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Abia Govt To Settle All Unpaid Arrears By December

Abia Govt To Settle All Unpaid Arrears By December

The Commissioner for Finance of Abia State, Mr Mike Akpara, has reassured the state’s government personnel that all outstanding pension and salary arrears will be paid latest by December 31, 2023. Speaking in an interview…

53-Year-Old Woman Fatally Assaulted To Death

53-Year-Old Woman Fatally Assaulted To Death

A 53-year-old Amarachi Nwanozie has been found dead next to her farm in Ngwama village, Isiala Ngwa South LGA of Abia State. Amarachi was found dead two days after her husband, Mr Nwanozie reported her…

Abia Doctors Suspend Six-Month-Old Strike

Abia Doctors Suspend Six-Month-Old Strike

The Abia State Medical Doctors on Friday suspended their six months old industrial action to enable the present administration led by Governor Otti to offset the backlog of unpaid salaries. The Chairman of the Abia…

Otti Reopens Abia Market, Appoints Sole Administrator

Otti Reopens Abia Market, Appoints Sole Administrator

The Abia State Governor, Alex Otti has reopened the Umuehilegbu Industrial Market in Osisioma Local Government Area of the state after it was closed down for some time due to leadership crises. Timothy Iheke Kalu…

Abia NLC Meets Otti, Promises To Call Of Strike

Abia NLC Meets Otti, Promises To Call Of Strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abia State Chapter’s two-week-old strike to force the government to pay its members’ unpaid salaries and pensions will soon come to an end as the union promised to do so…

Labour Party To Appeal Kano Court Ruling Nullifying Otti’s Candidacy

Labour Party To Appeal Kano Court Ruling Nullifying Otti’s Candidacy

The Labour Party (LP) on Tuesday appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano State which sacked the Abia State Governor-elect, Dr Alex Otti. New Telegraph had last week reported that the…

Abia Workers To Embark On Indefinite Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

Abia Workers To Embark On Indefinite Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

The Nigeria Labour Congress  (NLC) Abia State Chapter has announced its move to start an indefinite strike on Tuesday over years of unpaid pensions owed its members by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led state government. This was…

JUST-IN: Abia Assembly Impeach Speaker

JUST-IN: Abia Assembly Impeach Speaker

Barely 27 days to the expiration of the ninth State House of Assembly tenure across the states, the Abia State House of Assembly on Tuesday impeached hisSpeaker, Hon. Chinedum Orji. New Telegraph gathered that the impeachment…

Abia: Native Doctor On The Run After Inflicting Machete Injuries On 2 Children

Abia: Native Doctor On The Run After Inflicting Machete Injuries On 2 Children

A native doctor identified as Emea Ibe in Ania, Akanu, Ohafia LGA of Abia State is currently on the run after Inflicting terrible injuries on two children in the community. Emea was accused by the…

2023 Election: Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Orji Kalu

2023 Election: Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Orji Kalu

The Abia Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has dismissed the suit filed against the enate Chief Whip and former governor of the state, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu.  The petition submitted by John Azubuike and…