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ABIA: Rep Obi Aguocha Applauds Gov Otti For Revoking Certificate Of Occupancy Of Trademore Event Centre

ABIA: Rep Obi Aguocha Applauds Gov Otti For Revoking Certificate Of Occupancy Of Trademore Event Centre

Online Media Release Office of the Honourable Member Representing Ikwuano, Umuahia North and Umuahia South Federal Constituency. Monday 17th June, 2024. Re: Abia State Government Reclaims Trademore Event Centre. Hon. Obi Aguocha-MHR commends the government of Abia State, under the dynamic leadership of HE (Dr) Alex Chioma Otti OFR, in revoking the Certificate of Occupancy (CofO) for the Trademore Event Centre, situated in Umuahia. This decisive action was taken to address the overriding public interest and concerns of indigenous land owners. He applauds the state government's plan to repurpose the site for a significant multi-billion naira terminal project, which promises…
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ABIA: ‘Apart From Orji Uzor Kalu, No Other Governor Has Done Anything For Ukwa People’, Says Elder Statesman, Chief Sylvanus Nwaji

ABIA: ‘Apart From Orji Uzor Kalu, No Other Governor Has Done Anything For Ukwa People’, Says Elder Statesman, Chief Sylvanus Nwaji

Elder statesman, Chief Sylvanus Nwaji, has said that outside the administration of Orji Uzor Kalu from 1999—2007, no other Abia state governor has remembered the Ukwa people of Abia South Senatorial District of Abia State. Ukwa is the oil producing area of Abia state, with two local government areas of Ukwa East and Ukwa West. It is often described as the most neglected and marginalized part of the state. Nwaji, a former council chairman in an interview with journalists said: “Like I said in a previous interview, the take over of our land by the government is to us, land-grabbing.…
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“Eid-el-Kabir: Dr. Sadiq Fakai Congratulates Muslim Community, Urges Resilience and Hope

“Eid-el-Kabir: Dr. Sadiq Fakai Congratulates Muslim Community, Urges Resilience and Hope

As Muslims across Nigeria celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, Dr. Sadiq Fakai, a prominent political leader and National Integrity Movement (ANIM) chieftain, has extended his warmest congratulations to the Muslim Ummah. In his Eid message from Saudi Arabia, Dr. Fakai encouraged the Muslim faithful and all Nigerians to remain focused, hopeful, and steadfast in their endeavors. He emphasized the importance of prayer, urging Nigerians to remember their country in their supplications, as the prosperity of Nigeria benefits everyone. Dr. Fakai's message emphasized the significance of sacrifice and obedience to Allah's will, wishing everyone a joyous and peaceful Eid Al Adha. To his fellow…
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Abia North Leaders Laud Orji Kalu For Facilitating Isikwuato, Bende Road Projects

Abia North Leaders Laud Orji Kalu For Facilitating Isikwuato, Bende Road Projects

Leaders of Abia North Senatorial District have lauded Senator Orji Uzor Kalu for facilitating the construction of some important roads in the senatorial district. According to the leaders, the facilitation of the construction of Isikwuato-Uturu-Akara road in Isikwuato local government area, and that of Itumbuzo in Bende local government area should be commended by all irrespective of their political affiliation. The leaders under the aegis of Abia North Peace Foundation said: “As Chief Whip of the 9th Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu had during the supplementary budget of President Muhammadu Buhari facilitated the Isikwuato-Uturu-Akara road in Isikwuato LGA, and the…
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Abia North: Kalu’s Media Office Replies Abia Rejoice on Uturu- Akara Road

Abia North: Kalu’s Media Office Replies Abia Rejoice on Uturu- Akara Road

The Media office of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu of Abia North Senatorial Zone has responded to a political group called Abia Rejoice over attraction of Uturu-Akara road in Abia North Senatorial zone   The group in a long article on Saturday narrated how their Principal , Dr Uche Ogah attracted the ongoing Uturu-Akara road construction in Abia North through a letter written and addressed to former President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. While appreciating the former minister’s efforts to the road project as sighted in the letters he wrote in 2019, Kalu’s media office in a statement signed by Emmanuel Godswill…
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Integrity Award: Ned Nwoko Wins Senator Of The Year

