NEW PUMP PRICE: SENATE BACKS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S DECISION AS INDUSTRIAL COURT RESTRAINS ORGANISED LABOUR FROM STRIKE ACTION

The partial deregulation of the petroleum downstream sector and the subsequent end of the fuel subsidy regime appears to be garnering more support from various sectors of the country.  The Nigerian Senate rising from an executive session presided over by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has thrown its weight behind the Federal Government’s decision […]

NIGER DELTA: MRS SEMENITARI VISITS UAE, SEEKS PARTNERSHIPS FOR HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mrs Ibim Semenitari has continued  her push for human capital development as a way of triggering the development of the people of Nigeria’s oil producing communities in Nigeria. Mrs Semenitari who earlier this year gave scholarships to five female secondary school students who emerged […]

HOPE FOR LOCAL COUNCIL ELECTIONS DIMS IN RIVERS STATE AS GOV WIKE APPOINTS THIRD SET OF CARETAKER COMMITEE FOR 17 LGAs

The expectations of many grass root politicians who were already warming up to contest for councillorship or chairmanship elections in the various local councils of Rivers state were again dashed as the Rivers state House of Assembly today screened nominees sent by the Governor in Rivers State, Chief Ezebunwo Wike for appointment as caretaker chairmen […]

COMBATING REGIONAL POVERTY AND UNEMPLOYMENT: MRS SEMENITARI MEETS WITH AGRO INVESTORS IN HOUSTON-TEXAS ON FRIDAY

The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mrs Ibim Semenitari and her team will on Friday, 6th of May try to court more partners for the execution of the commission’s statutory mandate of stimulating peace and prosperity in the Niger Delta region as they meet with stakeholders in the Agriculture, Agro-Allied, Processing/Packaging […]

NDDC BOSS MAKES CASE FOR WARRI, CALABAR AND PORT HARCOURT SEA PORTS, CALLS FOR A COMMON FRONT AGAINST POVERTY IN THE REGION

The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mrs Ibim Semenitari has expressed concern over the dormancy of the major seaports in the Niger Delta region. Speaking at the 2nd South-East/South-South Development Forum which took place at the prestigious Hotel Presidential in Port Harcourt the NDDC boss said efforts must be made to […]