after a torrential rain that lasted for over 16 hours. The two-storey building belonged to an indigene living outside the country, while the other belonged to another indigene residing in the state. The

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Tension as 16 killed, 6 missing in Abia/A-Ibom boundary clash 3
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Tension as 16 killed, 6 missing in Abia/A-Ibom boundary clash

Sixteen persons have been reportedly killed while 6 others are still missing following a boundary clash between the Usaka Ukwu, Azunchai , Ekpiri Ala-Ala, Ariam Elu Elu communities in Ikwuano council area of Abia State and their Nkari and Obot Akara neigbours in Ini and Obot Akara council areas of Akwa Ibom State. Other communities

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Nnamdi Kanu calls Aisha Yesufu a ‘talkative’ over Eastern Security Network, herdsmen fiasco in Abia 4
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Nnamdi Kanu calls Aisha Yesufu a ‘talkative’ over Eastern Security Network, herdsmen fiasco in Abia

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has fired back at the co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirls movement, Aisha Yesufu, after she condemned the Eastern Security Network (ESN) for chasing out herdsmen from Isiukwuato local government area of Abia State on Saturday. Kanu had posted on his Facebook page a video

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FG to re-award 3 power projects abandoned in Abia North 10 years ago 8
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FG to re-award 3 power projects abandoned in Abia North 10 years ago

The Federal Government has promised to review and re-award three major power projects in Abia North Senatorial District in the first quarter of 2021. The power projects, awarded in 2001, were at 90 percent completion stage before they were abandoned. The Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman, made the revelation during a visit to the

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Man (caretaker) arrested for stabbing co-tenant to death in Abia 9
Crime & Investigation

Man (caretaker) arrested for stabbing co-tenant to death in Abia

Mr. Matthew Ahiwe, has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his co-tenant on Saturday in Umuosu community, in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State. The suspect was said to have stabbed the deceased, Chigozie Eluwa, an indigene of Eziama Ubakala in Umuahia South LGA following an altercation. It was gathered that the 42-year-old Mr.

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Abia govt approves reopening of public, private schools 11
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Abia govt approves reopening of public, private schools

The Abia State government has approved the re-opening of schools for all classes in public and private schools across the state with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020. The announcement was contained in a statement signed and issued on Thursday by the State Commissioner for Education Dr KCK Nwangwa.. The statement added that all School

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Health sector gains strength as Ikpeazu inaugurates FG’s integrated medical outreach in Abia 13
Health Life Style

Health sector gains strength as Ikpeazu inaugurates FG’s integrated medical outreach in Abia

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Tuesday inaugurated the Modified Integrated Medical Outreach Programme (mI-MOP) with a call to Abia residents to improve their health lifestyle. Speaking during the event, organised by the state Ministry of Health and Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA), at Mgboko, Obingwa Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, Ikpeazu

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