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  1. Nairaland Discussion board / Nairaland / Common / Politics / ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State
    Thread) (944 Views) Governor Of Oyo State’s God Daughter Or Concubine?

    Who Is aware of? / Is Abia Nonetheless D God’s Personal State Or An Accursed State That Has Produced D Chief /
    Has “God’s Personal State” Lastly Woken Up? (1)
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    (zero) (1) (Reply) (Go Down)ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official
    State Thread) by Udmaster(m):Eight:13am On Aug 02, 2016ABIA STATE- God’s Personal State
    Created- twenty seventh August 1991.
    Whole- 6,320km2
    Inhabitants-2,833,999(2006 census)
    ->
    Abia is a state within the south japanese a part of Nigeria.

    The capital is Umuahia and the most important business metropolis
    is Aba.
    The industrial hub, Aba was previously a British colonial authorities outpost within the area.

    Abia state was created in 1991 from a part of Imo State.

    It is among the constituent states of the Niger Delta
    Growth Commision.
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official
    State Thread) by Udmaster(m):Eight:13am On Aug 02, 2016Abia State,
    which occupies about 5,834 sq. kilometres, is bounded
    on the north and northeast by the states of Anambra, Enugu, and Ebonyi.
    To the west of Abia is Imo State, to the east and southeast are Cross River State
    and Akwa Ibom State, and to the south is Rivers State.

    The southern a part of the State lies throughout the riverine a part of
    Nigeria. It’s low-mendacity tropical rain forest with some oil-palm
    brush.
    the southern portion will get heavy rainfall of about 2,four hundred millimetres (ninety four in) per yr particularly intense between the months of April by
    means of October. The remainder of the State is reasonably excessive plain and wooded savanna.
    An important rivers in Abia State are the Imo and Aba
    Rivers which circulation into the Atlantic Ocean by Akwa Ibom State.

    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):Eight:14am On Aug 02,
    2016Oil and Fuel Exploration
    There are over one hundred oil wells and three put in circulation stations in Abia State..

    There can be an related fuel plant, Abia/NNPC gasoline plant.
    As of 2012, boundary Fee mentioned it returned forty two oil wells from neighbouring Rivers State to Abia.
    This could have meant Abia being fourth largest oil producing state within the county.

    Oil big, Shell, holds a lot of the licenses for the wells within the State and has
    targeting the estimated 50 wells which can be thought of excessive-yield.

    The State produced 36,000 barrels of crude oil per day; “Imoturu produces 23,000 barrels per day and Isimili movement station produces over eight,000 barrels of crude oil per day. Then 4 oil wells in Izaku go to Obigo movement station. About 30 oil wells from my village go to Umuri and about eight oil wells from Umurie go to Afam”, lamented Samuel
    Okezie Nwogu, Chairman of Abia State Oil Producing Improvement Space Fee, ASOPADEC.

    Nevertheless, the State has complained of poor funding from its oil income federal allocation. Our individuals are actually suffering,
    and there are many tasks we are able to nonetheless execute to alleviate their sufferings.

    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by
    Udmaster(m):Eight:15am On Aug 02, 2016Representing 27% of the GDP, agriculture, which employs 70% of the state workforce, is the second
    financial sector of Abia. With its enough seasonal rainfall,
    Abia has a lot arable landthat produces yams, maize, potatoes,
    rice, cashews, plantains, taro, and cassava.

    Oil palm is a very powerful money crop.
    —>

    Abia State was carved out of the previous Imo State in 1991.

    The identify “Abia” is an abbreviation of 4 of the
    state’s densely populated areas Aba, Bende, Isuikwuato, and Afikpo.

    It is likely one of the thirty-six (36) States with
    seventeen (17) Native authorities areas (LGAs) that represent the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

    Abia persons are of the Igbo ethnic group who’re one of
    many indigenous peoples of South japanese a part of Nigeria.

    Their conventional language is Igbo as its residents are pre dominantly Igbo
    folks.
    English is extensively spoken and serves because the official language
    in governance and enterprise. Abia’s over 2.Four million persons are primarily Christians.

