157 results found for Sen. Orji Kalu

NEITI underscores need to address gender, environmental issues in extractive industry

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has underscored the need to go beyond global standard prescription to address peculiar gender and environmental issues within Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 hrs ago | seen 22 times

Tags: Mr Olusegun Adekunle,NEITI,Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji,

Robbers burgle NPC office in Badagry

THE National Population Commission (NPC) Badagry office located at Town Hall near Topo Garage, in Lagos State  was burgled on Sunday. A staff member  of the commission,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 93 times

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Funmilayo Bojrenu, Anthonia Kalu,

Lawan, Orji Kalu visit Katsina ahead of APC presidential primaries

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Thursday visited Katsina State as part of consultations ahead of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Ahmed Lawan, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu,

Kano explosion: Orji Kalu sympathises with Kano residents, seeks investigation

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has commiserated with the government and people of Kano State over the gas cylinder explosion on Aba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 65 times

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Kano explosion: Orji Kalu sympathises with Kano residents, seeks investigation

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has commiserated with the government and people of Kano State over the gas cylinder explosion on Aba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),

NEITI presents global open government partnership award to Buhari

THE Nigerian Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Monday handed over the global Open Government Partnership (OGP) Award won by Nigeria in December 2021 to President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Nigerian Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Open Government Partnership (OGP), Orji Ogbonnaya Orji,

Orji Kalu condemns killing of Deborah Yakubu

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has condemned the gruesome murder of a student of Shehu Shahari College of Education,  Sokoto, Ms Deborah... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Orji Kalu, Deborah Yakubu

Open contest: Ohanaeze threatens to boycott 2023 polls

THE Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, the Igbo socio-cultural group, has threatened that the South East will boycott the 2023 general elections if the ruling All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Edwin Clark, Mazika Art Adiele, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, Orji Uzor Kalu

2023: 4 commissoners resign in Ebonyi

 FOUR commissoners in the Ebonyi executive council have resigned to contest for various positions in the 2023 general elections.   The state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Mr Uchenna Orji, Chief Onyekachi Nwebonyi, Chief Emma Uguru, Dr Kelechi Igwe, Mr Pastor Eze Nwachukwu, Dr Daniel Umezurike, Chief Austin Umahi

I can’t betray Igbos, Orji Kalu replies Edwin Clark

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that he never betrayed the South-East in pursuing his political ambitions. Kalu, in a statement he... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Chief Edwin Clark, Sen. Orji Kalu

2023: Orji Kalu is insincere, dishonest, out to betray his people for selfish reason — Clark

FORMER Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark has taken a swipe at the Senate Chief Whip and former Governor of Abia State,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Ahmad Lawan, Orji Uzor Kalu, Chief Edwin Clark

Kalu withdraws from presidential race, backs Lawan

SENATE Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, has withdrawn from the 2023 presidential race He threw his weight behind the presidential bid of Senate President Ahmad Lawan, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Orji Uzor Kalu

2023: Orji Kalu picks APC form for Senate

 THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu says he has picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) form for the Abia North Senate seat. Kalu, in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, Ahmad Lawan

Orji Kalu eulogises Reps spokesman, Benjamin Kalu at 51

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has congratulated the spokesman of the 9th House of Representatives, Rep. Benjamin Kalu as he celebrates his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Benjamin Kalu, Orji Kalu

Nwoye, former APC Chairman, dismisses purported expulsion from party

DR Ben Nwoye, immediate past Chairman of Enugu State All Progressive Congress (APC), has dismissed his purported expulsion and that of five others from the party. Reacting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Dr Ben Nwoye, Sen. Adamu Abdulahi, Capt. Joe Orji (retired), Mr Robert Ngwu

APC expels ex- Enugu Chairman, 5 others

THE All-Progressives Congress, APC has expelled its former Enugu State Chairman, Mr Ben Nwoye for anti-party activities. This is contained in a communique on Wednesday in Enugu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: All-Progressives Congress, Mr Ben Nwoye, Mr Kingsley Uduji, Mr Joseph Orji, Mr Chidera Obed, Mr Ododoeze Ocho, Mr Chukwudi Igwe

Orji Uzor Kalu gives conditions to contest presidential election

CHIEF Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, has said that he will vie for the presidency in 2023, if the All Progressives Congress (APC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 87 times

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2023: I will support any aspirant ready to develop Abia – Kalu

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that he will only support an aspirant that will work to develop the state, when... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, Chief Chidi Nwosu, APC

Nigeria lost a rare gem in Alaafin of Oyo – Orji Kalu

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has described the death of Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III as a huge loss to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Sen. Orji Kalu

Why I aspire to return to Senate – Nwaogu

SEN. Nkechi Nwaogu, who represented Abia Central Senatorial District from 2007 to 2015, has declared her ambition to return to the Senate in 2023. Nwaogu made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Nkechi Nwaogu, Theodore Orji

Orji Kalu Foundation hails its Chairman at 62

THE Orji Uzo Kalu Foundation has congratulated its Chairman and Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu as he celebrated his 62th birthday anniversary.   A statement on Thursday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 80 times

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2 businessmen to pick presidential forms for Lawan, Orji Kalu