Integrity Award: Ned Nwoko Wins Senator Of The Year

Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists (NACJ) has declared Senator Ned Nwoko as the winner of the prestigious, "INTEGRITY SENATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD " The award is part of the activities marking the Annual Media Conference on INTEGRITY AND PATRIOTISM organized by the Association. According to the Press Statement signed by the National President of the Association, Dr Charles Okhai, Senator Nwoko emerged winner of the highly coveted Award after a meticulous scrutiny exercise of the initial six Senators nominated for the Award. Dr Charles further stated that the Association is proud to identify with Senator Ned Nwoko because of…
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RETREAT: FG, Sen Kalu canvass for NASS/executive harmony to optimize public assets

RETREAT: FG, Sen Kalu canvass for NASS/executive harmony to optimize public assets

FG, Sen Kalu canvass for NASS/executive harmony to optimize public assets From Akwa Ibom, Kenneth Udeh The Presidency and the National stated on Friday that fraternal bond between both arms of Government will ensure the performance and resuscitation of some Non-Performing Enterprises and oversight function. This is posited in Akwa-Ibom during a retreat organised by the National Council on Privatisation and Bureau of Public Enterprises for the Senate Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation chaired by Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. For public assets in the country to optimised to full capacity, Ag DG of the BPE Mr Ignatius Ayewoh stated that…
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One Year Anniversary: Attack On Ibe Okwara Sign Of Frustration, Jealousy — Youth Group Replies Ifeanyi Uchendu

One Year Anniversary: Attack On Ibe Okwara Sign Of Frustration, Jealousy — Youth Group Replies Ifeanyi Uchendu

A political group under the aegis of Ohafia Youth Initiative Movement (OYI), has slammed the former Deputy Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Uchendu for attacking the member representing Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Chief Ibe Okwara Osonwa. Uchendu, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2023 National Assembly election for Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency on Thursday slammed Osonwa’s performance in the House of Representatives, saying: “I must express my deep disappointment with his performance over the past year.” In a swift response to the statement, OYI in a statement by…
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Chief Dr. Daniel Okeke Advocates for Diplomatic Approach from Organized Labour Amid Economic Challenges

Chief Dr. Daniel Okeke Advocates for Diplomatic Approach from Organized Labour Amid Economic Challenges

On Tuesday 11 July 2024, Chief Dr. Daniel Okeke A renowned business Tycoon and the CEO of Express Concern Int’l Group urged Organized Labour to exercise consideration and diplomacy in their wage demands, given Nigeria's ongoing unemployment issues. He expressed concerns that a mandated N250,000 minimum wage could result in widespread retrenchment, as many state governments and private sector employers may be unable to meet such requirements. "Organized Labour must be considerate and diplomatic in their requests," stated Dr. Okeke. "With Nigeria grappling with significant unemployment challenges, insisting on a N250,000 minimum wage could lead to retrenchments, as some state…
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President Tinubu Appoints Ohafia–Born Dr. Nkeiruka Maduekwe As DG/CEO NCCC

President Tinubu Appoints Ohafia–Born Dr. Nkeiruka Maduekwe As DG/CEO NCCC

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT TINUBU APPROVES NEW LEADERSHIP FOR NATIONAL COUNCIL ON CLIMATE CHANGE In accordance with his commitment to actualize Nigeria's green industrial vision, boost investor confidence, and unlock sustainable economic value through various climate finance instruments, President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Dr. Nkiruka Maduekwe as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Council on Climate Change (NCCC) in interim capacity, pending the confirmation of her appointment by the NCCC Supervisory Council. The President has also approved that Dr. Maduekwe, 39, who holds a Bachelor of Law degree; a Master’s degree in Environmental Law &…
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