Tag Archives: NDDC

Former Senate Leader Ndoma-Egba’s Wife Amaka, Others Die In Car Accident

Former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba’s wife, Amaka Ndoma-Egba has died in a car crash along Benin-Akure road, Vanguard News reports. According to the news outlet, she was going for a function in Akure when the accident occurred. Although as at the time of filing this report details of her death was still sketchy. Also when…

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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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Buhari Directs NDDC To Pay Abandoned Nigerian Scholars Abroad

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to pay its scholarship beneficiaries studying abroad. Last week, the scholars made headlines after they took to social media to call out the NDDC of abandoning them, forcing them to take on menial jobs to survive. According to Punch, the President has now intervened and asked that they…

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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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Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike Rescues Ex-NDDC Boss, Joy Nunieh From Police Invasion

The former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been rescued by Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike after her home located in the State’s capital, Port Harcourt was surrounded by security operatives, who barred her from leaving the premises. In circulating videos, Wike forced entry into Nunieh’s house, ordered the armed personnel out of the…

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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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