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Delta Assembly charges DESOPADEC board on prudent management of funds

The Delta State House of Assembly, has tasked the board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, on prudent management of funds released to it.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Benue investment company sacks 44 workers

The Benue Investment and Property Company (BIPC) on Tuesday announced the sack of 44 workers it claimed were redundant.

Urhobo youths urge President Buhari to appoint Isoko indigene as NDDC chief

Urhobo Youths Empowerment Front, UYEF, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a financially committed, trustworthy and loyal member of All Progressives Congress, APC, from Isoko nation as the next Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for the purpose of fair-play and equity.
Uche Sampson Ogah

Minister-designate bows out as Masters Energy repositions

The board of Masters Energy Group has constituted a new management following the resignation of Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah from the board.

Group asks court to nullify Michael Diden’s appointment

An anti-corruption group, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade (CHURAC) has approached a Delta State High Court sitting in Warri urging it to nullify the appointment of Michael Diden popularly known as Ejele by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as the Chairman of the Board of the State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta governor charges appointees on accountability

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Delta governor inaugurates new DESOPADEC board

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Wednesday in Asaba, inaugurated the new 15-member Governing Board of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Group urges President Buhari to give NDDC MD’s slot to Ondo

A group, the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be courageous in applying the act of the interventionist agency, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), by granting Ondo State the slot of its next Managing Director in the interest of justice and fair play.

Ondo oil producing communities disown forum over NDDC post

The oil producing communities in Ondo state on Friday dissociated themselves from a forum that is agitating for the picking of a managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) outside the state.

Niger Delta leaders decry marginalization of Delta State

Niger Delta leaders on Friday vowed to take up the marginalisation issue of Delta State with the highest authority in Nigeria. The leaders said there was no reason whatsoever for Delta State to be so treated compared with Bayelsa, Akwa-Ibom and Cross River in the appointment of Chairman and Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Austin Enejamo-Isire

Presidency: Austin Enejamo-Isire is NSITF board chairman

The Presidency says Mr Austin Enejamo-Isire is the authentic Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), and will be inaugurated at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency speaks on removal of Frank Kokori as NSITF board chairman

The Presidency on Sunday said the removal of veteran labour activist, Frank Kokori, as the proposed Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Investment Trust Fund has the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari.
In this file photo taken on February 6, 2019, David Malpass speaks after US President Donald Trump announced his candidacy to lead the World Bank during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Malpass, a senior US Treasury official in President Donald Trump's administration, was officially chosen on April 5, 2019, as the 13th president of the World Bank. Malpass' selection by the bank's board of directors followed an (AFP/Brendan Smialowski )

World Bank selects David Malpasd as new president

The Executive Directors of the World Bank have unanimously selected David Malpass as the new president of the World Bank Group for a five-year term to begin on April 9.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

President Buhari appoints two executive directors to NSIA board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two Executive Directors to the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) Board.

N687.2 million fraud: Patrick Akpobolokemi inflated NIMASA budget to embezzle funds – witness

A prosecution witness, Ekene Nwakuche, while testifying before an Ikeja High Court said that Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency inflated the agency’s budget to embezzle funds.

Muhammadu Buhari makes new appointments, confirms others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments into key federal agencies while also confirming those earlier appointed.

Aides to testify against ex-NIMASA chief Patrick Akpobolokemi in alleged N754 million fraud trial

A mild drama, yesterday, ensued in the ongoing fraud case against former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr Patrick Akpobolokemi as three of his co-defendants accepted to become prosecution witnesses.

Drama as three co-accused become EFCC witnesses against ex-NIMASA chief Patrick Akpobolokemi

A mild drama ensued during the proceedings on Monday at an Ikeja High Court as three men arraigned alongside Patrick Akpobolokemi, the former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), made a “turnaround” to become witnesses for the prosecution.

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Niger Delta youths urges President Buhari to inaugurate NDDC board to avert crisis

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