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The Senate has raised the alarm over the N1.121 billion spent by Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, on Public Communication.
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.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the allegations of financial recklessness and misappropriation of funds leveled against the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are unacceptable hence the decision by the Senate to investigate the activities of the Commission.
Tanzania has suspended the head of its national health laboratory in charge of testing for the coronavirus and ordered an investigation, a day after President John Magufuli questioned the tests’ accuracy.
The Senate on Thursday commenced investigation into the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly.
In enforcing the 48-hour curfew imposed by the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, to stem the activities of hoodlums in the state, some soldiers on Saturday reportedly forced a medical doctor, Raphael Onyemekehia, to swim in a pool of muddy water along the Effurun-Warri Road in Uvwie Local Government Area of the state.
US Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday, a spokesman said, the latest in a list of figures connected to Donald Trump’s administration to do so.
Premier League side Manchester United have reportedly joined the growing list of clubs aiming to sign Spanish international Adama Traore.
Ajax set a new Eredivisie record as they put thirteen goals past 10-man VVV-Venlo on Saturday to secure a mammoth 13-0 result.
Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to the Real Madrid 3-1 victory against Barcelona in the El-Clasico at the Camp Nou on Saturday evening.
The Convener, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, CDNDC, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, said, “The President left a yawning gap, he refused to douse the tension, he failed to address the country when the whole world was calling on him to do so, as such, Gen. Buhari failed to speak and give the International Community and our foreign partners something to react to.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti says Alex Iwobi’s pace, hardwork and quality can help in making the Toffees a better team in certain situations.
Residents have expressed panic over a renewed clash between Hausa and Yoruba youths at Fagba, Iju Ishaga area of Lagos State.
The inability of government officials to write convincing memos that could be approved for release of funds by Gov. Abdullahi Sule is affecting nutrition intervention programmes in Nasarawa State.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.