TWO Abia businessmen have offered to buy nomination and expression of interest forms for Senate President, Ahmad Lawan and Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Ahmad Lawan, Orji Uzor Kalu, Ukaegbu James, Nnanna Kalu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Felix Morka, APC,

Abia’s political woes will continue unless … – APC Chairman

ABIA'S political woes will continue unless the people take bold steps to free the state from politicians without character. The declaration was made on Monday in Aba,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Dr Kingsley Ononogbu, Orji Uzor Kalu, Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, APC, Gov. Chris Ngige

2023 presidency: Aso Rock stays aloof as aspirants battle for APC ticket

WITH the time ticking rapidly against the timetable of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for activities leading to the 2023 polls, compelling the All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Orji Uzor Kalu, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Dave Umahi, Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari

Senate President inaugurates Kalu’s constituency projects in Abia North Projects

THE President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, Friday inaugurated some constituency projects attracted to Abia North Senatorial District by the Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Frank Ibezim, Ralph Ugara, Emeka Eze, Ahmad Lawan, Orji Kalu

Orji Kalu preaches peace, unity at Easter

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has urged Nigerians to use the Easter season for sober reflection as individuals and as a nation.   Kalu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 34 times

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What you need to know about sudden death

A sudden death is an unanticipated death. Though sudden deaths have different causes, they are all unexpected and consequently unanticipated. The senior special assistant to the FCT... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Ejike Orji,

Umahi’s presidential ambition unshakeable, says commissioner

EBONYI State commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Uchenna Orji, yesterday said the presidential ambition of Governor David Umahi had remained unwavering and alive in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

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Abia 2023: NRM gov aspirant promises to stabilize food supply, eradicate hunger

MR Kalu Ijomah, Abia State governorship aspirant on the platform of the National Rescue Movement (NRM), has promised to stabilize food supply, eradicate hunger and alleviate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: National Rescue Movement (NRM), Kalu Ijeoma,

13,000 Nigerians are my employees– Orji Kalu

THE  Chief Whip of Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu says he has 13,000 Nigerians under his employment across different sectors of the economy. The former governor of Abia... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Abdulahi Adamu,  President Buhari, Sen. Orji Kalu

Social Welfare Service Bill scales 1st reading at Senate

THE Social Welfare Service Bill, 2022, aimed at reducing extreme poverty in Nigeria has scaled first reading at the Senate. The  bill entitled “Social Welfare Service  Bill,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

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Finance minister, Prof. Gambari laud Indorama's support for Buhari's fertiliser initiative

CHIEF of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari and the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Dr (Mrs) Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, have commended Indorama-Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Uche Orji.

APC primaries: I’m not afraid of Tinubu and other gladiators – Yahaya Bello

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Saturday said that he was not afraid of key actors jostling for the 2023 presidential ticket of the All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Jonathan Zwingina, Orji Kalu, Bola Tinubu, Dave Umahi, Yahaya Bello

NEITI condemns attacks on HEDA Chairman, Abuja-Kaduna train

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has described as despicable the attack on the Chairman of the Human Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, Mr Lanre Suraju,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Orji Ogbonnaya-Orji, Lanre Suraju, NEITI

Orji Kalu urges APC to zone presidential ticket to Southeast

 THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, has called on the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reveal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

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Ramadan: Orji Kalu preaches love, forgiveness

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has urged the Muslim Ummah to use the holy month of Ramadan to offer prayers for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

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Abia Governor in 2023 belongs to Old Aba Division - Apugo

POWER in Abia State should go to the old Aba Division based on the Abia Charter of Equity, according to Hon Chukwudi Apugo, who represents Umuahia... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu and Senator Theodore Orji., Hon Chukwudi Apugo

Stiff penalties await operators of vehicles with faded number plates in FCT

STIFF penalties await those who drive vehicles with faded number plates in the FCT. Public Relations and Enlightenment Officer of the Vehicle Inspection Office, VIO, in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 516 times

Tags: Kalu Emetu, Abdul-Lateef Bello

Orji Kalu condemns Abuja-Kaduna train attack

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has described the attack on the Kaduna bound train from Abuja on Monday as evil and cruel. Kalu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

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Man, 24, docked for allegedly assaulting IKEDC staff

A 24-year-old man, Peter Orji, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly assaulting IKEDC staff. Orji, of no fixed address, is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: T.A. Shotobi, Insp. Christian Okonofua, Peter Orji

Court orders Medical doctor to defend himself in adultery charge

A High Court Judge, Justice Ishaku Kunda on Monday ordered a medical Doctor to defend himself in the alleged adultery charge before an Upper Area Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Justice Ishaku Kunda, Dr Machael Owoicho-Odeh, Mr Maduabuchi Orji, Mr Joseph Danboyi, Mrs Alex Muleng, Michael Owoicho Odeh

WC play-off: Ebonyi football fans hail Kalu for offering fans 5,000 tickets

Ebonyi Football fans have hailed Sen. Orji Kalu for purchasing 5,000 tickets for fans to watch the decisive World Cup qualifying play-off between Nigeria and Ghana... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

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APC Convention: Orji Kalu congratulates new NWC members

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Sunday, congratulated the new National Working Committee (NWC) members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).   Kalu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu,

Orji Kalu hails President Buhari’s intervention ahead of APC convention

 SEN. Orji Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Senate on Saturday hailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s timely intervention in resolving the intra party differences ahead of APC ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, President Muhammadu Buhari, APC

Support group to buy nomination form for Orji Kalu if ….

