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Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

NDDC bans visitors from its offices

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has suspended visits to its offices in the nine Niger Delta states, an official said.

NDDC begins documents digitisation

Speaking after reviewing the on-going capturing and archiving at the NDDC headquarters in Port Harcourt, the Director, Information Technology and Management Information System, Mr Kine Osain, said that the digitisation of legacy documents was necessary to ensure their safety and continuity.

Lawyer demands nullification of NDDC budget

A lawyer from Nigeria’s Niger-Delta region, Inibehe Effiong, has questioned the validity of President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to present the Niger Delta Development Commission’s (NDDC) budget without the active participation of its governing board
The Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) has condemned protests against the newly appointed Board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Lawyers ask court to sack NDDC interim committee, advisory council

Two Abuja-based lawyers have approached a Federal High Court in Abuja seek­ing an order for the nul­lification of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), as well as its Ad­visory Committee recently inaugurated by President Muhammad Buhari.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Court affirms Senator Diri as Bayelsa governor, dismisses Timi Alibe’s application

A Federal High Court on Tuesday affirmed Governor Douye Diri as the authentic Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Bayelsa state.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

President Buhari inaugurates NDDC advisory committee

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja disclosed that law enforcement agencies had recovered over N3.7 billion and assets worth billions of naira from contractors and former directors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: N3.7 billion recovered from NDDC contractors, directors

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said law enforcement agencies have recovered over N3.7 billion as well as various assets worth billions of Naira from contractors and former directors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, NDDC Chairman

President Buhari greets Senator Ndoma-Egba at 64

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Senate Leader and former Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, on his 64th birthday.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

South-South plans regional security network, demand full 13% derivation

The governors of the South-South states on Thursday announced their resolution to establish a regional security outfit to stem increasing criminal activities in the region.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 5

House of Reps approves N346 billion budget for NDDC

House of Representatives has approved N346.388 billion budget for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Bill to establish Southwest commission scales second reading at Senate

A bill that seeks to establish South West Development Commission (SWDC) has scaled second reading at the Senate.
The Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) has condemned protests against the newly appointed Board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Group expresses worries of legality of NDDC management committee

The continuous stay of the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has been described as a gross violation of the act establishing the commission.
Barrister Gnene Joi Nunieh

NDDC explains why Joi Nunieh was axed as acting chief

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Thursday released the statement below countering claims on why its former Acting Managing Director/CEO, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh was removed from the post barely 8 weeks after her appointment.
Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

New NDDC chief assume duty, promises sweeping changes

Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Kemebradikumo Pondei, has promised sweeping changes in the commission.
Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.

New NDDC chief promises sweeping changes

Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has promised sweeping changes in the commission.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari appoints new NDDC interim chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the enlargement of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from three to five.
The pioneer Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty for Niger Delta militants, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, has said he would deploy the amnesty template to tackle insecurity in Bayelsa if elected governor.

Bayelsa guber: PDP, Seriake Dickson beg Timi Alaibe over Governor Diri

A former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Timi Alaibe, has turned into a beautiful bride overnight for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State following Friday’s swearing in of Senator Douye Diri as governor.

Edwin Clark condemns exclusion Of Niger Delta in Abacha’s loot spending

The leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has criticised the exclusion of Niger Delta region from the infrastructural projects to be built with the $308 million loot of a former military leader, General Sanni Abacha.

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