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    2016 Budget: How Poor Implementation Cripples Sectorial Performance Across States

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    Reports from states across Nigeria have indicated poor budget performance indices following delay or even outright non-implementation of budgetary allocations across the various sectors of the economy. Hussaini Hammangabdo (Yola), Abu Nmodu, (Minna), Joshua Dada (OSOGBO), Tope Fayehun (Akure), George Okojie (Lagos), Matthias Nwogu Umuahia (Abia)  Sam Egwu (Lokoja), write. The situation, which stunted the…

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    Abia PDP Accuses Ogah Of Parading Fake Certificate Of Return

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    One month after a certificate of return was issued to Dr Uchechukwu Ogah by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as ordered by an Abuja  High court presided over by  Justice Okon Abang, the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) has faulted the  certificate  and accused  Ogah of parading a fake certificate. The party argued yesterday,…

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  • Abia Raises The Alarm Over Plot To Kidnap Judicial Officers

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    Abia  state government has  called on security operatives to step up  their surveillance and protection following   alleged plots to kidnap  important  Functionaries for political  reasons. The  call is said to be a fall out of alleged uncovered plots  by the  government of some politicians  who  for  selfish reasons want to kidnap judicial officers in the…

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    We Received Appeal Notice From Ikpeazu, Not Stay Of Execution Order – INEC

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    The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) yesterday admitted receiving a notice of appeal from the Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu but denied being served with stay-of-execution order. The electoral body had on Thursday issued a certificate of return to Ogah after a Federal High Court in Abuja had on Monday ruled that Ikpeazu submitted fraudulent…

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  • Establish NYSC Farms Across States, Ikpeazu Urges FG

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    As a possible option of making agriculture a pillar in the nations economic drive and to create employment, Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has advised the Federal Government to think of establishing farms across the 36 states, using members of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) as drivers of a youth agricultural  initiative. The…

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  • Democracy Day: Gov Ikpeazu Preaches Peace, Unity

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    Governor of Abia State, Dr  Okezie Ikpeazu has charged Nigerians to emphasize the things that unite the country rather than those that divide it. The governor gave the charge at the St Stephen’s Anglican Cathedral, Umuahia during a church service to mark this year’s Democracy Day in the state. He stated that lack of love…

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    Gov. Ikpeazu Condemns Killing Of Butcher In Aba

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    Governor Okezie Ikpeazu  of Abia State has condemned the shooting  by a soldier which resulted to the untimely death of  a  butcher at the Ogbor Hill Central Abattoir on Thursday and described the incident as unfortunate. The governor also commiserated with  the family of the slain butcher and the traders in the market in their …

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    Gov Ikpeazu Commiserates With Ugwuanyi Over Herdsmen Attack

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    As anger, resentment and condemnation greet the mass slaughter of residents of Ukpabi Nimbo community in Uzouwani Local Council of Enugu State by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday, the Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has commiserated with Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, and the entire people of Enugu State over the unfortunate incident. The governor condemned…

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    ABSU Staff, Students To Swear Affidavit On Cultism

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    Jolted by the  cult war which  left  two  third  year undergraduates  of Abia State University (ABSU),  Uturu, beheaded last month, all  staff and students  of  the university are now to compulsorily swear an affidavit  of not belonging to any cult or anti- social group that is inimical to public good. The Vice Chancellor of ABSU, …

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