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Revisiting the NDDC scandal

SIR: The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) recently faced a corruption probe constituted by the National Assembly during which the minister of Niger Delta Affairs…

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EFCC invites Akpabio and Pondei for questioning

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has invited the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio; and the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Prof…

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NDDC scholarships: overseas students still in distress despite Buhari’s order

Increase of $5m in fees stalls order Students dismiss allegations of padding The suffering of stranded Nigerian students on overseas scholarship of the Niger Delta…

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NDDC Acting MD, Daniel Pondei lists contracts allegedly paid for ‘under duress’ to get budget approval

Prof. Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has listed some contracts the commission allegedly paid for under duress before…

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EFCC secures final forfeiture of N827.6m from NDDC contractors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the final forfeiture of N827, 679,098.32 (Eight Hundred and Twenty-Seven Million, Six Hundred and Seventy-Nine Thousand,…

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Students On NDDC Scholarship stage protest in London over non-payment of their tuition fees

Nigerian students on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) scholarship program, today August 3, staged a protest outside the Nigerian High Commission in the United…

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NASS Committees desperate to scuttle forensic audit – Acting MD of NDDC, Daniel Pondei

Daniel Pondei, the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has accused the Senate and House of Representative Ad-hoc Committees of having a plan…

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It’s a wicked lie – Senator Urhoghide denies receiving contracts from NDDC

Senator Matthew Urhoghide has denied allegation of receiving contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).    The lawmaker representing Edo South Senatorial District who made…

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Nigerian students are now beggars in the UK- Abike Dabiri-Erewa asks NDDC to pay Nigerian students their scholarship allowances and fees

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC to pay the allowances, tuition,…

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President Buhari won’t resign over NDDC,NSITF, EFCC probes – FG

The Federal Government has said President Buhari will not resign from office over alleged cases of corruption in Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Nigeria Social…

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