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Slumped NDDC’s MD, Pondei Will Not Appear Again Before Panel – Gbajabiamila

Hon.Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has disclosed that Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, the Acting Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, who slumped during the ongoing investigative hearing will not appear before the House Committee committee any longer. The Speaker of the House of Representatives made this disclosure that the resumption of the session adjourned following the collapse of Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei. Rather, the speaker said written response of

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Slumped NDDC’s MD, Pondei Will Not Appear Again Before Panel – Gbajabiamila

POLITICS

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

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JUST IN: Latest Breaking News This Night, Sunday July 26, 2020

Everton defender Leighton Baines announced his retirement after the Premier League club's final day of the season on Sunday. Former England international Baines, who spent 13 years with Everton, confirmed he will hang up his boots after making a 20-minute substitute appearance in a 3-1 defeat against Bournemouth at Goodison Park. The 35-year-old left-back made 420 appearances for Everton after joining from Wigan in 2007. 170 more words - Vanguard Newspaper The member representing Warri Federal Constituency

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JUST IN: Latest Breaking News This Night, Sunday July 26, 2020

POLITICS

BREAKING: Top Breaking News In Nigeria This Evening, Monday, 20th July, 2020

NDDC probe: Pondei was auditioning for BBNaija - Omokri. Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has described the video of the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Kemebradikumo Pondei where he fainted during his appearance before the House of Representatives Committee as fake. Pondei slumped while being grilled by members of the committee led by Thomas Ereyitomi over alleged financial mismanagement of the NDDC. The acting MD was noticed to have fainted

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BREAKING: Top Breaking News In Nigeria This Evening, Monday, 20th July, 2020

POLITICS

NDDC N81.5 Billion Scandals: Why Speaker Gbajabiamila Must Bring Back Akpabio's Mic

By Ikeddy ISIGUZO OBONG Godswill Akpabio had something important to say. The House of Representatives had mandatorily asked Akpabio, former Senator, former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, and Minister of Niger Delta to make a presentation on the investigations of corruption in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. Akpabio was in mid-flight when Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Niger Delta Thomas Ereyitomi abbreviated him. The drama was just starting. “Is ok Hon. Minister. Is ok. Is ok. Is ok Hon.

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NDDC N81.5 Billion Scandals: Why Speaker Gbajabiamila Must Bring Back Akpabio's Mic

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

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Alleged killing of Warri youth: Ereyitomi Berates Soldiers

The member representing Warri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Thomas Ereyitomi has condemned the alleged killing of a youth by some men of the Nigerian Army in Warri, Delta State on Thursday 2nd April. The lawmaker accused the soldiers of overzealousness and the use of excessive force in enforcing the lock-down directives of the state government. READ ALSO:ICYMI AKURE EXPLOSION: I didn’t know I was carrying explosives —Truck driver Speaking to Vanguard on telephone on Thursday

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Alleged killing of Warri youth: Ereyitomi Berates Soldiers

POLITICS

BREAKING: Latest Breaking News In Nigeria This Evening, Monday, July 20, 2020

Slumped NDDC's MD, Pondei will not appear again before panel - Gbajabiamila. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has disclosed that the Acting Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Kemebradikumo Pondei who slumped during the ongoing investigative hearing will not appear before the committee again. The Speaker disclosed this at the resumption of the session following the adjournment due to collapse of Mr. Pondei. He noted that the committee will adopt the written response

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BREAKING: Latest Breaking News In Nigeria This Evening, Monday, July 20, 2020

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Warri Fed. Constituency mourns passage of Pa. Ebimami at 80

Warri Fed. Constituency mourns passage of Pa. Ebimami at 80 By: Celestine Ukah Warri Federal Constituency mourns as late Chief Emmanuel Ebimami a political and bridge builder passed on at the ripe age of 80. While on a condolence visit by the Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Green Chamber at National Assembly, Chief  Thomas Ereyitomi JP on behalf of the federal constituency described, Pa. Ebimami the  Bolowei of Egbema kingdom, Warri North, as a lover of peace who built the stru

