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POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Another Prominent Nigerian Decamps From PDP To APC, How NDDC Duped Rivers Govt Of N400m - Gov Nyesom Wike

Here are the news for today. 1) Nyesom Wike Breaks Silence. The Governor of Rivers State (Nyesom Wike) has narrated how the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) allegedly duped the State of N400 million. Wike disclosed that the State Government lost N400 million during a failed partnership with NCDC in developing the Mother and Child hospital in Port Harcourt. Wike made this statement while addressing the "visiting House Committee" on NDDC, led by Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo at the Government House in Port Harcourt.

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Another Prominent Nigerian Decamps From PDP To APC, How NDDC Duped Rivers Govt Of N400m - Gov Nyesom Wike

POLITICS

NDDC Boss Makes 3 Big Revelations, Says Senators Got N20M, REPS N15M Each for COVID-19

The probe into the expenses of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) continues to generate more information about the state of affairs in the commission as Cairo Ojougboh makes 3 Fresh Revelations. For those who may not know him, Cairo Ojougboh currently sits as the executive director of projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Cairo Ojougboh (Image credit: Google) In an interview with Vanguard, the NDDC boss made the following revelations: REVELATION ONE Mr. Ojougboh while speaking

  1 year ago ago
NDDC Boss Makes 3 Big Revelations, Says Senators Got N20M, REPS N15M Each for COVID-19

POLITICS

Agboola Ajayi Suffers Setback As Some ZLP leaders Dumped Him For Gov. Akeredolu

Political activities are on the top of the gear as Ondo State prepare for the October 10 gubernatorial election. The Ondo State deputy governor and the Zenith Labour Party gubernatorial candidate, Agboola Ajayi has suffered a setback as his party loyalists and leaders dumped the ZLP to join the All Progressive Congress and pledge the unalloyed support for the Akeredolu's team. Yesterday, the deputy state chairman of the Zenith Labour Party, Engineer Abayomi Adebayo, Organising Secretary, Hon Femi Ikoyi and scores

  1 year ago ago
Agboola Ajayi Suffers Setback As Some ZLP leaders Dumped Him For Gov. Akeredolu

POLITICS

Top News: Wike Accused NDDC Of Fraud, Jakande Laid To Rest, Igboho Can't Succeed In Oyo And Others

1. Wike accuses NDDC of defrauding Rivers Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) of defrauding the state. A statement by his media aide, Kelvin Ebiri, said the governor spoke on Thursday when members of the House of Representatives Committee on NDDC, led by its Chairman, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, visited him at the Government House in Port Harcourt. According to Wike, NDDC was acting like a state on its own, refusing to interface with governors of oil-producing

  9 months ago ago
Top News: Wike Accused NDDC Of Fraud, Jakande Laid To Rest, Igboho Can't Succeed In Oyo And Others

POLITICS

Another Setback For Ondo Deputy Governor, Ajayi After Defecting to Zenith Labour Party

On Monday, the Ondo Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, defected to the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) after he was unable to secure the gubernatorial ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest in the forthcoming election. ZLP Governorship Candidate, Agboola Ajayi Agboola Ajayi, who was accepted by the leadership of the Zenith Labour Party to represent the party as the governorship candidate in the October election. On Tuesday, Ajayi's defection to ZLP and the leadership of the party giving him the party

  1 year ago ago
Another Setback For Ondo Deputy Governor, Ajayi After Defecting to Zenith Labour Party

POLITICS

See Pictures & Names Of Lawmakers Released By Akpabio Over The NDDC Saga

The Honorable Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila gave the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio a 48-hours ultimatum to provide the list of those involved in the Niger Delta Development Commission's (NDDC) flimsy contracts few days ago. Senator Godswill Akpabio Just today, some names, contracts, and amount were released. This article sum it all through a compilation of their names, pictures, and contracts. Senator Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo First, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo,

  1 year ago ago
See Pictures & Names Of Lawmakers Released By Akpabio Over The NDDC Saga

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Gov Nyesom Wike Speaks on NDDC, President Buhari Gives Cash And Automatic Employment To Ex-Corpers

