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POLITICS

Breaking News in Nigeria this Afternoon, Monday 20th July 2020

1. Days after walking out, Ag NDDC MD, Pondei returns to NASS. You would recall that the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Company (NDDC) Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei and his team on Thursday, walked out on legislators investigating the alleged N40 billion irregular expenditure in the commission. Pondei stormed out of the hearing on Thursday in Abuja, after accusing the Chairman of the committee Rep. Olubumi Tunji-Ojo (APC-Ondo) of corruption. However, Pondei returned to the National Assembly

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Breaking News in Nigeria this Afternoon, Monday 20th July 2020

POLITICS

Highlights Of Things Akpabio Said At The House Committee On NDDC Panel Sitting Yesterday.

The House Of Representatives Panel On the NDDC mismanaged funds scheduled a sitting for the clarification of the allegations against Godswill Akpabio after Joi Nunieh made serious allegations against him during her appearance before the panel. During the sitting yesterday, Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, spilled lots of things, in which some were startling and disturbing, all about the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), looting allegations of the commission, and Joi Nunieh's controversy.

  2 years ago ago
Highlights Of Things Akpabio Said At The House Committee On NDDC Panel Sitting Yesterday.

POLITICS

Aso Rock News Today, 15th July 2020.

Reps Commence Probe Of NDDC Over Expenditure Of N81.5bn In Five Months The Committee for Representatives of the Niger Delta Development committee (NDDC) expressed deep concern on Wednesday about the NDDC's failure to submit financial reports and the arbitrary billions of dollars accumulated without benefiting people in the Delta region. The committee chairman, the Honorable Olubumi Tunji-Ojo (APC, Ondo), announced this at a public hearing held to investigate financial abuse and other activities at the Niger

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Aso Rock News Today, 15th July 2020.

POLITICS

JUST IN: Latest Afternoon Breaking News In Nigeria Today, Monday July 20, 2020

One of the 12 aspirants vying for the ticket of the APC in the Ondo State gubernatorial election has stepped down for Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu few hours to the primaries. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Ife Oyedele has opted to step down for Akeredolu, hours before the primaries, slated for July 20. Oyedele, who spoke to reporters after making the decision late on Sunday in Akure, said he took the decision after consultations with national leaders of the party, to work with Akeredolu.

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JUST IN: Latest Afternoon Breaking News In Nigeria Today, Monday July 20, 2020

CRIME

N40Bn Probe: "Pondei" Narrate The Reason Why He Walked Out On Reps

The Nigeria’s House of Representatives has arranged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to speed up the arrest and probe the Acting Managing Director (MD) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Professor Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, for what it described as ‘contempt of the legislature’. We in the NDDC is not comfortable with the Chairman of this committee, presiding over a matter. It was established from the previous sitting that the IMC recklessly spent N81.5bn from the

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N40Bn Probe: