AKPABIO REVEALS REAL REASON WHY NDDC INTERIM BOARD WAS SACKED

Chris Ochayi The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has disclosed that the appointment of a sole administrator for Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, was based on court…

CAIRO OJOUGBOH IN TROUBLE AS SENATE CHALLENGES HIM TO NAME SENATORS HE GAVE 20MIL NAIRA PALLIATIVES

By Sanni Onogu, Abuja The Senate on Tuesday challenged the Executive Director Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Cairo Ojuogboh to publicly name the Senators that allegedly…

2 NDDC DIRECTORS ARRESTED BY ICPC OVER FRAUD

Two directors at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) have been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices & Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). One of the arrested directors is in…

WHY I FAINTED DURING REPS HEARING BY NDDC BOSS, PONDEI

Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Expanded Interim Management Committee, EIMC, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has expressed surprise that people thought he was mimicking actors in movies…

NDDC FOREIGN SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS: 10 DAYS AFTER BUHARI ORDERED COMMISSION TO CLEAR PROTESTING STRANDED FOREIGN STUDENTS ALLOWANCES AND FEES, THEIR SITUATION REMAINS THE SAME

Over 10 days after the President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), directed the Niger Delta Development Commission to pay the tuition fees of its 2019 scholars, the commission has yet to obey…

NDDC MANAGEMENT WRITES IG, DEMANDS ARREST OF CONTRACTORS WHO COLLECTED MONEY FOR CONTRACTS BUT NEVER EXECUTED SAME

The management of the Niger Delta Development Commission has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, seeking the arrest and prosecution of contractors, who collected mobilisation funds, but refused to…

11.5BIL NAIRA WAS SMUGGLED INTO NDDC 2020 BUDGET, IMC REVEALS

THE Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) on Sunday alleged that N11.5bn   contracts were smuggled into the agency’s budget. It said the “non-essential contracts” were…

NDDC WRITES JOI NUNIEH, DEMANDS REFUND OF 1.96BIL NAIRA IN 7 DAYS

Joy Nunieh By Emma Amaize Peter Clever Okoro Esq., Director, Legal Services, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC,  in a letter dated July 28 addressed to Dr Joi Nunieh, gave her…

NASS MEMBERS FORCE US TO PAY FOR CONTRACTS NOT EXECUTED SO THAT WE CAN GET BUDGET APPROVAL- PONDEI

Kemebradikumo Pondei The acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, weekend, listed some of the contracts the commission was allegedly coerced to pay by the National…

NDDC DEMANDS 2.5BIL PAYMENT FROM SEN. NWAOBOSHI OVER CONTRACTS LINKED TO HIM

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has demanded a refund of N2.5 billion from Delta senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, being the amount the agency said it paid for contracts to companies…

HOW TOP NDDC OFFICIALS PAY THEMSELVES SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS WHILE ABANDONING DESERVING BENEFICIARIES

Top officials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) paid themselves scholarship grants at a time hundreds of deserving scholarship beneficiaries had not been paid for years and were stranded…

NDDC DARES IBORI UDUAGHAN, NASS MEMBERS, OTHERS TO GO TO COURT OVER LIST OF CONTRACTORS RELEASED BY AKPABIO

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has said the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, stands by the list of contractors he released. Akpabio had mentioned some lawmakers and ex-governors…

HOW PONDEI OTHERS BLEW 5BIL ON HOSPITAL BILLS, 808MIL AS IMPREST DURING LOCKDOWN- SENATE REPORT

‌ •NDDC incurs N808.9m as imprest during lockdown Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate report on the alleged financial recklessness in the Niger Delta Development Commission has revealed how the top…

NDDC: AKPABIO NAMES IBORI,UDUAGHAN, KALU OTHERS AS CONTRACTORS

THE Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has linked two former governors of Delta State, Messrs James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, to the various contracts awarded by the…

NIDCOM BEGS NDDC: STUDENTS YOU SPONSORED ABROAD HAVE BEEN TURNED TO BEGGARS OVER NON-PAYMENT OF THEIR TUITIONS, ALLOWANCES

Abike-Dabiri-Erewa By Victoria Ojeme Chairman and CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to pay the allowances, tuition and other…

AKPABIO MUST PUBLISH NAMES OF NASS MEMBERS INVOLVED IN NDDC CONTRACTS, REPS INSIST AS MEMBERS BLAST MINISTER OVER PERSONAL LETTER TO SPEAKER

N81.5bn fraud: Akpabio must publish names of National Assembly members involved in NDDC contracts – Reps insist The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, insisted that Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger…

AKPABIO FINALLY NAMES LAWMAKERS COLLECTING CONTRACTS FROM NDDC

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has linked some members of the National Assembly to some contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission, The PUNCH has learnt. Akpabio, however,…

BASED ON SENATE RECOMMENDATION, FG DISSOLVES NNDC INTERIM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE, TRANSFERS COMMISSION TO THE PRESIDENCY

  The Federal Government is in receipt of the Senate Recommendation that the NDDC IMC be dissolved and ii. that the NDDC be returned to the Presidency for proper supervision.…

NDDC PROVIDES LIST OF 3 TRILLION NAIRA WORTH OF PROJECTS AWARDED TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY MEMBERS

Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, NDDC executive director projects, has provided a list of emergency contact worth 3 trillion naira awarded to the chairmen of NDDC in both the Senate and House…

REPS SPEAKER BACKTRACKS ON REINVITING NDDC’S PONDEI TO TESTIFY BEFORE PANEL

The House of Representatives seemed to have backtracked over reappearance of NDDC Managing Director who collapsed under interrogation a few days ago. Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of…