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NDDC and the danger of executive complacency

    By Femi Anjorin   The reports coming the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in the last few weeks have been embarrassing, to say the least, where they are not clear examples of a dysfunctional government. If that were not so, how...

NDDC has become a cash cow for politicians – Wike

Says Niger Delta Governors demanded for forensic audit due to massive rot in commission   Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), is now a political institution, as it has become a...

PDP governors’ visit Buhari in the dead of night, says Wike

  Speaking at the at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Emohua, during the funeral service of the mother of a PDP leader in the state, Rivers governor Nyesom Wike, accused some PDP governors' of standing with President Muhammadu Buhari, saying they were...

Buhari approves new NDDC board

President Muhammadu Buhari, has, subject to Senate confirmation, approved a new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), office of the Secretary to the Government...

NDDC: Showcasing Adjogbe’s extraordinary local contents

By Bayo Adeyinka It is not always that we see integrity, brilliance, capacity and performance all residing at the same time in one person, both in the public and private sectors of our economy.  This rarity in our land speaks...

Nsima Ekere and the Akwa-Ibom governorship race

By Effiong Usoro When he joined the governorship race in Akwa Ibom State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2006, Nsima Ekere brought freshness, excitement, instant connection with the youths and a troove of ideas on...

NDDC: Making a paradigm shift from the old 

By Tamunodie Preye It is good for leaders to be provoked once in a while or as the need arises. But only provocation that is informed by necessities should be encouraged. The type that is spurred by hate or any...

NDDC clears all foreign scholarship backlog

Beneficiaries of the Nigerian government foreign scholarship scheme Wednesday thronged various social media platforms in excitement to celebrate the clearance of their school fees backlogs by the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC. The Chairman of the Governing Board of Niger Delta Development...

Ijaw youths distance self from protest against NDDC board

The Central Zone of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) worldwide has distanced themselves from a recent protest by a faction against the tenure elongation of the Ndoma-Egba led board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). “We have said it...

Ndoma-Egba: NDDC to clear all foreign scholarship backlog

The Governing Board of the NDDC Wednesday disclosed that the Board had agreed to clear the backlog and all issues surrounding the foreign scholarship program. "By Tuesday next week all outstanding issues regarding the foreign scholarship scheme would have been sorted...
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Amotekun: After weeks of brickbats, Tinubu calls for truce between Justice Minister and Southwest governors

  …says regional outfit not threat to Nigeria but complementary …describes those offended as embarking on ``madcap excursion’’ Amid brick-and-mortar between the...
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Concerns over new virus from China prompt airport screenings for passengers arriving airports in Nigeria

  Passengers  arriving Nigerian airports will undergo enhanced health screenings out of concern over a new coronavirus that has killed two people in Asia, the Federal Airports Authority of...

What VP Osinbajo Said on The ‘Senseless’ Killing of CAN Leader

  “Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev. Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing...

U.S Set to Expand Travel Restrictions to Nigeria, Sudan, Others – Target ‘Birth Tourism’

  The Trump administration is set to add Nigeria and six other countries to a group of nations subject to travel restrictions, Per Second News...

NNPC GMD, Kyari announces HDDT to check pipeline vandalism 

  As part of measures to monitor and check pipeline vandalism, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to deplore Horizontal Directional Drilling Technology (HDDT). NNPC's Group...