Posts Tagged ‘Chief Orji Uzor Kalu’

Orji Uzor Kalu Files for Bail On Health Ground

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 17, 2019
Convicted former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, has approached the courts to grant him bail on health grounds. On December 5th, a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos state, sentenced the ex-governor cum Senator to 12 years imprisonment for committing N7.1bn fraud while he served as governor. In an application filed today in […]

Please don’t handcuff me. I will follow you, convicted Orji Uzor Kalu begs

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 5, 2019
Former Abia State Governor, Orji Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison for fraud, was seen asking prison warders, “where are you taking us to?” After his sentencing. Kalu, who is the Senate Chief Whip also begged the prison warders not to handcuff him in public. The former governor, who appeared shaken, said, […]

BREAKING| N7.1bn Fraud, Court Convicts Orji Uzor Kalu

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 5, 2019
The Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, who was charged with N7.1bn fraud. Kalu’s co-defendants are his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited and Udeh Udeogu, who was Director of Finance and Accounts at the Abia State Government House during Kalu’s tenure as governor. More Details shortly…

South East not entitled to anything for voting massively against APC, Orji Kalu says

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 23, 2019
Former governor of Abia State, and senator representing Abia North in the upper legislative chamber, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has noted that the South East should not expect anything from the APC-led administration for not voting massively for the party during the 2019 elections. Speaking at his Igbere country home, on Saturday, Kalu berated the […]

Orji Uzor Kalu visits Maduro, Discuss Oil Deals

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 22, 2019
At the meeting held at the Presidential Miraflores Palace, Caracas, on Monday, were Maduro’s wife, Cilia Flores; Vice-President Delcy Rodríguez, Deputy Minister for Africa, Yuri Pimentel and others. Breaking Times gathered that oil and gas business, OPEC matters and strengthening the existing relationship between the Latin American country and Nigeria were discussed. Kalu is one […]

NASS Leadership: Southeast APC demands review of zoning arrangement

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 28, 2019
The Southeast caucus of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has demanded a review of the zoning arrangement ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly. The zone took the stand during a stakeholders meeting held in Enugu on Saturday. The meeting presided over by the National Vice Chairman of the party, Southeast, Chief Emma […]