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Emeka Kalu calls for probe of Akpabio, Akwa over N22billion NDDC funds, N100m bribe

Emeka Kalu calls for probe of Akpabio, Akwa over N22billion NDDC funds, N100m bribe

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Engineer Emeka Kalu has called for a thorough investigation of alleged squandering of a whopping N22 billion by Senator Godswill Akpabio, who is the Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, and the Sole Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Effiong Okon Akwa. Kalu also expressed support for the ongoing investigation of allegation of attempting to bribe some officials of the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB by Akpabio. Kalu in a statement he signed himself, and made available to Jungle Journalist Media Limited via electronic mail, said that the current corruption charges…
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Int’l Court orders Shell to compensate Niger-Delta communities over oil spillage

Int’l Court orders Shell to compensate Niger-Delta communities over oil spillage

The Appeal Court at the Hague in the Netherlands has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay commensurate compensation to victims of two oil-polluted communities in the Niger-Delta. Two separate oil spills from a Shell facility occurred in 2004 and 2008, polluting several fishing communities in the Niger Delta. Four fishermen from the impacted villages of Ikot Ada Udo, in Akwa Ibom state; Goi in Rivers state, and Oruma in Bayelsa State sued Shell in the Netherlands. In this case of four fishermen/farmers and Milieudefensie vs. Royal Dutch Shell and Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited, re-lief sought included a declaration of…
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Ogoni clean up: ‘Disregard FG’s promises’ – Wike tells Rivers community

Ogoni clean up: ‘Disregard FG’s promises’ – Wike tells Rivers community

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has urged Ogoni people to be cautious of politicians and political parties who will lure them with unworkable promises ahead of the 2023 general elections. Governor Wike said this during the commissioning of the Sakpenwa-Bori road in Khana Local Government Area of the state. He said while the Federal government may have failed in its promise to clean-up polluted areas of Ogoni, the Rivers State government under his administration will continue to provide infrastructure for the people. “I am not like the Federal Government. They promised you they will do Ogoni clean up. Has it…
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Govs of NDDC States silence over sole Administrator worrisome, suspicious – Kalu

Govs of NDDC States silence over sole Administrator worrisome, suspicious – Kalu

The National Coordinator of People's Democratic Party Coalition, Chief Dr Emeka Kalu, has described as worrisome, the total silence of all the Governors from the NDDC States over the plot by Godswill Akpabio and the Presidency to sabotage the role of NDDC Agency to the oil producing region by appointing a sole Administrator that will make it expressly possible to embezzle the N453.2B 2020 budget of the Agency without recourse to the suffering masses of the area, interalias, environmental degradation and neglect by successive federal governments. Recall that In a statement to the press, Chief Kalu threatened that if the…
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NDDC: Kalu urges President, NASS to halt plan to steal N453.2B with Sole Administrator

NDDC: Kalu urges President, NASS to halt plan to steal N453.2B with Sole Administrator

The National Coordinator of PDP Coalition and South East Director of Reset Nigeria Group, Chief Dr Emeka Kalu, has called on the President of Federal of Nigeria, President Mohammedu Buhari, The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila to as a matter of National interest and for the good of people of Niger Delta whose future is being mortgaged, put a stop to the plan of Senator Godswill Akpabio to turn the agency to a private investment by appointing his brother Sole Administrator for NDDC to enable them divert the 2020 budget…
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