NDDC Pledges To Pay Contractors, Calls For Calm; Fed Govt, Oil Coys Owe NDDC Over N4trn

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has pledged to settle all verified outstanding claims by its contractors in its efforts to facilitate sustainable development of the oil-rich region. A source close to the Interim Administrator of the Commission who spoke on condition of anonymity said the NDDC boss was saddened that contractors who had done their jobs were still being owed many years after completion. … Continue reading NDDC Pledges To Pay Contractors, Calls For Calm; Fed Govt, Oil Coys Owe NDDC Over N4trn

BUHARI AND AKPABIO’S UNENDING ANTICS AT NDDC – By Ebizomor Brisibe

A story in The Nation newspaper of Sunday, November 7, 2021, entitled “FG To Merge NDDC With Niger Delta Ministry” is both provocative and insulting to the Niger Delta people. While the paper did not attribute its speculative report to any specific Federal Government official, it yet again indicates the terrible mess that Chief Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has made of the … Continue reading BUHARI AND AKPABIO’S UNENDING ANTICS AT NDDC – By Ebizomor Brisibe

Pres. Buhari Commends NDDC For Donating Barracks To Police

PRESIDENT BUHARI HAILS NDDC FOR ENHANCING POLICE PERFORMANCE President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for supporting the security agencies in the Niger Delta region in their efforts to ensure a peaceful environment. The President, who was represented by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, spoke yesterday at the inauguration of the Nigeria Police Barracks, Special Protection Unit, SPU, Base 6 … Continue reading Pres. Buhari Commends NDDC For Donating Barracks To Police

NDDC Forensic Report : BUHARI VOWS TO INVESTIGATE, PROSECUTE, RECOVER STOLEN FUNDS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday formally received the report of the Forensic Audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), with a vow to implement to the letter, recommendations of the report, saying: “the Federal Government will initiate criminal investigation, prosecute and recover all funds not properly utilized for the public purposes for which they were meant for.” He noted further that, “the Federal Government … Continue reading NDDC Forensic Report : BUHARI VOWS TO INVESTIGATE, PROSECUTE, RECOVER STOLEN FUNDS

NARRATIVE THAT NIGER DELTA IS UNSAFE IS CONSPIRACY THEORY – Gov Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has accused international oil companies of being part to a conspiracy theory that the Niger Delta is unsafe in order not to relocate their corporate headquarters to the region. The governor observed that so long as this kind of negative narrative geared at perpetuating injustice is not addressed, the country’s corporate existence and stability will continue to be … Continue reading NARRATIVE THAT NIGER DELTA IS UNSAFE IS CONSPIRACY THEORY – Gov Wike

NIGERIA GAS COMPANY HANDS STARTER PACKS TO WOMEN TRAINED IN VARIOUS VOCATIONS

The Nigerian Gas Company (NGC) Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has handed over starter packs to forty women drawn from twenty host communities in Abia, Akwa Ibom and Rivers States, trained in five different vocations. The NGC presented the starter packs to the participants of it’s Women Empowerment Programme, at a handover ceremony held at Golden TulipHotel, Port Harcourt, Rivers … Continue reading NIGERIA GAS COMPANY HANDS STARTER PACKS TO WOMEN TRAINED IN VARIOUS VOCATIONS

Oil Spills: REPS’LL ENSURE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, WELFARE OF HOST COMMUNITIES – Hon. Dekor

PRESS STATEMENT Oil Spills: Reps Will Ensure Environmental Justice, Welfare Of Host Communities The House of Representatives Committee on Host Communities has assured that the legislature will not spare any effort to ensure environmental justice and restoration of livelihoods for communities that have suffered oil spills and other forms of negative environmental impact from petroleum exploration and production activities. The Committee makes this assurance against … Continue reading Oil Spills: REPS’LL ENSURE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, WELFARE OF HOST COMMUNITIES – Hon. Dekor