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18 Aug 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced an investigation into allegations of diversion of public funds against the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Professor Daniel Pondei. Akpabio and Pondie had been accused of alleged N40 billion corruption in…
21 Jul 2020
Politics and drama shouldn’t mix. But not so in Nigeria, where the political landscape often plays out like scenes from a Nollywood film. Nigerian politicians have it all, be it comedy or action-packed thriller with fight scenes in various houses of Assembly that would give James Bond or Tom Cruise a run for their money.…
3 Jul 2020
The forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been identified as a solution to the years of decay and underdevelopment in the zone. NDDC’s Acting Managing Director, Professor Daniel Pondei, who stated this in Port Harcourt, clarified that the exercise was not to witch-hunt any group or individual, but to highlight the…


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The nation received a galling shock reinforcing the threadbare state of security in the country when terrorists launched a late night attack on Kuje Correctional Centre in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and freed hundreds of inmates.
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Deceased Secretary-General of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, aged 63, who was in the final weeks of his six-year tenure, was due to fly from Abuja to Yola, Adamawa State for Eid holiday today...
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It was a case of frustration, distress and despondency for over 200 students of engineering faculty of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) since their demotion three years ago.
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