By Leonard Okachie Chief Senate Whip Senator Orji Kalu said the use of thugs during the elections portended great danger to the country’s democracy. Kalu said this on Friday, while inspecting the ongoing construction of the two-kilometer Akama and Ugwuavor road in Arochukwu. The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the road was one of 19 constituency road projects that the lawmaker drew in the senatorial district of Abia North. He spoke in the context of last Saturday’s by-election in the federal constituency of Aba North / Aba South, which was reportedly marred by brutality and violence. He called on Nigerians of good conscience and supporters of democracy to condemn the violence in its entirety in the country’s political system. “What happened in Aba was a shame for our democracy because brutality is not part of democracy. “It should not be tolerated. He should be condemned by any well-meaning Nigerian. […]
The Chief Press Secretary to Gov Okezie of Abia State, Mr Onyebuchi Ememanka, has sharply scolded former Governor of the state and senator representing Abia North, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, for claiming that the on-going massive road infrastructural development in Aba is funded by the Federal Government through his intervention.
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Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, said he was taken to a shrine to swear an oath of loyalty 24 hours before inauguration as deputy governor in 1999. Abaribe was deputy governor to Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from May 29, 1999 till March 2003 before he resigned and defected to the defunct […] Read Full Story
Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu has called on federal government to set up a joint committee of representatives of all security forces to help existing commands to fast-track the release of the abducted students in Niger.
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The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji as Executive Secretary, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). Kalu, in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja, lauded the decision of the President and urged the new appointee to sustain his impeccable pedigree by
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Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, former Governor of Abia State and current Chief Whip of the Senate has assured members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom...
Tony Okafor and Abiodun Nejo Senate Chief Whip and a former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has faulted the position of a former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, who described the ongoing membership registration of the party as unconstitutional. Kalu insisted that the exercise was in order. The […] Read Full Story
Tony Okafor, Awka Senate Chief Whip and a former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kali has said the membership revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress is valid. This is as critics say there is nothing in the constitution of the party that recognises the exercise. Kalu who spoke with journalists after a […] Read Full Story
The trial of former Abia State governor, Orji Kalu has now been placed on hold. It could be that the popular Nigerian politician was supposed to be re-arraigned before court as his money-laundering cases continues. However, a Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered his re-arraignment to be to be put on hold for some [...]
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the arraignment of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, charged for alleged N7.1 billion fraud, until June 7. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is seeking the transfer of Orji Kalu’s case file from the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to the one in Lagos State. It will be recalled that Senator Kalu, who was the governor of Abia State from 1999 to 2007, was earlier found guilty and … Continue reading Alleged N7.1billion Fraud: Asks Abuja Court To Transfer Orji Kalu’s Case To Lagos Read Full Story