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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Apologise to Buhari, APC – Sagay reacts to Orji Kalu’s conviction – Daily Post Nigeria

    Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), the chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has hailed the All Progressives Congress, APC over the court verdict on ex-governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu. DAILY POST reports that Justice Mohammed Idris convicted Kalu on 39 counts...
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    Metro ''Don’t handcuff me in public'' Orji Uzor Kalu begs prison warders as court sentences him to 12 years imprisonment - DailyTrust

    Justice Idris Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Lagos, has sentenced Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years imprisonment after declaring the former Abia state governor guilty of N7.1bn fraud charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. read more
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    Metro Court Convicts Orji Kalu OF N7.1 Billion Fraud - Punch Newspaper

    The Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, who was charged with N7.1bn fraud. Details later read more
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu Loses Father…… – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    Nnamdi Kanu,Leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) is bereaved again as he lost his beloved Father on Thursday October 31,2019 in Umuahia. The Older Mr Kanu passed on at Federal Medical centre,in Umuahia,Abia state where he has been at the Intensive care unit for about two … Read...
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    Metro Nnamdi Kanu says he’s ready to return to Nigeria on one condition – Pulse Nigeria News

    Nnamdi Kanu says he’ll only return to Nigeria on one condition. Fugitive leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says he’s ready to return to Nigeria to continue his trial if his safety would be guaranteed...... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2Nr95Rj...
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    Metro Nnamdi Kanu blames FG for the death of his mother – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has announced the death of his mother. According to Kanu, she died on August 30, 2019 in Germany after doctors battled unsuccessfully over a protracted illness she suffered.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –...
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    Metro ”They should be ashamed” – Abia CP reacts to killing of policeman – P.M. News

    The Abia police command on Wednesday threatened that those behind the killing of its operative in Aba on Saturday would not escape justice. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Ene Okon, said this in Aba while reacting to the alleged .... Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/2nVlHax Get More...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics “I Wasn’t Sacked By Tribunal” – Senator Orji Uzor Kalu – Naijaloaded

    Contrary to the news making the rounds in the media space, that the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District had been sacked by the Election Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the lawmaker, Senator Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has cleared the air that … Read more via Naijaloaded –...
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    Politics Kalu Vows To Reclaim Mandate After Tribunal Ruling – Sahara Reporters

    Former Abia State governor and lawmaker representing Abia North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Orji Kalu, has vowed to reclaim his mandate after a tribunal sitting on election matters upturned his victory at the poll. In a statement by his media office on Monday following the...
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    Politics Tribunal Sacks Apc Senator Orji Kalu – Naijaloaded

    The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abia State has nullified the election of Orji Uzor Kalu as the Senator representing Abia North. The tribunal also ordered for a rerun election for the Abia North Senatorial District. Kalu … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Politics ‘All South African Businesses in Nigeria should be shut down’ – Orji Kalu – Olisa.tv

    Orji Uzor Kalu, senate whip, says South African businesses in the country should be shut down if their home government does not stop the killing of Nigerians. The former Abia governor, in a statement Tuesday, described the killing of Nigerians in South Africa as “ill-conceived , disheartening...
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    Politics I governed Abia with my own money – Orji Uzor Kalu – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Former Governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu, who was arraigned before a federal high court in Lagos on charges of laundering N7.6bn when he was governor between 1999 and 2007, claims that he ran the state with his own money while denying the allegation.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –...
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    Politics If PDP Were A Company, I Would Own 90 Percent — Orji Kalu – 360Nobs.com

    A former Abia state governor, senator representing Abia North, Orji Kalu, says if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were to be a company, he would own 90 percent of it.... Read more via 360Nobs.com – https://ift.tt/329sVGw Get More Nigeria Political News
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro “How I Was Beaten By EFCC Operatives” – Senator Kalu Denies Stealing N7.2b Abia Fund – Nairaland

    Former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday denied allegations that he stole N7.2 billion while at the helm between 1999 and 2007. He said the Abia State under him had no such fund, Igbere TV reports.... Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/30JZ5Io Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Trouble at C/River, Abia Boundary: 3,500 risk starvation as war over limestone deposits rages – Vanguard News

    The boundary clash between Isu community in Arochukwu Council Area of Abia State and Utuma in Biase Council of Cross River State has taken a huge toll on the Isu clan as 3,500 indigenes risk starvation.... Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/320SWHJ Get More Nigeria Metro News
  16. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Champions League: Enyimba set to roll over Rahimo – Vanguard News

    Enyimba of Aba have their destiny in their hands as they take on Burkina Faso’s Rahimo in today’s Champions League preliminary second leg tie behind-closed-doors at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba. Enyimba A deflected last minute goal in the first … read more via Vanguard News –...
  17. Nigeria Business News

    Business OPay continues to expand as ‘OTrike’ launches in Aba – Techpoint.Africa

    Opera-founded startup, Opay, has just introduced OTrike, a tricycle hailing service, in the commercial city of Aba, southeast of Nigeria..... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – https://ift.tt/2KEoBb3 Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Metro Soldier arrested for killing motorcyclist over N100 bribe – Governor – Premium Times Nigeria

    Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Thursday said that the armed security personnel, who allegedly shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist in a community near Aba, had been arrested. The deceased, Chimaobi Uzoukwa, was reportedly killed for allegedly refusing to part with N100 bribe at Ohanze...
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    Metro Abia Gov announces arrest of killer soldier – P.M. News

    The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, on Thursday said that the armed security personnel, who allegedly shot and killed a commercial motorcyclist in a community near Aba, had been arrested.... Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/2ZKmTLB Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics RUGA: Abia monarchs fault report in Umuahia – Vanguard News

    Abia—Traditional rulers from the Olokoro clan in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State have faulted the report that land has been acquired in the area for Ruga settlement. Chairman, Umuahia South Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Godfrey Onwuka, explained that there … Read more...