Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has taken a swipe at the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, for accusing governors in the region of mismanagement of 13 percent derivation fund.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, (SAN) has denied the allegation that he collected gratification from the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio in respect of the appointment of a Sole Administrator for the NDDC.
Former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has reacted to report by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio that he was one of the beneficiaries of the contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
Former Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan has branded Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio a liar for saying that he was one of those who benefitted from contract award by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday inaugurated erosion control project at Ibiaku and Nduetong Oku communities in Uruan and Uyo Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Akwa Ibom.
A non-governmental organisation, the Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has filed a suit before a Federal High Court, Abuja challenging the powers of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, to constitute an interim management committee to run the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has stressed the need for redirecting the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) affairs, saying that the commission has over N2 trillion debt to settle.
Contrary to the report on the reason for the recent purported raid by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) of a business premises reportedly owned by Senator Godswill Akpabio over alleged diversion of generators and hospital equipment, the report has been refuted in its totality by sources close to the Senator, adding that the report is totally unfounded, fabricated and baseless, as Senator Akpabio does not own any business premises in the said vicinity, or anywhere for that matter.