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How I Was Pressured to Spend N10 billion as Palliatives - Joy Nunieh

The former acting managing director at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh has alleged that she was pressured to spend the sum N10 billion as Christmas palliatives in 2019 but she refused. The former NDDC Managing Director made the allegation on Friday, July 17, when she appeared before the House of Representatives committee investigating the affairs of theNDDC, The Nation reported. Nunieh told the committee that if she had given in to the pressure, each of the state under the operations

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How I Was Pressured to Spend N10 billion as Palliatives - Joy Nunieh

POLITICS

NDDC: They wanted N10bn bonus, Akpabio hijacked Buhari’s audit – Joy Nunieh

A previous Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh, has uncovered how she was approached to affirm N10billion as Christmas reward.  She made the disclosure on Friday in her declaration before the House of Representatives board on NDDC test.  Nunieh, who affirmed through video chat, noticed that her dismissal was a piece of why she was sacked.  She said during her residency, no palliatives were given, the first run through in NDDC history.  "I didn't give out Christmas

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NDDC: They wanted N10bn bonus, Akpabio hijacked Buhari’s audit – Joy Nunieh

POLITICS

Sunday Newspaper: Latest News Headlines for Today, 19/07/202

Sunday Newspaper: Latest News Headlines for Today, 19/07/202 TOP STORIES UPDATED Late Edo Speaker’s wife kidnapped while taking corpse for burial; released Buhari names Agbor Railway complex after Goodluck Jonathan I am not planning to run for 2023 Presidency — Lawan Explosion kills 6 children, injures 5 in Katsina community Happenings in NDDC not about Akpabio, Nunieh ― AnnKio Briggs Three buried alive in Rivers forest for reporting oil theft LATEST NEWS Ike Shorunmu: I stooped to conquer Twitter says

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Sunday Newspaper: Latest News Headlines for Today, 19/07/202

LAW-JUSTICE

Akpabio And Nunieh Are Disgrace To Humanity And Their Profession - Former Attorney General Condemns

As more revelations and allegations continues to surface on the Niger-Delta Development Commission, many top Nigerians have been echoing their opinions on the recent development of financial misappropriation and the former Attorney General of Edo state, Barrister Henry Idahagbon is not left out as he made known his legal opinion on the Commission issue as the Minister for Niger-Delta Affairs, Senator Akpabio released contractors list captures members of the Parliament. Speaking to Charles Opurum of KU FM Benin

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Akpabio And Nunieh Are Disgrace To Humanity And Their Profession - Former Attorney General Condemns

POLITICS

Police Confirm Knowledge Of Joy Nunieh's Failed Arrest, Ask Gov Wike To Hand Her Over

The last has not been heard of the pandemonium which occurred yesterday in the garden city. Armed policemen had stormed the GRA port harcourt home of the fmr NNDC MD, Joy Nunieh in a bid to arrest her if not for the intervention of the rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike. According to Nunieh, the men got access to her house around 4 am when they made attempts to break into the main house. After much squabbles, they were held up as they could not gain access. She confirmed placing calls to acquaintances who

  1 year ago ago
Police Confirm Knowledge Of Joy Nunieh's Failed Arrest, Ask Gov Wike To Hand Her Over

POLITICS

New drama in NDDC as Mrs Nunieh makes another revelation about senator Akpabio, others

You definitely must have watched with ecstasy and excitement as the huge mega drama in the NDDC continues to play out, most especially between a former Director of the Niger delta development commission Mrs joy Nunieh and the current minister of Niger delta affairs senator Godswill Akpabio in the past few weeks months and days. The most kingly allegations from the woman who was once on a friendship page with the minister was that of physical harassment and which she claimed earned the senator a dirty slap, across

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New drama in NDDC as Mrs Nunieh makes another revelation about senator Akpabio, others

