Court stops former Abia Gov Kalu’s retrial

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the federal government and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) not to retry a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzo Kalu, on the N1.7 billion fraud case he was earlier…

Gov Dave Umahi’s defection and the unfolding game of political musical chairs – Magnus Onyibe

What started as an act of defiance by former Senate president, Ken Nnamani, in 2016 when he withdrew his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), before joining the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2017, and an unusual step taken…

Orji Uzor Kalu released from Kuje Prison

Barely 24 hours after the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos ordered his release, Senate Chief Whip, and former Abia State governor, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has regained freedom after six months incarceration. He stepped out of Kuje Correctional Centre…

Court orders Orji Kalu’s release from prison

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the release of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, from prison. Kalu was jailed for 12 years on December 5, 2019, after he was convicted of N7.1bn fraud…

Supreme Court ruling on Orji Kalu a technical ambush – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was ready for fresh and immediate re-trial of the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu. The Supreme Court has quashed the judgement that convicted and sentenced Kalu to…

Our GMD not arrested by EFCC -Access Bank

Access Bank Plc has denied reports that its group managing director, Mr Herbert Wigwe, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of fraud. Some online news sites had reported that the Access Bank boss…

*Court slams N1m bail on estate agent over alleged fraudulent property sale (Vanguard) *Jos warm clothes dealers hike prices as harmattan bites (DailyTrust)

Court slams N1m bail on estate agent over alleged fraudulent property sale (Vanguard) A 59-year-old man, Agbomabini Kolawole, who conspired with others and obtained N8 million under false pretences from a woman to sell a building to her was on…

Mind your utterances, Kalu warns supporters (Punch)

A former governor of Abia State, who is now the Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu, has urged his political associates, followers, members and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress not to make derogatory statements against any member…

Four die, 15 injured in Abuja, Kaduna road crashes (Punch) * Court revokes Kalu’s bail for traveling without permission (Guardian)

Four die, 15 injured in Abuja, Kaduna road crashes (Punch) Four persons lost their lives in an early morning crash involving four vehicles on the Ushafa-Bwari Road in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday. It was gathered that three males…

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