The Abia State Government has extended the curfew imposed on Aba, the commercial centre of the state till Sunday.
The dusk to dawn curfew was earlier scheduled to end on Friday.
The curfew was imposed following violence between members of the pro-Biafra separatist group, IPOB, and soldiers in the state.
According to a statement by Enyinnaya Appolos, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, the state government has also postponed the resumption of schools in the state.
Primary and secondary schools in the state, initially scheduled to resume on September 18 will now resume on September 25.