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NDDC Probe: Court Stops Nigerian Police From Arresting Joy Nunieh

Justice S.E Thompson who gave the ex-parte order, restraining the NDDC and others from arresting Nunieh, pending the determination of the matter in court. 

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A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has bar the Nigeria Police and other Law enforcement agencies from arresting the former Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Joy Nunieh.

Justice S.E Thompson who gave the ex-parte order, restraining the NDDC and others from arresting Nunieh, pending the determination of the matter in court.

Naija News Understands that Nunieh sought the orders of Court through her counsel, Sylvester Adaka, the immediate past Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Port Harcourt Branch.

Joi Nunieh, appointed into the NDDC in October 2019 and sacked February 2020 has been involved in a series of controversy over her short stint at the Commission which she blamed on the Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio.

Naija News recalls that the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Affairs investigating mismanagement of funds held a virtual hearing with the embattled, Joy Nunieh.

Speaking and debunking allegations of fraud during an interview session before the House of Reps Committee on NDDC via Zoom Nunieh said that she did not touch funds meant for the Niger Delta people.

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