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NDDC budget: I insist that confirmed board members will defend it – Senator Lawan

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan on Thursday reiterated that the Senate will only deal with the board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC it screened and confirmed this month.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

NDDC: IYC wants Senator Akpabio removed as Niger Delta minister

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has called for the immediate sack of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, for undue interference in the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC: 200,200 prepaid meters for deployment in Delta

Electricity consumers in Delta State are to be provided with over 200,000 prepaid meters, the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has said.
A statement signed by Professor Douglas Ewharute, Engr Justin Akpobaro and made available to newsmen in Warri, Delta state also lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing a worthy son of Delta state Chief Bernard Okumagba as Managing Director of the commission, adding it commended the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo –Agege for his role in the appointment of Chief Okumagba.

NDYM hails Bernard Okumagba’s appointment as NDDC chief

The Niger Delta Youth Movement, Delta State Chapter, has given its nod to the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba from Warri South as Managing Director, NDDC, describing it as a reward and responsibility to oil producing areas to be at the core of development of the Niger Delta.

Delta senator asks to court vacate order freezing his accounts in four banks

A Senator representing Delta North senatorial district, Peter Nwaoboshi, as prayed a Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside its orders freezing his accounts in four banks.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court dismisses two suits challenging Senator Nwaboshi’s election

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the two suits filed by Ned Nwoko, challenging election of Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi as the PDP candidate representing Delta North district in the Oct. 2, 2018 primary of the party held in Delta.

Senator Nwaoboshi denies owning properties seized by federal government

The senator representing Delta North District, Peter Nwaoboshi, has claimed that the properties sealed by the federal government on Saturday do not belong to him.
The presidential panel in charge of recovering stolen public properties on Saturday took temporary possession of several properties allegedly owned by Peter Nwaoboshi, the senator representing Delta North District.

Forfeiture order: Presidential panel seals senator’s properties across Nigeria

The presidential panel in charge of recovering stolen public properties on Saturday took temporary possession of several properties allegedly owned by Peter Nwaoboshi, the senator representing Delta North District.

Assets declaration: Code of conduct tribunal faults federal government’s charge against Senator Nwaoboshi

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, has directed that the charge against Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and other processes filed along with it be returned to the Federal Ministry of Justice.

Federal government drags Senator Nwaoboshi to CCT over alleged false assets declaration

The Federal Government has filed three counts of false declaration of assets against Delta-North Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

Senator Nwaoboshi gets reprieve as court halts arrest by SPIP

The Senator representing Delta North, Peter Nwaoboshi, on Thursday got a reprieve from arrest and other punitive actions against him by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for recovery of public property.

Presidential panel refers Senator Nwaoboshi to federal government’s prosecutor for trial

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for recovery of public property has transferred to the Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation (DPPF) the prosecution the case of alleged failure to declare assets brought against Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (Delta North) by the panel.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .
Ahmad Lawan

Senate Presidency: I expect endorsement of all PDP senators – Ahmed Lawan

Senator Ahmed c, a leading contender for the position of senate president in the coming 9th National Assembly, has expressed optimism that the caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s senators-elect will endorse his candidacy.
Ahmad Lawan

Senator Lawan: Why majority of PDP senators-elect are rooting for me

Senate Presidential hopeful, Senator Ahmed Lawan, has revealed the reason why most of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators would queue behind his candidacy, stressing that it is because they have identified with his vision.
Ned Nwoko

Why Court of Appeal sacked Ned Nwoko as PDP Delta senator-elect

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, on Thursday reversed an earlier decision of the Federal High Court which recognised Delta State politician, Ned Nwoko, as the authentic candidate elected to represent Delta north senatorial district.
Senator Peter Nwaoboshi

Delta North: Court of Appeal sacks Ned Nwoko, reinstates Peter Nwaoboshi

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has voided the declaration of Ned Nwoko as Senator-elect for Delta North Senatorial District.

Appeal court sets aside judgment sacking Senator Nwoboshi

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has set aside the April 3, 2019 judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja which sacked Senator Peter Nwaoboshi as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Delta North Senatorial seat.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.