Tag Archives: Pondei

Why We Can’t Probe Senators Involved In NDDC Contract Scam — Senate Committee

Commission boss, Pondei, faces fresh probe September The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has said the information at its disposal is not sufficient to commence the probe of senators indicted in the alleged contract scam at the Niger Delta Development Commission. The ad hoc committee set up to unravel the alleged financial recklessness by the Interim Management ...

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Group Faults Anticipatory Probe Report On NDDC

The Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative, an accountability advocacy group, has expressed dissatisfaction with the investigative public hearing on the alleged financial malfeasance in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), organized by the two chambers of the National Assembly, The Senate and the House of Representatives. It concluded that the outcome of the exercise was premeditated and obvious from the ...

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Senate Report Reveals How Pondei, Others Shared N5bn As Medical Allowances

The Senate report on the alleged financial recklessness in the Niger Delta Development Commission has revealed how the top management of the agency shared N4.9bn among themselves in the guise of medical checkup. The document also showed that the management paid N114.9m as supplementary medical allowance to 26  staff members during the same period. It stated that both disbursements were ...

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Lawyer Writes Buhari, Seeks Removal Of Akpabio, Pondei, Ojuogboh

A human rights lawyer in Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Ojeh, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take steps to remove Mr. Godswill Akpabio as Minister of Niger Delta Affairs. ‘’We passionately appeal to Your Excellency to curb the excesses of Mr. Akpabio by relieving him of ministerial duties of the Niger Delta. He has not been a good example for our ...

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N40bn NDDC Probe: Buhari Vows To Get To The Root Of Crisis

•Lawmakers mull arrest warrant President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to get to the root of the crisis rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). According to a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari ordered speedy and coordinated investigation by security agencies and the National Assembly to ensure that the administration’s effort to ...

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