Tag: Theodore Orji

EFCC arrests former Governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed the arrest on Thursday. The former governor was intercepted at about 10 am and taken to the headquarters of the EFCC[Read More…]

Senator Theodore Orji to quit politics in 2023

Senator representing Abia Central, Theodore Orji has promised to quit politics in 2023 to give way for the younger generation. By 2023, Orji would be ending an eight-year term in the Senate at 73 years old. Thus, he has vouched to resist the pressure to contest for any political office.[Read More…]

Senator Theodore Orji describes criticism of Ex-Governors in the senate as ‘hate speech’

Former Governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, has described the criticism of former governors in the Senate as ‘hate speech’ saying they are not ‘there to sleep.’ Senator Orji, who represents Abia Central Senatorial District, said this while inspecting one of his constituency projects at Okwuta Primary School, Isieke[Read More…]

Billions of Naira allegedly traced to Senator Theodore Orji’s son

A former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, is under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over billions of Naira allegedly traced to his son. Orji is also accused of diverting, while in office, N383 billion revenue from the Federation Account, N55 billion Excess Crude revenue,[Read More…]

Opinion: Mis-governance, See Aba And Weep

In well over two decades as an active writer, journalist and media strategist I have had many reasons to have written and made suggestions on the situation of Aba, the commercial capital of Abia State in terms of the systemic and deep rooted neglects that it has gone through and[Read More…]

READ!! The Complete Report Of Nigerian Bloggers Assessment Tour To Abia State #TAOrjiFeedback

By Tahir Sherrif Governor T.A Orji who recently hosted bloggers in Umuahia the Abia State capital is the second governor in Nigeria to actively engage the online community in what can be said to be a participatory system of governance. The first was Governor of Ekiti State “I do not[Read More…]

“Hatchet Job By A Political Neophyte” Theodore Orji Blasts APGA Guber Aspirant

Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has lashed out on the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship aspirant in the state, Chief Chikwe Udensi, over his media remarks that civil servants in the state were owed five months salary arrears. Orji who described Udensi’s comments as malicious and untenable allegation,[Read More…]

Theodore Orji: Jonathan, A Success Story For South East Nigeria

“We want to put it on record that the commencement of work on the second Niger bridge is just one of the many benefits the Federal Government is conferring on our Region at this time.” Today, we witness the making of history, and a promise being fulfilled to the people[Read More…]

PDP Governors Met President Jonathan In Closed Door Meeting Last Night

Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan yesterday (Monday) met behind closed doors with PDP state governors at the First Lady Conference Hall inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja, started at about 9.30pm. Governors in attendance included:  Ibrahim Shema (Katsina); Martins Elechi (Ebonyi); Theodore Orji (Abia); Sule Lamido (Jigawa); Liyel Imoke (Cross River);  Ramalan Yero (Kaduna);[Read More…]

Aide To Governor Theodore Orji’s Son Shot dead

An aide to Chinedu Orji, son of Gov. Theodore Orji of Abia state was on Saturday shot dead by a police orderly, acting on the instructions of the younger Orji. Eyewitnesses present say the shooting occurred at the declaration of interest in contesting for a senatorial seat by the governor[Read More…]