NDDC: Akpabio opens up on bribing Malami with $5million

Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to reports of him paying $5million bribe to the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami. Reports had it that Akpabio allegedly bribed Malami, who is the Minister of Justice with $5million to secure the appointment of a Sole Administrator for the Niger Delta Development… Continue reading NDDC: Akpabio opens up on bribing Malami with $5million

NDDC: Buhari, Malami, Akpabio sued over appointment of Interim Administrator

The incorporated trustees of George Uboh Whistle Blowers Network (GUWBN) has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, the Interim Administrator of NDDC, and the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, to court over the recent appointment of an Interim Sole Administrator for the Niger Delta Development… Continue reading NDDC: Buhari, Malami, Akpabio sued over appointment of Interim Administrator

NDDC scholars protest non-payment of fees in UK

Nigerian students sponsored abroad in 2018 for further studies by the Niger Delta Development Commission on Monday held a fresh protest over the non-release of funds for their scholarship. The 94 scholars displayed placards with various inscriptions as they gathered in front of the Nigeria High Commission in London, United Kingdom. The dissatisfied students lamented… Continue reading NDDC scholars protest non-payment of fees in UK

Nigerian scholarship students living from “hand-to-mouth” abroad as their funds have still not arrived 12 months later

More than 200 students who got a scholarship through the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in 2019 are still stranded as their scholarship funds have still not arrived 12 months later. Back in July, some of the Nigerian scholarship students protested at Nigeria’s High Commission’s office. They revealed that they’ve been forced to do odd jobs to survive. CNN… Continue reading Nigerian scholarship students living from “hand-to-mouth” abroad as their funds have still not arrived 12 months later

NDDC Acting MD, Daniel Pondei lists contracts allegedly paid for ‘under duress’ to get budget approval

Prof. Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has listed some contracts the commission allegedly paid for under duress before its 2019 annual budget was approved.  Pondei who alleged that some lawmakers, especially members of adhoc Committees have held the Commission hostage over the years with the annual budget approval, also… Continue reading NDDC Acting MD, Daniel Pondei lists contracts allegedly paid for ‘under duress’ to get budget approval

List of contractors is authentic and was not compiled by Akpabio – NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has disclosed that the list of contract beneficiaries released by Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta affairs, is authentic and was not compiled by him.  Prominent names on the list compiled in 2018 are former Governors, Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia), James Ibori (Delta}, Emmanuel Uduaghan (Delta) and Senator Peter Nwaoboshi.  While… Continue reading List of contractors is authentic and was not compiled by Akpabio – NDDC

Buhari orders NDDC to pay abandoned scholarship students abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the NDDC to pay its scholarship beneficiaries studying abroad. The students, who got a scholarship from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), cried out online and accused the NDDC of abandoning them, forcing them to take on menial jobs to survive. President Buhari has now intervened and asked that they be… Continue reading Buhari orders NDDC to pay abandoned scholarship students abroad

Scammers offering empowerment placements in NDDC” – Management

The Management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has warned the public that some scammers are offering placements in non-existent empowerment programmes purportedly being run by the Commission. A press statement issued by Charles Obi Odili, Director, Corporate Affairs said; “We have received several inquiries from potential victims, who were deceived into believing that the… Continue reading Scammers offering empowerment placements in NDDC” – Management

It’s a wicked lie – Senator Urhoghide denies receiving contracts from NDDC

Senator Matthew Urhoghide has denied allegation of receiving contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).  The lawmaker representing Edo South Senatorial District who made the list of lawmakers accused of benefitting from an alleged contract racketeering, stated that the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio’s claim is untrue and a ploy to misinform the public and… Continue reading It’s a wicked lie – Senator Urhoghide denies receiving contracts from NDDC

You must publish the names of lawmakers awarded NDDC contracts- House of Reps tell Akpabio

The last has not been heard regarding the faceoff between the House of Representatives and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio. In a statement released by its spokesperson, Benjamin Kalu on Tuesday, July 28, the House is insisting that the Minister must publish the names of the lawmakers that have been awarded. The House… Continue reading You must publish the names of lawmakers awarded NDDC contracts- House of Reps tell Akpabio