Deputy Speaker, Kalu hails Tinubu’s Supreme Court Victory,says Democracy has Triumphed

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the judgement of the Supreme Court which affirmed his election as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.   In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Levinus Nwabughiogu on Thursday, Kalu said that by the victory, democracy has triumphed in Nigeria.   The Deputy Speaker said that the ruling of the apex court also affirmed the will of Nigerians who filed out in their numbers on February…

LP candidate,Chinasa withdraws suit challenging election of Deputy Speaker, Kalu

Chief Frank Chinasa, Labour Party candidate for Bende federal constituency, Abia State in the 2023 National Assembly elections on Friday said he has ended litigation against the Deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Kalu. Speaking at a press conference held in Abuja, he said the withdrawal followed appeals from men and women of high repute, religious leaders who intervened, saying the right move was to heed their noble advice. Recall that soon after the elections, Chinasa filed a petition at the Elections Tribunal sitting in Umuahia,…

Abia Elections: Igbokwe distances self from petition against Reps’ Deputy Speaker, Kalu

Action Alliance (AA) candidate for Bende federal constituency, Abia State in the February 2023 general elections, Ifeanyi Igbokwe has distanced himself from the ill-fated struggle to upturn the peoples mandate for the deputy speaker, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu at the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting at Umuahia, the State capital. Appearing on a Radio programme in Umuahia after filing a withdrawal motion on notice before the tribunal, Igbokwe expressed shock that someone used his name to file a suit against Kalu. He announced that he was impersonated by…

Deputy Speaker, Kalu congratulates Ex-military President, Gen Babangida @82

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has congratulated former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) on his 82nd birthday. Kalu in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS) Mr. Levinus Nwabughiogu, recalled the numerous roles played by the former military president in improving the political and economic developments of the country. The Deputy Speaker said Gen. Babangida led Nigeria from the front as he courageously embarked on reforms to pull Nigeria out of political and economic doldrums. He also said…

We’ve potential of reinvigorating our economy – Deputy Speaker

Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has underscored the need for the country to plough back dormant resources in the form of recovered public funds to boost the economy and create employment. Kalu made the assertion, Monday, while declaring open the inaugural session of the House adhoc committee on “Identification and Recovery of Public Funds Seized, Forfeited and Abandoned in Financial Institutions and Government Agencies to Improve the Current Economic Challenges in Nigeria” chaired by Hon. Munachim Alozie on behalf of the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen…

Reps ‘ll provide legal framework to boost direct foreign investments, says Deputy Speaker

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Kalu has assured that the parliament will priotize legislations that will boost direct foreign investments and make Nigeria the best business destination in Africa. Kalu gave the assurance on Friday when the Deputy Ambassador, Embassy of Hungary, Ambassador Gabor Krauss paid him a courtesy visit. The deputy speaker also stated that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has a robust economic agenda that will reposition Nigeria’s business climate. He said: “Nigeria is big with regards to playing a major role in the…