FG assures Niger Delta agiculture trainees of mobilisation, empowers 129 others
The Federal Government has pledged to make available start-up funds for the Niger Delta women and youths that participated in its various empowerment programmes.
Court asked to declare NDDC interim mgt committee illegal
Registered trustees of the Niger Delta Youth Forum have filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking the dissolution of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The hawks have taken over the NDDC
I read Etim Etim’s piece titled ‘The Hawks are Circling at NDDC Again’ published in The Guardian of March 4, 2020, and came away shaking my head at the tragic ingenuity of the writer’s logic as he laboured to absolve his principal, Senator Godswill Akpabio...
Akpabio deplores N8b redundant vocational centres in Niger Delta
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has raised the alarm over the preponderance of redundant skill acquisition centres worth over N8 billion in the Niger Delta.
NDDC: The hawks are circling again
The sack of Ms Joi Nunieh last week as the Acting Managing Director of the NDDC has provided dubious contractors and corrupt politicians another opportunity to betray their anger at the reforms going on at the agency.
Group reports extractive firms’ rights violation in Niger Delta to Akpabio
The Nigeria working group yesterday met Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio to inform him about violations of human rights by security agencies attached to extractive companies in the Niger Delta region.
FEC approves N318m contract for NDDC forensic audit
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a contract of N318 million for engagement of a lead consultant for the forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Lead Consultant, according to the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, is Olumuyiwa, Bashir and Co. Ltd.
Ekpenyong, Akpabio bicker over outcome of senatorial rerun poll
Representative of Akwa-Ibom North West Senatorial District, Christopher Ekpenyong and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, have continued to bicker over the outcome