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NDDC: Malami denies collecting N25bn bribe from Akpabio

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has denied collecting N25billion from the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio.

South-South forum backs Akpabio over appointment of Sole Administrator for NDDC

The South-South Emerging Leaders Forum, SELF, has absolved the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, of any wrongdoing in appointing Effiong Akwa as the Sole Administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Niger Delta militants who bombed oil pipelines in Bayelsa make 5 demands to Nigerian govt

A newly formed coalition of 36 militant groups in the Niger Delta region, Continuous Emancipation of Niger Delta, CEND, which recently attacked gas and crude oil pipelines in Bayelsa State, has issued six demands to the Federal Government.

NDDC directs int’l oil companies to start paying into CBN offshore account 

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it is only in its CBN Offshore Account that international oil companies can pay their monies into.

NDDC contracts: Akpabio backtracks, says ‘I didn’t accuse NASS members of corruption’

The Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has denied accusing the National Assembly members of benefitting from the contract scam in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

CSO urges Buhari to freeze NDDC account

A Civil Society Organisation, the Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to freeze the account of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, and suspend all further spending in the commission.

Senate kicks as NDDC director indicts NASS members of collecting N20m, N15m each as COVID-19 palliative

The Senate has dismissed the claim that its members had collected N20million each as COVID-19 palliative from the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Niger Delta Govs received N6.25bn COVID-19 palliatives, says NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has dismissed claim that it had diverted N6.25bn approved by President Muhammadu Buhari as palliatives for the Niger Delta region.

NDDC yet to pay contractors that handled road projects I facilitated – Orji Kalu

Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, said on Monday that the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, had not paid contractors that handled roads he facilitated in Abia.

NDDC sponsored foreign students stranded over non-payment of tuition fees, NiDCOM cries out

The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to pay the allowances, tuition fees and other incentives of students on scholarship schemes.

Buhari’s anti-corruption war as strong as ever — FG 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the fight against corruption by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is as strong as ever, even as there is an ongoing corruption allegations in strategic government agencies like the EFCC, NDDC and NSITF.

UPDATED: Lai Mohammed blames past administrations for corruption in NDDC

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has attributed the corruption allegations against the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to the previous administrations.

N40bn Probe: Akpabio names lawmakers involved in NDDC contract scam

The Minister of Niger Delta affairs, Godswill Akpobio, has named lawmakers who got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Presidency denies dissolving NDDC IMC

The Presidency on Friday denied reports that it has dissolved the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

PDP asks Buhari to resign, says ‘Nigeria on ventilator gasping for breath’

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign, saying that Nigeria under the President’s watch was on ventilator gasping for breath.

N40bn Probe: Reps suspend consideration of report on NDDC

The House of Representatives on Thursday stepped down consideration of its reports on the alleged N40 billion irregular expenditures in the Niger Delta Commission, NDDC, investigation.

Reps sue Akpabio for alleged perjury

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabimila has directed the Clerk of the House to engage the services of a legal counsel to file a suit of perjury against the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio.

N40bn Probe: SDP urges Niger Delta leaders to rescue NDDC from imminent collapse

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, has urged the traditional and political leaders in Niger Delta region to rescue the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, from imminent collapse.

NDDC saga: Group urges Buhari to set up panel of inquiry

A group, Southern Nigeria Peoples Mandate, SNPM, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a judicial panel of inquiry into the alleged financial misappropriation in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Reps gives Akpabio 48-hour ultimatum to mention NASS members who got NDDC contracts

The House of Representatives has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, a 48-hour ultimatum to publish members of the 9th National Assembly who got sixty percent of contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Most contracts in NDDC awarded to NASS members – Akpabio 

The Minister of Niger Delta affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has said that most of the contracts in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, were being awarded to the members of the National Assembly.

Pondei ignored doctors’ advice against attending Reps public hearing – NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has explained that its acting Managing Director, Prof. Keme Pondei, collapsed at the National Assembly because he ignored his doctors’ advice on his state of health.

Why I sacked Nunieh, by Akpabio

Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has disclosed reasons behind sacking Dr. Joi Nunieh as the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

N40bn probe: Reps summon Akpabio, NDDC MD, others

The House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has summoned the Minister of Niger Delta Affair, Godswill Akpabio to respond to allegation of N80.5 irregular expenditure in the NDDC.

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