    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread)
    by ukomko:Eight:20am On Aug 02, 2016Ka nu wooo
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by
    Udmaster(m):Eight:31am On Aug 02, 2016ukomko:
    Ka nu wooo
    ka nule, umirima kwanu?
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):Eight:52am On Aug
    02, 2016PAST And Current Directors OF ABIA STATE.

    1. Frank Ajobena Army Administrator- August 28,
    1991 to January, 1992

    2. Ogbonnaya Onu
    Govt Governor January, 1992 to November, 1993 NRC social gathering

    three. Main Chinyere Ike Nwosu
    Army Administrator
    December 9, 1993 to September 14, 1994

    four. Temi Ejoor
    Army Administrator
    September 14, 1994 to August 22, 1996

    5. Moses Fasanya
    Navy Administrator August 22, 1996 to August, 1998.

    6. Anthony Obi Army Administrator August, 1998 to Might 29, 1999
    7. Orji Uzor Kalu Government Governor Could 29, 1999 to
    Could 29, 2007 PDP, PP A Elected on PDP platform, switched to Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA).

    Eight. Theodore A. Orji Govt Governor Might 29 2007 to Could 29,
    2015 PPA, APGA, PDP

    9. INCUMBENT: Okezie Ikpeazu
    Govt Governor Could 29, 2015 to -??
    PDP
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread)
    by eduj(m):9:11am On Aug 02, 2016abia thread is at all times dull.
    is not their one thing we will do to encourage our brethren to assist present
    case it?
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):9:
    14am On Aug 02, 2016eduj:
    abia thread is at all times dull. is not their one thing we are able
    to do to encourage our brethren to assist present case it?

    that is a brand new state thread, it will likely be
    giving replace, pics and data. Occurring in Abia.. Abians will hop in. Chill out
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):9:
    21am On Aug 02, 2016 Sub-Ethnic IGBO Teams THAT MAKE UP ABIA STATE.

    1. Ohuhu
    2. Ngwa
    three. Aro
    four. Ndoki
    5. Ohafia
    6. Ikwuano
    7. Abiriba
    eight. Ibeku
    9. Isuochi
    10. Isukwuato
    eleven. Bende
    12. Abam
    thirteen. Ubakala
    14. Uzuakoli
    15. Ozuitem/Merchandise
    sixteen. Ihechiowa
    17. Alayi
    18. Igbere
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official
    State Thread) by Udmaster(m):9:22am On Aug 02,
    2016PICS.
    1.- UMUAHIA TOWER
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):9:25am On Aug 02, 2016PICS.

    Abia Diagnostic And Medical Middle. Mgt by MeCure.

    1 LikeRe: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Justiyke4u:9:
    27am On Aug 02, 2016Wonderful provided that the thread will not be spoilt with tribalism by eworriors.

    Good work op
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):9:
    28am On Aug 02, 2016PICS:
    –>
    Newly Constructed Abia State Secretariate.
    1 LikeRe: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official
    State Thread) by Justiyke4u:9:29am On Aug 02,
    2016Udmaster:
    Sub-Ethnic IGBO Teams THAT MAKE UP ABIA STATE.

    1. Ohuhu
    2. Ngwa
    three. Aro
    four. Ndoki
    5. Ohafia
    6. Ikwuano
    7. Abiriba
    eight. Ibeku
    9. Isuochi
    10. Isikwuato
    eleven. Bende
    12. Abam
    thirteen. Ubakala
    14. Uzuakoli
    15. Ozuitem/Merchandise
    sixteen. Ihechiowa
    17. Alayi
    18. Igbere
    sorry is Isuikwuato
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):
    9:31am On Aug 02, 2016Justiyke4u:
    sorry is Isuikwuato
    okay. Thankz four the correction
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Justiyke4u:9:35am On Aug 02, 2016Udmaster:
    okay. Thankz four the correction
    you’re welcome. Which facet are you from?

    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State
    Thread) by MzPecs(f):9:39am On Aug 02, 2016Udmaster:
    Sub-Ethnic IGBO Teams THAT MAKE UP ABIA STATE.