A group, under the aegis of Orji Uzor Kalu (OUK) Movement Abia, has vowed to purchase nomination and intent form for, Sen Orji Kalu ahead of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

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Businessman, 37, docked for alleged N5m mint notes fraud

A 37-year-old businessman, Chidi Nwokolo, was on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly defrauding a man  of N5.07 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Mrs O.O. Ikobayo, Chidi Nwokolo, Mr Ifeanyi Orji, Central Bank of Nigeria

2023: Court judgment has boosted Umahi’s presidential chances – Orji

THE chances of Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi to emerge the Nigerian president in 2023 may have been enhanced by the recent judgment of the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Uchenna Orji, Dave Umahi

Tax Crime Commission bill passes 2nd reading at Senate

A bill seeking to establish the Tax Crimes Commission has  scaled second  reading  at  the  Senate.   This  followed the lead debate of the bill at Wednesday’s plenary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Orji Uzor Kalu, Isah  Jubrin

Zoning: South East politicians, analysts give divergent views ahead of 2023

 AS electioneering begins ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, one contentious issue heating the polity is the politics of zoning of elective positions by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, Sen. Theodore Orji, Dr Obinna Ogbonna, Mr Okey Ihemamma, Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, Sullivan Chime, Emma Ogbonnaya, Ike EKweremadu, David Mark, Mr Dominic Ezerioha, Mr Wilson Okereke, Mr Ant

DRTS urges dispatch riders to obey traffic rules in FCT

THE Directorate of Road Traffic Services, DRTS, Abuja, has called on dispatch riders to obey road traffic rules and regulations in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Abdul-Lateef Bello, Kalu Emetu

Umahi approves promotion of Ebonyi civil servants, payment of pension

 THE Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi has approved the release of the promotion for all deserving civil servants in the state. This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Mr Uchenna Orji,

Orji Kalu condemns attack on Ohaneze President, Obiozor’s home

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has condemned the attack on the Awo- Omanma country home of President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Orji Kalu

Trade booms as 26th NUGA takes centre stage at UNILAG

COMMERCIAL activities at the University of Lagos has increased as the 26th Nigerian Universities Games, NUGA, takes the centre stage in the institution, reports the News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Olabisi Adesina, Kalu Amar, Chukwuma Onyekachi, Ahmadu Bello University, Anthony Ogbutim

Residents bemoan public restriction at Soludo’s governorship inauguration

A cross section of Awka residents have expressed dismay over the restriction of the public from attending the March 17 inauguration of Prof. Charles Soludo as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Prof. Charles Soludo, Mr C-Don Adinuba, Shedrack Nwosu, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Mr Sunny Orji

APC National Convention: Orji Kalu forwards list of Abia delegates to party leadership

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu on Monday in Abuja forwarded list of statutory delegates from Abia to the national leadership of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: APC, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, Amb. Sam Nkire, Rep. Sam Onuigbo,

Osinbajo notifies Buhari of presidential ambition

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has finally informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his presidential ambition, Daily Trust learnt from credible sources.  The sources said the VP told the president... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Orji Uzo Kalu, Chris Ngige, Kayode Fayemi, Godwin Emefiele, Rotimi Amaechi, Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Mining coys owe federation accounts N2.76bn – NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says over 2,000 companies operating in Nigeria’s solid minerals industry are indebted to the federation accounts to tune of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: NEITI, Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, Mr Olusegun Adekunle,

I never supported efforts to undermine APC March 26 convention date—Orji Kalu

ORJI Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Senate, has absolved himself from supporting efforts to undermine the March 26 national convention of the All Progressives Congress,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Abubakar Sani Bello, Mai Mala Buni, Orji Kalu, Salihu Lukman

SESSPN holds its maiden 2022 Honour Nite in Lagos 

By Kennedy Nnamani A non-political association under the aegis of South East South South Professionals of Nigeria, SESSPN, is set to hold its maiden 2022 Honour Nite. According... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Chike Okoroafor, Denzil Kentebe, Collins Ugwu, Noble Uchechukwu, Mathew Ogagavworia, Samuel Ulaikere, Anthonia Ofere, Ireke Kalu Onuma, Andy Wabali, Hannibal Uwaifo, George Agu

N7.1bn fraud: EFCC wants Uzor Kalu tried in Lagos

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to transfer to its Lagos division the fresh  trial of former Abia State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Orji Uzor Kalu, Jones Udeogo

Alleged N7.1bn fraud: EFCC seeks transfer of Kalu’s retrial, others to Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday prayed the Federal High Court, Abuja to transfer  the fresh trial of former Abia governor and two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Jones Udeogu, Goddy Uche, Solo Akuma, Prof. Awa Kalu, Orji Uzor Kalu

