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The House of Representatives’ Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), on Tuesday, hosted the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, to a closed-door meeting for over three hours.
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, on Monday, accused the House of Representatives Committee investigating financial mismanagement in the Niger Delta Development Commission, of bullying him.
The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has stepped aside as head of the panel investigating alleged financial recklessness in the NDDC.
Youths under auspices of Ondo South Youth Assembly has raised the alarm over a planned protest against the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, over the ongoing probe into the affairs and finances of the Commission.
The House of Representatives has commenced investigation into the alleged N40 billion irregular expenditure in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) with a view to reposition the commission for better service delivery.
The House of Representatives Committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), on Wednesday, interrogated officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Accountant-General of the Federation and the Auditor-General of the Federation over an alleged N82.5bn spent by the NDDC between January and May 2020.
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, uncovered the numerous spendings by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from February to May 2020.
The National Assembly has said it is set to invite Federal Government officials and 17 local and international oil companies over the alleged indebtedness to the Niger Delta Development Commission to the tune of N72bn and $73m.
Some members-elect of the House of Representatives under the Forum of First Term Members has adopted Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) for the office of the Speaker of the 9th National Assembly.
All Progressives Congress House of Representatives members-elect from six states in Southwest Nigeria rose from a closed-door meeting at the Ibadan Business School, Bodija, on Friday and pledged to stand by the party’s decision on the House leadership structure.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
After a three-year hiatus, Nigerian Idol will return with season six to unearth some of the best musical talents the country has to offer. The Idol franchise has over the years produced some of the biggest Nigerian singer such as Timi Dakolo, Mercy Chinwo, and Omawumi who have gone ahead to make a name for themselves in the global music scene.
Although coach of Argentinian side Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata at the time of his death, Maradona was more renowned for his remarkable playing career, during which he inspired his country to 1986 World Cup success and also played for Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli and Sevilla.
Rivers United defender Ifeanyi Anaemena said his team is not down following their 1-2 loss to Futuro Kings on Saturday.
The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, declaring that lack of formal education and stagnated development are some of the biggest problems confronting the country.
The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Bamidele Oloyeloogun, and three members of the state Assembly have been summoned by the State High Court to show course why they should not be jailed for disobedience to the court’s order.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Monday, presented a total of two hundred and sixty-six billion, six hundred and forty-four million, two hundred and seventy -three thousand, three hundred and five naira, four kobo (N266,644,273,305.04) for the 2021 fiscal year.
Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has teamed up with Marcus Rashford to tackle child food poverty.
Marcelo Bielsa has demanded Premier League chiefs block fans returning to grounds until all 20 top-flight clubs can reopen their turnstiles.
The Kwara State Government will on Monday begin the disbursement of funds to beneficiaries of ‘Owo Arugbo’, the conditional cash transfer (CCT) component of the state Social Investment Programme.
Tottenham striker Dane Scarlett has become the youngest player to feature for the club after appearing in victory over Europa League opponents Ludogorets.