Orji Uzor Kalu

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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 [...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2013
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By Orji Uzor Kalu, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Orji Uzor Kalu is a former governor of Nigeria’s Abia State and Chairman of the G37, a non-partisan group proposing alternative policy options for Nigeria. The views expressed are his own. Reports this week that some economists predict Nigeria will ove...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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by Ogbuefi blogs Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in a forthcoming book entitled ‘Atiku Media Office: The Wars, The Victories’, alleges that former President Olusegun Obasanjo heavily enriched himself as Nigeria’s President between 1999 to 2007. Atiku who was Obasanjo’s deputy u...