POLITICS

Sunday Afternoon: News Headlines For today, 19/07/2020

Sunday Afternoon: News Headlines For today, 19/07/2020 TOP STORIES COVID-19: Families Of Deceased Healthcare Workers To Get Financial Benefits TOLULOPE AROTILE: More Doubts As Yoruba Of Kogi, Others Raise Questions Trillions Lost At NDDC, Not N40billion: More Revelations On Akpabio, Nunieh, Others Edo 2020: APC Campaign Council, Obaseki Bicker Over Removal Of Billboards, Posters Video: Save Us From Illegal Eviction, Automobile Technicians Cry Out To Govt LATEST NEWS FG To Save $300m From Barite Importation –

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Sunday Afternoon: News Headlines For today, 19/07/2020

COVID

TOP STORIES: Breaking News In Nigerian This Afternoon, Monday, July 20, 2020

NDDC: Why I went to Court - Joi Nunieh. Former acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joi Nunieh, said she approached the court for protection under the law. Nunieh’s lawyer, Sylvester Adaka, said recent developments in NDDC have become imperative for the former acting Managing Director of the commission to go to court to seek protection and enforcement of her fundamental human rights. Adaka said: “What we are saying is she has gone to court for her protection because she

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TOP STORIES: Breaking News In Nigerian This Afternoon, Monday, July 20, 2020

COVID

Corruption Allegations: Akpabio Blows Hot, Threatens to Get Back at Joy Nunieh

Barely few hours after fromer acting Managing Director of NDDC IMC, Mrs. Joy Nunieh showered myriads of corruption allegations on the minister for Niger Delta Afffairs, Godswill Akpabio, the minister has responded like a terrible adrenaline rush. He has threatened to take Nunieh to court while denying all allegations and dubbing them as false allegations. In a statement issued by his special assistant on media Anietie Ekong, signed Friday in Abuja described all the allegations as “cornucopia of false, malicious

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Corruption Allegations: Akpabio Blows Hot, Threatens to Get Back at Joy Nunieh

POLITICS

The IGP must investigate this issue, What were the police men trying to do at Joy Nunieh's house

The former acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Committees (NDDC), Mrs joy Nunieh, had her house sieged by about 30 armed policemen on July 16th. She was however rescued by the intervention of the rivers state governor, Gov. Wike, who came to her residence and took her away in his convoy. Mrs joy has been having serious counters with the Minister for Niger Delta affairs, Mr Godswill Akpabio. She has also made series of allegations against Akpabio, where she mentioned that Akpabio wanted her

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The IGP must investigate this issue, What were the police men trying to do at Joy Nunieh's house

CRIME

Vanguard And the Nation Newspaper Headline This Saturday 8 August 2020

NEW TWIST IN NDDC CONTRACTS: Commission asks Nunieh, Nwaoboshi to refund N3.5bn FG evacuates 325 more Nigerians from US in 6th special flight Pharmacist dies during romp with Lagos sex worker in brothel Thiago Silva determined to go out on a high at PSG ONDO 2020: Makinde in another closed door meeting with Mimiko Lebanese judge orders detention of top officials after port blast Pulling down the roof on Oshiomhole PHCN assets: NELMCO saves N92bn for FG NDDC Probe: PDP Reps split over alleged cover-up by Gbajabiamila

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Vanguard And the Nation Newspaper Headline This Saturday 8 August 2020

POLITICS

Battle Line Has Been Drawn Between Godswil Akapabio and Joi Nunieh over NDDC Saga

Battle Line Has been Drawn Between Joi Nunieh and God's will Akpabio Over NDDC Saga. Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is Commission that was established to advance the course of Niger Delta region in terms of development and welfare of the region.  Senator Akpabio Godswill is the Minister for Niger Delta. He was appointed by President Buhari after he decamped from PDP to APC.  Meanwhile Nunieh Joy was the immediate past Managing Director of NDDC. She was removed from the position by Akpabio Godswill

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Battle Line Has Been Drawn Between Godswil Akapabio and Joi Nunieh over NDDC Saga

POLITICS

NDDC probe: Akpabio appears before Reps Committee

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has now showed up before the House of Representative Committee which is examining the supposed misappropriation of assets in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.  Recall that the Mr. Akpabio have been blamed by the former MD Joy Nunieh for spending over #10b on Christmas reward and other exchange which the NDDC boss directed and she refused to comply which has lead to her sack from office. Review that the advisory group had on Friday called Akpabio,

