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Group withdraws suit challenging NDDC Interim Management Team

A group, the Forum for Accountability and Good Governance, has withdrawn its suit challenging the power of President Muhammadu Buhari, to set up the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: How IGP called, ordered me to leave Edo on eve of election

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, called him on the telephone on the eve of the Edo State governorship election last week and ordered him to leave the state immediately.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate: NDDC heads take 30% of contract sums

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.
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.

Joi Nunieh sponsored to frustrate forensic audit of NDDC – Niger Delta women

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.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

The cesspool of corruption called NDDC

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.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Senator Akpabio indicts National Assembly members in NDDC contract scandal

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.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.

Senator Akpabio: Former NDDC chief Joi Nunieh has no NYSC certificate

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 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.

NCWS calls on Nigeria government to protect Joi Nunieh

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.
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PDP asks President Buhari to suspend Senator Akpabio, NDDC IMC

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.

Court restrains police from arresting former NDDC chief

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.
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South-South Governors support audit of NDDC

The South-South Governors Forum on Thursday declared wholehearted support for a forensic audit of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari: I’m determined to end NDDC crisis

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 Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs.

Joi Nunieh: How Governor Wike rescued me from police

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 Sunday monitored the demolition of two hotels for flouting the state’s lockdown order. 2

Governor Wike ‘rescues’ ex-NDDC chief from ‘police siege’

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.
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and Prof Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, Acting Managing Director

Senator Akpabio: We are determined to reposition NDDC

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 Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs.

I slapped Senator Akpabio because he harassed me sexually – Ex-NDDC boss

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.
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Senator Akpabio reacts to Joy Nunieh’s corruption allegations

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.
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NDDC explains why Joi Nunieh was axed as acting chief

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.
Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

New NDDC chief assume duty, promises sweeping changes

Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, has promised sweeping changes in the commission.
Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

New NDDC chief promises sweeping changes

Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.
NDDC ag-MD Gbene Dr Joi Nunieh and her team on an inspection of Kaa-Ataba Bridge

CSO accuses acting NDDC chief of parading fake NYSC certificate, demands her sack

A Civil Society Organization, CSO, has challenged the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Joi Nunieh, to present her discharge or exemption certificate of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to the general public if she is not parading a “fake and forged” certificate.
The Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs.

NDDC partners Rivers waste management agency on pollution

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has pledged to collaborate with the Rivers State Waste Management Agency, RIWAMA, to combat the problem of air pollution in the Niger Delta region.

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