Gov Nyesom Wike Speaks Recently, Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has said despite the inauguration of the advisory council of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the commission is still sidelining oil-producing Governors from its affairs. He said the NDDC was acting like a state on its own, refusing to interface with Governors to strategically develop the Niger Delta region. According to Special Assistant to Governor Nyesom Wike Media, Kelvin Ebiri, said when members of the House of Representatives Committee

  9 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gov Nyesom Wike Speaks on NDDC, President Buhari Gives Cash And Automatic Employment To Ex-Corpers

POLITICS

Police CP Hailed Reps Member As He Receives Security Vehicles From His Mother In Ondo State

As Insecurity has become challenges across the Nation, Ondo State Police Commissioner, Bolaji Salami, commended the federal lawmaker representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, for his efforts in the fight against security in their Zone. In Okeagbe Akoko, Salami spoke at the official presentation of four patrol vehicles facilitated by all divisional police stations, including Okeagbe Akoko, Ogbagi Akoko, Irun Akoko and Ikare Akoko, in the two local government areas

  11 months ago ago
Police CP Hailed Reps Member As He Receives Security Vehicles From His Mother In Ondo State

POLITICS

Ondo Decides: Why Candidates Should Accept The Election Results -Observers

As the Akokoland and Owo axis surveys covered, records that despite early morning rainfall, turnouts in places like Oba-Akoko, Supare, Oka, Ikare-Akoko, Arigidi-Akoko, Okeagbe Akoko and Irun / Ogbagi, as well as in the Owo local government area. Some of the areas visited had adequate security men on the road, particularly soldiers, while four police officers were deployed at each polling station. Former aspiring governor, Dr Olusegun Abraham of Ikare Akoko, and Mr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, a member of the House of

  1 year ago ago
Ondo Decides: Why Candidates Should Accept The Election Results -Observers

POLITICS

Governor Akeredolu’s Re-election Bid Receives a Boost as Thousands of ZLP Members Defect to APC

The second term ambition of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State received a boost recently when thousands of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) members in the state defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), and pledge their support for the Governor’s second term re-election. Leading the list of defectors is a member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Akoko North East/North West federal constituency of the state, Honourable Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo who according to punchng.com, alleged that the

  1 year ago ago
Governor Akeredolu’s Re-election Bid Receives a Boost as Thousands of ZLP Members Defect to APC

POLITICS

Akpabio Scandal With NDDC Continues.

Headlines NDDC Probe: Akpabio Recants, Meets National Assembly Clerk, Panel Niger Delta Affairs Minister Senator Godswill Akpabio held a series of meetings with some stakeholders in the National Assembly on the Niger Delta Development Commission's ongoing investigation. Olatunde Ojo, Acting Clerk of the National Assembly, Akpabio, and Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, Chairman of the House Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, met separately behind closed doors. The Senate and House are both reviewing, as Minister Punch notes,

  1 year ago ago
Akpabio Scandal With NDDC Continues.

POLITICS

Opinion: Sen. Akpabio's List Of Senators, House Members Awarded Bloated NDDC Contracts is Incomplete

Corruption can't fight corruption. Having corrupt senators, house members in a probe committee is a way of covering up an even bigger plot. Senator Akpabio during his testimony before the house committee on NDDC last week, had alleged that some lawmakers were major beneficiaries of the Niger Delta Development Commission Contracts. This prompted the house of representative speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, to give a 48-hour ultimatum to akapbio to identify the alleged lawmakers or he would be sued to court for

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Sen. Akpabio's List Of Senators, House Members Awarded Bloated NDDC Contracts is Incomplete

EDUCATION

Tunji-Ojo moves bill to enable FECA, other Agric Colleges benefit from TETFUND.

On the 19th of Wednesday, 2021, member Federal House of Assembly, representing Akoko North East North West Federal Constituency, Hon.Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo on the floor of the house  presented a bill seeking to enable FECA and other Agricultural Colleges benefit from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, [TETFUND]

  6 months ago ago
Tunji-Ojo moves bill to enable FECA, other Agric Colleges benefit from TETFUND.

