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Governor Makinde: PDP has no preferred candidate in Bayelsa

Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, who is also the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for Bayelsa said the party has no preferred aspirant for its primary election in Bayelsa.
The Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday embarked on its routine flood emergency awareness to rural communities across the state.

Delta government to dredge three rivers in Asaba

Determined to address the problem of flooding in the state, the Delta State Government Monday said it would dredge the Anwai, Iyiabi and Amilimocha River to accommodate flood water from the storm drainage that is being constructed.

Bayelsa guber: PDP moves against alleged plans to hijack delegates

Following the crack in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over alleged fears of hijack of delegates by aspirants for the governorship primaries election scheduled for September 3, the Balyesa State Chapter of the party has directed that delegates be placed in designated hotels in Yenagoa, the state capital, to forestall such plan.

50 oil firms owe NDDC N1.2 trillion – firm

Fifty oil firms operating in the Niger Delta region are owing the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) N1.2 trillion in form of unpaid dues to the Commission, it was gathered yesterday.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila names chairmen of 109 standing committees

House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday announced the chairmen of the 109 standing committees.
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: I will use amnesty model to tackle insecurity if elected – Timi...

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.

Ministerial list: Senator Lokpobiri congratulates Timi Sylva on nomination

Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, former Minister of State for Agriculture, on Tuesday congratulated Chief Timipre Sylva on his ministerial nomination to represent Bayelsa in the Federal Execution Council.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

N125 million fraud: Court freezes two companies’ accounts

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi Lagos State of Nigeria on Tuesday ordered that the bank accounts belonging to two companies, A.M Projects Consultancy Ltd and Raznez Medical Consultants Ltd, be frozen over allegation of fraud.

Group appeals to President Buhari over re-constitution of NDDC board

The Urhobo Nationalist Movement, a pan-Urhobo political pressure group in Delta State, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure a substantive Minister for Niger Delta Affairs is in place before reconstituting the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
NDDC’s Acting Managing Director, Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, stated this when a delegation of Income Electrix and consulting consortia from Germany and Singapore visited him in Port Harcourt yesterday.

NDDC supports NGOs on prisons rehabilitation in Delta, Edo and Ondo

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in partnership with some Non-Governmental Organizations, has rehabilitated prisons and inmates in some selected prisons in Delta, Edo and Ondo states with a charge on the NGOs to do more to save humanity.
NDDC’s Acting Managing Director, Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, stated this when a delegation of Income Electrix and consulting consortia from Germany and Singapore visited him in Port Harcourt yesterday.

Official: Why NDDC is committed to foreign post-graduate scholarship programme

The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, has disclosed that the commission is committed to Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Programme, which was introduced in 2010, in order to equip graduates of Niger Delta origin with the relevant training and skills.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has paid over N2 billion to settle outstanding stipends and fees owed to students under its Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Programme.

NDDC clears N2 billion foreign scholarship debt

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has paid over N2 billion to settle outstanding stipends and fees owed to students under its Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Programme.
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.

Bayelsa guber: PDP candidate can come from any zone – group

A socio-political group, the Democratic Agenda Watch (DAW), on Friday said the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the November Governorship election could come from any of the three senatorial districts in the state.
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IYC urges NNPC to give priority to Ijaw job seekers

The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has appealed to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) give priority to qualified Ijaw persons in the ongoing recruitment exercise of the corporation.

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.

Rotimi Amaechi: There are plots to smear me

Former Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi has raised the alarm over plots to fund a smear campaign of calumny and lies against him.
The Secretary General of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Blessing Akinlosotu, has called on the government at all levels to prioritise its patronage for made in Nigeria goods.

NYCN urges President Buhari to ignore misguided advice on NDDC chairmanship

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore the misguided advice on the next Chairmanship of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and do what is right.

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