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Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

After Orji Kalu, Joshua Dariye, is President Buhari’s corruption war still against opposition?

On June 12, 2018, Joshua Dariye, former Plateau state governor and senator, huddled in the dock awaiting the verdict of fate for pilfering N1.6 billion public funds at a high court of the federal capital territory (FCT).
Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Lawyers, CSOs, others hail Senator Kalu’s 12-year prison sentence

Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.

Conviction: CUPP wants Senator Orji Kalu to resign as Senate principal officer

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has called on the former governor of Abia State and senator representing Abia North, Orji Uzor Kalu, to resign his position as the Chief Whip of the Senate because of his conviction, Thursday by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

N7.1 billion fraud: Senator Orji Kalu bags 12 years imprisonment

The Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, who was charged with N7.1bn fraud.

Senator Orji Kalu convicted of N7.2 billion fraud

A federal high court in Lagos on Thursday found a former Abia State Governor, Orji Kalu, guilty of fraud.

Court convicts Senator Orji Kalu over N7 billion fraud

A Federal High Court sitting Lagos on Thursday convicted a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu of N7.1bn fraud.

N7.6 billion fraud: Senator Kalu knows fate December 5

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court will on December 5 deliver judgement in a N7.6 billion money-laundering suit involving Orji Kalu, the senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

Group backs President Buhari on special court for corruption cases

The Global Centre For Conscious Living Against Corruption on Thursday backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to present a bill seeking the creation of special court for corruption-related cases.
Candidate of the APC, Chief David Lyon (middle); Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo (Left), Deputy Governorship Candidate and Hon. Jothan Amos (Right), State Chairman of APC Bayelsa in Ekeremor Town on Saturday during the APC Governorship Campaign Rally.

Bayelsa elections: Senator Kalu salutes Governor-elect David Lyon for victory at poll

The Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Kalu, has congratulated the newly-elected Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on his victory in the November 16 election.

Abia North: Senators Ohuabunwa, Kalu disagree on Appeal Court verdict

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has described his loss at the Court of Appeal as “a miscarriage of justice.”

Senator Kalu: Appeal court ruling has vindicated me

Following the affirmation of the victory of the Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 23, 2019 National Assembly election in Abia North Senatorial District, by the Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, the former Governor has re-assured Nigerians of his unwavering and determined efforts in advancing the cause of the people.

Appeal Court affirms election of Senator Orji Kalu

The Appeal Court sitting in Owerri on Thursday affirmed the election of Sen. Orji Kalu, representing Abia North Senatorial District.
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Appeal court ruling: I am vindicated – Senator Kalu

Following the affirmation of the victory of the Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Kalu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 23, 2019 national assembly election in Abia North Senatorial District, by the Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, the former Governor has re-assured Nigerians of his unwavering and determined efforts in advancing the cause of the people.

N7.65 billion fraud: Senator Kalu knows fate December 2

The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed December 2, 2019 for judgment in the trial of a former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, and two others for an alleged N7.65bn fraud.

APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.

Tribunal: Senator Kalu warns supporters, associates on their utterances

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has called on politicians to be cautious of their utterances for the sake of nation building.

Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation receives encomiums for its empowerment initiatives

Thousands of small-business owners, petty traders and artisans in Abia-North senatorial district of Abia State showered encomium of gratitude on the Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation following the successful conclusion of its Small Business Zero Interest-Free Loan scheme.

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