Court refuses stay of Kalu’s trial in alleged N3.2 billion fraud
Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday said it would today hear the defence of a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, in the alleged N3.2 billion fraud case preferred against him. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting Kalu together with his former Commissioner for Finance, Ude Jones Udeogu, and a company,…
Court scolds former governor Uzor Kalu over absence from trial
Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday berated former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, for absenting himself from the continuation of his alleged N7.65 billion fraud trial.
Orji Kalu and task of wooing Southeast For APC
When former Abia State governor, Dr. Orji Uzo Kalu visited Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, recently, many conjured the visit to mean an attempt by him (Kalu) to probably woo the Enugu helmsman into joining the All Progressives Congress (APC). Since joining the APC in 2016, the former governor has taken upon the role of…
2019 general elections will be violence-free,says Kalu
Chief Orji Kalu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Abia has predicted that the 2019 general elections would be violence-free across the country.
Orji Kalu advocates unicameral legislature for Nigeria
Former Abia governor, Dr Orji Kalu, says Nigeria should adopt unicameral legislature as the present arrangement is economically wasteful.
Kalu, others re-arraigned over alleged N7.1 billion fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned former Governor Orji Kalu of Abia State before the Federal High Court, Lagos State. Re-arraigned alongside Kalu on an amended charge were former Commissioner of Finance in the state, Udeh Udeogu, and Slok Nigeria Limited. Having pleaded not guilty to the charges, the court allowed them…
Alleged N3.2bn fraud: Prosecution closes case against Kalu, others
The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Friday closed its case against a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu and two others charged with N3.2 billion fraud. The EFCC Prosecutor, Mr Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), announced closure of the prosecution’s case at the Federal High Court, Lagos. He, however, informed the court that the prosecution…
Workers’ Day: Kalu calls for improved working conditions
Former governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has urged public and private establishments in the county to accord high priority to the welfare of workers in their various organisations.
Kalu urges Tinubu to accelerate reconciliation of aggrieved APC members
Former Abia governor, Dr Orji Kalu has called on the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress ( APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to accelerate efforts toward reconciling aggrieved members of the ruling party.
Nnamani, Kalu decry Ajimobi, Shittu rift
Former Senate President, Chief Ken Nnamani, and former Abia State Governor, Dr Orji Kalu, yesterday, urged the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to close ranks, if they want to win the 2019 general election.
Absence of EFCC witness stalls Orji Kalu’s trial
The absence of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Mr. Mike Udoh yesterday stalled the trial of former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu at the Federal High Court, Lagos. Kalu, Udeh Jones Udeogu and his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited were arraigned October 31, 2016 by the EFCC before Justice Mohammed Idris…