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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned contractors working for it to brace up and discharge their obligations fully as the Commission will no longer pay for jobs that are not verified and certified.

NDDC verification committee frowns at huge abandoned projects littering in Abia

The five-man committee on the Verification of Niger Delta Development Commission,NDDC, Projects in Abia State has decried the level of discrepancies in the status of works recorded in the state by contractors and their actual status on ground.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

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

Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) and the National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-agitators, Ijaw Youth Council, amongst others have urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to be deterred by criticisms of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) saying it was the handiwork of enemies of the region orchestrated by youths outside the region.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned contractors working for it to brace up and discharge their obligations fully as the Commission will no longer pay for jobs that are not verified and certified.

NDDC will resettle two million displaced Niger Delta victims – director

The acting Executive Director Project (EDP), Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Cairo Ojougboh, has revealed that the Commission will soon embark on the resettlement of over two million victims of the humanitarian crisis in the Niger Delta.
Senator Peter Nwaoboshi

Senate challenges NDDC’s interim committee to publish facts on ‘N1 billion monthly consultancy fee’

The Senate has called on the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to publish facts, if any, to substantiate their allegations on the payment of N1billion monthly consultancy fee to a company linked to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on the agency, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi.

Abia sets up committee to verify NDDC projects in the state

Abia State government will on Monday in Umuahia, the state capital inaugurate a committee that will verify ongoing and completed projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) across the 17 local governments in the state.
Barrister Gnene Joi Nunieh

President Buhari cares for less-privileged people in the rural communities – NDDC chief

The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Joi Nunieh, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari cares for the welfare of less privileged people in rural communities.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned contractors working for it to brace up and discharge their obligations fully as the Commission will no longer pay for jobs that are not verified and certified.

NDDC warns contractors, inspects projects in Abia

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned contractors working for it to brace up and discharge their obligations fully as the Commission will no longer pay for jobs that are not verified and certified.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Niger Delta youth leaders task President Buhari to inaugurate NDDC board

The Concerned Youth Leaders of the Niger Delta, on Saturday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying it would pave way for the commission to function effectively.

EFCC quizzes Air Peace chief over ‘$44.9 million wire deals’

As part of the ongoing probe of alleged $44.9 million wire deals, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has interrogated the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Ifechukwu Onyema.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 4

Senate: NDDC caretaker committee is Illegal

Sen. Godiya Akwashiki, Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, has said that the Senate would not have anything to do with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Caretaker Committee because it was not a legal entity.

Governor Dickson: Why I didn’t direct Bayelsans to defend themselves

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has disclosed that he consciously took steps not to direct Bayelsans and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to defend themselves in the course of the Bayelsa governorship elections and after the declaration of David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner because he did not want the state to be destabilised.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 3

Senate: NDDC caretaker committee not recognised

Sen. Godiya Akwashiki, Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs has said that the Senate would not have anything to do with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Caretaker Committee because it was not a legal entity.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 1

NDDC budget: I insist that confirmed board members will defend it – Senator Lawan

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan on Thursday reiterated that the Senate will only deal with the board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC it screened and confirmed this month.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns ‘Ibrahim Magu’ in Port Harcourt

The Port Harcourt’s Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned a fake ‘IBRAHIM MAGU’ who has been using the name of the EFCC boss to harass and blackmail senior officiials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for bribes to ‘kill’ spurious corruption investigations.
The Chairman of the board is Dr. Pius Odubu (Edo), Managing Director Bernard Okumagba (Delta), Executive Director Projects, Otobong Ndem (Akwa Ibom), Executive Director Finance and Administration, Maxwell Okoh (Bayelsa), Delta Representative, Prophet Jones Erue (Delta), Edo Representative, Chief Victor Ekhatar, and Rivers Representative, Dr. Joy Yimebe Nunieh.

NDDC chairman-designate raises alarm over fake Facebook accounts

Chairman-designate of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Pius Odubu, has raised the alarm over activities of fraudsters who had opened several Facebook accounts in his name.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 2

Senate receives President Buhari’s request for consideration of 2019/2020 NDDC budget

The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the consideration and passage of the 2019/2020 budget estimates for the Nigerian Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Senator seeks establishment of Northwest development commission

A bill seeking the establishment of the North West Development Commission has been reintroduced in the Senate.
A Federal High Court in Lagos State will on Dec. 17 resume the trial of a former Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Tuoyo Omatsuli, charged with N3.6 billion fraud.

Court to resume ‘N3.6 billion fraud trial’ of ex-NDDC boss December 17

A Federal High Court in Lagos State will on Dec. 17 resume the trial of a former Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Tuoyo Omatsuli, charged with N3.6 billion fraud.

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Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

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