Bolt, Uber Drivers To Commence Strike On Monday It is no more news that Some Uber and Bolt drivers in Lagos on Saturday asked the e-hailing companies to immediately increase fares being charged by the operators, failing which they would go off the road from Monday. The e-cab operators, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA), threatened to embark on the strike if their demands were not met. FG Set July As Deadline For Forensic Audit The Federal Government led
We’ll negotiate with other regions – Ohanaeze: The President-General of the Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, George Obiozor, has declared that 2023 is the turn of the Southeast to produce Nigeria’s President.Obiozor said Igbos would negotiate with other regions to allow an Igbo presidency in 2023.
Zulum Donates 12 Vehicles To Soldiers Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has donated 12 operational vehicles to soldiers at Damasak during a visit to assess damages caused by insurgents during an attack on the town. In a statement on Friday in Maiduguri, the Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Strategy, Isa Gusau, said Mr Zulum spent a night in Damasak where 18 persons lost their lives during the attack, to end speculation that the town had been taken over by the terrorists. Akpabio Speaks The Minister
Akpabio Urges Government To Improve NDDC Funding Godswill Akpabio, the immediate past governor of Akwa Ibom State, a former Senator, and current Minister of Niger Delta Affairs has now lamented at the funding structure of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), calling on the government to consider a upward review of funds allocated to the commission so as to further improve the current infrastructure and developments in the Niger Delta region. The message above from Akpabio was received during a public
NDDC 2021 FOREIGN POST GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP INTRODUCTION As part of our Human Resource Development Initiatives, the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is embarking on Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the local content proramme of the current administration as well as compete globally in various professional disciplines. The scheme is for suitably qualified applicants, with relevant Bachelor’s Degrees
Gunmen this evening Tuesday razed the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State.This development came just a day after unknown gunmen attacked Owerri Correctional Centre & the Imo State Police HQ, freeing 1,884 inmates.
1) Akpabio: NDDC Is Broke, We Need More Funds Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Godswill Akpabio, said, on Friday, that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was broke, and asked that its funding be improved to enhance the infrastructural development of the region. Akpabio, in his keynote address during the NDDC strategic capacity building workshop in Uyo, said the funding system was poor because budgetary provisions for the commission were staggered and did not come as and when due. 2) Forces against FG’s
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has inaugurated the field forensic auditors billed to audit the activities of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in the nine States of the region, and tasked them to audit the activities of the Commission from 2001 when it was established to 2019. Akpabio who inaugurated the team of 16 auditing firms during NDDC strategic capacity building workshop in Uyo Friday, said the team of forensic auditors “should be able to get the job done within
Today's Headlines: Nigerian Troops Kill Top Boko Haram Commanders In Damasak, Akpabio Demands More Funds For 'Broke' NDDC
Akpabio Demands More Funds For 'Broke' NDDC Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Godswill Akpabio, said, on Friday, that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was broke, and asked that its funding be improved to enhance the infrastructural development of the region. Akpabio, in his keynote address during the NDDC strategic capacity building workshop in Uyo, said the funding system was poor because budgetary provisions for the commission were staggered and did not come as and when due. PDP Tackles APC Over
Today's Headlines: Yoruba leaders storm Ibadan, demand Oduduwa Republic, JUSUN strike: Lawyers to confront governors on Monday
Banditry attacks: Katsina deploys dogs to secure boarding schools Katsina has approved the deployment of dogs to complement security arrangements to secure boarding schools in the State. Commissioner for Education, Dr Badamasi Charanchi, told The Nation the decision was to complement efforts of security personnel attached to each boarding school. He said: “We were advised to deploy these dogs at each school because they have special abilities to detect any intruder faster than human beings in many instances.
Kwara: we didn’t authorise erection of mosque beside church. The Kwara State Physical Planning Authority (KPPA) has dissociated itself from granting approval for the construction of a Central Mosque beside the Catholic Diocese around the Tanke Junction in Ilorin. KPPA General Manager, Mr Sikiru Oyinloye disclosed this in Ilorin, denied the involvement of the agency in the construction of the Ummul Khairah Memorial Central Mosque in the area. Uber, Bolt drivers threaten strike. Some Uber and Bolt e-cab drivers
Miss Charity Ubia, a Nigerian who is also an NDDC Scholar has come out as best and first class Master's graduate from the University of Eastern London.Miss Charity recorded a huge academic feat of three qualifications from three London based universities in three years.
Today's Headlines: Amotekun, Ebubeagu Set UpTo Kill Fulani – Miyetti Allah., NHIS To Enroll 20 million Nigerians
Amotekun, Ebubeagu Set Up Kill Fulani – Miyetti Allah. The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has alleged that Amotekun and Ebubeagu both established by the South West and South East governors are set up to kill Fulani. Bodejo claimed that the federal government was not involved in the process of setting up both security outfits, adding that both security networks are targeted against the Fulani. He said if the Federal Government cannot stop them, then it is time for Miyetti Allah to establish its own security outfit.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Godswill Akpabio, has called on the government to come to the aid of his commission the NDDC, as it has now completely gone broke and needs extra funding from the government to complete their projects. This information was made public by the People's Gazette, when the ex governor made a keynote address in the NDDC strategic building capacity workshop held on Friday in Uyo. He called on the government to increase the allocation awarded to
Today there are some trending news in Nigeria and some countries all over the world. Below are some headlines for today, 17th of April 2021 you may want to see. Former governor and former senator, God's-will Akpabio have called for improved funding of NDDC according to Vanguard Newspapers. See post below. The joint admission and matriculation board have barred parents from venues and also disqualified candidates under the age of 15 according to Punch Newspapers. See post below. Nigerian professional football
We Want Stomach Restructure- Adamawa Stakeholders The Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has appealed to Governor Ahmadu Fintiri to prioritise the welfare of the party, through human development initiatives. The party made the appeal at the meeting with stakeholders of the PDP in Adamawa, the state capital, where Fintiri highlighted the achievements of his administration. Zulum Spends Night In Damasak, Says Boko Haram Killed 18 Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, says 18 residents were killed
Senator Godswill Akpabio,the Hon Minister of Niger Delta Affairs,is not just a leader,but a distinguished and excellent leader,a rare gem.There is no way he has ever found himself that he didn't leave indelible and unmatched legacies.
Today's Headlines: Worries As Killings Of Northerners Persist In Imo; We Want Yoruba Republic-Omoodu
We can’t breathe! Ogun community chokes under Chinese recycling plant’s fume For residents of Orimerunmu community in Ibafo, Ifo Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, clean air has become a rarity in their environment. For the past three years, they have been deprived of clean air.In the morning, they choke under the effect of air that is highly contaminated with carbon dust. And at night, hazardous soot settles on everything in sight – residences, plants inclusive. The black dust is generated
1) Another Politician Rejects Buhari's Appointment. Recently, Dayyabu Chiroma (The Majority leader of the Bauchi State House of Assembly) rejected and declined his appointment as a member of the Governing Council in Federal Polytechnic, Shandam. Chiroma, who represented the Darazo constituency, disclosed that he rejected the appointment by the Nigerian Government due to his loyalty and dedication to his political party (PDP). In a letter addressed to the Minister of Education (Mallam Adamu Adamu), Chiroma expressed
NDDC: Buhari should inaugurate board to douse tension in Niger Delta – Group President Muhammadu Buhari should listen to the voice of reason from all well-meaning Niger Deltans, and the elected governors of the region, the true representatives of the people, and inaugurate the Senate confirmed Board of NDDC, which Senator