Tag: nddc

Bernard DayoOctober 18, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: YCee and Kizz Daniel are proving artistes need entertainment lawyers before signing contracts

Kizz Daniel has now been dragged back to court by his former record label, G-Worldwide who are seeking N500m in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 8, 2017

The days of balderdash between the Executive and the Legislature are over – Saraki

The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki Wednesday, highlighted that the era of face-offs between the legislature and the executive is over. ...

ToluJuly 22, 2017

N31 million ransom for Igbonla six, $793.2 million illegal cash in banks | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

1.2 million – The National Examination Council (NECO) said out of the 7,410,030 candidates that sat for the Senior School ...

AzeezJuly 21, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. FG ORDERS REINSTATEMENT OF CRK, IRK AS SEPARATE SUBJECTS The ...

AzeezJune 17, 2017

FG begins probe into educational qualification of NDDC staff

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the educational qualification of members of staff of the Niger Delta Development ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2017

Reps reject bill seeking to create South-East commission

After a rowdy session due to the absence of the sponsor of the bill, the House of Representatives has rejected ...

RoqeebahApril 11, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Finally, the Senate has time for President Buhari’s nominees

If you are anywhere near Twitter today, you’ll see that the Senate Plenary is popping. motions left, right and centre ...

AzeezMarch 30, 2017

Buhari sends replacement for rejected NDDC nominees to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the names of three nominees for confirmation into the board of the Niger Delta Development ...

AzeezMarch 14, 2017

BREAKING: EFCC arrests Jonathan’s ally over alleged theft of N2bn

by Azeez Adeniyi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested and detained a political ally of former President ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 13, 2017

Opinion: NDDC and Sagay’s allegation of corruption

by Michael Jegede On March 2, 2017, the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Prof. Itse Sagay, ...

AzeezMarch 3, 2017

“We are ready for probe” | NDDC responds to alleged corrupt practices

by Azeez Adeniyi The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has it is ready to be probed to prove that it ...

AzeezMarch 2, 2017

How NDDC bought over 70 new vehicles despite claiming broke – Sagay

by Azeez Adeniyi Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Thursday disclosed that the ...

AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

NDDC appeals to N’Delta militants to halt destruction of oil facilities

The Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba has appealed to militants in the region to ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: What I would have done, if I was at that Niger delta meeting

by Cheta Nwanze Okay, now that I’m on my lunch break, let me type a little. Nigerian leaders are generally ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Dear Niger Delta, you have no leaders

by Cheta Nwanze So many watched the meeting between President Buhari and the “leaders” of the Niger Delta yesterday with ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Annkio Briggs: Setting the agenda for the meeting between Niger Delta leaders and Pres. Buhari (Pt. 2)

by Annkio Briggs SETTING THE NIGER DELTA AGENDA [dropcap]A[/dropcap]s recently confirmed by Nigeria’s minister of state for petroleum resources, Dr. Ibe ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 1, 2016

Annkio Briggs: Setting the agenda for the meeting between Niger Delta leaders and President Buhari (Pt.1)

by Annkio Briggs The oil-rich delta region of southern Nigeria – called Niger Delta – is larger than 70,000 square kilometers ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2016

Opinion: Niger Delta Development and the fierce urgency of now

by John Effiong In Charles Dickens seminal novel, A tale of two cities, which was first published in 1859, the ...

Isime EseneAugust 28, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Restructuring the debate on Nigeria

Why is Nigeria like this — I mean grossly underdeveloped? I’ve been asking this question all my life. And until ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 11, 2016

Opinion: The challenges new NDDC chairman, Ndoma Egba would need to overcome

by Richard Romanus It’s been 16 years after the Niger Delta Development commission (NDDC)was established with a core mandate of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 23, 2016

Senate takes 2-week break, but first, it passed a budget

The Senate after today’s session will not be seating until July 12- adding another two weeks to the series of breaks ...

Mazi EmekaJune 22, 2016

‘Niger Delta Avengers, neglect, fraud’ | Why Reps failed to pass NDDC budget

The location of most of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) projects in the constituency of the Chairman, House Committee ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 28, 2015

‘We may take forceful steps’ | Ex-militants protest in Port Harcourt (PHOTOS)

Former Niger Delta militants have protested the non-payment of their wages by the Niger Delta Development Commission. The ex-militants, who protested ...

Janeth JSeptember 7, 2015

Sacked NDDC executives sue Buhari over their sack

Members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board will not go down without a fight. They have asked the ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 14, 2015

Disabled protest at NDDC office in Port Harcourt (PHOTOS)

Disabled men and women were reported to have blocked the Rumuola-Waterlines line of Aba Rd, in front of NDDC office. ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 11, 2015

Ex-militant leaders have the following demands for President Buhari

Ex-militant leaders under the aegis of Urhobo Gbagbako, have made some requests from the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 2, 2015

Patience Jonathan denies receiving N3 billion from NDDC

by Kolapo Olapoju First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has denied being paid N3 billion by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 3, 2014

They have resumed! Gunmen kidnap 4 health workers in Rivers state

by Azubuike Azikiwe Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted seven health workers in Rivers State. The health workers, four medical doctors, ...

January 12, 2014

Opinion: How to manage oil wealth through developmental funds

by Mohammed Dahiru Aminu The success in managing the oil wealth of Nigeria will enable the country achieve some set ...

July 14, 2013

Simon Kolawole: We’d soon start drinking our oil

by Simon Kolawole I am not interested in who is the chairman of governors’ forum or Speaker of Rivers House ...

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