Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State to spend N448bn in 2021 in pursuit of inclusive growth

Finance commissioner fails to list sectoral allocations State to spend N2.75bn on LG elections New budget 49.37% higher than revised 2020 budget Oil-rich Rivers State has budgeted N448 billion (Four hundred and forty-eight billion, six hundred and sixty million, seven hundred and seventy-three thousand, four hundred and seventy-six naira (or N448,660,773.476) for the 2021 fiscal […]

Pondei, new NDDC chief, promises radical change at government quango

Pondei, new NDDC chief, promises radical change at government quango

Ben Eguzozie, in Port Harcourt Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, a professor of medical microbiology and the new acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has promised to steer a radical direction in his headship of the Federal Government quango that has been at the centre of financial infractions since its establishment some 20 […]