ANEEJ, CRPP condemn Obaseki’s decision to stop NDDC projects in Edo
The African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and the Coalition of Registered Political Parties (CRPP) have criticised the decision of Gov. Godwin Obaseki to stop the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from executing projects in Edo.
LIFE-ND to empower 4,025 trained persons in six years
About 4,025 trained persons in Abia State are set to be empowered for agribusinesses within the next six years. They were trained under the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises-Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) project.
Unforgetable injustice against Ken Saro-Wiwa
Martin Luther King, Jr., reminded us that “the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Twenty-five years ago, this November, my brother, Ken Saro-Wiwa, was executed for his work to rescue our Ogoni land in Nigeria from further destruction at the hands of Royal Dutch Shell. Not a day goes…
Court grants Ajulo leave to sue NDDC for misapplication of N40b
A Federal High Court, Abuja presided over by Justice A. I. Chikere has granted leave to constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Olukayode Ajulo, to sue the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for failure to grant his Freedom of Information Act (FoI) requests.
Group berates EFCC over delay in re-arraigning Uzor Kalu
Process Ongoing, Says Anti-graft Body A group, under the auspices of Concerned Nigerians has berated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over failure to re-arraign the current Senate Chief whip and former Governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu for alleged diversion of N7.1b as a governor. Kalu was sentenced to 12-year jail term…
NYCN flays delay in payment of NDDC scholars
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has condemned the delay in the payment of fees of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) scholars in the United Kingdom (UK). NYCN President, Solomon Adodo, assured that it would leave no stone unturned in ensuring immediate payment of fees of the affected students. The Guardian recalled that about…
NDDC Acting MD, Pondei shuns Reps over alleged misuse of N139b
Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, yesterday, failed to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts...
150 agribusiness trainers commence business orientation training
No fewer than 4,025 Abians will, by 2026, be empowered to commence their chosen agric-businesses after training under the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises - Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) project.
Flooding hampering distribution of petroleum products in N’Delta, says Akpabio
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio has stated that the flood ravaging the Niger Delta region has made the distribution of Petroleum products...
Two persons shot, three houses burnt in Delta community protest
Evwreni Community in Ughelli North Council Area of Delta State was engulfed in crisis at the weekend following the alleged shooting of a former President-General of the town