BREAKING: Acting NDDC boss collapses during House hearing

NDDC boss, Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, passed out during House hearing on Monday The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, fainted on Monday during an investigative hearing at the National Assembly. Pondei collapsed where he was seated as members of the House Committee on NDDC grilled him. The committee hadContinue reading “BREAKING: Acting NDDC boss collapses during House hearing”

CBN Documents Show NDDC Spent N82b on Condolences in Five Months

The House of Representatives Committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), on Wednesday, interrogated officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Accountant-General of the Federation and the Auditor-General of the Federation over an alleged N82.5bn spent by the NNDC between January and May 2020.The committee’s chairman, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo (APC, Ondo), said the documents submittedContinue reading “CBN Documents Show NDDC Spent N82b on Condolences in Five Months”

NDDC Budget padded with over 500 fake projects, NASS trying to frustrate forensic audit – Pondei

Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), revealed on Tuesday that the commission’s 2019 budget was inflated with over 500 non-existing projects. Pondei made the disclosure on Tuesday while addressing newsmen in Port Harcourt, Rivers State while making clarifications on allegations of corruption levelled against the Interim Management Committee (IMC). TheContinue reading “NDDC Budget padded with over 500 fake projects, NASS trying to frustrate forensic audit – Pondei”

Buhari Puts On Hold Confirmed NDDC Board Over Forensic Audit

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the Senate requesting a hold on the inauguration of the new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Senate President Ahmad Lawan read the letter on Tuesday during plenary. President Buhari said the move was necessary to enable the interim management committee of the agency toContinue reading “Buhari Puts On Hold Confirmed NDDC Board Over Forensic Audit”

NDDC To Pay Over 3tn To Ghost Contractors – Director

The Interim Executive Director of Project, Niger Delta Development Commission, Cairo Ojougboh, has alleged that the commission owes ghost contractors three trillion naira. He further claimed that a senator whom he did not name was behind 300 contract jobs with the commission. He said, among the said jobs120 had been paid for but work hadContinue reading “NDDC To Pay Over 3tn To Ghost Contractors – Director”

Meet NDDC Boards Nominee Who Finished HND Before School Cert

There was mild drama on the floor of the Senate on Thursday as senators screened the persons nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari for the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, with Otobong Ndem (Akwa Ibom) discovered to have had his Higher National Diploma before possessing his Ordinary level certificate. A member of the SenateContinue reading “Meet NDDC Boards Nominee Who Finished HND Before School Cert”