    1. Ohuhu
    2. Ngwa
    three. Aro
    four. Ndoki
    5. Ohafia
    6. Ikwuano
    7. Abiriba
    eight. Ibeku
    9. Isuochi
    10. Isukwuato
    eleven. Bende
    12. Abam
    thirteen. Ubakala
    14. Uzuakoli
    15. Ozuitem/Merchandise
    sixteen. Ihechiowa
    17. Alayi
    18. Igbere
    Uturu nko?
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by
    MzPecs(f):9:42am On Aug 02, 2016 Justiyke4u I really
    like your signature..
    It is inspiring
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):
    9:45am On Aug 02, 2016AZUMINI BLUE RIVER.
    Azumini is an historic junction group of Ndoki, positioned on the south-south japanese nook of Abia state, about 15 miles south of Aba,
    a serious buying and selling heart. And in addition bounded to the
    North by a village often known as Akanu, on the
    west by the village of Umuogo which is throughout the Azumini blue river and on the
    South and East by the Annangs. The Annangs are positioned east
    of the Aba-Azumini River which empties itself into the Imo River after a village known as Akpala.
    The river has astonishing range of historic or important websites.
    These websites would actually fascinate a vacationer to this historical African settlement.

    The historic and important of the websites are, nevertheless,
    not the one objects which may intrigue the vacationer to Azumini; a few
    of Azumini’s uncommon wild lives are additionally fascinating and entertaining.
    This lovely river, which has turn into one among the foremost vacationer points of interest within the nation, flows from the southern a part of Abia state to the fringes
    of Akwa-Ibom state. It is known as “The Blue River”
    as a result of no different river in Nigeria is as clear
    and blue as it’s. Aesthetically pleasing, and surrounded by magnificence and nature, lush greens and cool water, the blue river additionally reveals a extra wild and harmful facet,
    particularly the place it reaches the majestic
    rapids. On the rapids is the breathtaking surroundings that’s
    a part of its middle of attraction. Azumini Blue River gives vacationers the best alternative to discover Nigeria’s pure settings
    in a extra urbanized means.
    ——————–
    PICS.
    1 LikeRe: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by eduj(m):9:48am On Aug 02, 2016Udmaster:

    that is a brand new state thread, will probably be giving replace, pics
    and information. Taking place in Abia.. Abians
    will hop in. Loosen up
    thanks I might contribute as a lot as I can
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread)
    by Udmaster(m):9:49am On Aug 02, 2016MzPecs:

    Uturu nko?
    Uturu is in Isukwuato. Good job in campaigning for Vizkiz.

    2 Likes 1 ShareRe: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Justiyke4u:9:53am On Aug 02, 2016MzPecs:

    Justiyke4u I really like your signature..
    It is inspiring
    thanks
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by
    Justiyke4u:9:55am On Aug 02, 2016Wow. I really like water views.
    The river is so calm
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official
    State Thread) by MzPecs(f):9:58am On Aug 02, 2016Justiyke4u:
    thanks
    Can I disturb you small regarding my signature?
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Justiyke4u:
    10:00am On Aug 02, 2016MzPecs:

    Can I disturb you small regarding my signature?
    no downside
    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):10:03am On Aug 02, 2016ABIA STATE E-Library, BCA
    Street Space, Umuahia.
    1 LikeRe: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):10:
    06am On Aug 02, 2016PICS: The brand new Abia State Excessive Court docket Advanced.

    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by MzPecs(f):
    10:09am On Aug 02, 2016Justiyke4u:
    no downside
    Thanks a lot

    I will point out you with the hyperlink quickly

    ***modified***
    Whats up sir! Here is the hyperlink beneath:

    http://www.nairaland.com/3263244/mr-nairaland-contest-2016-elimination/three#48111432

    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by Udmaster(m):10:14am On Aug 02,
    2016PICS: Umuahia Township Stadium For my part, this stadium wants a renovation and revamping.

    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State
    Thread) by Udmaster(m):10:20am On Aug 02, 2016PICS: ENYIMBA TOWNSHIP STADIUM, ABA.

    Re: ABIA STATE: GOD’s Personal STATE.(official State Thread) by
    Udmaster(m):10:30am On Aug 02, 2016Pics: ABIA MALL, ninety% Completion.
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  3. Oct 12, 2009)They had been unprepared for the flood of feelings that engulfed them when survivors of the 1967 massacre
    in Asaba, Nigeria, solemnly stood at the rostrum and informed their
    tales.

    With out tissues available, tears streamed down the faces of
    the males, soaking the collars of each Western suitcoats and conventional Nigerian bubas.

