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As we decide our fate

Abia is at at crossroad. Whatever decisions we take with regards to the 2015 elections will determine the direction of the state for the foreseeable future. If we elect as governor, a person whose love for and commitment to Abia supersedes parochial considerations, we will begin our march – even of tortured – towards the great [...]

Abia senators petition Mu’azu, PDP NW...

THE three senators representing Abia senatorial districts have petitioned the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the party’s National Working Committee over allegations that the state chapter of the primaries election committee has compiled a list of names favoured for the forthcoming congresses and primaries for resp [...]

Alex Otti releases statement on resig...

Alex Otti releases statement on resignation
Today, the Group Managing Director of Diamond Bank reigned his position in order to pursue his dream of governing Abia State. An astute banker, Dr. Alex Otti led Diamond Bank from being just another Nigerian bank to being one of the top eight banks in the country today. As he begins the arduous task of winning his party’s primary elec [...]

Spar coming to Abia.

Spar, an international retail chain and franchise with approximately 12,500 stores in 35 countries globally, has indicated interest to take a large portion in the Abia Mall with construction value of N3.1 billion. Spar is taking about 3,200 square metres in the mall to extend its outlets in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. According to the [...]

Chief Nwagbara: blame Okorocha, Ngige...

The zonal chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) representing Abia Central, Chief Okey Nwagbara has blamed the alleged meddlesomeness of Governor Rochas Okorocha, Senator Chris Ngige and Chief B.B. Apugo for the crisis in the Abia state chapter of the APC. According to Nwagbara, their insistence on having total control of the APC stru [...]

Made-in-Aba shoe daily export hits 1m...

The Aba shoe industry project in South-East Nigeria is heading for global market with daily export figures of one million pairs to other African countries, the President of the Abia Think Tank Association, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa has said. Ohuabunwa , who stated this during a press conference ahead of a two-day economic summit in Aba, said that [...]

Uchechukwu Ogah: My candidacy is beyo...

Perhaps 2015 is the best year yet for the people of Abia state to elect a sure-fire governorship candidate into the Government House. Even the Peoples Democratic Party will not want to miss the opportunity in putting its best foot forward –by choosing a candidate that is not just remarkable but exemplary. Uchechukwu Ogah, the President of Mas [...]

Anyim: Human capital development, pri...

National Vice Chairman (South East), All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Nyerere Anyim says it is not important where the next governor of Abia State comes from but it is important that whoever becomes the next governor must deliver the dividends of democracy to the people. In a chat with journalists in Lagos recently, he noted that one of t [...]

Obi Nwakanma: Ihejirika, sponsor Boko...

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An Australian hostage negotiator, Dr. Stephen Davies made some startling statements last week, and it was widely reported by the on-line news magazine, Sahara Reporters. There was a certain inordinate glee in its reports, being as some of its critics now aver, that the folks at Sahara Reporters like to throw sand in the eyes of the Jonathan [...]

Candidate in view: Dr. Alex Otti

Dr. Alex Otti doesn’t come across as your typical politician. Maybe because he is not. Soft-spoken and highly cerebral, Dr. Otti has been celebrated home and abroad as an administrator and accomplished businessman. It was a surprise therefore, when news of his rumoured gubernatorial ambition took flight. For many, it was unthinkabl [...]


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