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.
How Southeast voted in Presidential/NASS elections
Those who wanted a change in the voting pattern of Southeast people were disappointed on February 23, when the Presidential and National Assembly elections returned...
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,…
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.
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…