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The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.
A women group, Niger Delta Women Liberation Movement, has accused the former Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Ms Joi Nunieh, of being sponsored to frustrate the forensic audit of NDDC and blackmail Senator Godswill Akpabio and others willing to reposition the commission.
Not a few Nigerians are amused at the theatre of the absurd playing out at the Niger Delta Development Commission. The whole circus show climaxed last Monday when three dramas took place during the House of Representatives Probe Panel of the 20-year-old interventionist agency.
The minister for Niger Delta Affairs Godswill Akpabio on Monday said he has not awarded a single contract since he assumed office. Instead, he indicted members of the National Assembly.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has said the former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joi Nunieh, did not participate in the mandatory one year service of the National Youth Service Corps.
The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) has urged the Federal Government to protect Ms. Joy Nunieh from all forms of physical and emotional harassment while she faces probe.
Opposition Peoples Democratic Party has joined forces with the embattled erstwhile Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to call for the suspension and prosecution of the Minister of the Niger Delta Ministry, Godswill Akpabio.
The Rivers State High Court on Friday ordered the Nigeria police to restrain from “arresting, detaining and harassing” a former NDDC boss, Joi Nunieh, wanted for criminal allegations.
In reaction to the crisis rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is determined “to get to the root of the problem undermining the development” of the region.
The immediate past managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joi Nunieh, has narrated how she was rescued from heavily armed policemen who wanted to arrest her without a warrant of arrest.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday stormed the residence of a former acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh, after police operatives laid siege to her house in the early hours of the day.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, on Tuesday, said the present regime was committed to repositioning the Niger Delta Development Commission despite the grumblings being experienced.
The suspended Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Interim Management Committee, Joi Nunieh, has revealed that she once slapped the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswil Akpabio, for sexually harassing her.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to the allegations made against him by Joy Nunieh, a former Acting Managing Director of Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Thursday released the statement below countering claims on why its former Acting Managing Director/CEO, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh was removed from the post barely 8 weeks after her appointment.
Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, has promised sweeping changes in the commission.
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The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
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