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The List Of Contractors Are Authentic And Was Not Compiled By Akpabio – NDDC

Godswill Akpabio The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has disclosed that the list of contract beneficiaries released by Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta affairs, is authentic and was not compiled by him. Prominent names on the list compiled in 2018 are former Governors, Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia), James Ibori (Delta}, Emmanuel Uduaghan (Delta) and Senator Peter Nwaoboshi. While some of these politicians have denied benefitting from NDDC contracts, the commission however enjoined those whose names appeared in the list not to panic as it has been uncovered that some…

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Acting NDDC Boss, Pondei Who Fainted In National Assembly Spent N5 Billion Naira To Do Medical Checkups

According to a report from the Senate has indicted that the top management agency at the Niger Delta Development Commission have shared N4.9bn among themselves in the guise of medical checkup. The document also showed that the management paid N114.9m as supplementary medical allowance to 26 staff member during the same period. It stated that both disbursements were made when the nation was under lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. The report was adopted and approved by the Senate shortly before it proceeded on its annual recess penultimate week.…

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“Pay stranded scholarship students now” – President Buhari orders NDDC

President Buhari has ordered that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to pay its scholarship beneficiaries studying abroad. The students have recently to social media to claim that the NDDC abandoned them, forcing them to take on menial jobs to survive. resident Buhari has now intervened in the situation asking that the student be paid what they were promised. This was contained in a statement titled ‘NDDC invites President Buhari to Commission Signature Project’ and signed by the NDDC Director, Corporate Affairs, Charles Odili, on Tuesday. Odili said the students…

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Flood sweeps Uniben Pharmacy student away in his sleep

After the recent heavy rainfall in Niger State, a 200 Level Pharmacy student of the University of Benin, Edo State, has died tragically in the flood that hit Suleja on Saturday, July 25, 2020. According to reports, Wisdom Igboamora Ebubechukwu and his family members were sleeping when the flash flood hit their house, pulled it down before sweeping him, a sibling and his father’s second wife away. In a related development, In June this year, a teenager identified as Ayisat, 17, drowned in a flood in Lagos. The incident happened…

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NDDC Probe: Akpabio list names of Senators, Reps who got contracts

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has named members of the National Assembly who al­legedly got over-bloated and unexe­cuted contracts from the NDDC. This is as the probe into the alleged corruption in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) continues. On July 21st 2020, the House of Representatives asked Senator Godswill Akpabio, to publish the names of their members he alleged took contracts from the NDDC, within 48 hours. Ruling on a matter of privileges brought by Minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila said the Minister should…

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President Buhari finally breaks silence on NDDC saga

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to the saga rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The NDDC saga took another twist earlier today as members of the House of Representatives Committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC issued a warrant of arrest against NDDC boss, Professor Pondei. This came after the acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee(IMC) of the NDDC, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, walked out on them earlier today. Reacting to the turn of events, President Buhari expressed determination to get to the root of the…

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Reps issue warrant of arrest for NDDC boss, Pondei

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC have issued a warrant of arrest against NDDC boss, Professor Pondei. This is coming after the acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee(IMC) of the NDDC, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, walked out on them earlier today. Professor Pondei and his team were at the House to appear before the panel investigating activities of the commission. It can be recalled that earlier this week the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Professor Pondei,…

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“I’m Contented With My Wife”- Akpabio Denies Sexually Harassing Former NDDC Acting MD, Joy Nunieh

Joy Nunieh, Godswill Akpabio Minister of Niger Delta affairs, Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger has denied sexually harassing Joy Nunieh, the former acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). In a statement released by his media aide Anietie Ekong on Wednesday July 15, Akpabio denied making sexual advances at the former NDDC Acting MD. The former Governor who wondered why Nunieh did not speak out until the period the senate is probing the NDDC, insisted that he is contented with his wife. Akpabio further disclosed that he…

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NDDC: Former MD, Joy Nunieh Makes Damning Revelations About Buhari’s Minister Akpabio (Video)

Joy Nunieh Former Acting Managing Director of Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh has made some damning allegations against the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, Daily Post reports. The former Acting MD addressed the press after she appeared before the Senate ad hoc Committee investigating NDDC. Nunieh in the interview recounted her alleged ordeal in the hands of Akpabio before she was removed as the NDDC MD. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had in February 2020 reorganized the Interim Management Committee (IMC)…

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2nd Niger Bridge Construction: Anambra Communities Drag Julius Berger To Court

2nd Niger Bridge The Ogbaru Community in Anambra State has dragged Julius Berger Nigeria Plc before the Federal High Court in Awka, alleging a violation of Environmental Impact Assessment in the construction of the 2nd Niger Bridge, Punch has reported. Also joined as defendants in the suit are the Federal Ministry of Works and B and Q Dredging. The community is demanding N2.5bn as damages for the alleged environmental and health hazards arising from the activities of the respondents in the construction of the bridge. The plaintiff claimed that more…

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Three African Countries Owing Nigeria N32.04 Billion In Electricity Bill

Electricity Togo, Niger, and Benin Republic are the three countries owing N32.04 billion bills for the electricity Nigeria supplied to them in 2019, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has revealed. The countries are among the three international customers Nigeria supplies electricity to. Niger’s power firm, Societe Nigerienne electricity, failed to pay a total invoice of N3.01 billion it received in the first quarter of 2019; N3.69 billion in the second quarter, N4.1 billion in the third quarter and N2.07 in the fourth quarter. Communaute Electrique du Benin, a power…

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