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NDDC probe: Akpabio appears before Reps Committee

POLITICS

Senate May Recommend Akpabio For Sack If Found Guilty of Corruption Allegation In NDDC (Opinion)

The ongoing public hearing conducted by the National Assembly Adhoc Committee to investigate the series of allegations bordering on corruption, financial misappropriation, abuse of office, extortion and even fetish practices within the fold of the Niger Delta Development Commission in which the Minister for Niger Delta in the person of God’swill Akpabio has been fingered, is not looking to end well.Senator Akpabio has been accused of spearheading the series of misappropriations and total disregard for the

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Senate May Recommend Akpabio For Sack If Found Guilty of Corruption Allegation In NDDC (Opinion)

POLITICS

Akpabio Is Threatening To Sue Former NNDDC Director General Nunieh,For Defamation of Character

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has threatened to sue the former Acting Executive Director of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Ms. Joy Nunieh, for alleged defamation of character. Senator Akpabio said that he had already instructed his lawyers to file the necessary appeals on his behalf with a competent court against Ms. Nuniel's defamatory statements. Special Envoy of the Minister of Media, Anietie Ekong, said in a statement

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Akpabio Is Threatening To Sue Former NNDDC Director General Nunieh,For Defamation of Character

POLITICS

Nunieh has no NYSC certificate – Akpabio

The drama between the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio and the former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Joy Nunieh had taken another turn as the Minister had accused the former Director of not participating in the mandatory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC. Mr Akpabio while addressing the House of Representatives Committee on the alleged financial mismanagement in the commission (NDDC) said that the former Managing Director had not participated in the NYSC programme

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Nunieh has no NYSC certificate – Akpabio

POLITICS

Honourable minister Godswill Akpabio denies allegation of Joi Nunieh

The honourable minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio denies allegation been levelled against her by Miss Gbene Joi Nunieh the acting managing director of the interim management committee of the Niger Delta development commission also known as NDDC. Ms Joi Nunieh in an interview accused the minister of so many illicit offenses ranging from corruption, sexual and workplace harassment, pipeline bombings, secret cult activities, abuse of office and so on to mention but a few. The honourable minister described

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Honourable minister Godswill Akpabio denies allegation of Joi Nunieh

POLITICS

Top 10 news this morning

1. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio has been summoned by the House of Representative Committee investigating the alleged misappropriation of funds in NDDC. He is expected to appear before the committee on Monday. This came as result of the appearance of Nunieh, the former Acting Managing Director of NDDC via Zoom on Friday. 2. The Nigerian Police and other Security Agencies has been warned by the River State High Court to restrained from Arresting Joy Nunieh. The court was presided over

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Top 10 news this morning

POLITICS

Why Former NDDC managing director was sacked-Akpabio

Earlier today while facing the lawmakers, the honourable minister of Niger delta affairs made it known why Dr Joy Nunieh was sacked. Akpabio who was testifying before the House of Representatives Committee investigating the missing N40 billion from the commission said that he received a letter from the late Chief of staff Abba Kyari which stated that the former NDDC boss does not have an NYSC certificate or exemption letter.  According to the honourable minister, he said letters were written to the National

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Why Former NDDC managing director was sacked-Akpabio

POLITICS

Senator Akpabio to sue former NDDC MD, Mrs Joy Nunieh for false accusation of sexual harassment

Recall that former NDDC chairman Mrs Joy Nunieh in an interview has accused former Akwa ibom governor and present senator and also the minister of Niger delta affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio of allegedly asking her to defraud the Niger Delta of huge amount of money which she said she practically declined and this has resulted to deferent issues. It is also no longer news of the incident that transpired in the compound of Mrs Joy, when the mobile police visited and broke in and governor Wike rescuing her. Senator

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Senator Akpabio to sue former NDDC MD, Mrs Joy Nunieh for false accusation of sexual harassment