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NDDC Forensic Audit: A Test of Buhari’s Integrity

The battle lines were drawn, the drums of war drowning the initial applause that greeted the order for the financial probe of the corruption riddled interventionist agency – the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, whose headquarters is in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The first Salvo was fired by the Vice President sometime in May 2019,…

Implementation of Forensic Audit Report Will Reposition NDDC – Akpabio

The Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON, has stated that the recommendations and outcome of the ongoing Forensic Audit would be implemented by the new board that would be inaugurated soon to reposition the NDDC for effective service delivery in the region. Senator Akpabio said the report of the audit exercise…

South-South Governors Are Pursuing Selfish Agenda – Niger Delta Stakeholder

The Niger Delta people are now beginning to witness genuine and practical intervention in their lives and environment as opposed to mere linguistic, lackadaisical and chaotic involvement of past management team, Niger Delta Stakeholders said on Sunday in Uyo. They also praised the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, for confronting the challenges…

Niger-Delta Group Urges President Buhari To Inaugurate NDDC Board

The Niger Delta Development Initiative (NDDI), a socio-cultural, political and economic pressure group has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the legally recognised Board of the Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC) which he appointed in August 2019. In a petition signed by the President of the Group Chief Ebikalome Tonye Anselm and Secretary Comrade Johnson Oghenekevbe,…

Towards The Depoliticising Of The Forensic Audit On NDDC

Niger Delta people will, for a long time, remain wholeheartedly grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari, for the immense goodwill he has shown to the good people of the oil rich but beleaguered region, through the various projects and programmes aimed at the total development and emancipation of the Niger Delta region. We must acknowledge the…

NDDC To Verify, Pay Outstanding Scholarship Claims

  The management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has pledged to verify and pay all outstanding foreign scholarship claims within the next few weeks. Dr Cairo Ojougboh, the Executive Director, Projects, of the Commission made the pledge in London at a meeting on Monday with representatives of the Commission’s scholars in the United…

Niger Delta leaders, ICPC set for showdown over NDDC staff

By Ebireri Henry Ovie The Niger Delta leaders and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) may be heading for showdown over the interrogation of senior management staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Notable leaders in the region, under the aegis of the Niger Delta Leaders Forum (NDLF) on Friday…

NDDC Pays Fees of Stranded UK Scholarship Students

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) said it has paid about N2.28 billion which is over $5.9 million as tuition and stipends owed stranded scholarship student in United Kingdom. In a statement released on Monday, the Director Corporate Affairs, Charles Obi Odili, disclosed that the commission has disbursed this payment to 197 beneficiaries of its…