Orji Uzor Kalu

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Sep 9th, 2014
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By John Okiyi Kalu On Tuesday 2nd of September 2014 Sun Newspaper, published by former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu (OUK), led with a cover story titled “Abia stinks, says billionaire, Arthur Eze”. Chief Arthur Eze who was at Umuahia six days earlier to attend events marking Abia&#...
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Aug 26th, 2014
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By Don Ubani Between Chameleon and Leopard, there is a wide world of difference. While the Chameleon is panchromatic and, therefore, adapts to environmental changes the leopard is stereotyped and, so, rigid. No wonder why it is usually said that the Chameleon changes its colour while the leopard neve...
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Apr 24th, 2014
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by Hilda Ifeoma Ifeagwu Former Governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu is becoming a brand in making unguarded statements. When you think that he has learnt his lessons and may keep quiet, he explodes like a bomb abandoned by rebels who are on the run. His behavior shows him as a greatly trouble...
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Feb 2nd, 2014
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by Emeka Anya It is with a heavy heart that we write this piece. A heavy heart because the person involved is someone who ordinarily should be held in high esteem, and should be deserving of such. For someone to be referred to as “His Excellency”, that person apart from being a tall figure in [&helli...
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Aug 17th, 2013
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Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Former Minister Former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has described recent social media attacks on his wife and daughters by a man who goes by the name Shama Musa Maliga on Facebook., as concocted lies designed to smear him and his family. Maliga whose Facebook profile li...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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  Fashola’s deportation not about Igbo The deportation of 67 Nigerian citizens from Lagos State to Onitsha, Anambra State, expectedly dredged up many shades of emotions. Those who make capital out of ethnic paranoia read the act as a throwback to the Igbo-Must-Go pre-Biafran War frenzy; the vamp...
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Mar 24th, 2013
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By Odimegwu Onwumere When a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu offered on November 12, 2012, to negotiate the end of insurgency in the northern part of the country on Federal Government’s (FG) behalf, many Nigerians took him seriously, not the government. Kalu’s offer came when it was ...
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Mar 16th, 2013
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By Chido Onumah The war of attrition between Abia State governor, Theodore Orji, and his predecessor Orji Uzor Kalu, took a bizarre turn two weeks ago when the Abia State University (ABSU) released a statement withdrawing the degree it awarded Mr. Kalu when he was governor. According to the universit...
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Mar 12th, 2013
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By Odimegwu Onwumere Political debates are hitting up Nigeria for the 2015 presidential elections. The debates are divided among regions, political divides and individuals in the country. Ndigbo are the most affected in these un-organised debates. Bystanders are watching some Ndigbo make a mess of th...
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Mar 12th, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Sometime in 2002, I was in my office as editor of the Sunday edition of THISDAY when some officials of the Abia State Government walked in with a photograph they said was exclusive to my paper. It was then Governor Orji Uzor Kalu in a classroom among other students of Abia State [...