Ikpeazu at 55: A Celebration of Grace, Simplicity and Tenacity   By Jude Ndukwe When on the 18th of October, 1964, the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Chibuikem, was born to the family of Pa Ishmael and Deaconess Bessie Ikpeazu...

By FN Editor on October, 18 2019

FG, Labour Reach Agreement On Implementation Of N30,000 Minimum Wage The Federal Government and organised labour have reached an agreement on the implementation of the new minimum wage after three days of talks that ran through nights and ended in the...

By FN Editor on October, 18 2019

No plan to remove Fuel subsidy - FG Timipre Sylva, minister of state for petroleum, says the federal government has no immediate plans to remove fuel subsidy. The minister made this known while fielding questions from legislators at a...

By FN Editor on October, 18 2019

Metuh To Face Trial Over Alleged Destruction Of Evidence A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh, has lost his bid to stop his trial before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory...

By FN Editor on October, 18 2019

Ochanja Market inferno: The Takeaways The inferno on Wednesday in Ochanja Market Onitsha again brought to the fore our disaster unpreparedness. With no fire brigade on the hand to control the fire in the acclaimed largest...

By FN Editor on October, 18 2019

Buhari Approves N10bn Intervention Fund For Enugu Airport President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N10billion as an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The President disclosed this in a tweet on...

By FN Editor on October, 18 2019

Some Nigerians can’t recite the national anthem - Lai Mohammed Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says some Nigerians cannot recite the national anthem. Mohammed spoke on Thursday in Abuja at the public presentation of the “Mindshift Advocacy for Development Initiative”, a...

By FN Editor on October, 18 2019

EFCC to rehabilitate Yahoo-Yahoo boys The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, says the agency is planning to rehabilitate young people who are engaged in Internet fraud, popularly known as Yahoo...

By FN Editor on October, 18 2019

Bayelsa, Kogi, ‘difficult states to conduct elections’ – INEC Bayelsa and Kogi “are not easy states” when it comes to conducting governorship elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said. The INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, said this, on Tuesday,...

By FN Editor on October, 16 2019

Crisis rocks Nigerian Senate as Leadership hijack employment slots Crisis is allegedly brewing in the Senate over the employment slots allocated to  the lawmakers  by some federal agencies. Some aggrieved senators have vowed to resist the sharing method  allegedly adopted...

By FN Editor on October, 16 2019

Our govt can't provide adequate health care for Nigerians - Osinbajo Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government cannot adequately provide health care services for the entire Nigerian population. Osinbajo said this on Tuesday at the national health dialogue organised by Premium Times...

By FN Editor on October, 16 2019

FG to review salaries and allowances of political office holders - Ngige Chris Ngige, minister of labour, says the federal government will review the salaries and allowances of political office holders across the country. He made this known when delegates of the Nigerian...

By FN Editor on October, 16 2019

Lloydant Business Services does not pay tax to Abia govt, lawmaker alleges Majority Leader, Hon. Solomon Akpulonu, on Tuesday, brought a Matter of Urgent Public Importance on the processes of payment of staff salaries in Abia State. According to Akpulonu, the company contracted...

By FN Editor on October, 16 2019

Nigeria has not treated Igbos fairly - Peter Obi The Vice Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, Peter Obi has stated that the South-East has not been treated fairly unlike other regions in the...

By FN Editor on October, 15 2019

That Mamman Daura lives in Villa, controls Presidency is most unfortunate – Afenifere Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has described as shameful revelations by the daughter of Mamman Daura, Fatimah, that they have been living in the Presidential Villa for over three years. Afenifere further...

By FN Editor on October, 15 2019

Villa feud shows Incompetence, disorganization in Buhari presidency - PDP The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the feud between the first lady, Aisha Buhari and the family members of Mamman Daura, President Buhari's longtime friend.       The...

By FN Editor on October, 15 2019

Political Marginalization: Your Demands are Legitimate, Abia Speaker Tells Aba North Traditional Rulers   Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji MNSE, has said that the demands by Aba North Traditional Council over political marginalizion of Aba North Indigenes...

By FN Editor on October, 15 2019

Expect Aggressive road construction and rehabilitation, says Ikpeazu Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu says aggressive road construction and rehabilitation will commence in parts of the state as the rains have started abating. He stated this while addressing communities along...

By FN Editor on October, 15 2019

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