AKPABIO LACKS MORALITY TO ASK SOUTH-SOUTH GOVS TO ACCOUNT FOR 13 PER CENT DERIVATION- WIKE

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has taken a swipe at the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, for accusing governors in the region of mismanagement of 13 percent derivation fund. He said it was disingenuous for Akpabio who as Governor of Akwa Ibom State to act like a demi-god , to accuse incumbent governors of financial recklessness just because they did … Continue reading AKPABIO LACKS MORALITY TO ASK SOUTH-SOUTH GOVS TO ACCOUNT FOR 13 PER CENT DERIVATION- WIKE

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Senate Committee Assures NDDC of Support, Collaboration

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has assured the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, of the support and collaboration of his committee in the task of developing the Niger Delta region. Speaking during the oversight visit of the Senate Committee at the NDDC permanent headquarters in Port Harcourt, Senator Nwaboshi stated that the Commission’s strategy of engagement and collaboration was … Continue reading Senate Committee Assures NDDC of Support, Collaboration

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NIGERIANS UNHAPPY WITH NAT. ASSEMBLY OVER CONFIRMATION OF SACKED SERVICE CHIEFS AS AMBASSADORS, SAYS GOV WIKE; BLAMES POOR PERFORMANCE OF NDDC ON PRESIDENCY, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, RULING PARTY

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says Nigerians are disappointed with the National Assembly for confirming sacked Service Chiefs as ambassadors. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike related the disappointment of Nigerians to members of the Senate Committee on Niger Delta when they paid courtesy visit to him at Government House, Port Harcourt … Continue reading NIGERIANS UNHAPPY WITH NAT. ASSEMBLY OVER CONFIRMATION OF SACKED SERVICE CHIEFS AS AMBASSADORS, SAYS GOV WIKE; BLAMES POOR PERFORMANCE OF NDDC ON PRESIDENCY, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, RULING PARTY

OKOWA URGES NDDC TO FOCUS ON PEOPLE-ORIENTED PROJECTS

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, February 18, urged the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to focus on the development of the Niger Delta with the vision that was people-oriented. Okowa made the call when the Interim Administrator of the Commission, Mr Effiong Akwa and his management team visited him at Government House, Asaba. He urged the NDDC to do something that … Continue reading OKOWA URGES NDDC TO FOCUS ON PEOPLE-ORIENTED PROJECTS

HOUSE COMMITTEE PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR NDDC ON DEVELOPMENT

The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has pledged to support the Commission as a strategic stakeholder in the sustainable development of the Nigeria’s oil-rich region. Speaking during the oversight tour of the House Committee at the NDDC permanent headquarters in Port Harcourt, Hon Tunji-Ojo stated that partnership with stakeholders would help in repositioning the … Continue reading HOUSE COMMITTEE PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR NDDC ON DEVELOPMENT

GOVERNORS STILL SIDELINED IN AFFAIRS OF NDDC, SAYS GOV WIKE

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says, despite the inauguration of the advisory council of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), oil producing state governors are still sidelined in the affairs of the intervention agency. The governor noted that because the governing party dictates what happens in the NDDC, the commission now acts like a state on its own and refusing to interface with the … Continue reading GOVERNORS STILL SIDELINED IN AFFAIRS OF NDDC, SAYS GOV WIKE

AKWA IBOM GOVERNOR LAUDS NDDC FOR ENGAGING NIGER DELTA STAKEHOLDERS

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has lauded the Interim Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for engaging major stakeholders to enlist their collaboration in addressing the challenges of developing the Niger Delta region. The Governor gave the commendation while receiving a delegation of directors led by the NDDC Interim Administrator, Mr Efiong Akwa, to pay him a courtesy visit … Continue reading AKWA IBOM GOVERNOR LAUDS NDDC FOR ENGAGING NIGER DELTA STAKEHOLDERS