APC to present southern presidential candidate for 2023 election – El-Rufai

El-Rufai, who spoke at Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday, said he is confident that the APC candidate will win the presidential election. The Kaduna State governor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: APC, Bola Tinubu, Dave Umahi, Senators Rochas Okorocha, Orji Uzor Kalu, El-Rufai,

As senate rejects Buhari’s request: Amaechi, Malami, Ngige, others in tight corner

AT least four ministers among them Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami and Chris Ngige are in a tight corner following the senate’s rejection of President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Adegboyega Awomolo, Abubakar Umar Kari, Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Ovie Omo-Agege, Enyinnaya Abaribe, Inyang Ekwo, Ahmed Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Abubakar Malami, Chris Ngige

Buni won’t return as APC caretaker committee chairman – El-Rufai

KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai confirmed yesterday that Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni will never return as chairman of the national caretaker committee of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Orji Uzor Kalu, Ovie Omo-Agege, John Odigie Oyegun, Adams Oshiomole, Abubakar Malami, Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Sani Bello, Nasir El-Rufai, Mai Mala Buni

NEITI unveils audit reports, management system, to drive reforms, transparency

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI,  has unveiled its 2020 Audit Reports on oil, mining and Fiscal Allocation and Statutory Disbursement to drive reforms and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Umar Ajiya, Mohhamed Nami, Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, Olusegun Adekunle, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Fuel scarcity: Nigerians bemoan activities of black marketers

 A cross section of Nigerians on Monday decried the high cost of transportation, attributing it to the fuel scarcity and activities of black marketers.   They told the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Chinonso Orji

Constitution Amendment: Why gender bills failed

AS women across the country continue to raise eyebrows over the rejection of some gender bills in the ongoing amendments to the 1999 Constitution by members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Senator Abiodun Olujimi, Nyesom Wike, APC, Benjamin Kalu, AMAC,

Gov. Ikpeazu’s wife advocates for promotion of gender equality through ICT

THE wife of the Governor of Abia, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu, says  Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is a key factor for promoting gender equality.   Ikpeazu said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu, Dr Ifeoma Kalu, Mr Ikenna Ogbudimkpa, Miss Onyinyechi Nwosu, Vivacious Development Initiative, Mrs Onyinyechi Mamah, Miss Norah Okafor, Mrs Vivian Oko, Protect the Precious Founda

Orji Kalu celebrates former President Obasanjo as he turns 85

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 85th birthday anniversary. Kalu in a goodwill message issued on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, Olusegun Obasanjo,

Court approves Umahi’s defection to APC

THE State High Court sitting in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital on Monday struck out the suit brought before it by the candidate of the All... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Uchenna Orji, Roy Umahi, Henry Njoku, Ogbonnaya Okorie, Sonny Ogbuoji, David Umahi

Enugu community gets traditional ruler after 8 years of crisis

IGWE Cosmas Ezeumeh, on Tuesday received his staff of office as the traditional ruler of Nachi community in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State after... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Chief Charles Egumgbe, Dr. Chukwuma Orji, Igwe Cosmas Ezeumeh,

Orji Kalu celebrates Adeboye at 80

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has congratulated the founder and General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye

Defection: Court nullifies suit seeking to evict Umahi from office

THE State High Court sitting in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, on Monday, struck out a suit brought before it by the candidate of the All... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Barr. Uchenna Orji, Barr. Roy Umahi, Henry Njoku, Ogbonnaya Okorie, David Umahi, Sonny Ogbuoji

Abia govt. apologises to Gombe State over cattle market attack

THE Abia government, on Monday apologised to Gombe State government over the attack at the new Abia Cattle Market in Omumauzo, Ukwa West Local Government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Kalu Ogbu IV, Yahuza Yusuf, Dr Manassah Jatau, Cattle Dealers Association of Nigeria,

Avila Naturalle unveils new fashion brand, rewards distributors

A manufacturer of natural skincare products in Nigeria, Avila Naturalle,  has launched its new Fashion brand in Lagos to meets the ever growing demands of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Precious Onyinye, Hafsat Balogun, Esohe Omorogbe, Adeola Adeyanju, Mary Jane Ebogu, Monica Davidson, Precious Oyeogbe, Taiwo Asambe, Chinyere Orji, Avila Naturalle, Temitope Mayegun

Lagos PDP delegates reject consensus arrangement to elect officials

THE move by the Lagos State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to elect members of the State Working Committee, SWC, through a consensus arrangement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Remi Akitoye, Aduke Maina, Kofo Bucknor-Akerele, Rita Orji, Douye Diri, Seyi Makinde, Amos Fawole, Phillip Olabode

Presidency: Technocrats drum support for Orji Kalu

AS the clamour for a credible and competent hand to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari continues, some technocrats on Saturday drummed support  for Sen. Orji Kalu, Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, Angu Uzoamaka, President Muhammadu Buhari

Reps panel recommends immunity for Senate President, Speaker, others

 The House of Representatives Committee on Constitution Reviews has recommended immunity clause for Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Reps and heads of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Rep. Benjamin Kalu, Rep. Segun Odebunmi, Rep. Ahmed Wase,

Orji Kalu rejoices with Anyim at 61

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has congratulated former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Anyim Pius Anyim on his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

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Abia APC leaders reaffirm loyalty to Acho Obioma-led EXCO

NOTABLE stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia gathered at the party Secretariat on Azikiwe Road, Umuahia Thursday to reaffirm their loyalty to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

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Abia Govt confirms death of 8 in Omuma-Uzo market attack

ABIA government has confirmed the killing of eight persons by gunmen at the new Cattle Market in Omuma-Uzo in Ukwa West Local Government Area of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, Chief Eze Chikamnayo, CP Janet Agbede, Chief Sopuruchi Bekee, Chief Okey Kanu, Chief Okiyi Kalu.

