Abia State

EFCC Operatives Met Me N*ked, Caused Trauma – Abia Journalist Awarded N3.5m Damages

  Norah Okafor A Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, on Monday, March 14, 2022, delivered a judgment in favour of an Abia journalist, Norah Okafor, and awarded her N3.5 million damages over the invasion of her residence in the wee hours of the night of 23rd September, 2021 by the operatives of the Economic […]

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Nigerian Actress, Chioma Toplis Remanded In Prison Over ‘Malicious’ Facebook Post Against Abia Chief

  Nollywood actress, Chioma Toplis, was on Tuesday remanded at the Nigeria Correctional Centre, Afara, by a Magistrate Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State over defamation. The 48-year-old was accused of alleged cybercrime by using her Facebook page to post “a malicious publication” against the Chairman of Abia State Traditional Prime Ministers Council, High Chief […]

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Hoodlums Attack Home Of Ex-Federal Lawmaker In Abia, Destroy Valuable Properties

  According to a report by Daily Post, residential building of the former member that represented Bende Federal Constituency of Abia State at the House of Representatives, Hon Nnenna Ukeje-Elendu was on Monday, burnt by unidentified hoodlums in Alayi, Bende Local Government Area of the State. Confirming the incident, the Deputy Chairman of Bende Local […]

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Anyim: Killing of eight Abia cattle traders barbaric

Senator Anyim Pius Anyim has strongly condemned the recent killing of traders at the New Cattle Market in Omuma-Uzo, Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State where eight persons lost their lives. In a strongly-worded statement of condemnation, Anyim described the attack and killing of the traders as barbaric and condemnable. He lamented that the […]

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NBS: Abia, Kebbi paid above N170 per litre for petrol in January

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed that Abia, Kebbi and Cross River states paid the highest amount for premium motor spirit (PMS) better known as petrol in January 2022. The average petrol price during the month under review is N166.40per litre. The NBS said this in its latest PMS price watch report for […]

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BREAKING: Many feared killed as gunmen invade Abia cattle market

Gunmen have reportedly killed several persons during an invasion of the newly constructed Abia cattle market in Omumauzor in Ukwa West local area of Abia State. According to The Nation, the Tuesday midnight attack kept the villagers apprehensive. It was gathered that security operatives have taken over the area to maintain peace. WITHIN NIGERIA recalls […]

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Bauchi police nab army personnel with cannabis, charms, others

The Bauchi Command of the Nigeria Police has paraded suspected army personnel in possession of 81 parcels of cannabis during a stop and search operation in Bauchi. Commissioner of Police in the State, Umar Sanda told journalists on Tuesday at the Command headquarters in Bauchi that his men intercepted a Toyota Highlander vehicle driven by […]

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Abia APC Crisis: Nwankpa hands over to Obioma as chairman

“This is our party. We brought it and built it in the state. We are all witnesses to when it was nothing to this moment. It has become a formidable force in the state.” The post Abia APC Crisis: Nwankpa hands over to Obioma as chairman appeared first on Peoples Gazette. Get updates news from […]

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Biafra: Ejimakor calls for unconditional release of Nnamdi Kanu

Aloy Ejimakor, the Special Counsel to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, has called for the unconditional release of the secessionist leader from detention. According to him, Nigeria must first explain to domestic courts and the international community how Kanu ended up in their chains. He said, “This is but […]

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Ikpeazu orders closure of Abia cattle market after fatal truck accident

The government of Abia state has directed the immediate closure of the Ahia Udele cattle market, following a fatal truck accident in the area. Recall that a truck on Thursday reportedly lost control and crashed into an abattoir, with an unconfirmed number of persons said to have died in the accident. Speaking on the sad incident, […]

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Nnamdi Kanu Sought Refuge Abroad In 2017, Didn’t Jump Bail, Lawyer Says

  Nnamdi Kanu Aloy Ejimakor, special counsel to leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said his client did not evade bail in 2017. The legal practitioner affirmed that Kanu had to flee Nigeria to seek refuge outside the country when soldiers invaded his residence at Isiama, Afaraukwu Ibeku, Abia State on […]

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No Party At My Inauguration, I’ll Wear Local Brands, Drive Nigerian Car As Governor – Soludo

Prof Chukwuma Soludo Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has announced changes as he gets set to takeover as the Governor of the state. According to him, he will promote local brands, his official vehicle as governor will be a locally manufactured one by Innoson Vehicle Motors (IVM). Soludo who visited members of the inauguration […]

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2023: I’ll Go Naked If Atiku Refuses To Handover To Southeast After Four Years As President – Dokpesi

Raymond Dokpesi Raymond Dokpesi has called on Igbos to support Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition in 2023, saying that Atiku will relinquish power to someone from Southeast extraction after 4 years. Dokpesi, the Chairman of the Technical Committee for Abubakar Atiku Presidential project also vowed to go naked if Atiku fails to spend only one term […]

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Abaribe: Abia PDP members tell Gov. Ikpeazu to transfer power to Abia North

Some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia North Senatorial District say it is the turn of the area to produce the next governor of the state in 2023. The party chieftains at a news conference in Umuahia on Friday, said their agitation was in line with the spirit of zoning and Abia […]

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Army reacts to N1bn compensation to Nnamdi Kanu

Nigerian Army has reacted to the order of the court that, the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, be compensated with N1bn for total violation of his fundamental human rights. According to Vanguard, Counsel to the Army, Amos Tory, said the military would respond after studying the judgement, which was delivered […]

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BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu Floors Buhari Govt in Court

Nnamdi Kanu and Buhari The federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has lost its case against Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra at the Abia State High Court. In a ruling on Wednesday, Justice Ben Anya of the High Court sitting in Abia State, rejected the Nigerian government’s challenge of its […]

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Nollywood Actor Ejike Asiegbu Loses Dad

Ejike Asiegbu Veteran actor,  Ejike Asiegbu has lost his dad, Chief J. U. Asiegbu. The deceased who was the oldest man in Umuihi Umuogba Ekeoba community in Abia state died on January 15. He was said to be over 100 years old. A statement released by the actor reads; ”With gratitude to God for a […]

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Actor Ejike Asiegbu loses dad

Veteran Nigerian actor, Ejike Asiegbu has lost his father, Chief J. U. Asiegbu to death. Chief J. U. Asiegbu who died on January 15, at the age of 100, was the oldest man in Umuihi Umuogba Ekeoba community in Abia state. A statement released by the actor reads ”With gratitude to God for a life well […]

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Governor Ikpeazu blames hot water for bad Abia roads

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has blamed the deplorable state of the roads in Abia on the activities of Abians who dispose of hot water used to defeather chickens on the roads. “The attention of the contractor has been drawn to that road. But again it goes back to the behaviour of the people. If you go […]

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