Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeyele Oyebade, has reunited one little Joseph Okafor, who was stolen from his parents on May 27, 2015, at Eluma Lokpaukwu in Umunneochi council with parents.
While handing over the two-year-old to his father, Mr. Francis Okafor, the CP said that the little Okafor was abducted on the said date by

Abia State government has been urged to
offset the backlog arrears of salaries owed local government council
workers for the interest of peace in the state.
State President, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Abia State chapter, Ijoma Onyenaucheya, disclosed this in an interaction with newsmen in Umuahia.

A group of retired police officers from four South East and South
South states has petitioned the National Assembly (NASS) over the alleged non-payment of their 11 years pension arrears.
They signed the petition on the platform of the "War-affected Nigeria Police Retirees," comprising no fewer than 100 members from Abia, Akwa Ibom, Enugu and Rivers states.

The Abia State Police Command Eminent Peoples Forum has charged
eminent people in the state to collaborate with the Police in their
efforts to secure lives and properties in the state.
The appeal came at the end of forum’s maiden meeting in Umuahia, the
state capital, with a 19-point communiqué on ways and measures to

The Dream Team VI (football team) on Saturday August 20, 2016, finally secured a medal for Nigeria at the Rio Olympics. Samson Siasia’s men defeated Honduras 3-2 in the third place play-off to claim bronze at the men’s football tournament. Striker Sadiq Umar opened the scoring for the Mikel captained side in the 34th minute after the Dream Team had fluffed a handful of chances.

On June 15, Nigeria’s central bank announced it would abandon its currency’s dollar peg. Since then, the naira has fallen 61 percent against the U.S. dollar, generating difficulties for both foreign and domestic businesses in Africa’s most populous country. Nestle Nigeria, for instance, saw a 94 percent drop in profits as the currency depreciated.


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