Ibadanland: Orji Kalu felicitates new Olubadan, High Chief Balogun

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has congratulated the newly appointed 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Lekan Balogun. Kalu, in a goodwill message... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, High Chief Lekan Balogun, Oba Saliu Adetunji,

Anyim has distinguished himself...Ahmed Buhari

CLAIMS that South East may not produce capable hands who will occupy the office of the Nigerian president come 2023 has once more been debunked.  Speaking on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Buhari, Orji Kalu, Rochas Okorocha, Anyim Pius Anyim,

2023: Nigerians in Germany host Sen. Orji Kalu, endorse him for President

NIGERIANS in Germany under aegis of the Nigerian Union on Sunday night, declared their support to the presidential ambition of Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

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2023: Serious efforts to woo Emefiele into presidential race heighten

SPIRITED efforts are being made by top shots of the All Progressives Congress, APC, including some officials in the Presidency, to draft Central Bank of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: Osita Nwasinobi, Valentine Gabriel, Wale Fapohunda, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Yemi Osinbajo, Orji Uzor Kalu, Rochas Okorocha, Dave Umahi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Godwin Emefiele, Muha

8th Nigeria Pitch Awards ceremony holds March 27 in Abuja

ORGANIZERS of the Nigeria Pitch Awards on Saturday announced plans to host the 8th Award Ceremony after the FIFA World Cup play-off final leg between the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Shina Philips, Super Eagles, Amaju Pinnick, AITEO Group, MTN, Air Peace, Nyesom Wike, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Uchenna Kalu, Gift Monday, Asisat Oshoala, Paul Onuachu, Wilfred

184 illegal refining sites uncovered in Rivers LG

THE leadership of Ikwerre local government area of Rivers State, has declared that no fewer than 184 illegal refining sites have been uncovered in the area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Joseph Obelle, IPMAN, Darlington Orji, Samuel Nwanosike

Reps to Malami: No selfish interests in passage of Electoral Bill

HOUSE of Representatives, Thursday, said there was no scintilla of selfish interest in the passage of the electoral act amendment bill into law by the national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Abubarkar Malami, Benjamin Kalu, HOUSE of Representatives

Shaibu Lau becomes new Deputy Senate Minority Leader

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Minority Caucus has appointed Senator Shaibu Lau (Taraba North) as the Senate Deputy Minority Leader. The post became vacant following the defection... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: APC, PDP, Senator Shaibu Lau, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, Senator George Sekibo, President Muhammadu Buhari

Let’s Talk About APTE - A President from the East

SINCE a memorable birth over two millennia ago, the anticipation of men from the East has always fascinated the world. The sense of fascination remains undimmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: ICIR, EFCC, Anyim Pius Anyim, SGF, Orji Uzor Kalu, Rochas Okorocha

2023 presidency: Tinubu is not a threat to me- Orji Kalu

ORJI Uzor Kalu, a former governor of Abia State and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said he will defeat... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 238 times

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No going back on closure of markets – Abia Govt

ABIA State government has stated that the closure of the Waterside abattoir and Ahia Udele market in Aba is permanent. The State Commissioner for Trade and Investment,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: John Okiyi Kalu, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

BudgIT CEO launches N10m crowdfund for Obi's presidential campaign

SEUN Onigbinde, BudgIT CEO has launched a campaign to crowdfund N10 billion for Peter Obi’s presidential ambition.   In a tweet, the tech guru noted that a GoFundMe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Peter Obi, Orji Uzor Kalu, SEUN Onigbinde, Bola Tinubu

Zone presidential slot to the South, SESSPN urges political parties

By Anthony Isibor.   THE executive of the South East and South-South Professionals, SESSPN, has called for a broad consensus across the country and on all the political... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Ireke A. Kalu-Onuma, Hannibal Uwaifo, South East and South-South Professionals,

CSO expresses dissatisfaction over missing electoral materials in Anambra

THE Civil Society Organisation and Media Policy Advocacy Network, CSOMPAN, has expressed disatisfaction over missing electoral materials used during the Nov. 6  Governorship election in Anambra... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

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Basil Ejidike to lead Anambra state APC

THE Anambra state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has elected Basil Ejidike as its chairman. Other officers elected were Ifeanyi Osegbue, Deputy chairman; Chidi Orji,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Charles Ezeani, Chinedu Eluomuno, Friday Nwanozie Nwosu, Andy Uba, Chukwunonso Chinwuba, Calista Nwachukwu, Chidi Orji,Ifeanyi Osegbue, Basil Ejidike

