Akpabio’s letter exposes senators, Reps in NDDC contract scams
The letter from Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Godswill Akpabio which conveyed the list of National Assembly members who allegedly got bloated and unexecuted contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been released to the public.
‘Buhari should disband IMC of NDDC and inaugurate board now’
The Presidency caused it and we had warned them. I warned them even through your newspaper and several other media outlets that if politicians would be in charge of the forensic audit of the commission, it would backfire.
Knocks, anger as Akpabio denies claim against Reps
• Lawmakers threaten lawsuit • Minister denies implicating lawmakers • Sack minister, CSOs tell Buhari Volte-face by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on his earlier insinuation that National Assembly lawmakers benefitted from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) contracts, attracted a hail of criticisms yesterday. The attacks, led by a coalition…
Hope deferred for Niger Deltans as NDDC unravels
Stakeholders from all walks of life in the Niger Delta are furious over allegations of extra-budgetary and financial malfeasance to the tune of N81.5 billion currently rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Ex-agitators back NDDC probe, urge scrutiny of constituency projects
CSOs flay N’Assembly over oversight, urge tight budgeting, prompt prosecution A coalition of Niger Delta ex-agitators has thrown its weight behind the decision of National Assembly to unearth alleged corrupt practices in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The group described the ongoing probe as long overdue, urging the investigating committee to ignore “the drama…
Reps give Akpabio 48-hours to name lawmakers that got NDDC contracts
Nigeria's House of Representatives has given the minister of Niger Delta Affairs Godswill Akpabio 48-hours to name the National Assembly members involved in the contracts awarded by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The House of Reps committee probing the financial dealings and contracts in the NDDC also asked Akpabio to publish names, contracts, dates and…
Akpabio indicts National Assembly members in NDDC contract scandal
The minister for Niger Delta Affairs Godswill Akpabio on Monday said he has not awarded a single contract since he assumed office. Instead, he indicted members of the National Assembly. “I have never approved a single contract not even one kilometre for the NDDC," Akpabio said while responding to questions by the House of Representatives…
N40bn NDDC probe: Akpabio denies knowledge of contract allegedly awarded to Rep. Tunji-Ojo
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, says he does not have knowledge of any contract allegedly awarded to the Chairman, House of Representatives Committees on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Rep. Olubumi Tunji-Ojo.
Reps summon Akpabio over alleged misuse of NDDC’s N81.5b
• Nunieh Blames N’Delta People For Commission’s Failure • S’South Governors Back Forensic Probe The House of Representatives, yesterday, summoned the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to appear on Monday unfailingly to offer explanations over his role in the alleged misuse of the sum of N81.5 billion by the Niger Delta Development…
Nunieh’s allegations, false, malicious, act of insubordination, say Akpabio, ministry
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has refuted allegations by former Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)