Orji Kalu and the road to prison: Implications for Southeast APC
Since former Abia State governor, Orji Uzo Kalu left Government House, Umuahia 12 years ago, his attempts at regaining political relevance in the state have been accompanied by severe battles.
Ex-Governor Kalu: Court adjourns judgment on N7.2bn fraud charge
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned until Dec. 5, judgment in a N7.2 billion fraud case against former Gov. Orji Kalu of Abia.
Tribunal sacks Senator Orji Kalu
The National Assembly petitions tribunal sitting in Abia state Monday sacked Orji Uzor Kalu as the senator representing Abia North in the Nigerian Senate. Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Mao Ohuabunwa challenged Kalu's victory at the tribunal. The tribunal ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a supplementary election within 90 days in…
Senate announces Principal Officers
An uneasy calm pervaded the air in the hallowed chamber of the Senate Tuesday as it formally constituted its Principal officers. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, read two separate letters to the hearing of his colleagues. He said by those letters, the entire Senate leadership stood constituted. As he began to read the names,…
Kalu urges Buhari to intervene in Oyegun, Oshiomhole dispute
A former Abia Governor, Dr Orji Kalu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the dispute between the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole and his predecessor, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.
Orji Kalu says Deputy Senate President for South-East not negotiable
Dr Orji Kalu, former governor of Abia, has reinforced his earlier stance that the office of the Deputy Senate President must be reserved for the South-East caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the National Assembly. Orji’s position was contained in statement issued on Thursday by Mr Kunle Oyewumi, of Orji Kalu Media Office,…
Arewa youths say Kalu deserves deputy senate president’s seat
Arewa youths have endorsed the deputy senate presidency bid of former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly.
Kalu urges political leaders to focus on governance
Former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, has urged the nation’s political leaders to focus on governance and forgot the issues of the last election.
Why southeast craves leadership slots in 9th NASS
One issue that has reverberated in the Southeast since conclusion of 2019 general elections is what position the zone would occupy, as a new administration takes off on May 29.