Thursday, 18th April 2024


1 day ago
For many years, there exist a veiled agreement that one of the perverse and unintended consequences of the discovery of oil in Nigeria is that governments have almost completely abandoned agriculture in the mad quest for petrol dollars.
9 Apr
Residents of Ubulubu community in Aniocha North Local Council of Delta State have lamented the dilapidated state of the only major road that leads to the village from Obomkpa.
1 Apr
A legal luminary, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has tasked the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and all public sector entities to ensure adequate funding of their legal departments to compete favourably with their counterparts in the private sector for optimal performance.
28 Mar
When Mr Chiedu Ebie, the chairman, Governing Board, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), noted that the commission is poised to fast-track development of the Niger Delta region, only but few paid attention to that remark; but with the current accelerated and coordinated development ongoing in the region, it is obvious that Ebie’s remark has become a word made flesh.
11 Mar
Former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Deputy Governor, Monday Onyeme, Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chiedu Ebie, Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer (GMD/CEO) of Zenith Bank Plc, Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, and others have committed over N100 million to resuscitate and preserve Ika language.
29 Feb
A bill to include Anambra State in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been rejected by the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday. The bill, sponsored by Senator Tony Nwoye, representing the Anambra North district, was presented on Wednesday but failed to pass the second reading, facing strong opposition from a majority of senators. Currently, the…
23 Feb
The Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr Chiedu Ebie, has vowed to honour the principles and virtues espoused by the late Asagba of Asaba, His Royal Majesty, Prof. Chike Edozien, in advancing the development of the Anioma nation.
21 Feb
The House of Representatives has ordered the completion of the Amassoma community Shoreline in Southern Ijaw part of Bayelsa state.
20 Feb
The Accountability Initiative (AI), a Nigerian civil society group, has fired back at Senator Godswill Akpabio's accusations against former Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele, highlighting Akpabio's own ongoing corruption investigations and demanding he face charges instead. Akpabio recently claimed the current administration is struggling to find charges against Emefiele for his time at the helm…
19 Feb
Following the cholera outbreak in Soku Communities in Akuku-Toru Local Council of Rivers State, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), through the State Office of the Commission, said that it has deployed medical personnel and response materials to the area.
16 Feb
Justice Y. Bogoro of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to honour the Freedom of Information (FOI) request lodged by the Human and Environmental Development Agenda
13 Feb
The Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has assured that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu would develop and transform the Niger Delta region into a zone of development.


Grammy-winning singers Ashanti and Nelly have revealed that they are expecting their first child together and have officially gotten engaged. Ashanti and Nelly’s love story spans over two decades. They first crossed paths at a Grammy Awards press conference in 2003. Back then, Ashanti playfully gave Nelly her autograph. This encounter led to them dating.…
12 mins ago
Netizens are reacting to Brymo's criticism of Tiwa Savage and Simi's latest collaboration, “These Men are Crazy” The controversial musician took to Tiwa's Instagram page to respond to her post, “Erm, Tiwa I did like to know the thoughts behind “men are crazy” line. “Because it's the one thing boys say in private, about your…
19 mins ago
Bayer Leverkusen's Nigerian striker, Victor Boniface, has been nominated for the 2023/24 Bundesliga Team of the Season. Bundesliga announced the nominees on their X handles on Thursday, 18 April l, 2024. Boniface is one of eight Leverkusen players, which includes former Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka, that were shortlised. He, alongside Harry Kane of Bayern Munich…
19 mins ago
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), has urged former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, and others to honour the invitation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Fagbemi also hit out at Kogi State Governor, Usman Ododo, for obstructing the EFCC from arresting his successor, Bello…
20 mins ago
Police in Lagos State have arrested a driver, Azeez Babatunde, for alleged unlawful possession of two locally-made pistols in the Maroko area of the state.
44 mins ago
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will be hosting the second University Registrars Workshop and 75th Business Meeting. The Registrar of NOUN, Mr. Oladipo Ajayi, said in a statement that the event, which will be held from Monday, 22nd April to Friday, 26th April 2024, is being organised in conjunction with the Association of…
49 mins ago
Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the case filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Yahaya Bello, the immediate past governor of Kogi State. The adjournment, set for April 23, 2024, was prompted by the pursuit of substituted service and the possible arraignment of Bello for…
50 mins ago
The crisis rocking the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new turn, as the party's lawmakers in the National Assembly kicked against a plot to extend the tenure of the Acting national chairman of the party, Umar Damagun. The spokesperson of the group, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere speaking to journalists in Abuja, claimed that they…
1 hour ago
  NORTHERN Elders Forum (NEF) has expressed deep concern over alleged harassment and attack on northerners conducting their legitimate businesses in southern Nigeria by criminal elements in the past three months.   NEF clarifies that it had never engaged in any discussion regarding the politics of 2027 or decided on whom to support or not to…
1 hour ago
KANO Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has concluded plans to invest N1.2 billion in network expansion and improvement of power supply to the famous Dawanau International Grains Market, Kano State.   The Head, Corporate Communications, Sani Bala Sani, stated, yesterday, that the network expansion and power generation were some of the company's major plans to improve power supply…