Senate panel faults plan to sell, concession national assets
The Senate Committee on Privatization yesterday faulted plan to sell and concession national assets to fund the 2021 budget. Speaking on the plan by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), the committee chairman, Theodore Orji....
Abia State PDP seeks end to internal acrimony, canvasses peace
Stakeholders who are following recent developments in Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are observing how effective its elders’ intervention in its internal crisis will be addressed.
Orji to quit politics in 2023, distances self from presidential posters
Representative of Abia Central Senatorial District, Theodore Orji has declared that he will quit politics after serving his present tenure in 2023, insisting that he reached the decision to grow democracy and give space for the younger generations.
Graft: Theodore Orji may toe same path as predecessor
Few months after securing the conviction of a former Abia State governor for corrupt practices, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has opened an investigation
Isuikwuato, Ohafia, Ukwa Ngwa blocs agitate over Abia charter of equity
Indications that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State would not find things easy when choosing his successor have emerged as three major blocs have resolved to spurn the charter of equity
EFCC denies raiding Atiku's son apartment
Nigeria's anti-corruption body, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, denied claims it raided the apartment of former vice president Atiku Abubakar's sons. Head of the Atiku Media Office, Paul Ibe, alleged that EFCC officials raided the apartments of Aliyu and Mustapha Atiku-Abubakar, two sons of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party…
EFCC grills Senator Orji over alleged N27b fraud
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday interrogated the senator representing Abia Central Senatorial District at the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly, Theodore Orji. A Senior official in the Commission informed The Guardian that the lawmaker arrived the commission at about 9 am on Wednesday to answer questions regarding…
Nigerian Senate blames NNPC, DPR for death of over 150 citizens
Nigerian Senate on Wednesday blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for the death of over 150 Nigerians involved in spillage. The 150 persons died when an abandoned pipeline from which they were scooping fuel exploded. The pipeline is owned by Pipeline and Products Marketing Company, (PPMC). A senator…
Abia ex-deputy governor, Akomas wants Ukwa Ngwa to immortalise Orji
A former deputy governor of Abia State, Chris Akomas, has said that he did not have any personal disagreement with former Governor Theodore Orji during their time in office but had to resign when reasons failed to prevail.
Orji donates N6m to students, hinges national growth on education
Senator for Abia Central and immediate past governor of the state, Theodore Orji has described education as the great engine of personal development...