Return Nnamdi Kanu to Kenya, court orders FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, has ordered the Federal Government to pay the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, the sum of N500 million as damages following his illegal abduction and…

Police parade ex-DSS officer, 9 suspects over bullion van robbery in Abia

A dismissed personnel of the Department of State Services, DSS, Prosper Israel, along with nine other suspected robbers, were, yesterday, paraded by the Abia State Police Command, for robbery. The suspects were part of the alleged 14-man robbery gang that…

Lawyer petitions NJC over refusal of Abia Judge to hear case

Aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, have petitioned Olukayode Ariwoola, the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council (NJC), over alleged refusal by a Federal High Court Judge in Umuahia…

Bandits kidnap hearse driver, others in Abia

Bandits, on Wednesday, intercepted a hearse conveying a dead body to Isuikwuato Community in Abia State, abducted the driver and others. The hoodlums were said to have abandoned the dead body on the highway and took their victims to their…

FRSC denies shielding officer that allegedly stabbed driver to death in Abia

Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Abia State, Mr. Paul Ugwu, has denied shielding an officer who allegedly killed a driver at a checkpoint at Umuikaa junction along the Enugu – Port Harcourt expressway, in Isiala…

Suspected hoodlums cause panic in Umuahia

There was tension in Umuahia, the Abia State capital following the invasion of suspected hoodlums enforcing the sit-at-home order in the city. Banks, filling stations and other business centres had opened for the day’s business while there were human and…

Hoodlums raze another INEC office

Hoodlums on Sunday night razed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State. According to a statement by National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee Festus Okoye, the burnt office was…

Gunmen kidnap 18 Kano traders in Kogi

Unknown gunmen in Kogi state have kidnapped 18 traders from Kano state who were on a commercial journey to Abia state. The victims, all from the popular Kantin Kwari textile market, were traveling to Aba in Abia state to buy…

Ikpeazu tests positive for COVID-19

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.  A statement by Commissioner for Information in the state, John Kalu, said the governor has since gone into isolation as is the standard practice and handed over to…

Policeman, kidnapper die in Abia shootout (Punch)

A police officer attached to the Anti-Robbery Squad of the Aba Area Command, Abia State, Anyanime Udobat, lost his life during a shootout with an alleged kidnapper on Wednesday. It was gathered that the incident happened in the Aro Ngwa…

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