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12 Jun
Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has appealed to the political class in Nigeria to demonstrate and uphold the tenets of democracy in all their endeavours.
2 Sep 2020
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has come under attack from a group campaigning for a President of Igbo extraction in 2023 over comments attributed to him that the ruling All Progressives Congress...
21 Aug 2020
Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the establishment of an ultra-modern diagnostic centre at the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, Abia.
3 Aug 2020
Senate Chief Whip, Dr Orji Kalu, said on Monday that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) had not paid contractors that handled roads he facilitated in Abia.
8 May 2020
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia has expressed joy over Friday’s judgment of the Supreme Court that voided the conviction of the Senate’s Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, for fraud.
22 Feb 2020
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia, Chief Charles Ike, has charged the Senate leadership to declare the Abia North Senatorial seat vacant
17 Dec 2019
A declaration the other day that a convicted senator’s seat would not be declared vacant and the convict would continue to be paid his salary and emoluments
8 Dec 2019
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.
2 Dec 2019
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.
12 Nov 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Abia North Senatorial Zone in the February 23, 2019 ballot, Chief Mao Ohuabunwa, has rejected last Thursday’s Court of Appeal verdict upholding the victory of Senator Orji Kalu....
9 Sep 2019
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…
2 Jul 2019
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,…


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said it recorded zero fatality from coronavirus on Monday, though 167 additional infections were reported in seven states and FCT.
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On 5th November 2021, MTN and Airtel confirmed, through their social media handles, the Approval-in-Principle (AIP) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for Payment Service Bank (PSB) license. The approval is a step towards fulfilling their long-standing wish. The telcos have never hidden their desire to get fully involved with financial services. The large…
39 mins ago
Ahead of the new year, the BBC has named Multiple Award-winning author and Feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie amongst its list of 100 inspiring and impactful women from around the world for 2021. Adichie is listed under the "Culture and Education" category, which consists of 31 women out of the 100 chosen. Under the post designated…
56 mins ago
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told the Security Council on Monday that “a lasting solution” to the violence “requires a broader political commitment to address the root causes of conflict.”  NEW YORK, USA, December 07, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Bintou Keita argued that, for stability to return to eastern Congo, “the State must succeed…
1 hour ago
 The latest global passport index has ranked Nigeria 103 out of 116 countries with the most powerful international passports in the world. Nigeria is sharing the 103rd position with Ethiopia in the 2021 Henley Passport Index. A Nigerian passport, according to the report only guarantees visa-free access to 45 countries of the world. The…