N7.65bn Fraud: EFCC Marks Ex-Abia Gov, Orji Kalu’s Properties

[contact-form][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Website” type=”url” /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”textarea” /][/contact-form]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday, December 14, 2019, marked properties belonging to a former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu.
The marking is to ensure that the properties are not dissipated, following the December 5, 2019 order of Justice Muhammed Idris sitting at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos that Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited, be wound up and all assets forfeited to the Federal Government.

Kalu, who is the Senator representing Abia North in the National Assembly, had been arraigned alongside his company, Slok Nigeria Limited and Udeh Udeogu, his Director of Finance and Accounts at the Abia State Government House, over an amended 39-count charge bordering on conspiring and diverting the sum of N7.65bn from the,coffers of the state.

The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against,them by the EFCC, thereby leading to their full trial.

In the course of the trial, the prosecution counsel, Rotimi Jacobs,SAN, called 19 witnesses and tendered several documents that were admitted in evidence by the court.
The defendants, however, testified on behalf of themselves during the trial.
The parties, during the proceedings on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, adopted their final written addresses.

In his final submission, the prosecution counsel, Jacobs, urged the judge to jail the defendants, saying the prosecution had proved the allegations against them.
Jacobs also urged the court to wind up the company as provided by the Law and all its assets forfeited to the Federal Government.

However, the defence counsel urged the court to “dismiss the charges, acquit and discharge” their clients.

Delivering his judgment, Justice Idris found the defendants guilty on all counts.
Justice Idris held that the prosecution had established its case against the defendants.

The Judge further held that “the case was conclusively investigated,as the prosecution conducted thorough investigations.”

Justice Idris, therefore, convicted and sentenced the first defendant,Kalu to five years imprisonment on counts 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11; three years on counts 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33; 12 years on counts 34, 35, 36, 37 and 38 and five years on count 39.

The second defendant was convicted and sentenced to three years,imprisonment on counts 24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32 and 10 years on counts 34, 37, 38 and 39.

Justice Idris further held that “In respect of the third convict, Slok Nigeria Limited, an order is hereby made that the company shall hereupon and without further assurances, but for this order, be wound up and all its assets and properties forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.”

Wilson Uwujaren
Head, Media & Publicity
14 December, 2019

James Soul John

THINKER. WRITER. DOER Creative writer/Content Provider/Media/Public Policy Strategist, Analyst & Moralist.

45 thoughts on “N7.65bn Fraud: EFCC Marks Ex-Abia Gov, Orji Kalu’s Properties

  • November 14, 2020 at 5:47 pm

    Good write-up, I¦m regular visitor of one¦s website, maintain up the excellent operate, and It’s going to be a regular visitor for a long time.

  • December 19, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    I like what you guys are up too. This sort of clever work and reporting! Keep up the great works guys I’ve you guys to blogroll.

  • February 12, 2021 at 9:47 am

    I like what you guys are up also. Such intelligent work and reporting! Carry on the excellent works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to my blogroll. I think it will improve the value of my site 🙂

  • March 8, 2021 at 5:35 pm

    There are actually a variety of particulars like that to take into consideration. That is a nice point to bring up. I offer the ideas above as common inspiration but clearly there are questions like the one you convey up the place crucial factor will likely be working in sincere good faith. I don?t know if finest practices have emerged round things like that, however I am sure that your job is clearly identified as a fair game. Each girls and boys really feel the impression of just a moment’s pleasure, for the rest of their lives.

  • April 20, 2021 at 9:53 am

    Элементы лестниц оптом, кухни на заказ, двери из массива дуба – https://www.ekolestnica.ru На сайте большой выбор изделий из дерева (дуб, бук, ясень, береза, сосна) балясины для лестниц, перила для лестниц, ступени для лестниц, двери из массива дуба, мебельный щит! На рынке более 15 лет, отгружаем товар в любые регионы!

  • April 24, 2021 at 6:21 am

    [url=https://akustickesteny.sk/wp-hydra-iphone.html]гидра для айфона сайт [/url]

  • April 27, 2021 at 7:26 am


    CS Source – Why nobody never leaves

    CS Condition Zero is the most noted and most played multiplayer game till now. The game is being played in every part of this world in, every gaming cafe, in every PCs and Laptops and even on Nearly every Xbox.
    Counter Strike GO:

    CS 1.6 is actually a modification of Half-life game which had already been created in the late 90’s. This FPS epic is a tactical and skill based FPS which tests the mind and responsive skills of the player. [url=https://freesteam.net]Valve[/url] studios took command of developing this FPS in the 2000s, modified it by adding some new distinct and hand made features to it.

