Tag: nddc

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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), ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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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March 14, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Of Nigeria’s oil barons and the Petroleum Industry Bill

by Olusegun Adeniyi  What is even more unfortunate is that the multinational oil companies who together officially account for 88 ...

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February 1, 2013

We watch closely: NEITI begins audit of oil states’ allocations

by Ebere Agina The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has commenced the audit of physical allocations and statutory disbursement ...

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October 4, 2012

In this together: Road to President Jonathan’s Otueke submerged by flood

by Reuben Daba Apparently, the floods ravaging the nation presently do not respect persons. Not even the road leading to ...

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OluwapelumiSeptember 19, 2011

Oshiomole, Sunny Neji, 9ice speak in this week’s Soundbites!

Ifreke Inyang [12th to 17th September] “Technically, it is not possible for such a thing to happen because even the ...

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