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NDDC is Bankrupt , Budgetary Provision Irregular, More Funds Needed – Senator Godswill Akpabio

The Niger Delta Development Commission ( NDDC ) which was in the news towards the end of last year over allegations of corruption and name calling of federal law makers who are beneficiaries of stolen loots has been declared broke. The Minister for Niger Delta Affairs – Senator Godswill Akpabio speaking on Friday at the […]

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ICPC FREEZES ACCOUNT OF TOP NDDC OFFICIALS.

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has frozen the accounts of top officials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), The Street Journal has learnt. This development comes a week after the ICPC quizzed top NDDC staff and recovered documents that allegedly showed the diversion of funds, procurement fraud and misappropriation […]

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NDDC : Senator Orji Uzor Kalu EXPLAINS HIS LINK TO SOME CONTRACTS.

Former Abia state governor and Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, has come out to explain his link with some of the projects executed by the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC. Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godwill Akpabio, in a letter sent to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, listed Kalu as one […]

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NDDC: James Ibori & Emmanuel Uduaghan LINKED TO SOME PROJECTS.

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reportedly linked two former governors of Delta State, James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, to some of the projects that have been executed by the Niger Delta Development Commission, Punch reports. Akpabio in a letter sent to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, listed the former governors […]

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NDDC : STUDENTS ON SCHOLARSHIP STAGE PROTEST IN LONDON OVER NON-PAYMENT OF TUITION FEE.

Nigerian students on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) scholarship program, today August 3, staged a protest outside the Nigerian High Commission in the United Kingdom, over the non-payment of their tuition fees by the commission. The Nigerian students were awarded scholarships by the Commission to study abroad but according to the students, the commission […]

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NDDC WARNS JOB SEEKERS TO BEWARE OF SCAMMERS.

The Management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is once again compelled to alert members of the public of the activities of scammers offering placements in non-existent empowerment programmes purportedly being run by the Commission. We have received several inquiries from potential victims, who were deceived into believing that the NDDC was currently running […]

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NDDC SCANDAL : AKPABIO REVEALS NAMES OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY MEMBERS INVOLVED.

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday, July 26, revealed the names of some members of the National Assembly involved in contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. However, Akpabio explained that he is unsure whether the lawmakers were directly awarded the contracts; or they nominated the projects under their Zonal […]

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SCRAP ‘ NDDC, NEDC – Says Northern Group

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been advised to scrap the Niger Delta Development Commission and the North East Development Commission for allegedly taking advantage of the masses. Isah Abubakar, National President, Northern Youth Council of Nigeria and Chairman, Nigeria Citizen Action Group, in a statement issued on Monday in Kaduna, said, “We advise that Mr […]

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NDDC BOSS ‘Pondei ‘ SLUMPED UNDER HEAVY WEIGHT OF CORRUPTION – PDP

The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, collapsed due to the heavyweight of corruption, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said. It was earlier reported ,that Pondei slumped on Monday while answering questions from members of the House Committee on NDDC investigating the alleged mismanagement of N40 billion by […]

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CLOSURE OF NDDC Headquaters Won’t STOP SENATE PROBE

There were indications on Saturday that the Senate ad hoc committee currently probing the alleged reckless spending at the Niger Delta Development Commission will go ahead with its assignment despite the temporary closure of the agency’s headquarters in Port-Harcourt,  investigation has revealed. A member of the Senate panel, who spoke with our correspondent on the condition […]