Buhari dragged to court over constitution of new NDDC board
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Buhari dragged to court over constitution of new NDDC board

…the plaintiffs sought a restraining order against the inauguration of the newly-named NDDC board Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has been dragged to the Federal High Court, Uyo Akwa Ibom State by a coalition of groups under the umbrella of Concerned Civil Society Stakeholders (CCS) in Niger Delta over the constitution of the newly named Niger

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NDDC now a celebrated institution of fraud, scandals —Orbih 1
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NDDC now a celebrated institution of fraud, scandals —Orbih

The Deputy National Vice-Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-South, Chief Dan Orbih, on Saturday, described the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as a celebrated institution of fraud and scandals. Orbih stated this at a reception organized in his honour by the Edo State government in Benin City, the state capital. The event was

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Buhari ends 25 years wait, inaugurates NDDC permanent headquarters 2
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Buhari ends 25 years wait, inaugurates NDDC permanent headquarters

President Mohammadu Buhari has on Thursday in Abuja virtually commissioned the Port Harcourt, Rivers state sited permanent headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) ending 25 years delay on the project. Performing the inauguration from the State House, Aso Rock Villa, the President traced the transition in the project execution from defunct Oil Mineral

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BREAKING: Senate orders arrest of NDDC Management over N2.6 billion palliative fraud 3
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BREAKING: Senate orders arrest of NDDC Management over N2.6 billion palliative fraud

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) management has been accused of N2.6 billion palliative fraud. The upper chamber of the National Assembly, the senate has issued an arrest warrant for the members and management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The order was given by Chairman of the Senate Committee on Public petition, Ethics

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Malami labels as malicious claims he collected bribe from Akpabio on appointment of NDDC administrator 4
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Malami labels as malicious claims he collected bribe from Akpabio on appointment of NDDC administrator

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Friday described as fictitious and malicious, claims that he received a bribe from the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, on the appointment of an administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). President Muhammadu Buhari appointed the Executive Director of Finance

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Protesters shut East-West road, demand NDDC administrator’s sacking 5
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Protesters shut East-West road, demand NDDC administrator’s sacking

The ever-busy East-West Road was shut down at the Agbarho end in Delta State on Thursday as hundreds of angry youths rejected the appointment of a sole administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission by the Federal Government. They called for the immediate appointment of a substantive board for the NDDC. Consequently, motorists plying the

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NDDC probe: Akpabio Denies Accusing Nat’l Assembly Members Of NDDC Contracts Fraud 7
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NDDC probe: Akpabio Denies Accusing Nat’l Assembly Members Of NDDC Contracts Fraud

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs , Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Tuesday held a series of meetings with some stakeholders in the National Assembly over the ongoing investigation of the Niger Delta Development Commission . Akpabio was at the offices of the acting Clerk to the National Assembly, Olatunde Ojo ; and Chairman of the

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DSS Quizzes Jackrich Over N6.25bn NDDC Palliative Scam Allegation 8
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DSS Quizzes Jackrich Over N6.25bn NDDC Palliative Scam Allegation

The Department of State Security (DSS) has invited and quizzed Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) COVID-19 Palliative Distribution Committee, High Chief Sobomabo Jackrich. It was gathered Jackrich’s invitation was following a petition he sent to the National Assembly accusing the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of NDDC of diverting N6.25bn palliatives for Niger Delta region

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Senators Deny Being Paid COVID-19 Palliative By NDDC, Demand Evidence 9
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Senators Deny Being Paid COVID-19 Palliative By NDDC, Demand Evidence

Members of the National assembly outrightly denied receiving COVID-19 palliative from Nigeria Delta Development Commission (NDDC). This was reportedly claimed in a statement by the executive director of Project Dr Cairo Ojougboh, that each Senator received N20M, while a member of the house of Representatives was paid N15M. Senator Ajibola Bashiru, who is the Spokesman

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Probe: Nigeria’ll Break If We Release List Of Looters In NDDC — IMC 10
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Probe: Nigeria’ll Break If We Release List Of Looters In NDDC — IMC

The Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has said that if it releases the list of those involved in looting the commission, the country will break. The IMC has also accused members of the National Assembly of plotting to stall the forensic audit ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Executive

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NDDC Asks Nwaoboshi To Refund N2.5bn He Received For Supply Of Plastic Chairs 12
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NDDC Asks Nwaoboshi To Refund N2.5bn He Received For Supply Of Plastic Chairs

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has asked Peter Nwaoboshi, chairman of the senate committee on NDDC, to refund a sum of N2.5 billion. The commission said the sum was given to the senator for the supply of plastic desks and chairs for primary and secondary schools in the region. Nwaoboshi was named by Godswill

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Akpabio Links Kalu, Ararume, Ibori, Others In NDDC Projects Saga 13
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Akpabio Links Kalu, Ararume, Ibori, Others In NDDC Projects Saga

SENATOR Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, reportedly brought out the names of two past governors of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, and Messrs James Ibori to the several contracts allotted by the Niger Delta Development Commission, news men gathered. Senator Akpabio also went ahead to connect Others on the lists delivered to Femi Gbajabiamila,

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Nigerian Students Now Beggars In UK, Dabiri-Erewa Tells NDDC 14
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Nigerian Students Now Beggars In UK, Dabiri-Erewa Tells NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission have been called upon to pay the allowances, tuition and other incentives of students on its scholarship scheme in the United Kingdom. Making the plea, the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said the students had turned beggars following the non-payment of their tuition and allowances by the NDDC.

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