The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, says that the ministry is committed to harmonizing the Niger Delta Regional Development Master Plan with the Niger Delta Action Plan to produce one regional road map for development in Nigeria’s oil-rich region. Akpabio, who spoke at the new Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, permanent headquarters at the Eastern By-Pass, Port Harcourt, harped on the need … Continue reading NDDC NEEDS NEW MASTER PLAN FOR NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT – Akpabio
PRESS STATEMENT We Are Verifying NDDC Scholarship Beneficiaries The Management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, finds it necessary to make clarifications on the recent protest of some students, who claimed to be beneficiaries of the Commission’s 2018 scholarship programme, at the Nigerian Embassy in London. We observe that the students were driven by mischief, otherwise they had the opportunity to present their case … Continue reading WE ARE VERIFYING NDDC SCHOLARSHIP BENEFICIARIES – NDDC Mngt.
At the just ended retreat for his ministers at which they reviewed their first year performances, President Muhammadu Buhari was upbeat that his administration has shown probity and accountability in the manner it has tackled the problem of corruption. To a partisan watcher of the president, he may have got accolades but not to a dispassionate Nigerian who has witnessed the massive erosion of credibility … Continue reading NDDC: PRESIDENT BUHARI SHOULD ACT ON THE IMC INDICTMENT FOR CORRUPTION – By Ebi Arogbofa
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the Niger Delta Region is safe for companies to conduct their businesses. He has therefore dismissed multinational companies who use insecurity to justify their refusal to relocate their operational headquarters to the Region. This was contained in a release by Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, which disclosed that Governor Wike made the assertion during … Continue reading GOV WIKE SAYS NIGER DELTA IS SAFE FOR BUSINESS, DEMANDS IOCS RELOCATE HEADQUARTERS TO RIVERS
Senator representing Delta North senatorial zone and Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has declared that he did not executed 53 Niger Delta Development Commission contracts between 2017-2019, as alleged by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akspabio and challenged the Minister to produce incontrovertible evidence linking him to the contracts. Senator Nwaoboshi’s denial and demand for evidence, was contained … Continue reading I DID NOT EXECUTE 53 NDDC CONTRACTS BETWEEN 2017-2019, NWAOBOSHI TELLS AKPABIO; CHALLENGES MINISTER TO ACCOUNT FOR N81 BILLION
Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, has described as fake news, the widely circulated, viral story, that the Interim Management Committee, IMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC has been dissolved by President Buhari and a sole administrator appointed to supervise the affairs of the Commission in the next 6 months. Mr. Adesina took to his verified … Continue reading NDDC: Dissolution of IMC Fake News – Femi Adesina
The senate has asked the interim management committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to refund N4.9 billion. In May, the upper legislative chamber set up a probe panel chaired by Olubunmi Adetunmbi, senator representing Ekiti north, following allegations that the commission mismanaged N40 billion. At the hearing, Kemebradikumo Pondei, acting managing director of the commission, said no money was missing and that since … Continue reading SENATE ASKS NDDC MANAGEMENT TO REFUND N4.9BN, SAYS FORENSIC AUDIT IS COMPROMISED