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NDDC contracts: National Assembly didn’t read Akpabio’s letter containing lawmaker’s names

Monday Ubani, former 3rd Vice President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, has revealed that Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, actually submitted a comprehensive list of lawmakers involved in contracts in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to the House of Representatives Committee. He said, however, that the Committee Chairman refused to […]

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Osun lawmakers clash over state’s ‘rising’ debts, World Bank Grant

An opposition lawmaker had faulted how a $20 million World Bank grant recently given to the state, was spent. The post Osun lawmakers clash over state’s ‘rising’ debts, World Bank Grant appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Akpabio names lawmakers who got NDDC contracts

The named lawmakers include the Chairman of the Senate committee on Niger Delta, Peter Nwabaoshi. The post Akpabio names lawmakers who got NDDC contracts appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Rudeboy Challenges Nigerian Lawmakers Over N81 Billion NDDC Scandal

Nigerian singer, Rudeboy has challenged Nigerian Lawmakers for their contribution to corruption scandals plaguing the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Social media has been set ablaze with the theft and corruption scandals that have been rocking The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The commission’s acting MD, Daniel Pondei suddenly collapsed while being grilled on how […]

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Akpabio Denies Saying Lawmakers Got 60 Percent Of NDDC Contracts

Godswill Akpabio Godswill Akpabio, Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, has denied saying members of the National Assembly enjoyed 60 percent of the contracts in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The minister in a letter read on the floor of the House by the Speaker during Thursday plenary said the only reference he made to […]

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BREAKING: Reps to sue Akpabio for failing to name lawmakers who got NDDC contracts

The house of representatives will sue Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta affairs, for failing to name lawmakers who got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). While appearing before the panel probing the NDDC on Monday, Akpabio alleged that most of the contracts awarded by the commission went to federal lawmakers. Thereafter on […]

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BREAKING: Gbajabiamila tells Akpabio to publish details of lawmakers who got NDDC contracts within 48 hours or face the law

“I’ve never once collected contracts from the NDDC and I know I can speak for many other members,” Mr Gbajabiamila said. The post BREAKING: Gbajabiamila tells Akpabio to publish details of lawmakers who got NDDC contracts within 48 hours or face the law appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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‘We have records,’ Akpabio says lawmakers benefit the most from NDDC contracts

<p class="">Akpabio denies most of the allegations that have been raised against him.</p> <h1>Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, has revealed that federal lawmakers are the biggest beneficiaries of contract awards from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).</h1> <p class="">Officials of the NDDC have been under probe for mismanagement of funds allocated to the commission […]

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Reps order arrest of NDDC boss for walking out on Lawmakers

<p class="">The House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has issued warrant of arrest on the acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei.</p> <h1>The resolution was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia) at an investigative hearing on Thursday in Abuja.</h1> <p class="">The resolution […]

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Go for COVID-19 tests, Lagos State House of Assembly urges lawmakers

The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed all lawmakers to go for COVID-19 test following the death of the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Tunde Braimoh. Our correspondent also gathered that the Assembly has been closed for fumigation. Braimoh, who represented Kosofe Constituency, died last Friday after a brief illness and […]

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50 Lawmakers Test Positive For COVID-19

The House of Representatives on Tuesday slid into panic mode following rumours that over 50 legislators may have tested positive to dreaded coronavirus, and are still attending plenary sessions and committee meetings. As a result, the House has adjourned plenary till next week, as opposed to its adopted covid-19 sitting guideline of twice a week. […]

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