Constitute NDDC Board Now, Else -Groups Warns FG

A group, Niger Delta groups, Community Development Committee of Oil and Gas Producing Communities of Niger Delta (CDCOGPCND) and Mothers of Oil and Gas Producing Communities of Niger Delta (MOGPCND) have decried the continued delay in inaugurating the Board of NDDC in accordance with the law. In a joint Press Statement issued at the end of a courtesy call on the leadership of Community Development Committee of Oil and Gas Producing Communities of Niger Delta, by Mothers Of Oil And Gas Producing Communities Of The Niger Delta, and signed by…

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NDDC Is Operating On Illegality To Serve A Purpose- IIA Group

  A Niger Delta transparency group, the Ijaw Interest Advocates (IIA) also known as Izanzan Intellectual Camp has decried the ongoing illegality of administering the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) with a Sole Administrator in contravention of the NDDC Act, stating that the Commission “no longer serves the interest of the people of the region.” The group which had earlier urged President Buhari to inaugurate the substantive Board of the Commission in accordance with the law stated that in the three years of NDDC being administered by Interim Managements/Sole Administrator…

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NDDC BOARD: Stop Peddling Lies, Okotiene, Ekpenyong Warn Rita Lori

Niger Delta Integrity group has described a publication by Rita Lori Ogbebor in Vanguard newspaper over the delay of  constituting the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC as misleading and false.   The group in a statement by its president and secretary, Akpoebide Okotiene and Edet  Ekpenyong warned Ogbebor to further stop peddling lies and fake rumour. According to the statement, Our attention has been drawn to statements attributed to Rita Lori Ogbebor published in Vanguard Newspaper of Sunday, August 7, 2022 where she, in her usual style, made several false…

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Groups Urge Buhari To Inaugurate NDDC Board To Avoid Hostilities

Community Development Committee of Oil and Gas Producing Areas of the Niger Delta (CDCOGPAND) and Oil Mineral Producing Communities Traditional Rulers Forum (OMPCTRF) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to implement his “renewed promise last week to inaugurate the Board of NDDC, whose members he duly nominated, equally forwarded to the senate for screening and confirmation as the NDDC Act prescribed but who are yet to be sworn into office to do their work three years since the process of the appointments were completed.” In a statement jointly signed by its…

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Warri Residents Lament Bad Roads, Seek Okowa’s Intervention

  As the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State winds up, residents in Warri have continued to laments the poor state of some of the roads in the oil rich city of Warri, calling on the governor to fix them before he exits office. The residents said they have suffered untold hardship for the past seven years as a result of the bad roads which have affected their economic state because their businesses have continued to be on the downward slide due to effects of bad roads.  …

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Chief Emareyo Flags Off Communities Peace Cup Tournament In Ughelli

By Joseph Kobiruo/UGHELLI As part of his quest to foster peace among communities in Urhobo nation, Olorogun Dr. Lawrence Emareyo has flagged off the first maiden edition of Community Peace Cup tournament in Ughelli north local government area of Delta state. Speaking at the opening event before the match between Emeragha and Oteri communities, the sponsor Emareyo said, “The reason for this event is to ensure there is peace in our communities because there can never be progress where there is war. “I have to bring this idea together because…

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2023: Inaugurate NDDC Board, Save APC In Niger Delta, Party Members Urges Buhari 

  …accuse Akpabio of setting party back in Niger Delta   NIGER Deltans under the aegis of Committed members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Tuesday, implored President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the party to save Niger Delta region from its sorry state by inaugurating the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC Board of Dr Pius Odubu and Olorogun Bernard Okumagba, which was confirmed by the Senate since November 2019 so as to win back the trust of the people of the region.     The APC members in…

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2023: Withdraw Your Support For Lokpobiri’s Rep Ambition – Forum Tells Tarline

BY OWEI PROSPER     BAYELSA West Elders Forum, has told the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tarline to withdraw her statements and “attendant support” for  the decision of  Mrs Susan Waibode Akpor-Kiridi Lokpobiri  to contest the House of Representatives seat for the Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency, describing  it as unsatisfactory   The forum, in a statement by its Chairman, Senator J. K.  Brambaifa, Co-Chairman and former Acting Governor and elected Deputy Governor, Barr. Peremobowei Ebebi and and six others, said Lokpobiri’s decision to vie for the position was a …

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Knowledge Is The Key Solution To Stopping Teenagers From Having Sex- Umukoro

Omamuzo Efidhere Retired Principal Delta State University Secondary School, and Superintendent, Delta Central District, Children Evangelism Ministry INT’L, Delta State, Evangelist Mrs. Doris .O. Umukoro has said that teenagers need to be coached and equipped to deal with life issues, expressing optimism that they could be repositioned to be agents of change through knowledge. Addressing news men recently at the ongoing children holiday camp being held at the Headquarters of Heroes Of Faith School Ughelli, Evangelist Doris Umukoro said that the threat of disowning teenagers when they commit any offence…

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2023: Why I want To Represent Delta South As Senator-Ejele

The founder of Mega Praise Ministry, Evang. Michael Diden Ejele has given insight on why he want to represent the people of Delta South senatorial district at the National Assembly in 2023. Evang Ejele, the immediate past Chairman of DESOPADEC said, I have decided to contest for the position of the senate because the plight of the oil and gas producing communities of Delta South has been a major headache where you produce without benefits.   According to him, “Despite our best efforts to improve the situation with the limited…

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