Theodore Orji

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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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Oct 6th, 2013
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By KINGSLEY OMONOBI, Abuja Umuahia, Abia State capital, last week, played host to the 9th biennial conference of the Nigerian Army Finance Corps. The conference presented Sunday Vanguard an opportunity to rub minds with Governor Theodore Ahamefule Orji on the crisis rocking his party, the PDP, the ch...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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By Tony Edike ENUGU—Governors of the South East and South South states, yesterday, in Enugu, declared that the determination of who will be the President of the country in 2015 would be made by the Nigerian electorate, in line with democratic tenets, warning that the power of the people should not be...
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Aug 19th, 2013
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THE British without consulting us amalgamated diverse ethnic groups and christened the union Nigeria. So, a revered northern monarch called the union the mistake of 1914; and, Chief Awolowo referred to Nigeria as a mere geographical expression. Since Nigeria came into being, we have always been consc...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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by Obinna Akukwe The shameless sale of Igbo presidency and Igbo interests by Ohaneze to the highest bidder has attracted the frank opprobrium of Senator Uche Chukwuerije. In a submission he sent to the Igbo Elders,South East Governors, and members of the 11 man committee set-up by the Governors on 27...
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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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Feb 20th, 2013
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It is obvious that all is not well  within the fold of the South East Governors Forum over the issue of Igbo presidency project  2015. In Anambra State,Governor Peter Obi is at loggerheads with  Governor Rochas Okorocha over who controls  APGA and he derides Okorcha?s attempt at  uniting the Igbos fo...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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Ohaneze Crisis and the Auctioning of the Igbo Presidency (part 2) Ohaneze Ndigbo , the apex Igbo socio political organisation has been on the news again especially over the controversial new four year tenure for elected officers  and controversial election which saw to the emergence of Chief Enwo Iga...
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Jan 12th, 2013
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By Onyedika Agbedo, Guardian AS the National Assembly continues with the process of amending the 1999 Constitution, Chief Ndukwe Ikoh, an Abia State leader of thought and promoter of Mezie Obodo, a socio-political group in the Southeast, expects the legislators to use the opportunity to place Nigeria...
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Sep 17th, 2012
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Vanguard, Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan declared, yesterday, that he is presently preoccupied with serious governance and warned politicians not to distract him with politics of 2015, saying the next general elections in year 2015 was still three years away. President Goodluck Jonathan With (fr...