Tag Archives: Godswill Akpabio

NDDC Probe: EFCC Reportedly Launches Investigation Into Akpabio, Pondei

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly launched an investigation into the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio and acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei over the allegations of financial recklessness in the commission. The EFCC revealed the latest update in an invitation letter addressed to activist Deji Adeyanju-led…

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NDDC Crisis: Senators Deny Benefiting From Alleged Contracts

Two House of Assembly members have denied being awarded contracts from Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) after Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, claimed that 60 per cent of the contracts were awarded to lawmakers. The Senate Committee Chairman on Niger Delta, Peter Nwaoboshi, and his colleague from Delta South district, Senator James Manager, denied the allegations on Monday in separate…

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Akpabio Reveals The Names Of Lawmakers Linked To NDDC Contracts

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio who has been in the center of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) probe has recently named some of the National Assembly members who were awarded contracts by NDDC. This comes after the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila gave the the Minister 48-hours to reveal the lawmaker names or risk the wrath…

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House Of Reps Give Akpabio ’48 Hours’ To Unveil Lawmakers Awarded NDDC Contracts

Amid the Niger Delta Development Commission’s public hearing, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, 48 hours to name the lawmakers who were awarded contracts from commission. Akpabio on Monday had said before a House committee that 60 per cent of the contracts awarded by…

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Akpabio Says Lawmakers Are Awarded Most Of NDDC Contracts

On Monday July 20, The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, accused National Assembly members of being awarded most contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Minister made the claims during the ongoing public hearing held by members of the House of Representatives committee on NDDC’s financial misappropriation. Akpabio had been invited by the lawmakers…

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#NDDCProbe: Acting MD, Kemebradikumo Pondei Faints During Public Hearing

On Monday July 20, acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC), Prof Daniel Kenebradikumo Pondei fainted during an onging probe of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) by the House of Representatives Committee over illegal spending and mismanagement of funds. The NDDC boss collapsed where he was seated after the members of the House Committee on…

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Ex-NDDC Boss, Joy Nunieh’s Home Invaded By Security Operatives In Rivers State

Dozens of security operatives have invaded the home of Joy Nunieh, the former acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), who is scheduled to testify before Senate committee today as part of the ongoing probe of the commission today, Wednesday July 16. The policemen reportedly arrived at Nunieh’s residence at 3 Owuru Creek View,…

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NDDC Ex-Boss, Joy Nunieh Accuses Senator Godswill Akpabio Of Sexual Harassment

Joy Nunieh, the former Acting Managing Director of Interim Management Committee  (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has accused Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs of sexually harassing her. The former NDDC boss made the fresh allegation in an interview on Arise TV this morning, July 13, where she claimed that she is…

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NDDC Crisis: Former MD, Joy Nunieh Accuses Godswill Akpabio Of Corruption

Joy Nunieh, a former acting managing director of the interim management committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh, opened up about the commission’s recent crisis while accusing the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, of fraud. Ms Nunieh said during her brief tenure, Akpabio whose ministry supervises the NDDC, repeatedly pressured her to take…

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APC Blames PDP For Attempted Attack On Former Senate Minority Leader, Akpabio

The state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Ini Okopido, and the APC National Youth Caucus Chairman, Mr Iniobong John, have blamed the Peoples Democratic Party for the attempted attack on the former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, in his country home at Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The Punch reports…

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