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NDDC to train unemployed youths at Innoson Motors

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) said all is now set for the training of indigent Niger Delta youths on technical skills at Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company.

NDDC wasted trillions of dollars without lifting people out of poverty – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday lamented that the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) wasted trillions of dollars without lifting the people out of poverty.

NDDC to distribute boat ambulances, others to Niger Delta states

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is to distribute 36 waste disposal trucks, two boat ambulances and 162 waste bins to the nine Niger Delta states to improve healthcare and improve sanitation.

Group raises alarm on alleged illegal recruitment into NDDC

Okafor Ofiebor/ Port Harcourt Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is again enmeshed in another round of negative controversies as the current management led by the...

Niger Delta youths protest over Akwa’s rule tactics

Protesting Niger Delta youths on Tuesday shut down activities at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) headquarters in Port Harcourt over alleged divide and rule by the commission’s Sole Administrator, Effiong Akwa.

Travellers stranded as Ijaw youths protest

Early morning travellers along the East-West Road were stranded for hours on Monday as Ijaw Youths protested over the appointment of Mr Effiong Okon-Awka as Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Sole Administrator.

Buhari appoints Okon Akwa as NDDC’s Interim Administrator

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Effiong Okon Akwa as Interim Administrator to oversee the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Youths want Buhari to sack NDDC Interim Management Committee

Ijaw youths have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and inaugurate a substantive board for the commission.

What happened to NDDC probes by National Assembly?

Four months since the NDDC probes at National Assembly, no one has been held to account for the gross plunder of funds meant for Niger Delta people

Ajulo threatens to sue NDDC over non-disclosure of N40bn beneficiaries

Dr. Kayode Ajulo, a legal practitioner, has threatened a lawsuit against the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), over the nondisclosure of names of those who misappropriated its N40 billion revenue and budget.

COVID-19 palliative saga: NDDC lied, we are innocent – Senate

By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Senate on Tuesday faulted claims by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) that its members received N20 million each as COVID-19...

197 stranded UK scholarship students get N2.28bn reprieve

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), says it has paid over 5.910 million U.S dollars (about N2.28 billion) for tuition and stipends owed stranded scholarship students in the United Kingdom.

Pondei bombs National Assembly: NDDC coerced to pay rogue contractors

National Assembly members have been accused of blackmail and coercion, in forcing the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC pay rogue contractors, before approving the agency's budget.

NDDC promises more shocking details on contracts, beneficiaries

The Acting Executive Director, Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, said the agency will soon reveal more shocking details about its contracts and the contractors.

We won’t be distracted, list of more defaulting contractors coming – NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has said it would soon release another list of defaulting high profile contractors.

Buhari orders NDDC to pay protesting scholarship students abroad

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday ordered the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to immediately pay its scholarship beneficiaries studying abroad.

Beware of scammers offering fake jobs – NDDC warns

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned the public against activities of fraudsters offering non-existent jobs to unsuspecting seekers.

NDDC should focus on missing funds not works done, Kalu replies Akpabio

Senate Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Kalu, said on Monday that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) had not paid contractors that handled roads he facilitated in Abia.

Scammers offering empowerment placements in NDDC – Management

The Management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has alerted members of the public of the activities of scammers offering placements in non-existent empowerment programmes purportedly being run by the Commission.

Nigerian students on NDDC scholarship face deportation; APC UK reacts

The All Progressives Congress (APC) United Kingdom (UK) chapter has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to do `the needful’ and save Nigerian students on its scholarship scheme abroad from deportation.

NDDC: Pondei’s aide on Special Duties resigns

Mr Olomu Micheal, a Senior Special Assistant Special Duties to the acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Kemeberadikumo Pondei, has resigned his appointment at the commission.

House of Reps tackles Akpabio again, accuses him of playing games

The House of Representatives urged Nigerians not to relent in asking from Niger Delta Minister, Godswill Akpabio and the Interim Management Committee, how N81.5billion was squandered in six months.

N81bn theft at NDDC is mere pickpocketing – Asari Dokubo

Asari Dokubo, leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, has given his opinion on the alleged mismanagement of N81 billion by the interim...

NDDC probe: Akpabio blows hot, lists lawmakers awarded contracts

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has finally taken up the challenge thrown at him by the National Assembly to name lawmakers who got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

“Heads will roll” at NDDC – Buhari’s aide Onochie

"Heads will roll" were the words of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie while commenting on the ongoing forensic audit of NDDC.

NDDC Director of Finance dies after having difficulty in breathing

Chief Ibanga Bassey Etang, the acting Director of Finance and Accounts of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC), is dead.

Coronavirus: NDDC donates N1bn to Niger Delta States

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has announced the donation of N1.045 billion to the nine states of the Niger Delta region to fight against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the region.

Coronavirus: NDDC bans visitors

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has suspended visits to its offices in the nine Niger Delta states, an official said.

NDDC Begins Documents Digitisation

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it has commenced the digitisation of its documents as part of its efforts to render faster and better service to the people of the Niger Delta region.

N3.7bn recovered from NDDC Contractors, Directors – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that law enforcement agencies have recovered over N3.7billion as well as various assets worth billions of Naira from contractors and former directors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

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