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5 Jun 2019
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.
28 Apr 2019
Former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has called for sanctions against the All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders from the Southeast, who allegedly negotiated 25 percent for President Muhammadu Buhari....
19 Apr 2019
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.
7 Apr 2019
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.
22 Mar 2019
Towards his second and final four-year term in office, Maureen Chigbo and I interviewed Dr Chimaroke Nnamani, governor of Enugu State, for Newswatch magazine in 2007.
10 Mar 2019
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...
21 Sep 2018
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,…
11 Sep 2018
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.
9 Sep 2018
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…
31 Aug 2018
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.
12 Aug 2018
Former Abia governor, Dr Orji Kalu, says Nigeria should adopt unicameral legislature as the present arrangement is economically wasteful.
18 Jul 2018
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…


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