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Finally, NDDC fulfills promise to offset outstanding foreign scholarship Programme debts

By Brakere Birinimighan The Niger Delta Development Commission has paid over N2 billion to settle outstanding stipends and fees for its scholars under the Foreign...

Tompolo to receive award of “exemplary life”

By Shina Badmus RIVERS - A group in Ogoni simply known as Ogoni Peace Monitoring Team has disclosed its intention to give an award to...

NDDC scholars abroad to get outstanding funds next week 

By Brakere Birinimighan   Scholars sponsored by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to study in various universities in the United Kingdom, whose stipends and fees...

NDDC set to commission N24b Ogbia-Nembe Road

By Brakere Birinimighan The Niger Delta Development Commission is concluding arrangements to commission and deliver the N24b Ogbia-Nembe Road, carved out of deep mangrove forest...

Hold Buhari responsible for election turmoil – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Barr Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being the arrowhead of the challenges faced in some states during...

Explosion in Port Harcourt mall wounds many

By Tumuno James Explosion has rocked a Port Harcourt shopping mall on Wednesday, June 12 2019 leaving many with first degree injuries. GbaramatuVoice gathered that the explosion...

Over 10 towns in Rivers to be submerged by flooding – NEMA warns

By Emmanuel Serigbana The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that over  10 local government areas in Rivers state might not be safe over...

NDDC hypes on electricity in Ikwerre LGA

By Loveth Ojogun The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof. Nelson Brambaifa has pledged to commission a pilot power project...

MOSOP condemns killings in Ogoni, begs authorities  for safety

By Emmanuel Serigbana The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), has expressed dismay over the fresh killings, last Friday, in Bori, headquarters...

NDDC Backs Campaign Against Drug Abuse, Illicit Trafficking

By Loveth Ojogun The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has assured that it will continue to support efforts to curb drug abuse in the Niger...

Jonathan to chair Wike’s 2nd Term Inauguration 

By Emmanuel Serigbana A Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan will chair the 2nd Term Inaugural Lecture as well as presentation of a book...

Gunmen kidnap 5 oil workers in Rivers

By Emmanuel Serigbana Gunmen on Tuesday, May 14 2019, kidnapped five oil workers around the Oil Mining Lease (OML) -55. The company was said to be operated by Belemaoil...

Rivers tasks parents on cult activities among school children

By Emmanuel Serigbana Chairman, Rivers State Senior Secondary Schools Board (RSSSSB), Chief David Briggs has sent strong message to parents to take further measure in...

NDDC Begins Regional Power Pool, Industrialisation Project

By Shina Badmus The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has initiated a study to kick-start work on a regional power pool and industrialisation project meant...

NDDC to Adopt Community based Management in Sustaining Projects

By Enaibo Asiayei The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has reaffirmed its commitment to ensure the sustenance of projects executed by the Commission, in the...

Wike’s re-election: A choice for the people – Monarch

The Traditional Ruler of Ele Kingdom in Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers State, King Felix Tamunoseipirila Okuru VII, has thrown his weight behind...

2 killed in Ogoni as oil spills, military invades community

No fewer than two people have been reportedly killed following two fresh oil spills that occurred in Kegbara-Dere community, in Gokana Local Government Area...

BAYELSA ELDERS ENDORSE BRAMBAIFA, CALL FOR HIS CONFIRMATION AS SUBSTANTIVE MD

By Enaibo Asiayei The Bayelsa Elders Consultative Council (BECC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the appointment of Professor Nelson Brambaifa as the Acting Managing...

UK University to sign New Deal with NDDC

By Brakere Birinimighan The University of Coventry in the United Kingdom will next month sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC,...

NDDC Records Milestone Partnerships with UK Varsities

By Brakere Birinimighan The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it is consolidating its existing partnerships with universities in the United Kingdom to ensure that...

NDDC Steps up Partnership with EU on Sustainable Water Projects

By Brakere Birinimighan The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will strengthen its collaboration with the European Union, EU, through the Niger Delta Support...

Victim of Rivers political violence, Ferry Gberegbe, dies seven days after gunshot

Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, who was shot at the collation centre in Bori, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State during the governorship and state...

2019 polls: Troops kill six assailants, lose one officer in Rivers

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it lost one officer and killed six political thugs when soldiers clashed with the hoodlums in Rivers state. A...

NDDC to Roll Out New Youth Empowerment Schemes

By Loveth Ojogun The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is designing new capacity building programmes that will help youths and women of the Niger Delta...

Okowa agrees with Urhobo traditional rulers to produce next governor in 2023

Few days to the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly general elections, Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has entered into an agreement with the...

14 dead, many injured in stampede at APC Rivers presidential rally

No fewer than 14 persons died on Tuesday during a stampede at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential rally in Port-Harcourt. Many others were injured...

Amaechi talks tough, says whatever PDP wants in Rivers, we are equal to the...

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, of influencing a high court judgment against the All...

Rivers Police Declares Emergency on Elele Axis of East/West Road

By Adamu Usman The Rivers State Police Command has declared emergency on the Rumuekpe/Elele/Emohua axis of the East/West Road where a lot of criminal activities...

Group gives Buhari ultimatum to reinstate Derrick Mene to NDDC

By Adamu Usman A group- Conscience of Ogoni People, has given President Muhammadu  Buhari a five-days ultimatum to reinstate Derrick Mene to the position of...

NDDC Pledges to Pay Contractors Promptly

By Brakere Birinimighan The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has assured its contractors and consultants that henceforth their payments will be paid promptly without unnecessary...

Nigerian govt begins refund of N1.3trn debt to NDDC — Acting MD

The Federal Government has begun the refund of over N1.3trillion owed the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) since inception, acting Managing Director of the...

Rivers: War Drums Beat In Rumuekini Over Land

By Adamu Usman, Port Harcourt Information reaching the GbaramatuVoice is that war drums are currently beating in Rumuekini community, Obio/Apkor Local Government Area of Rivers...

Lulu-Briggs passes on at 91

The founder of Moni-Pulo indigenous oil company, High Chief Olu Lulu-Briggs, has passed on at 91. The philanthropist, who died Friday, hailed from Abonnema-Kalabari, the...

Wike sacks MDs of TV, radio stations in Rivers

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Monday sacked the Managing Directors of three television and radio stations in the state. According to Wike,...

APC, PDP Bicker Over Assembly Poll In Rivers

By Enaibo Asiayei There are cases of shooting and ballot snatching in Ward 18, Units 7, 8 and 9, Port Harcourt City, in the ongoing...

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