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Interim Management of NDDC undergoing Probe Over Fraudulent Contracts

The Nigerian Senate has set up an adhoc committee to probe the interim management committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, over alleged mismanagement of N40 billion, and awarding contracts in a fraudulent manner. The resolution of the senate was sequel to a motion sponsored by Thompson Sekibo, senator …

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Covid-19: NDDC Role Out Plans to Protect Niger Delta People

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has unveil plans they would take to protect the Niger Delta People. The interventionist agency promised that they would intervene to protect the people of Niger Delta from the dreaded disease, adding that ventilators and oxygen would be prvided as part of its contribution …

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NDDC: Buhari Sack Nunieh, Appointments New Ag MD

President Muhammadu Buhari has fire the Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh, and replaces her with Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei. The changes were announced in a State House statement by Buhari’s media aide, Femi Adesina, on Wednesday. “The five members of the committee are now: Professor Kemebradikumo …

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Buhari Writes Senate, Suspends Okumagba NDDC Led Management Board

President Buhari suspends the Bernard Okumagba led management board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), three months after the Nigerian Senate confirmed their appointment. In a letter sent to the senate and was read on the floor of the red Chamber by the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan …

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Plans to Hike Electricity Tariff is Completely Unacceptable – Elumelu

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has fault the plans to hike electricity tariff, by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), saying that the plan is Completely Unacceptable. Elumelu who totally condemn the plan argued that any increase in electricity tariff would worsen “the already …

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2020: The Tangible, Intangible Needs of Oil Producing Communities is our Focus – DESOPADEC MD

The Managing Director, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun (Hon.) Askia Ogieh, has said the focus of the interventionist agency in the year 2020 will be on the tangibles and intangibles needs of the people of the oil bearing communities. …

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Full text of Buhari’s 2020 New Year message to Nigerians

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), wrote a letter to Nigerians to commemorate the New Year. The letter was made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. Read the full content of the letter below: A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT AT NEW YEAR My Dear Compatriots, NIGERIA’S DECADE Today …

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Fix Nigerian Ailing Refineries: Onuesoke Reacts To Finance Minister Claim On Dangote Refinery

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has reacted to the statement of Nigeria Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on the eagerness of President Muhammed Buhari administration for the Dangote Refinery to commence operation. The Minister had explained that the take off of Dangote …

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How Akara fire causes Gas Explosion in Delta Community

Gas explosion in Delta Community, Ughelli, Ughelli North Local Government Area, which left six persons grievously injured, with properties worth millions destroyed, was alleged to have emanated from a leaking cylinder at a gas refill shop that clash with a naked flame from the akara seller. According to a source …

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NDDC Budget: Senate President, Minority Leader Kick, tell Buhari what to do

The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan, and the Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe have asked President Muhhamadu Buhari to swear in the already screened board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Abaribe who made the call when the President sent the 2019/2020 budget for the Commission to …

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