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SERAP sues Buhari over failure to name looters of N6 trillion NDDC funds

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to publish names of suspected looters of N6 trillion...

Oil-producing communities badly hurt by PIA, says Udom Emmanuel

AKWA-IBOM State Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the Federal Government to review the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) to reflect the demands of oil-producing...

How NDDC shortchanges Niger Delta youths in sloppy skills acquisition schemes

By Chioma EZENWAFOR ONE of the core mandates of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is to train and educate the youths of the oil-rich...

Story behind abandonment, diversion of Obajare-Ebijaw NDDC road project

By Joseph KANJO THE people of Ebijaw community and its environs in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State may continue to pass through the...

N’Delta militants warn about fresh attack

GROUPS of Niger Delta militants under the umbrella body of Continuous Emancipation of Niger Delta (CEND) have warned foreign embassies in Nigeria to evacuate...

INVESTIGATION: Abandoned, poorly executed NDDC road projects in Abia remain source of worry to communities (PART 1)

There were feelings of excitement among the people of Ohuru-Ndoki Community when three contractors were prequalified to bid for their road project in 2008. They were happy that after a long wait, their prayers were about to be answered. But several years down, their dream has not materialised. The people are disillusioned. In the first of this two-part series, Arinze Chijioke, who just returned from a tour of the area, reports that the project initiated by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has not commenced.

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NPA eyes digitalised operations in 2025

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How Rivers State is responding to sexual violence

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Delta joins Lagos government in hunt for killers of Dowen schoolboy 

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