House Of Reps Fire Back At NCDC Corruption Allegations


Responding to allegations from the Executive Director of Projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, alleging that members of the National Assembly are “behind the fraud in NDDC,” spokesman for the Senate, Senator Akinola Bashiru, has said that the National Assembly will not halt its investigation into fraudulent activities carried out in the commission. Akinola said that the Senate was “at a loss” as to the reason why such allegations would be made by Cairo at a time when “the NDDC is under scrutiny of forensic…

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Former Papua New Guinea PM Arrested For Corruption

Peter O’Neill, the former prime minister of Papua New Guinea, has been arrested over corruption allegations after arriving back in the country, according to police. The arrest on Saturday at Jacksons International Airport in the capital, Port Moresby, was part of an investigation into the alleged unauthorised purchase of two Israeli generators while he was in power, Hodges Ette, Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary assistant commissioner, said in a statement. READ ALSO: “There is reasonable evidence for misappropriation, abuse of office and official corruption,” Ette said. Police alleged that…

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