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Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha (Isuikwuato/Umunneochi constituency), has called for the separation of ecological fund from federal allocations accruable to states.
The Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Commission on Friday October 25, 2019 arrested a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail bigwigs at the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for bribes to ‘Kill’ phantom corruption investigations.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to distribute 32 waste disposal trucks to the nine states covered by the commission, an official said.
Timi Alaibe, an aggrieved former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, has dismissed allegations by the state PDP chairman, Moses Cleopas, that he is responsible for the gale of defections being suffered by the PDP ahead of the state governorship election on November 16.
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to extend proposed forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has taken anti-corruption stakeholders around some forfeited properties belonging to former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke and former Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Director, Finance and Administration, Henry Ogiri in Port Harcourt.
Governors of Akwa Ibom, Imo and Delta states on Monday distanced themselves from the claim by the Niger Delta Development Commission that they (Niger Delta governors) were behind the order to probe the agency.
Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has expressed its approval for the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari that a forensic audit should be carried out in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2001 to 2019
The forums of All Progressives Congress (APC) states’ chairmen in the Southeast and the South-south are supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission’s (NDDC) accounts.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for a forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 till date is another clear reflection of his total commitment to the fight against corruption, according to the Buhari Media Organisation.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s pronouncement on Thursday for a forensic audit to be undertaken on the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has continued to attract commendation from stakeholders from the region.
The Federal Government has earmarked N65 billion for the reintegration of ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.
A group, Delta Peoples Mandate, DPM, has called on the Nigerian Senate to confirm the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba as the new Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board.
Claims that some interests with the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are working to reverse the appointment of the yet to be inaugurated board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been discarded as irrelevant.
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.
The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to assist it in checking the flood ravaging its headquarters and some stations in Yenagoa.
Chief Chekwe Okorie, the National Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP) has declared that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was disintegrating gradually, predicting that in no distant time, the party may witness massive defection of its leaders and stakeholders to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC).
Despite public outcry, the Senate on Wednesday passed the Social Media into second reading as the lawmakers proposed three years imprisonment for the offenders.
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, says it amazes him when Nigerians query the change President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has brought in the fight against corruption.
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Wednesday, said its Air Task Force kills some leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, and destroyed their meeting venue at Jubillaram in the Northern part of Borno State, on Tuesday.
The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri said it impounded 1,343 bags of foreign rice and other contraband worth N492 million and made six arrest within the month.
The Nigerian Army says its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has promised that the incessant accidents on the Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta Expressway would soon be a thing of the past.
Unidentified gunmen thought to be bandits on Monday attacked the residence of one Alhaji Sa’adu Dan Bagalo, 50, of Kofar Kudu, Kaita Local Government Area of Katsina State and abducted him.
Festus Okoye, the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC) in charge of Information and Voter Education, has stated that results from trouble-ravaged areas will be treated according to the reports from presiding officers.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr said striker Victor Osimhen learnt a lot from Odion Ighalo before his retirement after the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.