NDDC: Akpabio Responds To Reps Threat To Sue

Honourable Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, on Thursday has said he never referred to members of the 9th National Assembly as beneficiaries of NDDC contracts. Mr Akpabio stated this via a letter in response to the request of the speaker on Tuesday. The speaker had, on Tuesday, given Mr Akpabio a 48 hours ultimatum to publish names and other details of National Assembly members who allegedly benefited from contracts of the NDDC. The speaker’s call came after an allegation by Mr Akpabio at an investigative hearing held…

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Trump Gives WHO 30-days To Improve ‘Else US will Permanently Halt Funding

The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has threatened to permanently pull funding from the World Health Organisation (WHO) if it does not commit to “major substantive improvements” within 30 days, according to a letter to the WHO chief shared by Mr Trump on Twitter.   In the 4 pages letter to WHO Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, Mr Trump set out what he called “repeated missteps” by the organisation.   Mr Trump claimed that the WHO shares the responsibility for the large number of deaths in the crisis.…

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