POLITICS

"NDDC Geared for effective service performance" - Hon Olubunmi Tunji Ojo

House Committee Chairman on NDDC, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji Ojo has reiterated the repositioning of the commission for effective performance in all its components states in the country. This was stated by the Lawmaker during the oversight tour at the headquarter of the Nigwr Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday, 12th February 2021. The Lawmaker stated that the NDDC being a window of opportunity for transformation of the Niger Delta area can serve as the agent to catalyze regional

  9 months ago ago

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Traders Express Happiness On What Ondo Reps Member Did For Them In Akokoland.

Yoruba is not wrong when they say among that when a son does well, he deserves to be rewarded. The cultural heritage of Yoruba is one that appreciates and recognizes a good name and deed which has always been said among them is here quoted as , "Good name is better than gold." Hence, it is the wish of men from among the Yoruba to be known as a real Omoluabi, one who is well-educated and well-groomed, who understands the way of the elders, the value of self-worth, modesty, self-sacrifice and exemplary living.

  11 months ago ago
Traders Express Happiness On What Ondo Reps Member Did For Them In Akokoland.

POLITICS

Walk-out staged by NDDC, allegedly coerced.

Fainting Prof Pondei,listed some of the contracts the NDDC was allegedly coerced to pay by the National Assembly before it's 2019 annual budget could be harmonized. He alleged further that some lawmakers especially members of adhoc committee held the commissioner hostage over the years with the annual budget approval. According to him,most of the contracts they were arm-twisted to pay "were never done or sometimes never completed". According to the statement,this document is among the many others tendered before

  1 year ago ago
Walk-out staged by NDDC, allegedly coerced.

SOCIETY

Herdsmen: Why I Took Up Education Of Slain Farmer’s Daughter —Akoko Reps Member, Tunji-Ojo

It was a moment of joy and appreciation as the member representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency at the green chamber and Chairman, House Committee on NDDC, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has taken up the sponsorship of the education of Adedayo Kemisola, the daughter of late Adedayo Festus who was

  9 months ago ago
Herdsmen: Why I Took Up Education Of Slain Farmer’s Daughter —Akoko Reps Member, Tunji-Ojo

POLITICS

Minister Godswill Akpabio has finally revealed the Lawmakers taking Contracts from NDDC

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Minister Godswill Akpabio has finally released the names of Lawmakers taking and executing Contracts from NDDC. Remember that the house of Assembly Speaker, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila had earlier given the Minister a 48 hour Ultimatum, to release the names of Lawmakers who according to Him are the beneficiaries of NDDC Contracts. Among those he mentioned are: Chairman of house Committee on NDDC, Honourable Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who has collected total of 19 contracts worth nine

  1 year ago ago
Minister Godswill Akpabio has finally revealed the Lawmakers taking Contracts from NDDC

POLITICS

NDDC Probe: He's A Confused Individual! Lawmakers React To Akpabio's NDDC Contractors List

NDDC Probe: He's A Confused Individual! Lawmakers React To Akpabio's NDDC Contractors List Legislators Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo and Peter Nwaoboshi have responded to the list of legislators commissioned by the Niger Delta Development Committee (NDDC), recently published by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio. Remember that in a document attached to his response to the House of Representatives' threat to sue him over allegations that federal legislators were the main contractors to the NDDC, Akpabio

  1 year ago ago
NDDC Probe: He's A Confused Individual! Lawmakers React To Akpabio's NDDC Contractors List

POLITICS

JABU VC Explains Reason For Honouring Hon Tunji Ojo With Doctorate Degree

Prof. Kola Sonaike, Vice-Chancellor, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, JABU, Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State, today explained the reasons for honoring the lawmaker representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency, Olubunmi Tunji Ojo, with an honourary doctorate degree. He said the award was in appreciation of his contribution to the uplifting of his district, his state and country. The Federal Senator, who holds an honorary doctorate in public administration, was recognized among the three influential

  10 months ago ago
JABU VC Explains Reason For Honouring Hon Tunji Ojo With Doctorate Degree