Orji Kalu commiserates with Sen. Folarin over wife’s death

 THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has commiserated with Sen. Teslim Folarin over the death of his wife, Mrs Angela Folarin. Kalu, in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

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Regional development: South-South, South-East experts meet

THE South-East South-South Professionals of Nigeria, SESSPN, is set to hold its annual general meeting this Sunday with central attention on the development of the two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

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NPC says 28, 066 new babies welcomed in Badagry in 2021

THE National Population Commission, NPC, on Thursday said it recorded 28,066 births in the coastal town of Badagry, Lagos State, in 2021. Tonia Kalu, a deputy director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Tonia Kalu, National Population Commission

Umahi sets up committee to probe alleged fraudulent employment in Ebonyi institution

GOV. David Umahi of Ebonyi has constituted a five-member committee to investigate the alleged employment in the Ebonyi College of Education in Ikwo Local Government area. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: GOV. David Umahi, Uchenna Orji, Elizabeth Ogbaga, Chioma Nweze,

Saraki, Okorocha indicate interest in the presidency come 2023

BUKOLA Saraki, former senate president and Rochas Okorocha, former Imo state governor have publicly declared their interest to join the race for the presidency in 2023. Their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: INEC, APC, PDP, Olusola Saraki, Orji Kalu, Dave Umahi, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Bukola Saraki, Rochas Okorocha

Watford sign Nigeria winger from Bordeaux

Watford have signed Nigeria winger Samuel Kalu from Bordeaux. He joins the Hornets for a fee reported to be close to £3m on a three-year deal, keeping him at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

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Bukola Saraki enters race for 2023 Presidency in Nigeria

THE number of high-profiled Nigerians declaring their interest to run the race to occupy Aso Rock is gaining momentum. The latest entrant into the 2023 presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 264 times

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Bukola Saraki, Governor Dave Umahi, President Goodluck Jonathan, Orji Kalu, Rochas Okorocha,

Aisha Buhari links cancer spread to lack of awareness

AISHA Muhammadu Buhari, the First Lady, has identified lack of awareness as a major factor for the high rate of mortality from cancer in Nigeria. According to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Gloria Orji, Prof. Adamu Alhassan Umar, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Ex-Rep. member, Linus Okorie declared wanted

EBONYI State Government yesterday declared wanted a former member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Linus Okorie. It accused him of posting inciting statements on his Facebook... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Linus Okorie, Uchenna Orji, Governor David Umahi.

INEC withholds officers’ allowances over missing materials

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra State said yesterday that it had placed embargo on allowances of over 630 ad-hoc workers engaged in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

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APC convention: Kalu meets Sani Musa

SENATE Chief Whip Orji Uzor Kalu on Sunday night paid a solidarity visit to a contestant for All Progressives Congress(APC) chairmanship, Senator Sani Musa, ahead of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

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I am not desperate to be president - Orji Kalu

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu, has said though he is ready for campaign and capable of leading the country, he is not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

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People declaring now are not serious, i dont believe in Igbo Presidency - Orji Kalu

CHIEF Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, All Progressives Congress, APC, Abia North has taken a swipe at those who have already declared to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

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Politics and us

By Kalu Onuma       POLITICS. It been reduced to a byword for irresponsibility. It has become a profession. And in Nigeria, it has become synonymous to sleaze, failures,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 246 times

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National assembly resumes today to tackle electoral bill

FRESH dust is gathering around the Electoral Act Amendment Bill rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari over direct primaries as the National Assembly resumes from Christmas and New... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Yahaya Abdullahi, Akin Akingbulu, Hajiya Mufuliat Fijabi, Samson Itodo, Idayat Hassan, Ayuba Wabba, Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani, Olumide Apata, Prof Attahiru Jega, Yiaga Africa

I am neutral, no faction, Orji Kalu says

ORJI Kalu, chief whip of the Senate, says  he doesn’t belong to any group, faction or sub-division in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia. Kalu in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

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Obi asks for more time for decision on 2023 presidency

VICE presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general election, Peter Obi, has pleaded with Nigerians to give him more time to consult... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Chief Uchenna Uwgoji, Orji UZOR Kalu, Valentine Obienyem,

I never attacked Tinubu – Orji Kalu

THE Chief Whip of Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has exonerated himself from media reports that he allegedly attacked a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. ... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

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2023: Intrigues in Abia as stakeholders insists on Charter of Equity

SINCE the return of the country to democracy in 1999 after years of military rule, never had the contest over which zone should produce the governor... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Dare Odufowokan, Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, Hon. Emmanuel Nwoko, Chief Emeka Kalu, Barr. James Okpara, Okechukwu Apugo

Orji Kalu, Emenike, absent at Abia APC Reconciliation Committee Meeting

THE two leading protagonists in the crisis rocking the Abia State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Orji Uzor Kalu and Chief Ikechi Emenike... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Chief Ikechi Emenike, Donatus Nwankp, Orji Uzor Kalu, Hon. Okey Ezeala, Senator Abdulahi Adamu, Senator Chris Adighije, Nnanna Kalu, Dr. Alex Otti

