NDDC set pay all foreign scholarships as it cancels N90 billion worth of contracts,

NDDC  set pay all foreign scholarships as it cancels N90 billion worth of  contracts,

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is set to cancel 482 contracts valued at about N90 billion over non-performance. The commission is also set to pay all outstanding arrears of foreign scholarships to students. The Chairman of the governing board of the Commission, Victor Ndoma-Egba, disclosed this in a statement issued by his communication aide, […]

LNP to scrap Cross River Rail if elected

LNP to scrap Cross River Rail if elected

The Liberal National Party will can Brisbane’s Cross River Rail project and force the public service to find $1.6 billion in savings if it is elected to govern at the Queensland election on Saturday. Shadow treasurer Scott Emerson released the party’s costings on Thursday, proposing $5 billion in savings, which will help pay for its […]

Buhari Pledges Support for Niger Delta Devt, Signs University of Petroleum Bill

Buhari Pledges Support for Niger Delta Devt, Signs University of Petroleum Bill

Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region. Buhari, according to a statement by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, gave the assurance at a brief ceremony in the State House where he signed the bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, […]

Monkey pox: Bayelsa intensifies campaign, releases emergency phone lines

Monkey pox: Bayelsa intensifies campaign, releases emergency phone lines

Bayelsa State Government has intensified public enlightenment ‎and civic engagement in its efforts to curb the spread of the viral monkeypox disease. The government urged residents of the state to report all suspected cases of the disease by using hotlines 08066987752 and‎ 08035474676, to get rapid response team.‎ A statement issued on Sunday by Commissioner […]

C-River PFN calls for fairness in governance

C-River PFN calls for fairness in governance

CALABAR—PENTE-COSTAL Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Cross River State chapter, has called on leaders in the country at all levels to ensure justice, equity and fairness in their actions in order to enthrone peace and unity in all parts of the country. Dr Lawrence Ekwok,  Chairman of  PFN  in the state, who  stated this  in Calabar, […]

15 die in 2 months in Cross River flooding

15 die in 2 months in Cross River flooding

Fifteen people have lost their lives in severe flooding in 21 communities in Cross River in July and August this year. The Director-General of the Cross River State Emergency Management Agency, John Inaku, made the disclosure while assessing the extent of damage in flooded areas in Calabar South on Monday. Four major streets in Calabar […]

Rivers APC, Wike clash over Osinbajo’s visit

– Rivers APC denies discouraging Acting President Yemi Osinbajo from inaugurating other projects during his visit to the state – Osinbajo, during his visit to Rivers state, inaugurated a fertiliser plant built by Indorama Eleme Petrochemical Limited and two other projects by the state government – Governor Wike had claimed that APC tried to prevent […]

APC Chieftain Carpets Gov Emmanuel’s Critics -Applauds Development Strides

APC Chieftain Carpets Gov Emmanuel’s Critics -Applauds Development Strides

A senior chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, and immediate past House of Assembly member representing Urue Offong/ Oruko State Constituency, Barr. Bassey Etienam has carpeted critics of Governor Udom Emmanuel, urging them that with the establishment of the newly constructed metering company, the Governor deserves commendation not criticism. Speaking in the Guide Whatsupp forum, […]

Niger Delta militants to resume attacks Sept. 31

Niger Delta militants to resume attacks Sept. 31

Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders, NDRC, one of the militant groups that asked the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, led by  Chief Edwin Clark, to stop all engagements with the Federal Government, has announced that it will commence fresh attacks on oil facilities across the Niger Delta on September 31. This came as a coalition of Niger […]