Tag Archives: Orji Kalu

Ex-Abia State Governor Orji Kalu To Face Immediate Retrial, EFCC Reveals

Orji Kalu, former Abia state governor, will face immediate retrial for money laundering., according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Recall that the Kalu made headlines earlier today after the supreme court voided his conviction on Friday. He had been sentenced to 12 years in jail by a federal high court before the apex court nullified…

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Orji Kalu Dares EFCC To Arrest Obasanjo

Former Abia state Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to arrest former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, for allegedly embezzling $16billion meant for the power sector. Kalu stated this, while speaking to journalists, on arrival at a private hangar at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Wednesday. According…

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Plot to Sack Odigie-Oyegun Thickens as APC Postpones NEC Meeting

Indications emerged yesterday of a plot to sack the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie–Oyegun from office. The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party, Mr. Timi Frank confirmed the plot to The Guardian after the surprise shift of the meetings of the National Caucus and the National Executive…

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Supreme Court Orders EFCC To Prosecute Orji Kalu Over Alleged N5.6bn Fraud

The Supreme Court, today, gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the go ahead to prosecute the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu on a 107-count corruption charge. The charge borders on the alleged complicity of the former governor in money laundering and illegal diversion of public funds worth N5.6billion. Kalu…

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