The need to fix Aba- Ikot-Ekpene Road

>By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu Aba- Ikot-Ekpene Road is unarguably strategic to the economy of Abia State. The road links Aba, the economic heartbeat of the state to Akwa Ibom ancd Cross Rivers State and extends to the neighbouring Central African country, Cameroon . Traders from these neighbouring states form buck of the businessmen that patronise […]

Abia governorship crisis and the proliferation of certificates of return

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu Since the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC issued the controversial Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah, the document has become an object of ridicule. Every now and then, people , especially on the social media, are flaunting one manner of certificate or the other and lay claims to the governorship position […]

Opinion: Launching made-in Nigeria products globally through MINEC

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu The downward trend in Nigeria economy occasioned by the dwindling prices of oil in the international market, has generated efforts to salvage the ailing economy. In this vein, government has deployed to promote made-in – Nigeria products and launch them in the international market. This is to ensure that these products […]

The Abia governorship crisis and invitation to anarchy

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu ” When evil men plot, good men must plan. When evil men burn and bomb, good men must build and bind. When evil men shout ugly words of hatred, good men must commit themselves to the glories of love. Where evil men would seek to perpetuate an unjust status quo, good […]

Abia: Enough of these distractions

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu The greatest want of the world is the want of men – men who will not be bought or sold; men who in their inmost souls are true and honest; men who do not fear to call sin by its right name; men whose conscience is as true to duty as […]

Appraising Abia Town Hall Meetings

By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu The recent town hall meetings in Abia State afforded both the government and people of Abia State numerous opportunities. There was no better platform to explain the challenges faced by the government than the meeting. A state which federal monthly allocations have dwindled to as low as N1.8billion deserves to convene […]

Our security agents, rules of engagement, and Abia’s approach to checking pastoral conflicts

  By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu It may not be out of place to suggest here that our security agents are contributing negatively to the fragile security situation in the country. This suggestion is basically informed by the ugly incident that took place in Aba on Thursday where a soldier allegedly killed a meat-seller at the […]

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