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APC demands return of NDDC to presidency

The All Progressives Congress (APC) South South stakeholders has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to return the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) under the Presidency.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godwin Akpabio, has stressed the need for redirecting the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) affairs, saying that the commission has over N2 trillion debt to settle.

HOSCON: Return NDDC back to Presidency

The Host Communities of Nigeria HOSCON, yesterday, demanded return of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, back to the Presidency from the Ministry of Niger Delta without further delay.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list

Cross River guber: Ex-minister accuses Adams Oshiomhole of refusing to submit his name as...

A former Minister of Niger Delta, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has accused the National Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of personally refusing to submit his name as the governorship candidate of the party in the March 9, 2019 election.
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Cross River APC bicker over ministerial appointments

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.

Federal government to train 1,500 Niger Delta youths in various skills

The Federal Government will train no fewer than 1,500 youths from the Niger Delta region in its various skill acquisition programmes in 2019.

Elections: Minister denies working for opposition PDP

Sen. Usani Usani, Minister of Niger Delta, has dismissed claims of working for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as cheap blackmail aimed at tarnishing his reputation by desperate politicians afraid of his rising political profile.

APC: Governor Amosun, Okorocha’s suspensions will not affect our party on March 9 elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the suspension of governors Rochas Okorocha and Ibikunle Amosun of Imo and Ogun respectively, will not affect the party’s victory in the March 9, Governorship and State House of Assembly election.

Victor Ndoma-Egba slams National Assembly over budget session row

The immediate past Senate Majority Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN) has criticised the leadership of the National Assembly over the rowdy session experienced during 2019 National Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Buhari receives in audience His Royal Highness Obo

Muhammadu Buhari: No part of Nigeria will be ignored under my watch

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said no part of Nigeria would be ignored under his watch.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the installation of technology monitoring schemes and structures under the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) for N17 billion.

Fuel diversion: FEC approves N17 billion for product tracking device

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, presided over by Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the sum of N17 billion for the installation of technology monitoring schemes and structures under Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF).

Niger Delta minister tasks journalists on promoting peace, development

The Minister of Niger Delta, Pastor Usani Usani Uguru, has called on the Nigerian journalists to play their role in advancing peace and development in the country.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I’m ready to confront anti-democratic forces

Former Vice President and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has declared that he was ready to confront anti-democratic forces ahead the 2019 elections.

FEC sets up committee to ensure completion of East-West road

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a four-member ministerial committee saddled with the responsibility of ensuring speedy completion of the East-West road in the Niger Delta and N142.5 billion for construction of roads across the country.

PDP: Ex-Minister Orubebe’s fears no longer obtainable

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the fears expressed by the former Minister of Niger Delta, Godsday Orubebe, in his recent open letter were no longer obtainable in the ‘repositioned PDP’.

Tunde Adeniran: Why I left PDP with my supporters

A former Minister of Education, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, has said he is leaving the Peoples Democratic Party with his supporters to join the Social Democratic Party.

Federal govt releases N3bn for East-West Road

The Federal Government said it had released N3bn to the contractors handling the East-West Road dualisation project in Niger Delta to enable them return to the project sites and continue with their job.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.