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Leaders of the Niger Delta region, yesterday, said they are in support of the call for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC by President Muhammadu Buhari stating that it is the best decision taken by the federal government in the development of the region.
The recent decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to cede the supervision of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs may be challenged in court by some aggrieved lawyers.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.
Minister of State, Labour And Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has written to Guardian Newspaper to retract a portion of a publication which suggested he once prosecuted Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, for alleged graft.
The Federal Government has ordered the suspension of any employment exercise in the Niger Delta Development Commission with immediate effect.
The people of Niger Delta region and stakeholders have expressed joy over the redeployment of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs for proper supervision and administration.g
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) has announced the recovery of three ambulance vehicles and a 500KVA Transformer which are Constituency Project items, from a former senator, Buruji Kashamu.
The newly assigned Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has promised to apply his knowledge of mandate of the ministry to move region forward.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has now got one member in the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly following the declaration of Mr Nse Ntuen of Essien Udim state constituency the winner by the House of Assembly Elections Tribunal, sitting in Uyo, on Sunday.
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, says the Federal Government is planning to build industrial clusters in nine states of the Niger Delta.
A member of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Justice Sheriff Hafizu, has said Senator Godswill Akpabio was robbed of his victory in February 23 National Assembly election.
The National Assembly election petitions tribunal sitting in Uyo has upheld the election of Christopher Ekpenyong who represents Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District.
Youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have protested the judgments of the National/state house of assembly election petition tribunal 11 in Akwa Ibom state.
The minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Sen Godswill Akpabio, and his opponent in the election of Akwa Ibom North East (Ikot Ekpene) senatorial district, Chris Ekpenyong, will know their fate next week as the National Assembly election tribunal rounds off its sitting in the state.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday asked those behind allegation of bribery against him to substantiate their claims with facts or face legal action.
Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.
Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’
Chief Edward Onoja has been was on Monday sworn-in as the Deputy Governor of Kogi State.
A Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish forces on Sunday despite a ceasefire deal brokered by the United States, the defense ministry said.
The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has lamented that only 30 million Nigerians have so far registered for the National Identity Card.
World number two Rafael Nadal has been named in the Spain squad for the Davis Cup finals in Madrid next month.
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has accused Mamman Daura’s family of denying her access to an apartment at the presidential villa.