Read The Communique Issued By Southern Governors In Asaba

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNORS OF SOUTHERN NIGERIA IN GOVERNMENT HOUSE, ASABA, DELTA STATE, ON TUESDAY, 11TH MAY, 2021 At its meeting, held today, 11th May, 2021, the Southern Governors Forum reviewed the situation in the nation generally and focused on the current security situation, agitations/restructuring, prospect for inter-state collaboration and partnerships as well as on the incidence of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Rising from the meeting, the Forum: i) affirmed that the peoples of Southern Nigeria remain committed to the unity of Nigeria on…

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President Buhari Approves Fed. Poly Orogun, Sets To Kick Off In October Next Year

His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR has approved the establishment of the Federal Polytechnic Orogun, Delta State. Mr. President’s approval was conveyed to The Obarisi of Urhoboland and Deputy President of the Senate, His Excellency, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege in a letter dated February 23, 2021, referenced DHE/POLY/39/C.1/I/84 signed by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny S. T. Echono, on behalf of the Honourable Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu. The polytechnic will commence academic activities in October 2022. 2. President Buhari’s gracious approval of the founding and…

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Playing Politics With NDDC Is Dangerous, Urhobo Group Tells Pres. Buhari

  The Campaign for the Economic Survival of Urhobo Nation (CATESUN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop playing politics with the constitution of new board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and appoint a substantive board that that will run the affairs of the commission. CATESUN in a communiqué signed by its National President, Olorogun Ese Kakor, stated that NDDC is too large and sensitive to be administer by a sole administrator, hence the need for a substantive board. CATESUN insists that there is no such provision…

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NDDC: Ijaw Youths Back Effiong Appointment, Berates Critics

By Amatutu Emmanuel   IJAW Youths under the aegis of Ijaw Progressive Youth Leaders, IPYL have taken a swipe on those criticising the appointment of Mr. Effiong Okon Akwa as sole administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC stating that the decision was made in line with the demands of the South-South governors. The group in a statement yesterday, also condemned what it described as the continuous disparaging of the interventionist agency by politicians whom are hellbent on frustrating the ongoing forensic audit of the books of the commission.…

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Read President Buhari Full Speech On January 1, 2021

My fellow countrymen and women, First, I would like to thank and praise the Almighty who saw us through the year 2020 and has given us the opportunity to witness the start of another new year. We especially thank God because the year 2020 was one of the most trying years since our existence as a Nation. 2. This can also be said about all other nations around the world, due to the challenges posed on our collective humanity by the novel COVID-19 pandemic. 3. While acknowledging that 2020 was…

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Read The 12 Mins Full Speech Of President Buhari On Endsars Protest

Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. 2. I must warn those who have hijacked and misdirected the initial, genuine and well – intended protest of some of our youths in parts of the country, against the excesses of some members of the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). 3. On Monday 12th October, I acknowledged the genuine concerns and agitations of members of the public regarding the excessive use…

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Group Counsels Buhari On Next PAP Coordinator 

Group Counsels Buhari On Next  By Joe Favour  President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to be wary of those positioning themselves for appointment as the next coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP particularly from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The advice was given by a pressure group within the All Progressives Congress, APC under the aegis of Niger Delta Progressives, NDP wherein they disclosed that most of the contenders for the position do not have the interest of the region in line with the developmental agenda of the president.…

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Urhobo Sets For Total Showdown As Ultimatum To FG Expires

By Francis Dugbe, The Urhobo people of Niger Delta, under the aegis of Campaign for the Economic Survival of Urhobo Nation (CATESUN), yesterday gathered in Ovwian, Udu Local Government Area of Delta state with a view of executing thier planned shutdown of operations of multinational oil companies in Urhobo nation. President of the group, Olorogun Ese Kakor said, the decision to execute their earlier threat was as a result of the expiration of the ultimatum handed down to the Federal Government. Olorogun Kakor added that the Federal Government failed to…

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NDDC SAGA: Delta Lawmaker Supports National Assembly Over The Ongoing Probe Of The Commission, Calls On President Buhari To Split Board

  The lawmaker representing Jeremi Ward 3/6 in Ughelli South Legislative arm, Delta State, Hon. Mere Williams has frawned on the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC over alleged embezzlement of N81.5billion fund of the commission just as he supports the ongoing probe by the  National Assembly to bring sanity to the commission. He maintained that the poor management of funds accruing to the commission by those appointed to head the it has been the major bane in the development of the region. Hon. Mere who was…

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Full Text Of President Buhari’s Broadcast On June 12

NATIONAL BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON DEMOCRACY DAY, JUNE 12TH 2020 Fellow Nigerians, 1. The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of uninterrupted civil administration in our dear country. This day provides us an opportunity to reflect on our journey as a nation, our achievements and struggles. 2. It is a day to honour our founding fathers who toiled to establish our republic and every Nigerian who has worked tirelessly to sustain it. 3. We are celebrating this year’s Democracy Day despite the COVID-19 pandemic which afflicts…

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