Delta assures its support of inaugural Diaspora population’s business summit

Delta, an oil-rich state, with a gross domestic product economy in excess of $20.79 billion, has assured its Diaspora population of its full support for the forthcoming Diasporal business conference holding in Asaba, the state capital in December. The state’s Diasporans have listed areas of concern for their inaugural business summit to include: agriculture and […]

NDDC forensic audit: Key staff named in huge graft

NDDC delays completion of new head office on  COVID-19 pandemic

… ordered to proceed on mandatory leave The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has placed some key members of its staff on mandatory leave with full benefits, pending the conclusion and outcome of the on-going forensic audit. The action, according to Berekadumo Pondei, the acting managing director of the commission, is based on the advice […]

NDDC management locked in N5.55bn COVID-19, Lassa fever contracts controversy

NDDC delays completion of new head office on  COVID-19 pandemic

… Says it hardly paid out anything more than N4bn …Spent N1.045bn on coronavirus fight Newly established interim management committee (IMC) of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), inaugurated barely weeks back to go through the books and clean the commission’s Augean stables, having operated for two decades with a less-than salutary performance, has itself fallen […]

Delta to boost economy with N210bn capital spending in 2019

Okowa presents N367bn fiscal proposal   Ifeanyi Okowa the governor of Delta State Thursday, presented a budget proposal of N367 billion to the state house of assembly for the 2019 fiscal year. The 2019 budget proposal which is the first from a state governor is 19 percent higher than the N309 billion budget size for […]

Nigeria’s Delta state lures local, foreign investors with tourism fiesta

Nigeria’s Delta State Government said Thursday that it will hold a fiesta to showcase its tourism potentials with a view to attracting both local and foreign investors. Chinye Emmanuel, the state’s commissioner for culture and tourism, according to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), disclosed this when he visited the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and […]