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.
David Diai Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, the Rivers born oil industry mogul, has congratulated Gbene, Dr. Joi Nunieh, the new Managing Director, NDDC, Interim Management Committee, which was recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to oversee the running of the Commission until the forensic audit ordered by the president is concluded. The Interim Management Committee, which was formally inaugurated on Tuesday October 29, by the Minister … Continue reading DUMO LULU-BRIGGS COMMENDS PRES. BUHARI, CONGRATULATES JOI NUNIEH, AS NDDC INTERIM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE TAKES CHARGE
David Diai The much discussed and eagerly awaited confirmation of a new, substantive board for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, moved a critical step closer to actualization, when President Muhammadu Buhari transmitted the list of the already nominated Board members to the National Assembly. Senate President Ahmed Lawan, confirming the arrival of the NDDC Board members list to the National Assembly, acknowledged the receipt … Continue reading NDDC NEW BOARD INCHES CLOSER TO CONFIRMATION, AS PRES. BUHARI SENDS LIST OF APPROVED NOMINEES TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, said corruption and political interference have disrupted the original purpose of setting up the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Mr Akpabio, who spoke in an interview programme with the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, recently, said he was sure that those who founded the NDDC would be disappointed with what has become of the commission. The NDDC was … Continue reading NDDC WAS SO CORRUPT, IT WAS TREATED LIKE ATM – Akpabio
Worried by the persistent criticisms of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a forensic audit of the operations of the organisation from 2001 to 2019. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), disclosed in a press statement that, receiving governors of the states that make up the Commission, led by Governor Seriake Dickson of … Continue reading PRESIDENT BUHARI ORDERS FORENSIC AUDIT OF NDDC ACTIVITIES
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has directed that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), suspends forthwith any employment exercise into the Commission. This directive was contained in statement issued by Anietie Ekong, Chief Press Secretary to the Minister, on October 4, 2019, which further disclosed that the suspension exercise will subsist until a due process evaluation is carried out by the Ministry … Continue reading Breaking: AKPABIO ORDERS SUSPENSION OF EMPLOYMENT IN NDDC
The acronym, LIFE-ND stands for: “Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises Project in the Niger Delta of Nigeria “In Nigeria, a decline in oil exports, which make up 70 per cent of government revenue, has resulted in a steady decrease in the growth rate of the country’s GDP. Nigeria is now in a financial recession, with 42 per cent of youth either unemployed or underemployed. Agriculture remains … Continue reading NDDC LIFE-ND Programme Set Commence in Niger-Delta, Engage 25,500 Youths; As Stakeholders Meet in Port Harcourt