NDDC Steps up Job Creation Programmes in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has finalised plans to set up training programmes that would ensure the creation of jobs for women and...

NDDC Reaffirms Support for Health, Education

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has re-stated its resolve to always intervene in the critical sectors of health and education in line with...

JUST IN: Trouble as Police, DSS seal off venue of PANDEF’s Assembly in Port...

Fully armed policemen and operatives of the Department of State Services ( DSS ), early morning today, sealed off Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, Rivers...

PANDEF says it’s engaging FG on development of Niger Delta 

THE Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), has said that it is engaging the Federal Government on the development of the region and called on the youths...

Pirates kidnap six from German-owned ship in Port Harcourt

Six crew members from a German-owned container ship, including the captain, have been kidnapped in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, maritime security analysts...

Wike denies vice presidential ambition

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday urged Nigerians to disregard posters being mounted in parts of Abuja announcing his alleged vice presidential ambition.Wike said...

PIND Foundation commences training on hygiene for 260 secondary schools in Rivers

Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Del­ta (PIND), said it has commenced training of students on hygiene promotion in the over 260 government...

Gunmen kill 11 in Rivers

At least 11 people were killed in the early hours of Monday by gunmen in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The incident occurred in a residential...

Army starts operation crocodile smile in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army says it has deployed troops for the commencement of “Operation Crocodile Smile” in the six Niger Delta states. Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh, the...

Ex-militants drag Boroh to court over non-payment of allowances

Ex-militants, believed to be beneficiaries of the Amnesty Programme have dragged the Federal Government to a Federal High court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers...

Niger Delta: Rivers communities shut Agip oil well, protest neglect

Youths from five communities in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State on Thursday shut a Nigerian Agip Oil Company oil well over...

Dickson mourns death of Ijaw leader, Bozimo

Governor Seriake Dickson has described the late Chief Gordon Bozimo as a great Ijaw son who gave his best to the service of the...

Rivers group accuses NLNG of lopsided recruitment

The Rivers Professionals Group (RPG) has accused the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) of excluding citizens of the state from its recruitment exercise of...

NDDC Renews Commitment to Partner with Foreign Investors 

The Executive Director of Projects, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Engr. Samuel Adjogbe, FNSE, has said the Niger Delta Region remains a viable place for foreign...

Ogoni Clean-up: MOSOP accuses Shell

The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has accused Shell Petroleum Development Development Company (SPDC) of refusing to pay its share of...

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike sacks all his Special Advisers

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday relieved all his Special Advisers of their appointments except one. A statement by Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the...

IYC CRISIS: Ahoada, Abua-Odua Youths form splinter group

The Ijaw Youth Council in Ahoada West and Abua-Odual local government areas of Rivers State, has created a special chapter, alleging marginalisation in the...

Port Harcourt sex workers protest against plan to host night vigil in hotel

Sex workers operating at Pedro Hotel in Azikiwe Street in Mile 2, Port Harcourt City Local government Area of Rivers State, Thursday protested over...

REPORT: 12 months after FG flag-off exercise, disappointment, anger in Ogoniland over delay to...

*It was used as campaign strategy - MOSOP *Govt is not sincere - indigene

We will sustain NDDC Foreign Scholarship Scheme – Ekere

The Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, has pledged to sustain the funding of its foreign scholarship programme which...

NDDC to spend N2 billion on Schools Renovation-MD

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, will spend N2billion Naira for the renovation of schools in the Niger Delta region as provided for in...

NDDC revokes 600 contracts worth N200 billion

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has revoked more than 600 contracts and projects as part of efforts to restructure the commission. NDDC...

Demand good governance not politics, NDDC boss urges Traditional Rulers

*Says Traditional Rulers play key role in ensuring peace, security

FG to pay NDDC outstanding allowance soon-NDDC Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Finance, and the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning to work with the Niger...

NDDC to construct roads, hostel accommodation at Ozoro Polytechnic-MD

THE Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, has assured the Governing Council of Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, of the Commission’s...

Incessant air pollution dangerous to our health-Rivers Communities

Residents of Eleme communities in Eleme Local Gov­ernment Area of Riv­ers State have raised the alarm over the incessant pollution of the air they...

BREAKING: Wike dissolves cabinet

RIVERS State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Saturday, dissolved the State Executive Council.   The dissolution of the council came barely two days after the Commissioner...

N100m defamation suit: EFCC dismisses Jonathan godson’s threat

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has dismissed the threat by the political godson of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. George Turnah, to institute...

22,430 Former Cultists Surrender Arms in Rivers

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, on Monday, May 29, disclosed that 22, 430 repentant cultists surrendered 911 assorted arms to the state amnesty...

Wike’s excellent performance has justified his election, says Jonathan

“Those who think that they have promises from those who think they own Nigeria should be careful. They will use you and dump you at the appropriate time.

2017 Children’s Day: Alamieyeseigha sets to show orphans love in Port Harcourt

In commemoration of this year Children's Day, Nice-Esther for All Foundation/Nice-Esther Alamieyeseigha Rescue Initiative is set to hold 'a day out with orphans.' Nice-Esther Alamieyeseigha...

NDDC Seeks Investors To Develop Modular Refineries

MR Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), says the commission would partner investors to build modular refineries in...

Wike Survived Five Assassination Attempts In Eleven Months – Information Commissioner

The Rivers State commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr Austin Tam -George has revealed that the state governor, Nyesom Wike survived five assassination attempts in eleven months, describing as callous and insensitive, recent denials by the Police that the governor's life was at risk.

BAYELSA GRAZING LAND: INC CONDEMNS ATTACK ON ANN-KIO, OTHERS

The Ijaw National Con­gress, INC, Eastern Zone has condemned the harassment of a right ac­tivist, Ms. Ann-Kio Briggs who led a peaceful rally re­cently...

BREAKING: TENSION MOUNTS AS IJAW WARLORDS VOWS TO RETALIATE ANY REPRISAL ATTACK ON IJAWS...

*Hails Udu Youth Council for resolutions while maintaining that they are brothers *Says we are not joking

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