Abia governor-elect, Alex Otti, speaks after victorious 2023 governorship election

March 23, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Abia governor-elect, Alex Otti, speaks after victorious 2023 governorship election The Abia state governor-elect, Dr. Alex Chioma Otti, has assured Abians of his responsibility to serve as their chief servant in the coming years. In his acceptance speech, Otti said the seige was over in Abia state. He said, “My fellow Abians, it gives me great pleasure this evening to Read More

Breaking: INEC declares Labour Party’s Alex Otti winner of Abia 2023 governorship election

March 22, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Dr. Alex Otti of Labour Party has been declared governor-elect of Abia State. Otti polled 175, 467 votes to clinch the state, while his closest rival Okey Ahiwe of People’s Democratic Party got 88, 529 votes after Saturday March 18, 2023. The Returning Officer, Prof. Nnenna Oti, declared the LP candidate the winner at the headquarters of the Independent National Read More

[Breaking] Abia governorship election: At last, INEC reveals when, where remaining collation, winner will be announced

March 22, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Information reaching Blueprint revealed that the remaining collation of results and eventual announcement of winner of Abia state governorship election will take place later on Wednesday March 22, 2023, barring any unforeseen circumstance. This is after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) suspended the final lap of result collation in the state due to controversies surrounding outcome of election from Read More

2023 governorship election: Don’t tamper with people’s mandate in Abia, Enugu, Adamawa, Ikoku tells INEC 

March 22, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Veteran political and media strategist, Chief Mrs Mary Ikoku, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to delay any further in declaring winners of 2023 governorship elections in Abia, Enugu and Adamawa states. Ikoku, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for House of Representatives for Arochukwu-Ohafia Federal Constituency in the 2023 general elections who spoke through a terse Read More

Abia: APGA governorship candidate seeks votes, promises restoration

March 8, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate for the March 11 gubernatorial election in Abia state, Prof. Gregory Ibe, said he is adequately prepared to restore the glory of Abia state. Prof Ibe, according to a statement released Wednesday by his spokesperson, John Nwokwocha, said the candidate has demonstrated a track record in service with a working document on how to Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court affirms Ibe as APGA governorship candidate in Abia

March 8, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Jubilations have greeted the ruling of the Supreme Court Wednesday in Abuja, re-affirming Professor Greg Ibe as the authentic governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia state for the Saturday, March 11 gubernatorial election. Teeming supporters, associates and party faithful were caught celebrating the declaration of the apex court. As at the time of filling the Read More

Naira scarcity: APGA guber candidate commends Abia citizens for maintaining peace

February 19, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the March 11 gubernatorial election in Abia state, Prof Gregory Ibe, has commended the people of the state for maintaining peace and calm despite the hardship occasioned by the redesigned naira swap. The governorship candidate, in a statement signed Sunday by his spokesman, John Nwokocha, said he has observed Read More

Anambra police rescue 3 children stolen from Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Rivers

February 17, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Anambra state Police Command on Friday rescued three children stolen from their parents at Abia, Akwa Ibom and Rivers states. The Anambra state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Tochukwu Ikenga, who disclosed this in a statement, gave the names of the recovered children as Master David Frang, aged eight; Miss Sarah Frang, aged three; and Master Chibuchi Sunday; Read More

Breaking: PDP governorship candidate is dead

January 25, 2023 Editor 0

About two months to the governorship election in Nigeria, a gubernatorial candidate Prof. Uchenna Ikonne has passed on. Blueprint reports that Prof. Ikonne is the People’s Democratic Party governorship candidate in Abia state. His first son Chikezie Uche-Ikonne confirmed his demise on Wednesday January 25, 2023, His message reads, “I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Read More

How I became first female Chief – Chimamanda

January 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has become the first female chief in her community, in Abba, Anambra State. The renowned author was recently installed as, “Odeluwa,” an Igbo language expression translated as “the one who writes for the world.” In a social media post on Thursday, the Anambra born said, “I am the first woman in my hometown to Read More

Lawyer petitions NJC over refusal to hear case

September 16, 2022 Editorial II 0

Some aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia state, have petitioned the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of National Judicial Council (NJC), Olukayode Ariwoola, over an alleged refusal by a Federal High Court Judge in Umuahia to hear a pre-election matter. Lawyer to the aggrieved members, Nnamdi U. Nwokocha Ahaaiwe, in the petition, said Justice Read More

After quitting governorship contest, Abaribe leaves PDP, resigns as Senate minority leader

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

Few after quitting governorship contest in Abia state, Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has quit the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The serving Senator also resigned as the Minority Leader in the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Senator Abaribe confirmed his exit from the party, and resignation as a minority leader in the Senate in separate letters to the ward Read More

2023: I have come to bring good tidings in Arochukwu, Ohafia constituency, Ikoku tells APC delegates

May 26, 2022 Editor 0

Leading House of Representatives aspirant for Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency in Abia state, Chief Mrs Mary Ikoku, has appealed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates to vote for her at the party primaries scheduled to hold on Friday May 27, 2022. Mary, a media guru and notable social advocate spoke in a press statement through her campaign organisation on Thursday. Read More

Breaking: Ekweremadu, Abaribe pull out of Enugu, Abia PDP governorship contest

May 25, 2022 Editor 0

The immediate past Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and incumbent Minority leader at the Senate Enyinnaya Abaribe on Wednesday withdrew from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary elections in Enugu and Abia states. Speaking through a statement by the Director-General of Ikeoha Campaign Organisation, Hon. Charles Ogbo Asogwa, Ekweremadu who did not give reason for his withdrawal, said, “We Read More

Abia: Journalist, Uchenna, picks APC forms for Arochukwu assembly seat

May 5, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

With the promise to offer quality representation, Okoro Uchenna Kalu, a young journalist and former banker, has declared his intention to represent Arochukwu State Constituency in the Abia State House of Assembly in 2023. Kalu, who obtained the All Progressives Congress (APC) nomination forms for the constituency seat at the party’s secretariat, Umuahia, the state capital, said it was time Read More