HOW SENATORS, REPS MEMBERS COLLECTED TONS OF DOLLARS TO PASS CONTROVERSIAL PIB BILL: 7,000 DOLLARS PER SENATOR, REPS GOT 5000 DOLLARS EACH

How Senators Reps allegedly allegedly collected dollars to pass controversial PIB *Uproar as group alleges Senate cleared FCC Chairman with doubtful credentials *Reps move to ensure no Nigerian president, gov,…

FULANI HERDSMEN KILL 2 AS SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS CLOSE IN OGUN COMMUNITY

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta Suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Thursday, attacked Owode-Ketu and Ijoun villages in the Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State and reportedly killed two persons. Our correspondent gathered…

SENATORS BLOCK AGF OFFICIALS FROM AUDITING HOW THEY SPENT 1.3BIL NAIRA

The Nigerian Senate refused to grant access to auditors from the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation who came to verify over N1.3billion claimed to have been spent on…

SENATE CALLS FOR FORENSIC AUDIT OF NTA, STARTIMES JOINT VENTURE WITH 200BIL TAKEN OUT OF NIGERIA SINCE 2008

Asks management team to step aside By Deji Elumoye The Senate on Tuesday canvassed for the urgent forensic auditing of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and Startimes Joint Venture account…

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…

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…

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: WHEN CURE IS WORSE THAN DISEASE

Those who opposed the creation of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) 20 years ago must be having a good laugh now. Their biggest concern at the time was that…

NDDC’S HOUSE OF SLEAZE BY YINKA ODUMAKIN

By Yinka Odumakin WE were being mesmerized by the tragic movie of Malami vs Magu graft joke when the “grab your copy now” of Nunieh vs Akpabio NDDC house of…

WE SHARED 1.5BIL NAIRA WITH OUR STAFF AS CORONAVIRUS PALLIATIVE, NDDC MD CONFESSES

National Assembly The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, on Thursday, revealed that no fewer than N1.5b was spent for staffs of the commission as…

SENATE PROBES 1.8TRILLION POWER SECTOR INTERVENTION FUND

The Senate is probing over N1.8 trillion Federal Government interventions in the Power Sector since privatisation of the sector from 2012 to date. Chairman, Senate Committee on Power, Sen. Gabriel…

HOW AKPABIO INSERTED 500MIL PROJECTS INTO 2017 NIGER DELTA MINISTRY BUDGET- NWAOBOSHI

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs on Wednesday released documents to justify its allegations that the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, requested the inclusion of about…

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PADDED NDDC 2019 BUDGET WITH OVER 500 FAKE PROJECTS – ACTING MD

The acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, revealed on Tuesday that the commission’s 2019 budget was inflated with over 500 non-existing projects. Mr Pondei made the disclosure…

40BIL FRAUD: WE SPENT 33BIL.ON STAFF SALARIES, SERVICES &DEBTS, SAYS NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says its Interim Management Committee (IMC) is ready to appear before the National Assembly following an allegation it squandered N40 billion. The Senate and House of…

SENATE CALLS FOR DECENTRALISATION OF POLICE FORCE

The Senate has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force. This was contained in the recommendations of the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Nigeria security, considered and approved at…

SENATE PROBES NDDC’S SPENDING OF 40BIL IN 3 MONTHS

The Senate has set up a seven-member ad-hoc committee to probe the “financial recklessness” of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The committee was specifically asked…

SENATORS WHO JUST RETURNED FROM EUROPEAN TRIP TO UNDERGO TEST FOR CORONAVIRUS

The Senate leadership has directed senators who recently returned from an official trip from Europe to go for coronavirus test immediately. Members of the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources Upstream…

SENATE PREPARES JUICY PACKAGE FOR BOKO HARAM MEMBERS KILLING PATRIOTIC NIGERIAN SOLDIERS

  Just when Nigerians at home and abroad, as well as the international community, were expecting an improved welfare package for soldiers currently battling the Boko Haram terrorists and the…

SENATE INTRODUCES BILL TO MAKE VEEPEE, GOVERNORS LOSE IMMUNITY

The Senate has introduced a bill that will make the vice – president , governors and their deputies lose their immunity if they misappropriate public funds. The President of Nigeria…