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House of Reps Probes North East Development Commission Over the Misappropriation of ‘₦100 Billion in 1 year

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House of Reps Probes North East Development Commission Over the Misappropriation of ‘₦100 Billion in 1 year
House of Representatives Probes North East Development Commission Over the Misappropriation of  ‘₦100 Billion in 1 year

The house of representatives probes the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) over the alleged mismanagement of N100 billion.

The happened as a result of the motion moved by Ndudi Elumelu, the minority leader of the house, on Thursday.

The commission was established in 2017 to reconstruct states affected by insurgency in the North-east.

According to Elumelu, the N100 billion given to the commission by the federal government “vanished” with nothing to show for it.

The Delta lawmaker accused Mohammed Goni Alkali, commission’s managing director, of awarding non-existent contracts.

“The N100 billion so far disbursed to the commission by the federal government is said to have vanished under a year without any visible impact on the refugees nor any infrastructural development credited to the name of the commission in the whole of the north-east,” Alkali said.

 

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“The corrupt practices include high handedness by the managing director, Mohammed Goni Alkali, over inflation of contracts, awards of non-existent contracts, massive contract splitting and flagrant disregard for the procurement laws in the award of contracts.

“There are allegations of how the minister of humanitarian affairs and disaster management, Sadiya Farouk, was said to have entered into an unholy deal with the managing director of the commission to illegally withdraw money for the purchase military vehicles without any recourse to the board.

“The act, which completely disregards the country’s procurement laws, must be seriously frowned at.”

The house adopted the motion after it was put to a voice vote by Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house.

The motion was referred to the house committees on finance, procurement and NEDC. The report on the probe is expected to be turned in after eight weeks.

The development is coming days after the house  has concluded its investigation on the alleged mismanagement of N81.5 billion by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

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#EndSARS Protest: “The action is patriotic and indicates a collective resolution by young people of Nigeria to see a better nation.”- CERANY

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#EndSARS #EndSWAT #EndPoliceBrutality

The Centre of Ethical Rebirth Among Nigerian Youths (CERANY) endorses the Legitimacy of Peaceful Protest against Police brutality #EndSARS #EndSWAT.

This was announced with a press release by Chuks Akamadu EQS, the President of CERANY.

According to his statement, “The action is patriotic and indicates a collective resolution by young people of Nigeria to see a better nation.”

However, he commends President Buhari for showing exemplary leadership as a true democrat by assuring the nation that the disbandment of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was just the first step towards a comprehensive police Reform.

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Chuks also urged the young people to discontinue the protest and give the government the benefit of doubt to implement what they have promised as it relates to the #EndSARS protest.

He is also proposing the immediate convening of National Youth Leaders Conference (NYLC) whose mandate would be to articulate the concerns of the young people across the country in an objective and realistic manner.

Read the full press release below;

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Organization Reaffirms Commitment to Support FG through Youth Employment (Video)

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Domak Shelter Ltd.

A private organization, ‘Domak Group’ has reaffirmed its commitment to support the Federal Government in creating employment for the youth to move the nation forward.

Mr. Kingsley Azonobi, Managing Director of Domak Shelter Ltd. disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, 9th October in Abuja.

Azonobi said the support initiative was as a result of the organization’s activity to celebrate the 60 years of Nigerians living together as one entity and as most dynamic and innovative people.

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In his speech, he said “The journey has been excellent, educative, interesting and encouraging in the sense that we are still together, it is not that easy to hold on to a nation.

“So many elements have tried to break us apart, but Nigeria cannot break, no matter what anybody wants to do, we are one Nigeria and we will remain one.

“It has been a very successful journey so far; the motivation behind Domak empowering youths and the needy is borne out of passion to give back to the country.

“We tried our best to motivate unemployed youths; we just issued employment letters to six youths out of many that we have employed during COVID-19, in spite of many companies shutting down.

“We reviewed our strategies and came up with lots of initiatives to create employment within this lockdown; we have employed not less than 35 youths and other Nigerians.

“We have added a lot of job opportunities to this government and that is what we are here for, to support the government,” he explained.

Azonobi urged Nigerians to always speak positively about their fatherland, adding that negative things come to people who speak negatively, while positive things attract good things of life.

He decried negative messages by people on the social media about Nigeria that portray the image of the country negatively.

“Once you speak positively about your nation, you will get what you speak,” Azonobi said.

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Nigeria @ 60: Independence Promo, Invest in your Children- Domak Shelter Ltd.

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Nigeria @ 60: Independence Promo, Invest in your Children- Domak Shelter Ltd.

Nigeria @ 60: Independence Celebration Promo, Invest in your Children

We believe in the dream of a better Nigeria….A Nigeria of hope and greatness.

A Nigeria of men and women with great vision and mission as seen through the eyes of Domak Shelter Limited – A company building her net worth on solid grounds with a great vision that will transcend generations yet unborn.

We at Domak Shelter Limited believe in the future particularly that of our children…We stand for the welfare of our children and believe the future belongs to them.

In line with this celebration, Domak Shelter Limited has roll out “Independence Celebration Promo” an avenue to invest in the future of the next generation “Our Children”.

Domak Shelter Limited is offering 20% Discount to anyone who will buy land or house for children at Domak Garden City, Karshi between October 1st – October 30th. 

Domak Shelter Limited is giving away 100 plots each for all the plot sizes and house types at Domak Garden City, Karshi.

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For you to participate in this promo, your child must be under 18 yrs. and you must provide your Child’s Birth certificate and Passport Photograph as the supporting document.

You can now buy;

450 sqm= N280,000

660 sqm =N360,000

810 sqm = N520,000

900 sqm = N640,000

And the House type of your choice at 20% Discount.

To learn more about this promo, visit our office at Plot 1019 Gimbiya Street Opp. Gimbiya Supermarket, Area 11, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria. 

Or call 08135271713, 08096473278

 Learn more about Domak Shelter Ltd., kindly visit www.domakshelter.com

 
 
 
 
 
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