Jethro Ibileke/Benin

A group of Niger Delta Activists, Civil Rights Lawyers and Non Profit Organizations, have dragged the President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Minister of Finance and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), before Justice A. M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Benin Division, seeking an order restraining the NDDC from accessing the 2015 budget appropriation.President-Goodluck-Jonathan

In the case cited as Aigbokhan President, 25 Others vs NDDC, National Assembly and Ministry of Finance, with number FHC/B/CS/21/2015, the Applicants asked the Court to bar the 1st Respondent (NDDC), from accessing the 2015 budget appropriation pending when it releases the certified true copies of documents showing it’s budget outline and expenditure of N309 billion for the year 2014. Read More →