Orji Kalu and the aborted Senate odyssey

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BY IHEUKWMERE ECHEWODO Two asymmetrical inci­dents happened almost spontaneously in the past 10 days. The first was the special waiver granted by the National Working Com­mittee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to former Governor Orji Kalu to contest for the Abia North Senatorial seat, which was greeted with…

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KALU SUBMITS SENATE NOMINATION FORM

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Former Governor of Abia State and founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Orji Kalu, on Monday submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination form to vie for Abia North Senatorial seat under the PDP in the 2015 general elections. A few weeks ago, Kalu’s aides under the…

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Kalu commends return of Keshi, Ike Uche

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Pillar of Sports and former Governor of Abia State, Dr.  Orji Kalu has applauded  President Jonathan and other well meaning Nigerians who ensured the return of Stephen Keshi as  Super Eagles Coach. In the past few days, there had been controversies over the Keshi’s sack by Nigeria Football Federation. Kalu…

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UNN LETTER OF APPRECIATION TO OUK FOUNDATION

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA OFFICE OF THE VICE-CHANCELLOR Vice-Chancellor Professor Benjamin Chukwuma, MD, FRCOG, FACOG, FACS Phone: (+234) -708 861 7000 Our Ref: VC/P/11 Kunle Oyewumi SA — Chairman Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation 10, Randle Road Apapa, Lagos Dear Oyewumi, LETTER OF APPRECIATION I have been asked by the Vice-Chancellor to…

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KALU TASKS AMAJU ON UNITY

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As controversy continues to envelop the Nigeria Football Federation, former Governor of Abia State and Pillar of Sports, Dr. Orji Kalu has made a passionate call for calm. Kalu spoke on Wednesday when NFF President Mr. Pinnick Amaju led members of the board to his Abuja residence. “Please, we cannot continue like…

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KALU HAILS UDUAGHAN AT 60

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Eminent businessman and former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Kalu, has described, Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, as a consummate politician, who has impacted lives positively. He made the remark in a congratulatory message to the governor who turns 60 on Wednesday, October 22. Kalu in a…

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A STATE ‘PARIAH-FREE’: COMMENDATION YET CAUTION AS NIGERIA PROCLAIMS EBOLA OUTBREAK FULLY CONTAINED By Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu

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It was no doubt joyous to hear the proclamations from the World Health Organization (WHO), citing the “spectacular success story” of Nigeria freeing itself from Ebola after 42 days without new cases. In all, 8 people have died out of the 20 confirmed accounts in Lagos and Port Harcourt alone,…

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KALU EXTOLS GOWON’S VIRTUES

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Eminent business mogul and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Kalu, has congratulated former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd),as he turns 80 on Sunday. The former governor while extolling the virtues of General Gowon acknowledged the exemplary leadership qualities of the elder statesman. Kalu, in his tribute…

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