• Orji Kalu suggests road-map to end recession

    Orji Kalu suggests road-map to end recession

    Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has advised Nigeria to be fully committed to the growth of agriculture as an alternative to oil, if the country must overcome recession and food short.

    Kalu said this while speaking as a guest lecturer during the 43rd convocation lecture of the Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi State, Kalu, who spoke on the topic: “Sustainable Agriculture: A Credible Alternative for National Development,” said the country must stop paying lip service to the […]

  • Former Abia Governor Orji Kalu resigns from PPA

    Former Abia Governor Orji Kalu resigns from PPA

    Eminent businessman and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has resigned his membership of the Progressive Peoples Alliance.

    Kalu said he took the decision after wide consultations with political associates, followers, loyalists and well-wishers.

    This was contained in a letter personally signed by Kalu, dated November 14, 2016 and addressed to the National Chairman of the PPA.

    The letter, which was made available to the media on Tuesday, reads: “It is with a heavy heart and full of precious memories, […]

  • If Fashola were Igbo, he would have betrayed Tinubu – Orji Kalu

    If Fashola were Igbo, he would have betrayed Tinubu – Orji Kalu

    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 they get their political calculations wrong.

    Referring to the fractured relationship between him and Theodore Orji, his successor, Kalu said were Babatunde Fashola, former Lagos state governor an Ibo man, he could […]

  • EFCC re-arraigns Orji Kalu in Lagos

    EFCC re-arraigns Orji Kalu in Lagos

    A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, is currently in the dock before a Federal High Court in Lagos answering alleged corruption charges.

    Kalu and others had been initially arraigned in 2007 before Justice Adamu Bello of the Federal High Court, Abuja (now retired).

    They were arraigned in an amended 34-count charge over an alleged diversion of about N3.2bn from the Abia State Government’s treasury during Kalu’s tenure as

  • Why i support Buhari on subsidy removal – Orji Kalu

    Why i support Buhari on subsidy removal – Orji Kalu

    Dr Orji Kalu, Former Governor of Abia State and astute entrepreneur, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for removing the subsidy on fuel.

    Kalu declared that the subsidy was beneficial to a cabal in the oil sector and greatly disadvantageous to the majority of Nigerians.

    He said: “Recall that in my congratulatory message to President Buhari when he was being sworn in, I pleaded with him to jump-start the economy by removing the subsidy on fuel as it had been abused over the […]

  • Orji Kalu Quits FIFA Presidency Race Because Of…

    Orji Kalu Quits FIFA Presidency Race Because Of…

    Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, has officially suspended his ambition to run for the FIFA presidency. Mr Orji Kalu, made this known through a press statement signed by his adviser, Kunle Oyewumi on Monday.

    According to the statement, Kalu said he has chosen to concentrate on his business even though he was humbled by the wide support his earlier plan to contest enjoyed. It will be recalled that a group had earlier called the former Governor out, saying he […]

  • Former Abia Governor, Orji Kalu loses senatorial seat in Abia

    Former Abia Governor, Orji Kalu loses senatorial seat in Abia

    It was gathered that former governor of Abia State and Abia North senatorial candidate for the Progressive Peoples Alliance, Orji Kalu, came a distant third as the Independent National Electoral Commission, on Thursday, released the complete results of the March 28 National Assembly polls in the state.
    In a comprehensive result sheet made available to our correspondent by the Public Relations Officer of INEC in Abia State, Edwin Inabor, Kalu came a distant third behind Mao Ohuabunwa of the Peoples Democratic […]