    For some within the viewers, this was the primary probability in forty two years to
    study the destiny of their cherished ones.

    “This is the primary time in my life that I’ve been instructed the story of what occurred, and my very own father was killed in that warfare,” stated Michael Nwanze, a political science professor at Howard
    College in Washington, D.C. “I buried my father however I used to be by no means in a position to mourn him as a result of I didn’t know the reality.”

    The survivors of the Oct. 7, 1967, massacre in Asaba, Nigeria, had been ready greater than 4 a long time to shed mild on the
    nightmare that haunts them nonetheless and to tally and honor the lifeless – estimated by
    some accounts to be from 500 to 2,000 males and boys.
    The massacre occurred throughout Nigeria’s bitter civil conflict, and people
    focused had been of Igbo ethnicity.

    Serving to the Nigerian folks piece collectively the puzzle of the lengthy-buried tragedy
    isanthropology professor Elizabeth Fowl, assistant anthropology professor Erin Kimmerle and Fraser Ottanelli, chairman of the division of historical past, who
    areworking with the USF Libraries Holocaust & Genocide Research Heart and a Tampa Police Homicide Det.
    Charles Massucci.

    The researchers are gathering paperwork, recording oral histories
    and this spring will journey to Nigeria to study mass graves within the hopes of making a memorial to the many years-outdated
    slayings.

    The Oct. 9-10 Asaba Memorial Mission symposium
    at USF kicked off the hassle that included
    launching the Asaba Memorial Challenge webpage. The positioning will function a global report of
    the massacre, together with archive photos, oral histories,
    official information, newspaper articles and different
    supplies the USF workforce gathers.

    Will probably be no small job. Reminiscences of the massacre are hazy and particulars battle.
    However, Ottanelli stated it’s the oral histories -the voices of the individuals – that can make the
    occasions of Asaba come alive.

    “It humanizes what we’ve been studying,” he mentioned.

    “It takes an occasion thus far away and places a human face to it. The testimony could be very highly effective. We’re honored and humbled by this superior duty.”

    For the survivors, a public acknowledgement of the deaths and a everlasting memorial to their misplaced liked ones will convey a measure of justice that has been elusive
    for greater than 4 many years.

    “We can forgive however we must always by no means, ever neglect,” stated Chinelo Egwuatu, fifty three,
    a 15-yr Tampa resident who survived the Biafra-Nigerian civil struggle and submit-struggle famine, though
    two of her siblings perished. “This is an effective factor USF is doing. There isn’t a approach you may carry the folks again, however you’ll be able to at the very least acknowledge that it occurred.”

    Up till now, little has been recorded concerning the Asaba
    massacre. Particulars have been hidden from the
    worldwide press. Nigerian authorities officials refused to remark publicly.
    And a world observer staff was accused of
    conducting a hasty, haphazard investigation wherein it
    concluded no genocide had occurred.

    This left survivors, notably eyewitnesses to the occasion, with no sense
    of closure.

    Asaba, a key Nigerian city populated by civilian authorities workers,
    docs, legal professionals, engineers, athletes and students of the influential Igbo
    ethnic group, was loyal to the Nigerian federal authorities.
    Nonetheless, the city was focused by a faction of that very same navy authorities for annihilation.

    Nobody is certain who gave the orders or why. Nor is anybody sure what number of lives had been misplaced when troopers
    opened fireplace on the males and boys in city.

    For Egwuatu, the warfare is embodied within the face of just
    a little boy who was as soon as her playmate. She was solely eleven-years-outdated in 1967 and, though she wasn’t a witness to the Asaba
    massacre, she remembers seeing physique elements strewn on the village streets.
    She additionally recalls coming throughout the physique of her buddy.

    “I’ll always remember the look in his eyes,” she
    mentioned, rifling by her handbag for one thing to staunch
    the move of tears. She pulled out slightly Caesars pizza napkin and dabbed
    her face.

    “It was horrible. This was barbaric. You by no means anticipated human beings to behave like that. It was evil.”

    “Evil” is also the phrase Ifeanyi Uraih used to explain what he witnessed that day.

    He was residing in Asaba along with his dad and mom and 9 siblings when the federal troops got here to city.

