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

NDDC IMC propaganda can’t stop probe – group

Following report by the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) that it would go after those who are undermining the works of the Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Niger Delta Renaissance Coalition has condemned RNDA’s position, saying “the sentiments expressed in the report do not represent the views of the Niger Delta people who have rejected the minister and his IMC.”

NDDC welcomes National Assembly’s probe of ‘N40 billion scam’

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has expressed the readiness of its Interim Management Committee (IMC) led by Prof. Keme Pondei to appear before the National Assembly following an allegation of N40bn scam.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Senator Akpabio debunks National Assembly’s allegation of N40 billion fraud in NDDC

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has stated that contrary to the allegations of the National Assembly, no N40 billion fraud has been perpetrated in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: Senate probe will expose those behind fraud in NDDC

Few days after the Senate instituted an Adhoc Committee to probe an alleged fraud of N40 billion in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, said the investigation will expose faces behind the years of underperformance of the Commission.
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Legislature frustrating President Buhari’s war on corruption – Niger Delta leaders

Twenty four hours after the Senate ordered a thorough investigation into an alleged N40 billion fraud in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), leaders from the Niger Delta have accused the National Assembly of frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

East-West road: Minister orders contractors back to site

The Federal Government has ordered the contractors handling the construction of the East-West road sections 1 to 4 to return to site within the next one week for the speedy completion of the project.
The Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) has condemned protests against the newly appointed Board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Lawyers ask court to sack NDDC interim committee, advisory council

Two Abuja-based lawyers have approached a Federal High Court in Abuja seek­ing an order for the nul­lification of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), as well as its Ad­visory Committee recently inaugurated by President Muhammad Buhari.
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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.

PDP wins Akwa Ibom re-run elections

Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Christopher Ekpenyong has again defeated Senator Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the January 25, 2020 re-run election for Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial district held in Essien Udim local government Council.
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INEC rejects Senator Akpabio’s withdrawal from senatorial rerun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected Senator Godswill Akpabio’s withdrawal from a scheduled rerun election for the Akwa Ibom North-West District which takes place this Saturday.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Niger Delta abandoned projects: We’ll recover all money paid to contractors – Senator Akpabio

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reiterated the government’s determination to recover every money paid to contractors on all abandoned projects by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)
Senator Godswill Akpabio

2023: None can win without Senator Akpabio’s nod – Chris Akpan

Despite factions in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio will decide the party’s fate in 2023, it was learnt on Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said the legacies of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, should continue to inspire African leaders on the need to make sacrifices for the good of their countries.

President Buhari: I hope history will be kind to me

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is conscious of his duty as president. He said having sworn to hold his office in accordance with the Constitution of Nigeria “and God willing”, he would follow the system diligently to the end of his term.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Akwa Ibom rerun: You can’t replace Senator Akpabio – INEC tells APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) may be unable to field a candidate for the January 25, 2020 senatorial rerun in Akwa Ibom State, ordered by the Court of Appeal.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio consults PwC, KPMG over forensic audit of NDDC

There were indications at the weekend that the presidency may have tasked Senator Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, with securing the services of a reputable accounting and auditing firm to look into the accounts of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) between 2000 and 2018.
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Adams Oshiomhole: How Senator Akpabio was rigged out

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has alleged that Senator Godswill Akpabio was rigged out of the senatorial election in Akwa Ibom state.

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