Tag: Orji Kalu

EFCC to prosecute former Governor Orji Uzor Kalu again – Abdulrasheed Bawa says

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Abdularasheed Bawa says former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu will be prosecuted by the agency all over again. Bawa disclosed this on Thursday while addressing journalists during the weekly ministerial chat at the State House in Abuja. Recall that Kalu,[Read More…]

Alleged Money Laundering: Orji Kalu asks Court to stop his retrial

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr.Orji Uzor Kalu has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC from retrying him on the N7.1 billion naira alleged money laundering charges against him. According to Dr. Kalu, having once been tried by[Read More…]

If Nigerians want me to be president, I will build the economy says Senator Orji Kalu

Senator Orji Kalu says if Nigerians make him president in 2023, he will build a 20th century economy.  The Sun reports that Senator Kalu said this on a programme at a radio station in Umuahia, Abia state capital, while speaking on his presidential ambition in 2023. The former governor of[Read More…]

2023: Anybody can contest for the Presidency, Orji Kalu says, as he visits Babangida

 The Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, says Zoning is not in the constitution of the APC and the Presidency is open for anyone to contest for He said the office is an open basket for intending contestants, stressing that the idea of zoning was never constitutional nor contained[Read More…]

Just In: Former Governor, Orji Kalu released from prison -EFCC wants immediate retrial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed Senator Orji Kalu, whose conviction and 12-imprisonment for stealing N7.1bn from Abia State treasury was quashed by the Supreme Court on Friday, will face immediate retrial. NewsWireNGR reported that the Supreme Court ordered retrial of the case on the ground that[Read More…]

“If Fashola Were Igbo, He Would Have Betrayed Tinubu” – Orji Kalu Talks About The Betrayal of Igbos

Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia state and billionaire businessman, says Igbos are very good in commerce, and in “anything they do” — but not in politics. In the latest edition of The Interview, Kalu said a number of the elite in the region are not only selfish, but[Read More…]