    Counter Strike GO has been a source of fun for the gamers since its infancy. The question is how? Well, it is actually that style of FPS which never actually gets out of the grace even if one plays it for decades.
    Why Counter Strike Source is Entertaining:

    One can simply never get accustomed to [url=https://retroroms.org]the game[/url] since it allows the users to customize it according to their styles and preferences. One of the main applications of this customisation is called “aimbotting”. [url=https://leaguecheats.com]CSGO Hacks[/url] are the most annoying factor of MMO shooters and all of the gamers have actually become the hackers by the time they are skilled at CS. Some may want to play CS on the beginner skill and the maps with which they are used to but the fact is that most of the advanced players just want some different things to increase their interest in that game. LeagueCheats hacks works on WarGods, WarGodz, sXe injected, [url=https://leaguecheats.com/wiki/esportal-cheats-hacks/]Esportal[/url], GamersClub, EAC, Challengeme.gg, 99damage, FaceIT, SoStronk, PVPRO, GOLeague, ChallengerMode, FastCup CSGO, Akros, VAC, VACNET, Gfinity, CEVO, ESL, FaceIT Server Side, SMAC, KAC, PopFlash, Kickback, and ZenGaming. [url=https://leaguecheats.com/wiki/]Buy CSGO Hacks[/url]

    So, modders can edit different maps for their own style or for their root servers. Isn’t it cool that you play every game on various maps and then players attempt to get skill over that particular level by grinding over and over via epic engagements. This in my opinion is the single best reason why no one ever leavers even after lots of games.

    The leavels can be customised through various programs and software, which are absolutely free to use and one can be skilled in it by watching video tutorials. Most people think that Counter Strike Condition Zero came with a lot of maps but the fact is that it came only with some basic maps but over time the modders created some different distinct maps on the Valve editor platform which the users have been installing them via different websites.

    Another thing which is keeping Counter Strike Source fresh and exciting is the option to make your own hosted server. One can make a separate root for their own teammates so that they can have some brutal battles with each other or they can invite other clans for a scrim.

    Also, there are also many interesting sprays available which the users can edit and can spray them on the walls or anything else. The spray logos actually show the hold of the particular players or clans.

    In other words customising Counter Strike Global Offensive was never so easy before. Now one can never get used to this exciting shooter game.

    Also, within all the titles that have various modes are installed several features that are providing the gamers with noteworthy moments spent in front of the PC. Whether you are a child or already a grown up it is impossible not to have played at least for once Global Offensive .

    [url=https://nulled.link/categories/cms-leaks.15/]Nulled Scripts[/url]
    [url=https://nulled.link/forums/applications.8/]Cracked Apps[/url]
    [url=https://freesteam.net]free Steam Games[/url]

    [url=]Counter Strike Global Offensive Hacks[/url] e643ff7

  • April 27, 2021 at 10:40 am

    Он перестает пить и есть, а иногда даже дышать и лежит в яранге (чуме, юрте), как мертвый – Около темы члена.. Шаманы и культ фаллоса Шаманы и культ фаллоса

  • April 28, 2021 at 11:22 am

    : Лечение бесплодия женское бесплодие До последнего времени я предохранялась от нежелательной беременности, теперь же, когда такая потребность появилась – я не могу забеременеть.С каких анализов мне начать?

  • April 29, 2021 at 6:33 am

    חדרים לפי שעה בחיפה

  • May 3, 2021 at 1:19 pm

    Regardless, its because they realised that there was money to be produced from the booming Pakistani casino market. There is zero casino from Pakistan yet. Its totally legal to have real estate in casinos but to not run more than four cards at one time in a live casino also to just have 2 land cards at a hand in an online poker game. However, how could discover a casino when there was no Pakistani cities with enough population to support one? That is where I come in. How do you locate a casino in a state with no single casino on its own doorstep?
    The government of Pakistan has prohibited all online casinos in the country. Why is this so? Is it because they do not like their guests spending money in casinos? Can it be because the government is worried about organised crime running rampant in the country and the risk that online gaming can attract?

    https://shootercasino.com/ – shootercasino
    I have been operating in the slot and casino industry in the united kingdom for the previous ten years and I have played many offline and online casino games. My occupation as a consultant has provided me some insight to how to use this Betting Exchange to make money and I can tell you that its quite easy to earn money using the market. You can use your charge card to deposit into a”blind” or non-player account and play against the casino’s live gamers, who’ll have put their bets before you entering the area. Playing on a live casino having actual people also affords you the opportunity to use a top roller bonus and the opportunity to win enormous jackpots that you would not have the ability to attain in your home country. Though casinos use different vocabulary to predict what’s essentially the identical thing, I will use the exact terms to describe what it is that you are doing when playing on an online casino.

  • May 7, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    It’s laborious to seek out educated folks on this subject, but you sound like you recognize what you’re talking about! Thanks


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *