Tag: Niger Delta

Senate Wants NDDC IMC to Refund N4.923bn

Henry Solomon- July 23, 2020

The Senate on Thursday called on the Interim Management Commitee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) to refund the N4.923 billion payments, made to ... Read More

DPR set to grant NDPR Licence to Operate 1000bpd modular refinery

Abdul Jimoh- January 13, 2020

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), says plans are ongoing to grant Niger Delta Petroleum Resources Ltd. (NDPR) licence to operate its 1000 barrel per ... Read More

Senate Confirms 15 NDDC Nominees, Rejects 1

Henry Solomon- November 5, 2019

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of 15 persons for the appointment on board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), out of 16 names ... Read More

Akpabio Inaugurates Committee to Oversee NDDC

Henry Solomon- October 29, 2019

Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio has inaugurated a 3-Man interim Committee to oversee the NDDC while the Forensic Audit is going on. The Committee ... Read More

Akabueze, Akpabio, Ndume speak on 2020 budget estimate

Abdul Jimoh- October 9, 2019

Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director-General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly ... Read More

Oil Spill : NOSDRA calls for assent to agency’s amendment bill

admin- December 26, 2018

Mr Peter Idabor, the Director General, National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has called for assent to the agency’s amendment bill to ensure ... Read More

2019: Niger Delta ex-agitators urged to stand with Buhari

admin- November 19, 2018

Militants surrender through Amnesty office By Emmanuel Afonne Niger Delta ex-agitators under phases one, two and three of Presidential Amnesty Programme have been urged to ... Read More

JTF, Shell Deny Coercing Bayelsa Community on Spill Report

Henry Solomon- August 27, 2018

The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta and oil major, Shell on Monday denied allegations of coercing the leadership of Aghoro 1 community ... Read More

13 per cent derivation for oil states for review: Buhari

admin- July 27, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with Delta State, APC Chieftain High Chief Fred Obe. Others are Ahmed Ekplomo, Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed ... Read More

Joint Military Force in Niger Delta concludes arms proficiency training

inno.korie- July 1, 2018

The Joint Military Force deployed to protect oil installations in the Niger Delta on Saturday in Port Harcourt concluded arms handling training designed to enhance ... Read More

NNPC signs $3bn oil, gas development deal- Baru

admin- June 21, 2018

Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), said the corporation had signed over three billion dollars oil and gas development deal ... Read More

Nigerian Military Promise Adeqaute Security for Oil Pipelines

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2018

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, has assured Nigerians that the security of oil pipelines remains a priority to the armed forces ... Read More

FG’s New Vision on The Niger Delta – Enekwechi

Tanimu- March 15, 2018

For several years the neglect of the oil-rich region of Niger Delta has been cited as reason for the restiveness occasioned by militancy and violent ... Read More

VP Osinbajo: Highlights of Media Chat

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 11, 2018

Part of a media interview granted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to a group of journalists and social media practitioners in Lagos state, on Friday, ... Read More

President Buhari Assures Niger Delta of Rapid Development

Tanimu- February 23, 2018

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja assured the people of Niger Delta that his administration would continue to support rapid development in ... Read More

No Cause for Alarm, Presidential Amnesty Programme Still on Course – Coordinator

Henry Solomon- February 23, 2018

Retired Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), says the amnesty office is determined to actualise its mandate of empowering youths in the Niger ... Read More

2018 Budget: FG’s Non-Oil Revenue Projection Impresses Expert

Abdul Jimoh- November 8, 2017

The President, Institute of Fiscal Studies of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Ighedosa, has commended the Federal Government for making non-oil sector as the centre of its ... Read More

Monkeypox: Bayelsa Intensifies Sensitisation Campaign

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 8, 2017

The Bayelsa Government on Sunday said it had intensified efforts, especially in the area of public enlightenment and civic engagement, to curb the spread of ... Read More

NTA NEWS SUMMARY: Buhari Receives Ghanian President

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 14, 2017

    Buhari Receives Ghanian President Critical issues of interest to Nigeria, ghana and the west african sub-region were brought to the front burner as ... Read More

Niger Delta can be developed like Dubai – Minister

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 7, 2017

Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Mr Usani Uguru Usani, has urged investors and other stakeholders to support the government to initiate infrastructure projects for speedy development ... Read More