News - Niger Delta

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. 

NDDC answers the call of Akwa Ibom's community

3 years ago /

The NDDC has promised to complete all on-going projects in Ibeno, Akwa Ibom state following a ‘Save our Soul’ letter to President Goodluck Jonathan written by the 26 oil bearing communities which make up the Ibeno clan.

People of Bayelsa state support the use of 7billion to fund the proposed national conference

3 years ago /

As Nigerians celebrate 100 years of being together, as a nation Balyesians said is appropriate to look at the hindrances to development and other challenges of the Nigerian nation. 

NDDC offices in Imo to undergo renovation

3 years ago /

The executive director, projects, on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Tuoyo Omatsuli has advised contractors handling projects in the region to avoid undue delays and discrepancies by liaising with the commission’s state offices. 

SOKU OIL WELL: Bayelsa state government warns Amaechi not to play politics with the issue

3 years ago /

The Bayelsa state government has been speaking on the position of the Rivers state government on the disputed Soku oil wells.

Legal minds discuss the legality of the Rivers state 2014 budget

3 years ago /

Reactions have begun to trail the action of Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers state over the presentation of 2014 Rivers state budget outside the  National Assembly chamber.

Half naked women protest against Shell in Bayelsa

3 years ago /

Yet another protest has been staged against one of the top oil producing multi-national corporations in the Niger-Delta region, Shell.

Majority Leader of Rivers state House of Assembly arrested for murder

3 years ago /

Controversy is once again brewing in Rivers state politics as the Majority leader of the Rivers state House of Assembly, Mr. Chidi Lloyd has been arrested for the murder of Mr. Kingsley Ejeuo and a police officer.

Governor Seriake publicly questions SETRACO Contractor

3 years ago /

Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson has given December 2014 deadline for the completion of the multi-billion naira Ogbia-Nembe road in the east senatorial district of the state.

Jonathan's administrations is better than previous administrations - NIGER DELTA GROUP

3 years ago /

Niger Delta Leaders Assembly, NDLA, has taken a stand against the recent criticism of the Jonathan-led administration. The group also used the opportunity to warn any and all groups  individuals and / or regions to stop attempting to intimidate the President from running come 2015.

AZAZI'S DEATH: Mourners remember the victims of the helicopter crash

3 years ago /

One year after the naval helicopter crash in Bayelsa state which killed former Kaduna state governor, Patrick Yakowa, general Owoeye Azazi and their aides, the people of Okoroba community in Ogbia local government area, where the crash occurred appear yet to have recover from the tragedy.

RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT REPLIES OKONO-IWEALA; DEMANDS ACCOUNTABILITY

3 years ago /

The River's state government has issued a statement listing its demands and explaining its position to the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Nigerian people following accusations and counter-accusations from both parties. In response to the latest statement by the Minister, the Rivers state government issued the followinfg statement which describes as unnecessary and unwarranted the insults being thrown on the Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.