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Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Akwa Ibom State have rejected the Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, as the leader of the party in the state.
The 21st Century Youths of Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience, 21st CYNDAC, Sunday, said the Presidency placed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, under the supervision of Ministry of Niger Delta, MNDA, to put the interventionist agency in check.
A few days to the by-election to fill the vacant Isoko North Constituency seat at the Delta State House of Assembly, the major political parties in the state, the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its main opposition, the All Progressive Congress (APC), have expressed optimism to clinch victory.
Speaking at the flag-off of typhoid vaccine distribution, cold chains and other related medical equipment to all the nine states of the Niger Delta region at the Rivers State Primary Health Care Management Board, Port Harcourt, the NDDC interim administrator, Mr. Efiong Akwa, stated that “no community, country or society can fully realise its potential and promise, unless the best of its public health system, as well as the health of its people, is protected and promoted.”
Stakeholders of Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) met in Uyo, the state capital on Saturday, March 28, 2021, and condemned the divisive tendencies of some party leaders in the state.
Merchants of violence are threatening to tear the very foundations of the Nigerian nation, Minister of Defence, Major General Salihu Magashi (rtd), said on Monday.
A coalition of Niger Delta agitators, weekend, called on governors of South South to work with Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to develop Niger Delta region and its people.
The South-South National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, Sunday, called on the federal government to immediately stop allocations to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)’s Interim Management Committee following several litigations against it and alleged corruption rocking the commission.
Rivers Government has announced the closure of Eastern By-Pass Road leading to new Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) headquartres in Port Harcourt for repair work.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.
Ahead of the forthcoming All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention, members of the Coalition of Niger Delta Ex agitators and Youth Leaders for Change have called on the party’s leadership to allow Senator Ali Modu Sheriff chair the ruling party.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Akwa Ibom chapter has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his commitment towards the development of the Niger Delta region.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has said the excellent performance of President Muhammadu Buhari in all areas of governance will make it extremely difficult for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 presidential elections.
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen Godswill Akpabio, has charged Governors of the South-South to desist from issuing directives to President Muhammadu Buhari on how to run the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as they have no powers to indulge in such an act.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday inaugurate the N16 billion newly-completed office complex of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) which work started in 1996.
South-South Governors, on Tuesday, demanded the upward review from 2.5 per cent to 10 per cent, appropriated to the Trust Fund for host oil Communities in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).
Ikpeazu, while receiving the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on Petroleum Industry Bill led by Senator Albert Bassey at Government House, Umuahia, said that Abia oil-producing communities have remained peaceful more than other oil-producing communities in the country, stressing that the peaceful disposition of the communities should serve as a model for the compensation of oil-producing communities.
The Urohobo Isoko Alliance for Niger Delta Advancement, UIANDA, has frowned at what they described as “unnecessary and domineering influence” of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio over the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
The Kaduna State Government says another five kidnapped students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, have regained freedom on Thursday night.
Residents of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Saturday woke to rumbling noises emanating from the La Soufriere volcano that spectacularly erupted a day earlier, while a thin layer of ash coated rooftops, cars and roads.
Shehu Teminu Mohammed, a National Diploma II Public Administration student of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, must have over prepared for his final examination when he was nabbed at the school gate by security agents in the morning of Friday, 9th April, 2021.
Libya’s new unity government launched a long-delayed COVID-19 vaccination programme on Saturday after receiving some 160,000 vaccine doses over the past week, with the prime minister receiving his jab on live television.
The Anambra State Government on Monday said plans were underway to commence the deployment of technology to monitor examinations in public schools across the state.