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The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate queries N1.121 billion spent by NDDC IMC on public communication

The Senate has raised the alarm over the N1.121 billion spent by Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, on Public Communication.
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.
Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

Acting NDDC chief walks out on lawmakers

The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Company (NDDC), Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, and his team on Thursday, walked out on legislators investigating the alleged N40 billion irregular expenditure in the commission.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.5

Senate probes NDDC interim management over ‘N80 billion reckless spending’

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.
President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

Tanzania suspends laboratory head after president questions coronavirus tests

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 Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force as a way of improving efficiency aimed at addressing the problem of insecurity bedeviling the country.

Insecurity: Senate wants police decentralized

The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for the decentralization of the Nigeria Police Force as a way of improving efficiency aimed at addressing the problem of insecurity bedeviling the country.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Crisis: Senate threatens to takeover Edo Assembly

The Senate has given Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State an ultimatum of one week to issue a fresh proclamation for what it termed, the proper inauguration of the 7th Edo State House of Assembly.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate begins investigation into Edo Assembly crisis

The Senate on Thursday commenced investigation into the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly.

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