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Warri Fed. Constituency mourns passage of Pa. Ebimami at 80

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You're our voice at NASS, Itsekiri communities' tell Ereyitomi

Itsekiri communities' to Ereyitomi: you're our voice at NASS Itsekiri indigenes from different Itsekiri homeland communities' in Abuja have described the Member Representing Warri Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, NASS, Green chamber, Hon. Chief Thomas Ereyitomi JP as a true voice of Warri at the National Assembly. The Itsekiri communities' body who are resident in Abuja the Federal Capital Territory made the commendation, while on a congratulatory/ courtesy visit to Chief Thomas Ereyitomi at

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You're our voice at NASS, Itsekiri communities' tell Ereyitomi

POLITICS

Warri Killing:Rep Commiserates With Pessu Family

The part speaking to Warri Federal Constituency at the National House of Assembly Hon. Thomas Ereyitomi has sympathized with the killed Joseph Pessu family in Warri, Delta State.  The administrator in a sympathies visits at the family place recently Joseph Pessu supported them about the vital loss of their child, guaranteeing that he will work together with Delta state government and different partners in ensuring the presume who completed the homicide is brought to book and face indictment as indicated by

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Warri Killing:Rep Commiserates With Pessu Family

POLITICS

Slumped NDDC's MD, Pondei Will Not Appear Again Before Panel - Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila disclosed that, the Acting Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Kemebradikumo Pondei who slumped during the ongoing investigative hearing will not appear before the committee again, adding that, there would be no need for the MD of NDDC to appear anymore since he has submitted a written response. Further expressed that, he wish Mr. Pondei a safe and speedy recovery, added that, he has sent Medical Director of the National Assembly

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Slumped NDDC's MD, Pondei Will Not Appear Again Before Panel - Gbajabiamila

POLITICS

N81.5billion Probe: NDDC acting MD. Pondei collapses

The probe of the N81.5billion spent within two months of the COVID-19 lockdown is taking a stimulating turn because the Acting director of NDDC, Daniel Pondei collapsed within the ongoing house committee public hearing on NDDC, NDDC Acting MD, Daniel Pondei  He was responding to allegations of N81.5billion financial misappropriation when he suddenly collapsed and couldn’t answer questions from the chairman of the probe panel. Efforts from witnesses to resuscitate him were however effective when he regained

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N81.5billion Probe: NDDC acting MD. Pondei collapses

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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

POLITICS

Lawmakers oppose Federal government's idea to arm firefighters with guns

The house of representative has passed a resolution to discourage the federal government from it's plan to arm the personnel of the Federal fire service with firearms The minister for interior, Rauf Aregbesola, earlier this month said that firefighters should be armed to more effectively confront the challenges of mob action and vandalism when they face the field.

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Lawmakers oppose Federal government's idea to arm firefighters with guns

POLITICS

NDDC MD Slump: 5 Questions He was asked before he fainted in Public hearing

The public hearing on the NDDC by the House of Representatives entered the fourth day. Before now, there have been claims and counterclaims from different parties of the NDDC as regards misappropriation of funds to the tune 40 billion Naira At the onset of the session, the Chairman of the Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Olubunmi Tunji-O recuses himself and steps aside due to allegations he is on a revenge mission.  Olubunmi Tunji-O steps aside for transparency "This not about any individual

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NDDC MD Slump: 5 Questions He was asked before he fainted in Public hearing

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BREAKING!! Acting MD Of NDDC, Collapses During Questioning by House Of Reps(Photos)

BREAKING!! Acting MD Of NDDC, Collapses During Questioning by House Of Reps(Photos) Today's news has left shock and surprises on us. We taught it was just acting but it was really true and live. Just in, the Acting Managing director of the committee of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been reported to have collapsed during a probe by the house of representatives It was said that the Niger Delta Development Commission acting Managing director identified as Professor Daniel Keme Pondei, fainted during

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BREAKING!! Acting MD Of NDDC, Collapses During Questioning by House Of Reps(Photos)