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“Orji Kalu Will Receive Full Salaries, Allowances In Prison” – Senate Spokesperson, Godiya

The convicted Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, will continue to receive his salaries and all other entitlements while in prison, the Senate has said. This is despite the fact that he will not be performing any legislative function from prison. The spokesperson of the Senate, Godiya Akwashiki, disclosed this on Sunday Premium Times... Continue Reading →

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We Will Not Declare Orji Uzor Kalu’s Seat Vacant Until He Exhausts All Legal Options — Senate

The Nigerian Senate says it will not be declaring vacant the seat of one of its members, Orji Uzor Kalu, despite his conviction by the Federal High Court Lagos Linda Ikeji's Blog reports. The Federal High Court in a landmark judgment delivered on Thursday, December 5th, sentenced Orji Uzor Kalu to 12 years imprisonment for... Continue Reading →

“I Collect Less Than N1m Pension As Former Governor” – Alao-Akala Reveals

Former governor of Oyo state, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has described as shocking and unrealistic rumor making the rounds in some quarters that past governors in Nigeria receive jumbo pension running into millions of naira Vanguard reports. The former governor also said that the claim by some elements that former Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari, wrote his... Continue Reading →

N7.1bn Fraud: “Please, Don’t Handcuff Me” Orji Kalu Gets 12 years Imprisonment

The Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, who was charged with N7.1bn fraud. The court found him and his co-defendants guilty of the entire 39 counts filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Justice Mohammed Idris sentenced Kalu to 12 years’ imprisonment... Continue Reading →

Zamfara Assembly Abolishes Law Paying Pensions To Ex Governors

The Zamfara House of Assembly on Tuesday abolished a law that allowed the payment of pension and other allowances for state’s former governors and their deputies Daily Post reports. The spokesperson of the state’s assembly, Mustapha Jafaru, in a statement to journalists said the ‘abolished’ law also affects ex-speakers of the house of assembly and... Continue Reading →

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