Ex-Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has lent more credence to insinuations that the purported fainting of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) boss, Prof. Daniel Pondei before a House of Representatives Committee probing allegations of corruption levelled against it in Abuja last Monday was stage-managed. Venue of the probe had been thrown into total chaos after the head of the NDDC's interim management committee slumped before the full glare of a bemused audience watching the show on live TV.
One of the most common thing in Nigeria now among our politicians is that, whenever they are been tried in the court of law over corrupt allegation cases, they fall down or lose consciousness instantly and due to that, they will be rushed to the hospital and the case will be halted. However, these are the faces and names of six politicians who have fainted during court trials before. 1. In July 2020, the former acting managing director of the Niger-Delta Development Commision, NDDC, Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei
Meet 3 Prominate Nigerians who fainted Over Allegations in court Corruption is a major crime in Nigeria, these involve the act of stealing from public fund and acquiring properties worth millions. The Economic Financial Crime Commission are trying their best in putting an end to this act of crime by our leaders. Some of these people have to be forcefully Arrested by the Operatives. Just Recently Abdulrashid maina who was a former pension boss was arrested in Niger Republic, While Answering to the Court Maina
Abdulrasheed Maina who was the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team collapsed in court today before Justice Okon Abang handling his trial. EFCC is prosecuting him for money laundering on a 12-count charge ranging to the tune of 2 billion naira, part of which he used to acquire landed properties. The commission has so far called in six witnesses. Many are not happy with the way our politicians use the same strategy and script when it is time to answer questions, they slump and faint.
The NDDC is currently under investigation by the Senate over the N6.25 billion allegedly sent by the Niger Delta Development Commission on Covid-19 palliative, the NDDC claimed that they gave N100m naira each to all the 9 Niger-Delta governors for Covid-19 palliative and tasked the senate committee to summon them
The President Muhammadu Buhari's administration since its inception has recorded series of shocking, unending fights among appointees especially among Ministers and Heads of Department and Agencies. The most annoying part of all of these fight is that the president hardly intervenes in any of them. The series of fights recorded in this administration is giving the public and Nigerians at large a cause to worry, implicating that all is not well with the Buhari's led government. 1. Godswill Akpabio Vs Joi Nuneih
OPINION: Can Someone Tell MR SPEAKER To "ON" His MIC Now? The Niger-Delta has always been as a "Home of Comedy" given the abundance of hilarious talents that resides in the region. Their dominance in the comedy section of the entertainment industry is not by accident as it runs through their blood. A reflection of their comic nature began last week, 20th July, 2020 after an investigative panel, set up by the National Assembly had summoned some management staff of the Niger Development Commission(NDDC). The
Nigerian legislators are known for endless things yet the most well-known are extortion, misappropriation, non-responsibility, and show. Scarcely any hours prior, news broke out that the previous Chairman of the outdated Pension Reformed Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina fell in court. He was dealing with indictments of N2 billion illegal tax avoidance. He had fled to the Niger Republic where he was gotten and localized to Nigeria. Aside from Abdulrasheed Maina underneath are other well-known lawmakers
Hours After Maina Collapsed in court, Aisha Makes Strong Revelation About Pensioners. The first thing that came to my mind when I saw the news that Abdulrasheed Maina, the former chairman of the defunct Pension reform task team had collapsed in a Federal High Court in Abuja during a 2 billion naira money laundering trial, was a similar incident that happened some months ago, orchestrated by NDDC Managing Director, Professor Daniel Pondei, when he was being grilled by the house of committee on NDDC in a public
A group is challenging the appointment of Mr Effiong Akwa as the new interim administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Patriotic Youth Organisation of Nigeria (PYON) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to declare the appointment as “illegal, null and void”. No date has been fixed for hearing of the case. It comes after President Muhammadu Buhari removed Prof Daniel Pondei and replaced him with Mr Akwa, citing a “plethora of litigation and a restraining
