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Bill Seeking To Institutionalize Use Of Hijab Scales Second Reading In House Of Reps.

A bill sponsored by the Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Finance and Member representing Bida/Gbako/Katcha Federal Constituency, Hon.

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Bill Seeking To Institutionalize Use Of Hijab Scales Second Reading In House Of Reps.

Fayose shocker: NDDC boss, Pondei celebrated with beer and pepper soup after Reps panel drama!

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.

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Fayose shocker: NDDC boss, Pondei celebrated with beer and pepper soup after Reps panel drama!

Just Now: Akpabio opens up on Allegations Leveled Against Him

HEADLINES NDDC Probe: Akpabio opens up on alleged contract award to Hon. Tunji-Ojo NDDC Gave Indigenes N340m To Help Inspectors Identify Projects Within Localities, Director Says Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio, claimed he had no knowledge of any contract allegedly awarded to the Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) House of Representatives Committee (Hon). A Tunji-Ojo Olubunmi. This was claimed by Akpabio on Monday, during the investigative hearing on the NDDC 's alleged

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Just Now: Akpabio opens up on Allegations Leveled Against Him

The Minister Of Niger Delta Affairs, Akpabio Accuses Reps Of Bullying Him During Hearing

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has accused the House of Representatives Committee investigating financial mismanagement in the Niger Delta Development Commission, of bullying him. The hearing had earlier witnessed a scary scenario which saw the acting Managing Director of NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei collapse during investigation. Akpabio and Pondei were invited by the House of Representatives committee to investigate accusations of mismanagement of funds. After Pondei was

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The Minister Of Niger Delta Affairs, Akpabio Accuses Reps Of Bullying Him During Hearing

News in Nigeria This Morning, 6th of November, 2020

INEC plans e-voting take-off with Anambra poll There are plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to kick-start electronic voting with next year’s governorship election in Anambra State, Commission Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said on Wednesday. The poll is scheduled for November next year. However, the adoption of electronic voting will be conditional on the amendment of the Electoral Act to permit its use. The INEC boss also proposed N1 billion for the Anambra poll and the Continuous

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News in Nigeria This Morning, 6th of November, 2020

NDDC: Let's Not be Distracted by the Drama Between Godswill Akpabio and Nunieh

Captain Bishop Johnson is a retired US Army Captain, security consultant and political analyst. The National Assembly probe particularly that of the House of Representatives Committee on NDDC is yielding fruits already. The revelations on how tenths of billions of our money is spent on frivolities are coming out. While Mr Akpabio and Madam Nunieh are busy going at it, let's please not be distracted instead let's remain focused on the main issues; the divertion, misappropriation, misapplication and outright embezzlement

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NDDC: Let's Not be Distracted by the Drama Between Godswill Akpabio and Nunieh

It Was Not Federal Government’s idea, it was House of Representatives Committee on FRSC’s- Bashir.

Just recently, Nigerian youths protested against police brutality and demanded for reforms in the police force, their 5/5 demands were accepted but I think the Federal Government still need to regulate the types of Officers arms are given to. The House of Representatives are set to pass a bill of legalizing arms and ammunitions for Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), a move some Nigerians are against, the primary duty of a road safety officer is to control traffic and orderliness on the street, I wonder why they

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It Was Not Federal Government’s idea, it was House of Representatives Committee on FRSC’s- Bashir.

We Will Need N24.8bn To Fuel Our Vehicles And Bikes- Inspector General Of Police

A beautiful morning to you lovelies, today I bring you news like I have always promised you. Don't forget to like and share and also follow up this page for many more and more interesting and juicy news and celebrity gists that will always come your way. The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu on Tuesday said the Force will need N24.8bn to fuel it's fleet of vehicles and motorcycles in a year. He said this when he presented the 2020 budget performance and defended the 2021 budget proposal before

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We Will Need N24.8bn To Fuel Our Vehicles And Bikes- Inspector General Of Police

JUST IN: Top Happening News Right Now In Nigeria. 20th July 2020

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Monday, accused the House of Representatives Committee investigating financial mismanagement in the Niger Delta Development Commission, of bullying him. But when the hearing resumed, the committee Chairman, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, asked the minister if the three major projects he had carried out had the approval of the Federal Executive Council. Akpabio, who was interrupted while answering the question, said, “Mr Chairman, the condition, where we

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JUST IN: Top Happening News Right Now In Nigeria. 20th July 2020

Motorists and Road Users Now Have to Be Extra Careful as Reps Move to Arm FRSC Officers with Guns

Motorists and Road Users Now Have to Be Extra Careful as Reps Move to Arm FRSC with Guns Motorists and road users in general now have to be extra careful in their dealings on the road and highways as the members of the House of Representatives have decided to move the motion to allow Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) members carry guns and make use of them in dispensing their duties of keeping the roads and highways safe. According to the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee, Akinfolarin Mayowa,

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Motorists and Road Users Now Have to Be Extra Careful as Reps Move to Arm FRSC Officers with Guns

NDDC MD, Pondei, Slumps During N81 Billion Corruption Probe In Abuja.

Acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Daniel Pondei, During Corruption Interrogation On Monday In Abuja. The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Daniel Pondei, fainted during the fourth day public interrogation on Monday 20th July 2020, over the alleged misappropriation of funds. The House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is in its fourth day of public hearing as it conduct an inquiry of an alleged fraudulent appropriation of funds at the

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NDDC MD, Pondei, Slumps During N81 Billion Corruption Probe In Abuja.

Year 2020:Expressions That Became Popular With Nigerians During The Year.

There were expressions that became very popular with Nigerians in the year 2020,coined out of some landmark events that happened. This article is written to highlight these events and expressions that were coined from them. (1)Off Your Mic: These words came out of the lips of a member of the House Of Representatives' Committee that investigated award of NDDC contracts under the watch of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs. Whilst explaining how the contracts were awarded, the Minister observed that members of

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Year 2020:Expressions That Became Popular With Nigerians During The Year.

Godswill Akpabio Summoned Over Embezzlement As Joy Nunieh Testified Before Panel

It is no news that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been under scrutiny since Ms. Joy Nunieh revealed the true state of the organization. She claimed that Godswill Akpabio did not only misuse the NDDC funds, but also embezzled some of it. A committee known as "The House of Representatives Committee" was setup to investigate the allegations levelled against the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio. Indeed she took a bold step by unraveling the corrupt practices in the NDDC and also

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Godswill Akpabio Summoned Over Embezzlement As Joy Nunieh Testified Before Panel

Pondei Clears The Air, Says His Fainting During NDDC Probe Was Not A Drama

Heavens undoubtedly broke loose on social media couple of weeks ago while a House of Representatives Committee probed into the financial management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) when the Managing Director of the group fainted as one of the Rep member asked how some billions of Naira was spent by the commission. Many people alleged that it was a scripted drama by the NDDC Boss in other to dodge the questions being asked by the probing committee. However in an exclusive interview with Vanguard,

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Pondei Clears The Air, Says His Fainting During NDDC Probe Was Not A Drama

NDDC Hearing: Panel Chairman Steps Aside As Akpabio Appears Before Committee

Following allegations and counter allegations bordering on transparency and fairness in the ongoing NDDC probe, the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta, Olubumi Ojo has excused himself from the hearing into the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Olubunmi Ojo stepped aside for Thomas Ereyitomi to continue the investigation into mismanagement of funds by the Commission. Last Friday, the House committee summoned both Prof. Pondei and Sen Godswill Akpabio, the Minister for Niger

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NDDC Hearing: Panel Chairman Steps Aside As Akpabio Appears Before Committee

NDDC Probe: Reps’ panel chairman resigns, says he’s ready for probe

Mr Burke Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo (APC-Ondo), who happenes to be the Chairman, and House of Representatives Committee on the Niger Delta, Rep, just resigned from his position as head of the panel investigating alleged corruption at the NDDC. The Chairman and House of Representatives Committee Mr Burke Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo handed in his resignation notice at 11:37 am on Monday, at hearing room 231, House Wing of the National Assembly, after a 4-minute speech, where he disclosed that he was ready to face the anti-corruption

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NDDC Probe: Reps’ panel chairman resigns, says he’s ready for probe

NDDC Acting MD Collapses While Testifying In Reps' Corruption Probe.

The acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, passed out today during a session of the House of Representatives Committee, which was examining the agency.  He passed out before the committee while giving testimony. Some present participants made concerted attempts to revive him. He was brought out of the location when he came back to normalcy.  The panel immediately adjourned the session for 30 minutes, although a proposal was tabled to adjourn today's

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NDDC Acting MD Collapses While Testifying In Reps' Corruption Probe.

Reactions As NDDC Boss Faints During Probe At National Assembly

Reports has it that NDDC Managing Director Faints During Grilling By House Of Representatives Committee He fainted while he was being asked about the spending of the commission since he took over. Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Daniel Pondei, appeared to faint as the House of Representatives committee on NDDC grilled him on Monday. Let's Have a look at some of the comments by Nigerians: "If he talks, he might die so, he kuku fainted. Those men sitting in the room are the

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Reactions As NDDC Boss Faints During Probe At National Assembly

"Why Carrying Guns?"–Reactions On Facebook After Reps Said That FRSC Should Be Carrying Guns

There has been mixed reactions from Nigerians after the House of Representatives Committee said that the Federal Road Safety Corps will now be carrying guns while on duty. Recall that the House of Representatives Committee on FRSC have said that the FRSC will now be carrying guns for protection and to curtail violent road users, furthermore, it was said that if they are carrying guns,they would carry out their duties very well.Photo used for illustrative purpose. Many people have started reacting to the implementation

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NDDC MD Faints During Grilling by House Of Representatives Committee

NDDC MD Faints During Grilling by House Of Representatives Committee. Dramatic scenes in Nigeria's House of Representatives as government official Daniel Pondie, answering questions on the mismanagement of funds, collapsed on live TV while facing lawmakers. He fainted while he was being asked about the spending of the commission since he took over. The members of House of Representatives had asked to explain the N642 million paid to a company known as "Clare Point Communication. The lawmakers also asked the

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NDDC MD Faints During Grilling by House Of Representatives Committee