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June, 2020

  • 9 June

    Submit Yourselves For COVID-19 Test, NDDC Urges Staff

    The Niger Delta Development Commission has urged its staff to submit themselves for coronavirus (COVID-19) testing. Read Also: Orji Kalu Attends First Senate Plenary After Release From Prison The directive was issued in a statement signed by Charles Odili, Director, Corporate Affairs, NDDC, on Monday. The directive comes after six staff …

  • 8 June

    Six NDDC Staff Test Positive For COVID-19

    Six employees of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. This was disclosed by the commission in a statement published on its Twitter handle on Monday. According to the commission, the affected staff are attached to the office of Cairo Ojougboh, its Executive Director …

  • 4 June

    Akpabio Collected N500m For NDDC Projects, Did Nothing – Senate Committee

    The senate committee on Niger Delta has said Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, got N500 million contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in 2017 for some contacts but did not implement them. Read Also: Almajiri System, Part Of Tradition In The North – Ndume According to the …

  • 2 June

    Revealed: NDDC Executive Director Died Of COVID-19

    Ibanga Bassey Etang, executive director of finance and administration of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), died of complications from COVID-19, the commission has said. Read Also: Police Demanded ‘Mobility Money’ Before Taking Up Rape Case – Sister Of Deceased UNIBEN Student The NDDC shuts its head office in Port Harcourt, …

May, 2020

  • 29 May

    NDDC Closes Down Headquarters As Executive Director Dies

    The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has closed down its headquarters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, for two weeks following the death of Ibanga Bassey Etang, its acting Executive Director of Finance. Read Also: Armed Robbers Steal Bags Worth N317m From Nigerian In France The memo was dated 28 …

  • 27 May

    Senate Committee Vows To Probe NDDC Despite Padding Allegations

    The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs has vowed to investigate the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) despite the padding allegations levelled against the senators. Read Also: Man Disappears After Luring Others To Invest N33.5m In Hoax Forex Business Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, Chairman of the committee, said this to journalists on …

  • 27 May

    NDDC’s 2019 Budget Padded With Over 500 Fake Projects – Acting MD

    Kemebradikumo Pondei, acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has revealed that the commission’s 2019 budget was padded with over 500 fake projects. Read Also: Madagascar Deploys Police, Doctors As Dead Bodies Litter Streets He said this on Tuesday in Rivers while addressing journalists. Speaking in reaction to …

  • 1 May

    Buhari Extends Tenure Of NDDC Interim Committee


    President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the Professor Keme Pondei-led Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from May 1 to December 31, 2020. Read Also: Man Kills Wife Days After Their Wedding For Refusing Him Sex In a statement by Femi Adesina, special adviser to …

January, 2020

  • 18 January

    NDDC Staff Jailed For Duping Contractor N4 million 

    Justice A.T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, on Friday, sentenced one Tarila Ebizimor, a staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to seven years imprisonment for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N4 million naira. The convict, a supervisor …

  • 16 January

    How We Uncovered N1trn Fraudulent Contracts At NDDC – Committee 

    The interim management committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has uncovered fraudulent contracts worth N1 trillion. The committee said the 1,921 “emergency contracts”  were awarded by the previous management. This is coming months after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a forensic audit of the operations of the …

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