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Senatorial Election: Court of Appeal upholds Uzor Kalu’s victory

The Appeal Court in Owerri on Thurday upheld the election of Sen. Orji Kalu, representing Abia North Senatorial District. In a unanimous decision, the appellate court held that the lower tribunal, which upturned Kalu’s election, erred on several counts. Delivering the judgment, the Presiding Judge, Justice R. A. Adah, said that the grounds upon which the lower tribunal predicated its ...

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Abia North: Sen Ohuabunwa says Orji Kalu was rigged in, lauds tribunal’s decision

Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa has applauded the National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal, for nullifying the election of Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu. In a statement issued by Dr. Ndubusi Eke, the Director-General of Ohuabunwa’s “Follow Better” Campaign Organisation, in Umuahia on Wednesday, Ohuabunwa described the judgment as “a triumph of justice and democracy in Nigeria.” He ...

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Senator Orji Kalu floors opponent at tribunal

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, has struck out a petition filed against the election of Sen. Orji Kalu as the Senator representing Abia North. The petitioner, Anagha Anagha, the candidate of All Grassroots Alliance (AGA) had filed the petition on grounds that he was unlawfully excluded from the February 23 Abia North ...

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Xenophobic Attacks: Nigeria should stop operations of all South African firms now, Kalu spits fire

Dr Orji Kalu, Chief Whip of the Senate, has spoken against the attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, saying that the attacks were conceived, disheartening and wicked. In a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Mr Kunle Oyekunle of Orji Kalu Media Office, the former governor of Abia questioned the essence of the renewed attacks on Nigerians. “The gruesome ...

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Present NASS won’t be a rubber stamp one, Kalu vows

The Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has given the assurance that the ninth National Assembly will not be a rubber stamp to the executive. Kalu said this on Wednesday in an interview with newsmen in his Camp Neya country home in Igbere, Bende Local Government Area of Abia. He spoke on the sideline of a meeting of the executives ...

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“There is no big deal in RUGA, I established it in Abia in 2001,” says Orji Kalu

Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has shed more light on the controversy surrounding RUGA settlement, adding that many Nigerians don’t understand the sçheme. He told reporters in Abuja recently that he established a successful RUGA settlement in Abia State when he was governor of the state in 2001. The controversial cattle market, he said, is located in Lokpanta, ...

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NASS Election Victory: Orji Kalu hosts Lawan, Omo-Agege to a dinner

The Senate President, Mr Ahmad Lawan and his deputy, Mr Ovie Omo-Agege, were on Thursday hosted to a dinner by Sen. Orji Uzor-Kalu. The event, which took place at Uzor-Kalu’s residence in Abuja, was also attended by some senators, members of the diplomatic corps, among others. Delivering his welcome remark, Uzor-Kalu (APC-Abia) said the occasion was a celebration of victory. ...

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NASS Leadership: Abia APC endorses Kalu, Onyejeocha

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia on Sunday met and formaĺly endorsed former Gov. Orji Kalu, the Senator-elect for Abia North Senatorial District, for the Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly (NASS). The meeting, which took place at Camp Neya, the country home of Kalu in Igbere, Bende Local Government Area of Abia, also endorsed ...

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Why APC should consider Kalu for Deputy Senate President- Group

A pressure group, the Justice and Equity Forum (JEF) has appealed to the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Senators- elect to consider Dr Orji Uzor-Kalu as the deputy senate president in the ninth assembly. It also appealed to stakeholders in the senate to ensure zoning of the principal offices among the six geopolitical zones in a ...

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Kalu: We have no issues with the result, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the commission has no issues with the result of Saturday’s National Assembly polls in Abia North Senatorial District. Mr Bamidele Oyetunji, the Public Relations Officer of the commission in Umuahia, the Abia capital, said this in an interview with newsmen on Friday. Bamidele said that the commission only had problem with ...

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