Friday, 8th December 2023

Orji Uzor Kalu

23 Sep
The Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has denied the allegation of disenfranchising the people of Abiriba in Ohafia Local Council of Abia State in the February 25 National Assembly election.
4 Aug
The former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has appealed to President Bola Tinubu to give the Southeast one more ministerial slot. Kalu, however, praised Tinubu for showing that he understands Nigeria's diversity with his ministerial list. “For me, the president has demonstrated capacity of understanding the diversity and geographical spread of Nigeria,”…
30 Jun
Intrigues around the election of principal officers at the Senate have intensified, ahead of Tuesday's resumption.
13 Jun
It emerged on Monday that two leading senate presidential aspirants, Orji Uzor Kalu and Osita Izunaso, met with the APC's annointed candidates, Godswill Akpabio and endorsed his ambition.
16 May
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has again waded into the controversy over the zoning of principal positions of the National Assembly. The group’s reaction was over the protest by Abia Senator, Orji Uzor Kalu. It could be recalled that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) zoned the position of Deputy Speaker,…
3 May
After some lull in political intrigues since the completion of the general elections in March, next month’s inauguration and election of principal officers of the 10th National Assembly is another crucial contest Nigerians are anxiously waiting to see how the All Progressives Congress..
27 Apr
Former Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has paid a condolence visit to Senator Orji Uzor Kalu over the death of his wife, Mrs. Ifeoma Ada Kalu. "I received on condolence visit this afternoon the Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar at my residence,"…
25 Apr
Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has endorsed Senator Orji Uzor Kalu as Senate president and Sani Musa as deputy Senate president. Fani-Kayode on Tuesday said Orji Kalu is the best candidate for the Senate presidency. "Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Sani Musa are both very close to me and I am proud to call…
13 Apr
Ahead of the announcement of zoning arrangement for the election of the National Assembly's presiding officers, it emerged on Thursday that the pre-presidential primary election politics, among others, in the All Progressives Congress (APC) is causing serious harm to the party’s bid to make its nomination.
12 Apr
Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, has announced that the service of songs for his late former wife, Mrs Ifeoma Ada Kalu, will be held on Thursday, April 13. Kalu last week Monday, April 3 announced the death of his wife, Ifeoma in a statement. The Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District held…
10 Apr
As the race for leadership of the 10th National Assembly gathers momentum, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) might zone the Senate presidency to the South East. A source told The Guardian the move is to appease the zone.
9 Apr
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The Federal Government, on Friday, given palliatives to 80 cattle farmers affected by the 2022 flood disaster in Oyo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the palliatives were given to the beneficiaries on behalf of the federal government by Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (FMAFS) at Moore Plantation, Apata, Ibadan,…