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Interim management for NDDC, Buhari’s idea — Akpabio

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AkpabioMinister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has said the constitution of the Interim Management Board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was President...

Sun Dec 8th, 2019     Read More →

Internal wrangle threaten world bank education project in Taraba

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By Femi Bolaji Facts have emerged of an internal wrangle in the circle of the World Bank assisted State Education Programme Investment Project, SEPIP, in Taraba State. Vanguard investigation...

Sat Dec 7th, 2019     Read More →

NDDC: Why board inauguration conundrum may linger

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Nigerians may wait a little longer for the inauguration of the new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by President Muhammadu Buhari, following an existing precedent and...

Sat Dec 7th, 2019     Read More →

Fabrication firm set to launch first locally made ballistic airboats

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Indigenous fabrication firm, The MG Vowgas Limited says it has concluded agreement with the research department of the Federal Ministry of Defense to start building made-in-Nigeria ballistic...

Sat Dec 7th, 2019     Read More →

National Assembly passes N10.59 trillion 2020 budget

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The Senate yesterday passed the 2020 budget, approving NIO.59 trillion as aggregate expenditure.The approved figure is N263.946 billion higher than the N10.330 trillion presented to the National...

Fri Dec 6th, 2019     Read More →

Governors divert funds allocated to develop education, Atiku alleges 

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*** Urges Senate to review the law to ensure that they are Penalised PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubabkar By Henry Umoru Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples...

Thu Dec 5th, 2019     Read More →

Why we ain’t castigating Allen Onyema, by militant group

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A militant group, the Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC), has distanced itself from the castigation of Chairman of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, by the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger...

Thu Dec 5th, 2019     Read More →

Traditional heads seek immediate dissolution of NDDC’s interim management committee

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The Association of Rural Chiefs for Peace and Development has called for the immediate dissolution of the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), alleging...

Thu Dec 5th, 2019     Read More →

Confusing state police with community policing

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South-South Regional Security Summit<br />IGP holds south-south regional security summit in Asaba, Delta State, seeks strengthening of Police-Community partnership in curbing crimes and...

Thu Dec 5th, 2019     Read More →

Delta reassures NYSC of continued support

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The Delta State Government has reiterated its support for the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) scheme. Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chiedu Ebie, gave the reassurance yesterday in...

Wed Dec 4th, 2019     Read More →

Okowa deplores gender violence as ministry gets 180 cases, prosecutes 18 offenders

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State yesterday deplored the rising cases of gender-based violence (GBV) in the country.The governor, who described the situation as ritualistic, made the remarks...

Tue Dec 3rd, 2019     Read More →

NDDC, Niger Delta and national interest

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The crisis rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over who should occupy which position in the running of the commission is fired by the selfish interest of each of the gladiators...

Tue Dec 3rd, 2019     Read More →

IYC hails Senate’s decision to bar IMC from defending NDDC budget

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The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has commended President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, and the entire Senate for barring the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development...

Sat Nov 30th, 2019     Read More →

Zeb ‘movie Sheik’ Ejiro: A lifetime devoted to motion picture

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Zeb Ejiro He was the only one honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the just held ZAFAA global award in Abuja. Not only was he the only recipient of such a grand honour, it was amidst...

Sat Nov 30th, 2019     Read More →

AfDB approves $210m for Nigeria Transmission Expansion Project

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved 210 million dollars financing package for the Nigeria Transmission Expansion Project (NTEP1). The bank in a...

Fri Nov 29th, 2019     Read More →