News - Niger Delta

Bayelsa State Elders Hail Achievements Of Governor Dickson And President Jonathan

2 years ago /

Elders, community and traditional leaders in Bayelsa State say Governor, Seriake Dickson’s drive to build capacity and development in the state has touched every section of the state.  

NDDC Tasks Contractors To Brace Up Or Risk Termination

2 years ago /

Banks and contractors doing business with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC have been told to brace up or risk termination of their contracts.    

Niger Delta Activists Call For Equity, Fairness And Justice

2 years ago /

The development of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region can only be achieved within the context of equity, fairness and justice.  

NDDC Calls For Commitment From Key Stakeholders On The Niger Delta Regional Master Plan

3 years ago /

Key stakeholders in the Niger Delta region have been enjoined to unite to fast track the implementation of the Niger Delta regional master plan.  

Omoku Youths Close Down Council Secretariat For The Past Eight Days

3 years ago /

The Omoku Community Development Committee, CDC, in Ogba/Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State has asked the council chairman, Augustine Ahiamadu to apologize to the Oba of Ogba land, Chukwumela Nnam Obi II, over what they described as his outright disrespect for the revered monarch.  

UN to access performance of Delta state's economy

3 years ago /

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state says the just concluded preparatory workshop for the United Nations assessment of key sectors of the state economy is in furtherance of attaining the MDGs deadline.                                                  

Kalabari kingdom to develop a master plan for its people

3 years ago /

The people of Kalabari kingdom in Rivers state say they are worried by the underdevelopment in their area in spite of their contribution to Nigeria’s national development.

Niger Delta advocacy group scolds Timipre Sylva

3 years ago /

Some groups in the Niger Delta region have criticized former Bayelsa state governor, Timipre Sylva for accusing president Goodluck Jonathan of bringing pains and division to the oil rich region.

Delta state sets up committee to sanitise Warri

3 years ago /

A twenty man special sanitation committee made up of commissioners and special advisers has been set up in Delta state with a mandate to sanitise Warri and its environs.

NDDC board to put personal interest aside for the development of the region

3 years ago /

Members of the governing board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have resolved to put aside their personal interests and differences and work to ensure effective service delivery to the people.

The strategic east – west road in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region to be completed by 2015

3 years ago /

Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Darius Ishiaku told newsmen in Abuja that the three – month extension for the completion of the project is necessitated by insufficient funds.

Niger Delta Master plan: Stakeholders seek urgent review

3 years ago /

Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Bassey Dan Abia says a public service reforms report which described the Nddc as a fraudulent and un-organized should be a wakeup call for the workforce of the commission.  

Failed NDDC projects: Commission blames faulty design and inefficient supervision

3 years ago /

The Niger Delta region has a population of about thirty million people but statistics show that one-third of this population are unemployed.

NDDC board endorses construction of 704km East-West coastal Highway

3 years ago /

Ewa Henshaw stated this at a special retreat for members of the board and management of the Commission in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.

GOVERNOR SERIAKE DICKSON CALLS FOR ATTITUDINAL CHANGE

3 years ago /

The Bayelsa state government says it is determined to equip its youths with skills that will make them major contributors to the state’s economy.

GOVERNOR SERIAKE DICKSON TO BUILD SECRETARIAT FOR IJAW YOUTH COUNCIL

3 years ago /

The Bayelsa State government says it is determined to equip its youths with skills that will make them major contributors to the state’s economy.

DELTA STATE GOVERNMENT TO ABOLISH SINGLE SEX SCHOOLS

3 years ago /

Delta state government has abolished single education system in all its public schools with effect from the next academic calendar.

 

NDDC set to commission 500-bed hostel at UNIBEN

3 years ago /

The NDDC is set to commission a 500-bed hostel at UNIBEN in the next four weeks as part of its pledge to increase development in the Niger Delta Region. 

 

Court nullifies Amaechi's appointment

3 years ago /

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has directed Governor Chibuike Amaechi to swear in the most senior State High Court judge as the next chief judge of Rivers state.

 

Bayelsa Government Appoints Shehu of Borno as Chancellor of Niger Delta University.

3 years ago /

The Bayelsa State government has appointed Shehu of Borno as Chancellor of the state run Niger Delta University.