APC governors set for showdown talks over convention, primaries

GOVERNORS elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have summoned an emergency meeting for tomorrow in their latest effort to stop the party’s downhill... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Chief ekechi Emenike, hon Nnamani kalu, Nkuka Anyanwu, sor Stanley Ohajuruka, Sir Marc Wabara, Atiku Bagudu, gov Dapo Abiodun

Group lauds Orji Kalu’s performance, berates ex-Abia SSG Eme Okoro

STAKEHOLDERS of Abia North Senatorial district, under the aegis of Greater Minds for Future, have described senator representing Abia North, Orji Kalu as a committed progressive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa, Mr Chris Chuks, senator Orji Kalu

Dele Momodu declares intention to run for president in 2023

By Anthony Isibor.   DELE Momodu has declared his interest to contest for president in the 2023 general elections under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The letter written by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: DELE Momodu, Iyorchia Ayu, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor Dave Umahi, Senator Orji Kalu

Lawan tasks politicians on patriotism

 PRESIDENT of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has appealed to politicians in Nigeria to be patriotic to ensure development of the country. Lawan made the appeal on Wednesday... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

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FG, society sign MOU on COVID-19 book

 MINISTER of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding  (MOU) with Society Committee Against COVID-19 (SOSOCOVID), to document government and stakeholders' activities during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Mr Okwudili Okechukwu, Mr Kenneth Ibe-Kalu, Dr Osagie Ehanire

Ohaneze hails Umahi on presidential ambition

The Youth Wing of the Igbo Sociocultural Organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has endorsed the 2023 presidential ambition of  Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Ohaneze Ndigbo,Gov. David Umahi,Sen. Orju Uzor Kalu,Sen. Puis Anyim,Mr Damian OKafor,President Muhammadu Buhari,

I’ll match anybody grit for grit for APC presidential ticket – Orji Kalu

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he is ready to contest the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket with anybody if the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: SAen. Orji Kalu, Gov. Dave Umahi, Sen. Ahmed Tinubu

I’ll match anybody grit for grit for APC presidential ticket – Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he is ready to contest the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket with anybody if the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

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2023: I’ll battle with Tinubu for APC presidential ticket - Orji Uzor Kalu

…insists it’s turn of S/East zone FORMER Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the 9th Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has said he would square... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 246 times

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari

2023 PRESIDENCY: Can godsons, allies work for, against Tinubu

THE declaration of Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  to contest for the 2023 presidential election has stirred the political waters... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

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Convention: Divided APC governors seek Buhari’s help

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) governors have resolved to seek President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention in the resolution of conflicts arising from preparations for the party’s national convention,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Governor Mai Mala Buni, Orji Kalu, Governor Atiku Bagudu, Chief Sylvester Sunny Monidafe, President Muhammadu Buhar,

2023: Orji Uzor Kalu wants Presidency zoned to South-east

Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu (APC-Abia), has called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to consider a South-east candidate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

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APC national convention: Orji Kalu renews call for postponement

ORJI Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Senate, has renewed call for postponement of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, scheduled for February. Kalu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Orji Kalu, News Agency of Nigeria

Presidency: I will consider contesting if APC zones ticket to South-East—Orji Kalu

 Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he will consider contesting for president if the All Progressives... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

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2023: I will consider contesting if APC zones ticket to South-East— Orji Kalu

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he will consider contesting for president if the All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

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Anyim first to declare interest

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant ex-Senate President Ayim Pius Anyim was the first to declare interest in the presidential race. He urged political parties to zone... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 162 times

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Kalu, Ikpeazu meet in Abia

SENATE Chief Whip and Senator representing Abia North Senatorial district, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu yesterday held a meeting with the governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

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“I will neither praise nor condemn you” – Kalu tells Ikpeazu

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has said he will not criticize or praise the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led administration because of some... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

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Chorister accuses Pastor Fatoyimbo of cruelty, maltreating workers

...holds him, his wife responsible for Tega's death NNENNA Kalu-Ude, a former Chorister at Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA), Abuja, has accused founder of the church, Pastor... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

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Orji Kalu remains our leader,father of Abia Politics – Arochukwu leaders

IN what could be described as a show of appreciation and reaffirmation of political supremacy,Political stakeholders of Arochukwu local government council area have reasserted the former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 140 times

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Orji Kalu condoles Kano people over Bashir Tofa’s transition

Chef Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has described the death of the Presidential candidate of National Republican Convention (NRC) in the June 12, 1993... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 101 times

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PGF boss, faults campaign for postponement of APC National Convention

Dr Salihu Lukman, Director-General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), has described the call for the postponement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention by some persons... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Dr Salihu Lukman, Progressive Governors Forum, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, National Convention, All Progressives Congress,

Police nab greedy husband in Abia for masterminding kidnap and murder of his wife

THE operatives of the Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have arrested four suspects in connection with the abduction and gruesome killing of the late Nneka... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 537 times

Tags: Irem Ifeanyi Mbah, Igwe Anya Chima, Okorie Okam, Emeh Kalu,

Nnamdi Kanu scheduled for emergency hearing today

  NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has been scheduled for an emergency hearing on Thursday, December 2.   Realnews reports that the expectation is... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 739 times