Abducted Kankara Students One of the photo that immediately became a web sensation and set the web-based media space buzzing was that of the abducted students of the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, following their rescue from the crooks who had captured them. The 344 young men were kidnapped in their school on December 11, yet after some negotiations with their captors, were delivered on December 17. The photo of the young men as they were being crowded into the Katsina State
The former Chairman of the Pension Reformed Task Force Team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, fainted today in the Federal High Court in Abuja over N2 billion fraud while he was the chairman of the organization. He was just arrested last week by the Interpol after he absconded from Nigeria. Photo: Maina in court today Maina was appointed as the Chairman in 2011 Pension Reformed Task Force (PRTF). In 2015, Maina was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, and he was arrested by the EFCC for procurement fraud
What a year it's been at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) From mind boggling and saddening revelations of financial misappropriation in the agency courtesy of a now botched National Assembly inquiry to the long awaited fulfillment of the promise of forensic investigation: it's been a year unexpected dramas at the NDDC. The year had started with Dr. Joi Nunieh at the helm of affairs. Then came the Prof. Daniel Pondei led Interim Management Committee (IMC). Now the intervention agency has a new interim
The Niger Delta Development Commission is presently being Probe for corruption by the EFCC. Few weeks ago a lot of drama was seen during the probing section by the Senate committee on the probe of the NDDC, where the Managing Director of the NDDC, Prof. Daniel Pondei, first walked out of the committee and second time fainted. The Honourable Minister Godswill Akpabio a former Governor of Akwa Ibom state is protesting the probe, that the probe should involve the twenty years of existence of the Commission and
The year 2020 didn't end without some moving photographs that set the Internet ablaze and got numerous Nigerians discussing about them. Frontline activist and co-convener of #BringBackOurGirls development, Aisha Yesufu's capacity salute photograph during the #EndSARS fights in October tore the Internet and at the last check, had collected more than 5,000,000 retweets on Twitter. Coming in close at second was the photo of President Muhammadu Buhari visiting his homestead in Daura, Katsina State, where he
"Maina Collapses in Court over Alleged N2bn Money Laundering" The former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina Collapses on Thursday as his trial resumes before the Federal High Court in Abuja FCT. Abdulrasheed Maina is being prosecuted on a 12-count charge bordering on money Laundering crimes. Maina Collapses on his seat at about 10:00 hours just as his Lawyer Anayo Adibe was making a submission before justice Okon Abang who is handling his trial. Before the drama of his
This article wants to shine the light on the past and present politicians that fainted and why they did so, stay with me as I take you through this. 1. Femi Fani-Kayode fainted in October of 2016. He fainted in the hands of the EFCC when he was being probed for laundering 100 million naira when he was a serving minister. 2. Olisa Metu fainted in March of 2016, while he was being arraigned for laundering about 400 million naira 3. Ayo Fayose the former Governor of Ekiti state, fainted in July of 2018 when police
Updates on Katsina School Abduction: In the wake of the recent bandit attack at Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, which have left many confused over the actual number of students kidnapped at the Government Science Secondary Kankara on Friday night. Katsina State police command has confirmed the incident and have also rescued over 200 of the victims, over 406 of the students have returned as at yesterday out of 800 students in the school. Governor Aminu Masari has ordered full closure of all schools
NDDC: Pondei, Others Spent N5bn Under The Guise Of Medical Allowances During Covid-19 Lockdown- Senate Report The NDDC's Interim Management Committee (IMC) splits a whopping 4.9 billion Naira among themselves under the guise of a medical examination. This was revealed in the report of the Senate Committee that dealt with the alleged financial frivolity in the Niger Delta Development Committee. The report also revealed that the IMC was still paying N114.9 million as an additional medical allowance to 26 employees.
The Senate report on the alleged financial unconsciousness of the Niger Delta Development Commission revealed how the agency's summit shared N4.9 billion among them in the guise of a medical check. The document also showed that the administration paid N114.9 million as an additional medical allowance to 26 staff members during the same period. He claimed that both disbursements were made when the nation was under blockade to verify the spread of COVID-19. The report was adopted and approved by the Senate