NDDC Fraud: PDP Asks Akpabio To Step Aside For Investigation

As more revelations continue to emerge over allaged fraud in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday asked the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio to step aside for investigation. Recall that the former Managing Director of NDDC, Joy Nunieh had made some allegation of massive stealing, manipulation of budget processes, victimization and implication of innocent Nigerians as well as fetish practices by corrupt officials, allegedly spearheaded by the supervising minister, Senator Akpabio. The PDP, in a statement by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan…

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Ex-Minister Onolemenme host Speaker, other APC Decampees

By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Uromi It was a great reunion of Late Chief Tony Anenih’s political protégées in Uromi, Esan North East local government Area, Edo state when a former minister of works,  Arch. Mike Onolemenme and other Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, leaders hosted decampees from the All Peoples Congress, APC, leaders over the weekend. Among the decampees in attendance were Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, Speaker, Edo House of Assembly, Hon. Emmanuel Okoduwa, and Hon. (Mrs). Maria Edeko, the Edo Commissioner for Women Affairs, Edo.Others include; Hon. Austine Okoibhole the Executive…

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Magu writes Salami Investigative Panel.

“Failed integrity test” Mr Buhari, who rode to power on a promise to fight corruption – which fuels Nigeria’s barely changing development crises – appointed Mr Magu acting EFCC chairman in November 2015 following the removal of Ibrahim Lamorde. And twice, late 2016 and March 2017, the president requested the Senate to confirm his appointment. On both occasions, Mr Magu was rejected by the Senate, following repeated State Security Service’s reports that he had “failed the integrity test and will eventually be a liability to the anti-corruption fight of the…

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Buhari Breaks Silence on Magu, Speaks.

President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on the ongoing investigation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. In a statement by Garba Shehu, his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Mr Buhari also explained why he approved the suspension of the anti-corruption fighter from office. Read the full press statement below. PRESIDENCY STATEMENT ON THE SUSPENSION OF MR. IBRAHIM MAGU A series of documented allegations were made against the Ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Following a preliminary review…

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