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Reps Committed to Stopping Mass Exodus of Health Workers, Says Kalu *Seeks partnership with Turkey on S’East security initiative

Reps Committed to Stopping Mass Exodus of Health Workers, Says Kalu *Seeks partnership with Turkey on S’East security initiative

Reps Committed to Stopping Mass Exodus of Health Workers, Says Kalu *seeks partnership with Turkey on S'East security initiative *as Turkish govt mulls medical school, furniture academy in Nigeria The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has expressed the parliament's readiness to support efforts that will increase more skilled health workers in the country and curtail the mass exodus of health workers seeking greener pastures abroad. Kalu stated this when he received a delegation from a Turkish company, Duysiad Group and Flekssit Office Furniture Limited, led by its President and Member of board, Ahmet…
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Engineering Critical in Achieving Economic Growth, Speaker Tajudeen.   *Promises legislative support

Engineering Critical in Achieving Economic Growth, Speaker Tajudeen. *Promises legislative support

Engineering Critical in Achieving Economic Growth, Speaker Tajudeen *promises legislative support Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Abbas Tajudeen PhD, on Tuesday said that the intersection of engineering and governance is significant in the pursuit of sustainable growth and development. Tajudeen stated this in Abuja while delivering his remarks at the: '2023 NSE National Engineering Conference, Exhibition and Annual General Meeting, themed: Re-Engineering the manufacturing sector for competitiveness and enhanced economic growth. Represented by the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, the Speaker said the theme of the event aligns with national goals, which emphasizes the vital…
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Nigerian govt committed to innovation, responsible use of Artificial Intelligence-Kalu                   …seeks collaboration towards protection of digital rights

Nigerian govt committed to innovation, responsible use of Artificial Intelligence-Kalu …seeks collaboration towards protection of digital rights

Nigerian govt committed to innovation, responsible use of Artificial Intelligence-Kalu …seeks collaboration towards protection of digital rights Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has emphasized the commitment of the federal government in the responsible use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve the economy. He however warned that the government will not condone any form of abuse that will affect national security. Kalu made the disclosure during a courtesy visit to him by a delegation from Meta Platforms Inc. (formerly Facebook) led by the Vice President, (Africa, Middle East & Turkey), Mr. Kojo Boakye and…
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Bill to Establish Federal University of Medical Sciences in Bende Passes Second Reading

Bill to Establish Federal University of Medical Sciences in Bende Passes Second Reading

Bill to Establish Federal University of Medical Sciences in Bende Passes Second Reading The House of Representatives at the plenary, Tuesday passed through second reading a bill for an act to establish Federal University of Medical and Health Sciences, in Item Bende, Abia State. The proposed legislation titled, "Bill for an Act to Establish Federal University of Medical and Health Sciences, Item Bende to make Comprehensive Provisions for its Due Management and Administration and for related matters, was sponsored by the Deputy Speaker Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Hon. Wole Oke and five other lawmakers. Leading the debate on its…
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Why Women Should Vie for Leadership Positions at the Grassroots – Deputy Speaker, Kalu

Why Women Should Vie for Leadership Positions at the Grassroots – Deputy Speaker, Kalu

Why Women Should Vie for Leadership Positions at the Grassroots - Deputy Speaker, Kalu *reassures NASS' readiness to reconsider rejected gender bills Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, has advised Nigerian women to extend the advocacy for inclusion in leadership positions to the grassroot level. Kalu gave the advise in Abuja when he received a delegation from an advocacy group, known as Women Round-table for Development and Good Governance, who paid him a courtesy visit in his office at the National Assembly. In a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Press Affairs, Udora…
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Deputy Speaker, Kalu distances self from alleged campaign of calumny against Onyejiocha… Says he shares healthy relationship with his sister minister

Deputy Speaker, Kalu distances self from alleged campaign of calumny against Onyejiocha… Says he shares healthy relationship with his sister minister

Deputy Speaker, Kalu distances self from alleged campaign of calumny against Onyejiocha… Says he shares healthy relationship with his sister minister The attention of the Office of the Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives has been drawn to a press conference wherein one Usman Shuaibu who claimed to be the national coordinator of ProgressiveProgressive League of APC Youth Voters spewed allegations of campaign of calumny against the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Hon. Nkiriuka Onyejiocha by the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu. Were it not for purposes of protecting the unsuspecting members of the public who may…
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Deputy Speaker, Kalu Lauds A’Court for dismissing AA’s petition, upholding his election

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Lauds A’Court for dismissing AA’s petition, upholding his election

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Lauds A'Court for dismissing AA's petition, upholding his election Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has applauded the Court of Appeal for dismissing the petition of the Action Alliance (AA), which challenged his election of February 25, 2023 for Bende Federal Constituency of Abia State. It will be recalled that the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the State Capital had in August, struck out the petition of AA because the party's candidate in the election, Ifeanyi Chukwuka Igbokwe told the panel that he did not file any legal suit against Kalu and subsequently…
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Deputy Speaker, Kalu Embarks On National Action Against Blindness Project

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Embarks On National Action Against Blindness Project

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Embarks On National Action Against Blindness Project Benjamin Kalu Foundation in collaboration with Vision Saver Eye Care Limited has kicked off a National Action Against Blindness Project, organizing a three-day medical outreach in Bende Federal Constituency of Abia State. The Foundation which is the brainchild of the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu held the outreach in Bende LGA from 13th to 15th October, 2023. A statement signed by his special assistant on press affairs Udora Orizu, stated that the outreach was essentially aimed towards providing free community eye care services,…
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NNAMDI KANU: Deputy Speaker, Kalu Calls For Unconditional Release, says sit-at-home, unknown gun men foreign to Ndigbo                           …Unveils PISE project for restoration of security, peace

NNAMDI KANU: Deputy Speaker, Kalu Calls For Unconditional Release, says sit-at-home, unknown gun men foreign to Ndigbo …Unveils PISE project for restoration of security, peace

NNAMDI KANU: Deputy Speaker, Kalu Calls For Unconditional Release, says sit-at-home, unknown gun men foreign to Ndigbo …Unveils PISE project for restoration of security, peace The President-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo PG has called for the unconditional release of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Friday, said that observance of sit-at-home, unknown gunmen and other social vices are alien and abhorrent to Igboland socially, economically and culturally. He however revealed that his office has unveiled a mechanism that will ultimately end insecurity in the south…
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How Nigerian universities can be self funded-Deputy Speaker, Kalu

How Nigerian universities can be self funded-Deputy Speaker, Kalu

How Nigerian universities can be self funded-Deputy Speaker, Kalu Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has advised Vice Chancellors of various universities in Nigeria to leverage the contributions of the alumni association and other endowment funds to finance education. He said those are the innovative funding models that will provide the financial stability needed to propel the universities to greater heights. Kalu canvassed the views while delivering his goodwill message at the opening ceremony of the 61st anniversary and 36th Conference of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) themed 60 years of…
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