N3.2bn fraud: Non Issuance of fresh ‘fiat’ stalls Kalu, others trial

Further hearing in the trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu and two others over alleged N3.2 billion fraud today, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, was stalled due to non issuance of fresh ‘fiat’ to the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, by the President of Court of Appeal, Justice┬áZainab Adamu Bulkachuwa. Kalu alongside his former Commissioner of Finance, Udeh Jones Udeogu and Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited are being tried before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on the alleged…

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Orji Kalu urges Court to dismiss N3.2bn fraud case against him

A former governor of Abia state, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to discharge and acquit him of the fraud charge instituted against him and two others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Kalu said the prosecution has failed woefully to establish a prima facie case against him that would warrant him being called upon to open his defence in the matter. Kalu in a no case submission application filed before the court presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris, through his lawyer,…

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