Tags: Department of State Services, DSS, Nnamdi Kanu, Emmanuel Kanu, Orji Uzor Kalu, Justice Binta Nyako, Bruce Fein, Femi Adesina, Mbazulike Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari

Why Nnamdi Kanu's family is angry with Orji Uzor Kalu's prison visit

The family of the detained Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has expressed rage and disappointment over what they called “confusing... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 232 times

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I’ll handle Super Eagles better than Gernot Rohr, says Sen. Orji Kalu

CHIEF Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he will handle the Super Eagles better than its present coach, Gernot Rohr, following the disappointing 1-1... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 243 times

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Soludo, Ibezim receive certificates of return from INEC

PROF. Chukwuma Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Governorship candidate in the Nov. 6 election in Anambra, has received his Certificate of Return from the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 222 times

Tags: Nwachukwu Orji, Chima Duruaku, Onyeka Ibezim, Festus Okoye, INEC

Minister tasks traditional institutions on national unity, justice

THE Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has appealed to traditional rulers to use their institution to cement the country by promoting national unity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, Lai Mohammed

Okonkwo to replace Eke at FirstBank Holdings

THE Board of FBN Holdings Plc has appointed Nnamdi Okonkwo as its new group managing director, GMD. Okonkwo, whose appointment takes effect from January 1, 2022, was... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 349 times

Tags: Kayode Akinkugbe, Taiwo Okeowo, Nnamdi Okonkwo, Urum Kalu Eke, FirstBank Holdings, Femi Otedola,

Orji Kalu salutes Gowon at 87

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, on Tuesday in Abuja, congratulated former Head of State, Retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on his 87th birthday anniversary. Kalu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 120 times

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Frustrations of Landlord in the hands chief magistrate  

  By Anthony Isibor   MICHAEL O. Ihemaguba, a New York based medical practitioner, is having a firsthand experience of the injustice that is prevalent in the judiciary system... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 872 times

Tags: Michael Ihemaguba, Chijoke Nwogu, Justice Onuoha Arisa Kalu Ogwe, Gaius Anyanwu, Monday O. Ubani, Ifeany Elenwoke, Friday Okon, Onuegbu Chambers

CAF Confederation Cup: Sen. Kalu commends Enyimba FC for outstanding performance

FORMER Governor of Abia state and Pillar of Sports in Africa, Dr Orji Kalu, has described the 1-0 victory of Enyimba football club of Aba at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 162 times

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Legislative, judiciary autonomy will deepen good governance – Ebonyi

THE Ebonyi Government says that the law on legislative and judiciary autonomy recently passed by the Ebonyi House of Assembly will strengthen the workings of government. The... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Ebonyi House of Assembly, Gov. Dave Umahi, Mr Uchenna Orji,

Orji Kalu condoles with Jukun race on Musa-Ibi Kuvyo’s death

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has commiserated with the government and people of Taraba on the death of the Aku-Uka of Wukari,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 67 times

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Court bars EFCC from retrying Orji Uzor Kalu

THE Federal High Court has prohibited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from retrying former Abia Governor, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu. Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 102 times

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Buhari will be last President of Nigeria to visit South East - Orji 

AT the official handover of Authority and oath-swearing ceremony held at the BNG National Headquarters in  Nsukka Province, newly appointed Leader of the Biafran National Guard-BNG,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 14,464 times

Tags: Gen. Orji,Biafran National Guard,Mazi Nnamdi Kanu,Biafran Transitional Parliament,

NABDA director commits suicide after EFCC invitation

CHRISTOPHER Orji, assistant director at the National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA, has reportedly taken his own life after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, invited... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 254 times

Tags: National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA, Christopher Orji

Reading: Expert urges parents to monitor children’s social media usage

DR Oluchi Kalu, acting National Liberian and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) National Library of Nigeria, has called on parents to monitor the content their children consume... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: DR Oluchi Kalu,National Library of Nigeria,

Kalu condoles family of late Micheal Okpara over death of wife

SEN. Orji   Kalu has commiserated with family of  first Republic Premier of defunct Eastern Nigeria, late Chief Michael Okpara, over death of their matriarch, Mrs Adanma... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: SEN. Orji   Kalu,

I Will Not Believe That EFCC And FG Are Fighting Corruption Till Theodore Orji And His Son Are Prosecuted — NBA-SPIDEL Chairman, Ubani

By Unini Chioma   *Says This Is Not The First Time Of Arresting Orji And Releasing Him Under Questionable Circumstances *Says EFCC Under Magu remained mute despite sufficient evidence Provided... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 399 times

Tags: Dr. Monday Ubani, has reacted to the arrest of the former governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, and his son, Chinedu Orji, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Senator Theodore Orji in EFCC's net over N48bn security votes

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken into custody a former Abia Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji and his son, Chinedu over alleged N48 billion... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: Senator Theodore Orji, former governor of Abai State, EFCC, Ecological Fund, Chinedu Orji, Wilson Uwujaren, Ogbonna Orji, Sure-P funds