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NDDC Scholarship: Buhari Directs Agency To Pay Students Abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to pay the fees and stipends of scholars of the commission who are facing hardships abroad. The Director of Corporate Affairs at the NDDC, Charles Odili, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. This followed a protest by the …

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PMB Orders Reengineering Of Nigeria’s Security Apparatus

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reengineering of the nation’s entire security apparatus. This is according to the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno. Mr. Monguno briefed journalists on Tuesday after the third National Security Council meeting in 2020 chaired by President Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The …

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NDDC/EFCC: People Have Abused Trust In My Administration – PMB

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said some people trusted by his administration have abused the privilege. The President made the comment in Abuja after a Sallah service. He was responding to a question about the recent corruption allegations arising from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Niger …

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Buhari Meets With APC Governors, Commends Party Caretakers

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with governors of the All Progressives Congress at the villa and he says he is pleased with the work of the party’s caretaker committee, especially its efforts at coordinating and strengthening the party. Following the suspension of the National Chairman and the National Working Committee …

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Reps To Probe $500m Chinese Loan

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has appealed to the National Assembly to halt its probe of the 500 million dollars loan from the Chinese government. Amaechi made the appeal during an investigative hearing of the House of Representatives Committee on Treaties and Protocols on Tuesday in Abuja. He said, …

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Akpabio names lawmakers who got NDDC contracts

Senator Godswill Akpobio, minister of Niger Delta affairs, has named lawmakers who got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) The names of lawmakers were attached to the letter the minister sent to the house of representatives. The former Akwa Ibom governor was responding to an ultimatum by Femi …

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GEJ MEETS PMB: A LESSON FOR BITTER-ENDERS

In the build-up to the 2015 general elections, the country was divided right down the middle. On one side were the Jonathanians, who supported the then incumbent President, Goodluck Jonathan, and wanted him to continue in office for another term of four years. On the flip side were the Buharists …

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Former Speaker Yakubu Dogara Back In APC, Says Governor Buni

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is said to have officially decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The acting Chairman of the party, Mai Mala Buni, who is also the Governor of Yobe State, disclosed this to Channels Television on Friday, after he and Dogara met …

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A PRESENTATION BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF NIGER DELTA AFFAIRS TO THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NDDC OVER ALLEGATION OF FINANCIAL MALFEASANCE AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN THE NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (NDDC) HELD AT THE MEETING ROOM 447, NEW BUILDING EXTENSION, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX, ABUJA ON MONDAY, 20TH JULY, 2020

PROTOCOLS The Honourable Chairman and Members of the Committee, I am sincerely grateful for this opportunity to appear before you to personally respond to the issues raised in your letter Ref. No. NASS/9HR/CT/2020/VOL.1/039 dated 6th July, 2020 alleging malfeasance and other activities in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). 2.​I …

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Suspended EFCC Chairman, Magu Released From Police Custody

Suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been released from police custody.  Mr Magu’s lawyer Toyin Ojaomo confirmed to Channels Television that the suspended EFCC boss is no longer in confinement. Earlier on Wednesday, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, asked Magu, to …

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Magu Writes IGP, Seeks Bail

The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated over corruption allegations by a special presidential panel, is asking the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to release him on bail. Mr Magu, a serving police officer who has been in detention …

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NAFDAC APPROVES PAX HERBAL REMEDY FOR COVID-19

The Director of the Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratories, Ewu, Edo State, Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Anslem Adodo, OSB, has reported that NAFDAC has finally approved their Herbal remedy for the Treatment of symptoms associated with COVID-19. In an internal memo that went viral on social media, Fr Anselm Adodo …

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Buhari To Sign Revised 2020 Budget On Friday – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday sign the revised 2020 budget into law following its passage by the National Assembly last month. This is according to a statement issued on Thursday evening by the Presidency in a tweet on its handle. “President Buhari will tomorrow, Friday July 10, 2020, sign …

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