Nigeria’s diversity must be seen as blessing—Orji Kalu

Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu, felicitated with Muslim faithfuls, saying Nigeria’s diversity must be seen as a blessing.Kalu said this on Thursday while felicitating with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the 2020 Eid-el-Kabir.A statement issued to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja by the office of the Senate[...]

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Orji Uzor Kalu will soon be charged to court ― EFCC

The Head, Legal Department of the EFCC, Kabir Latona, announced that former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, would soon be charged to court to answer for the case in which the Supreme Court recently decided and returned him to the Federal High Court to stand trial for alleged diversion of his state resources when[...]

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We’ve applied for reassignment of Orji Kalu’s case – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it is waiting on the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court to reassign the N7.1bn fraud case of a former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, so that his fresh trial ordered by the Supreme Court can start.The prosecuting counsel for the EFCC, Mr Rotimi Jacobs[...]

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Lawan Welcomes Orji Kalu back to the Chamber

PRESIDENT of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday welcomed the Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, All Progressives Congress, APC, Abia North back to the Hallowed Chamber. Senator Orji who has been out of the Senate to particulate in legislative matters since December 2019, resumed today. Welcoming him, Lawan said, ” Welcome back our[...]

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Supreme Court voids ex-Gov Kalu’s conviction, 12-year jail term

The Supreme Court, on Friday, quashed the judgement that convicted and sentenced the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor-Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment.The apex court, in a unanimous decision by a seven-man panel of Justices led by Justice Amina Augie, held that the Federal High Court in Lagos acted without jurisdiction when it convicted[...]

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N7.2bn alleged fraud: Uzor Kalu’s Trial stalled again

A Federal High Court in Lagos presided over by Justice Muhammad Idris on Wednesday said that the court would await further directives to proceed with the trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, facing charges of N7.2 billion fraud. Kalu, a chieftain of the ruling APC, was alleged to have committed the offence[...]

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