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Monarchs under the aegis of Traditional Rulers of Oil Mineral Producing Communities of Nigeria (TROMPCON) have insisted that it was the constitution obligation of the Federal Government to provide security for the protection of oil facilities.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege yesterday boasted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would take control of not just Delta State but the South-South geopolitical zone in 2023.
The Federal Government, on Saturday, announced that it had flagged-off the physical verification phase of the ongoing forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
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.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has regretted the continuous interference of external forces who are not from the oil-rich region on the activities of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, noting that the act frustrates programmes of the commission.
Following the ongoing forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), many contractors have returned to sites to complete abandoned projects with their personal fund, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has said.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has expressed the readiness of its Interim Management Committee (IMC) led by Prof. Keme Pondei to appear before the National Assembly following an allegation of N40bn scam.
Few days after the Senate instituted an Adhoc Committee to probe an alleged fraud of N40 billion in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, said the investigation will expose faces behind the years of underperformance of the Commission.
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.
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.
Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Niger Delta have raised the alarm that the actions of the Minister for Niger Delta Affairs is undermining the cohesion of the party in the region.
A 24-year-old woman, Abibat Kehinde, has been abandoned at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State, over N131,000 unpaid bills, three months after she gave birth to twins at the hospital.
Some residents of Somolu Local Government Area of Lagos State on Thursday, marched peacefully to the Lagos State House of Assembly in protest against alleged imposition of a chairmanship candidate.
President Joe Biden must let Julian Assange go free if he wants the United States to become a beacon for a free press once again and put the legacy of Donald Trump behind it, the fiancée of the WikiLeaks founder told Reuters.
Plateau State Coordinator of State Operation Coordinating Units (SOCU), Kenneth Isah, said over one Million households in Plateau State captured on Rapid Response Register (RRR) would benefit Federal Government N5,000 monthly intervention to cushion the economic effect of COVID-19.
A media organization, Signature TV has called on the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to probe some staff of the National Examination Council (NECO) for involving in examination scandals at a centre in Kaduna State.
An official document released over the weekend, from the Dubai Media Office indicated that passengers from Nigeria were expected to have received a negative result for a PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has again delisted six more computer-based test centres from the list of those accredited to participate in the ongoing unified tertiary matriculation examinations which kicked off nationwide on Saturday.
Emmanuel Dennis has ended a rather difficult time at Belgian champions Club Brugge with a transfer to the Premier League with newly promoted Watford.
The actress and mother of two took to Instagram saying that men not taking responsibility for their children should not bother celebrating the anniversary because they did not deserve it.
Former Ghana international Patrick Nyarko has been hired as an assistant coach for Chicago Fire FC's U19 team.