    “They ordered everybody to return out to the city sq.. (Col. Ibrahim) Taiwo mentioned it was time to dance round city and be part of our brethren, and he warned that everybody ought to come alongside,” he recalled.

    The folks did as they had been advised, considering they had been being invited to a victory celebration. They didn’t notice it was a ruse to coax all of the males out of hiding.
    Instantly, the celebratory environment evaporated. Taiwo’s troops started separating the
    males from the ladies.

    “They have been sincere with us,” stated Uraih. “They informed us they had been going to kill us. They took us to the mounted machine guns. Then it dawned on us that it was true.”

    Uraih estimates that 2,000 males stood within the killing subject that day.

    “I was standing with my older brother at the sting of the gang. He was holding my hand. He had all the time taken care of me. We shared the identical mattress. He was the primary to be dragged away by the troopers. He let go of my hand and pushed me into the gang. He was shot within the again. I may see the blood gushing from his again. He was the primary sufferer of the massacre. Then all hell let free.”

    Uraih survived as a result of he was buffered by our bodies that had been shot and fell
    on high of him.

    “I misplaced depend of time,” he stated. “To at the present time, I stay with the scent of the blood of my brethren that evening. Even the heavens wept for the victims of this holocaust. Lastly the bullets stopped.

    A long time later, Uraih was within the reception room of a doctor’s workplace in London when Gen. Yakubu Gowon, head of the Nigerian army authorities on the time of the massacre, occurred to stroll in for an appointment.

    “We talked and he stated he sincerely regretted what occurred that day, that
    it was one among his best regrets,” mentioned Uraih, including that he believed Gowon. “I can’t inform this
    story with out tears in my eyes, however I don’t
    have any bitterness in my coronary heart.”

    Chief Philip Asiodu, who hailed from Asaba and was a member of Gowon’s cabinet on the time of the genocide, mentioned he too has no room for bitterness although his brother, Sydney Asiodu, a promising Olympic hurdler, lengthy jumper and runner, was a sufferer of the massacre.

    Asiodu, who later turned chief financial adviser to the Nigerian president and minister for petroleum, stated Asaba ought to have been the final village focused by federal troops as a result of it was populated by present and former Igbo civil servants loyal to the federal authorities.

    It’s been reported that Taiwo had a grasp record containing the names of distinguished residents and civil servants focused for demise. Some consider that Gen. Murtala Mohammed, commander of the Second Division of the federal troops and Taiwo’s superior, needed to rid himself of opposition so he may launch a coup. Mohammed later toppled Gowon to change into head of state.

    Like fellow Nigerians assembled at USF for the symposium, Asiodu stated he’s supporting the Asaba Memorial Venture as a result of he believes the individuals have to know what occurred.

    “Once we do, I nonetheless have religion we are able to change the ethics of our present authorities
    and turn out to be the vanguard for African progress,” he stated.

    The reality could also be a very long time coming, nonetheless. Like these killed within the Asaba genocide, paperwork have lengthy been buried or unavailable. “There will all the time be debate,
    ” stated Elizabeth Fowl, USF professor of anthropology. “The official
    data are woefully insufficient.”

    Hen pointed to the significance of the e-book Blood on the Niger as the primary publication that drew consideration to the massacre. Its creator, Emma Okocha, himself a survivor, was essential to the mission – initially contacting Kimmerle, and bringing collectively the community of students, activists, and group members who attended the symposium.

    Final yr, Kimmerle and a analysis workforce traveled to Lagos, Nigeria the place they investigated strategies for human identification in collaboration with John Obafunwa, provost of the School of Medication at Lagos State College. Kimmerle has finished human rights work all through the Balkans, Peru and Nigeria and her analysis group is engaged on new strategies of identification, analysis for investigations of “cold
    cases” and forensic science schooling.

    Kimmerle and her group additionally traveled to Asaba to fulfill with group leaders and started interviewing witnesses to the massacre.The work will contain extra fieldwork over the subsequent few years and is a part of an effort to develop new strategies and applied sciences to resolve chilly instances each within the United States and abroad. The venture is supported financially by the Nationwide Institute of Justice.

  4. You are my inspiration, I own few blogs and sometimes run out from brand :). “Yet do I fear thy nature It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness.” by William Shakespeare.

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