House Of Reps Fire Back At NCDC Corruption Allegations

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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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[Updated] Chinese Nationals Arrested for Bribery Has been granted Bail

A High Court in Sokoto State has granted bail to two Chinese citizens accused of bribing an official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa who is also the Chief Judge of Sokoto State granted the accused person bail on Thursday. He said the respondents have not been able to dislodge the presumption of innocence of the accused. The term of the bail demands the accused to submit the sum of N5million each and two sureties in like sum, one of which must be resident…

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