Niger Delta: 9,000 abandoned projects to be completed by FG- Akpabio

The Federal Government yesterday promised to complete about 9,000 projects lying fallow in the Niger Delta region. This was disclosed by the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswil Akpabio who briefed State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa Abuja. Senator Akpabio said that the approval to complete the abandoned projects, construction of nine housing estate as well as building one skill acquisition Centre in each of the states under the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, was given by the council. He disclosed that work

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Senate rejects Niger Delta ministry’s N23b budget

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta on Monday rejected the 2020 budget of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs for omitting major ongoing projects in its capital appropriation. Senate Committee on Niger Delta Chairman Senator Peter Nwaoboshi asked that the budget be re-represented. The Senator representing Delta North said there were abandoned projects in the nine oil producing states. Other senators said there was a need to increase the ministry’s capital budget. He said: “There is no state, I dare to say, there is no local government where there are no abandoned projects in the Niger Delta. “We cannot continue

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Beneficiaries of Ministry of Niger Delta Empowerment Programme Lauds FG

Some beneficiaries of the Empowerment Programme of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs from Ondo State have expressed gratitude to the federal government over their empowerment and successful training as entrepreneurs. In a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on behalf of the beneficiaries by Akinrinlola Olumide, the group commended president Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of State for the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Prof. Omoyele Daramola, for their continuous commitment and sincerity in training and empowering unemployed youths in the Niger Delta region. The Ondo beneficiaries described the programme as a good initiative of government

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