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The Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs.

NDDC partners Rivers waste management agency on pollution

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has pledged to collaborate with the Rivers State Waste Management Agency, RIWAMA, to combat the problem of air pollution in the Niger Delta region.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

PDP: President Buhari’s exclusion policy hurting national unity

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, warned that the policy of exclusion allegedly being implemented by President Muhammadu Buhari and his governing All Progressives Congress (APC) is impacting negatively on the unity of the country.
The Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs.

NDDC inaugurates 20-member contracts’ verification committee

The Head, Interim Management Committee, IMC, of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh on Friday inaugurated a 20-member Contracts’ Verification Committee to verify, vet and advice on Interim Payment Certificates, IPCs, claimed by the Commission’s contractors.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to use technology for enhanced public service delivery.

President Buhari meets ICT professionals, affirms commitment to use technology for enhanced public service...

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to use technology for enhanced public service delivery.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Minister: Federal government will ensure equity in project distribution

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, said on Sunday the Federal Government would ensure equity in the distribution of projects.
Indonesia will carry out cloud seeding on Friday in a bid to prevent further rainfall over the capital Jakarta, after deadly flash floods and landslides following some of the heaviest rains ever recorded.

Flood: Indonesia plans cloud seeding to halt rain

Indonesia will carry out cloud seeding on Friday in a bid to prevent further rainfall over the capital Jakarta, after deadly flash floods and landslides following some of the heaviest rains ever recorded.
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the recomposition of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board after a forensic audit of the organization.

2020: Federal government to inaugurate 47 road projects, 13 housing estates, others – President...

The Federal Government says it will complete 47 ongoing road projects, including those leading to the nation ports, and major bridges including substantial work on the Second Niger Bridge in 2020.
The Minister of Power, Mr Saleh Mamman, has assured Nigerians that effective metering will tackle the challenges of liquidity and energy theft in the power sector.

Minister: Electricity tariff hike imminent

The Federal Government is set to increase electricity tariffs as it expects the completion of power projects across the country, the Minister of Power, Engr Saleh Mamma, has said.
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 sacks Pius Odubu’s NDDC board

President Muhammadu Buhari may have sacked the newly confirmed board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as he has approved its reconstitution.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 2

2020 Budget: Senate approves N140.3 billion for NCC

The Senate on Wednesday approved the sun of N140,383,591,000 for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for the 2020 fiscal year.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Dangote Industries targets $30 billion revenue by 2021

The President/Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday said the company would increase its revenue base from $4 billion to $30 billion by 2021.
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.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Transportation university shows Executive Order 5 is working – minister

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonaya Onu, has described the establishment of the University of Transportation in Daura as evidence that Executive Order 5 is functioning.

Ministry gets nod to recruit 400,000 policemen

The Ministry of Police Affairs said it has received a matching order from the Presidency to recruit additional 400,000 personnel into the Nigeria Police to address the manpower shortage in the service.
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.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Governor Abiodun: Our 2020 budget will be about people

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has said “no vanity project” will feature in the 2020 budget being compiled for presentation to the House of Assembly.
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to repair the failed sections of the Itu-Calabar highway, the only road linking Cross River and Akwa Ibom States.

NDDC to repair collapsed Itu-Calabar highway

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to repair the failed sections of the Itu-Calabar highway, the only road linking Cross River and Akwa Ibom States.
NDDC ag-MD Gbene Dr Joi Nunieh and her team on an inspection of Kaa-Ataba Bridge

President Buhari to commission NDDC’s N10bn Kaa-Ataba bridge in Rivers

The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC Gbene Dr Joi Nunieh, says that the Commission will invite President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the N10.9 billion Kaa-Ataba Road and Bridge linking Khana Local Government Area.to Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.

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