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Nsima Ekere: The Promise Of A New Akwa Ibom

There are few politicians with his spirit. Everywhere he goes and everywhere he speaks, the atmosphere is ablaze with love and hope. Unlike the typical politician, he seeks votes with the humility of a servant and the responsible mien of true leaders. In this season of political acrimony, mudslinging and hate speeches, Nsima Ekere, the Akwa Ibom State Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) is a chunk of good news that we must relish. Last Sunday at Cardinal Ekandem Catholic Church Uyo, Ekere’s…

2019 Presidency: Why Buhari Will Win In Delta – Uduaghan

Immediate-past governor of Delta State and All Progressives Congress 2019 Delta South senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has said the Delta people will massively re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Uduaghan, who spoke at the inauguration of the APC presidential campaign council in Abuja on Monday, said the president achievements in the Niger Delta area and Delta state would make his re-election very easy. He said, “We are sure of delivering because Mr. President has done a lot for Delta state.…

Tension In Ogoni As Amaechi Moves To Block Appointment Of Derek as NDDC MD

A showdown is brewing in Ogoniland over reported underground maneuvers by the Minister of Transport, Chief Rotimi Amaechi to thwart the imminent appointment of Mr. Mene Derek as Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) following the impending resignation of current MD Nsima Ekere ahead of the 2019 Akwa Ibom governorship election. The NDDC boss is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the election and President Muhammadu Buhari is projected to appoint Derek who is presently the Executive…

NDDC: Showcasing Adjogbe’s Extraordinary Local Contents

It is not always that we see integrity, brilliance, capacity and performance all residing at the same time in one person, both in the public and private sectors of our economy. This rarity in our land speaks volumes about our distorted value system as a nation and the criminal acquiescence in the “business-as-usual” syndrome that has become a directive principle of state policy. That sad narrative has continued to project our commonality and national consciousness as compromised. We therefore communally approbate any…

Senator Ndoma-Egba Eulogises John Odey

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, Chairman of the Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has mourned former Nigerian minister, John Ogar Odey, who recently passed away after reportedly battling cancer. Odey was briefly a former information and communications minister in 2007 before he was appointed minister of environment in 2008 under the administration of late former President Umaru Musa Ydar'adua. The onetime spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) died in a Dubai hospital on October 7. Senator…

Akwa Ibom: Presidency, Akpabio Vow To Sweep Gov Udom Out Of Office

The Presidency and Senator Godswill Akpabio have resolved to ensure Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state is swept out of office in the next general elections. Their resolution came after an alleged assassination attempt on the life of Mr Esima Ekere, the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), who recently emerged the 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Akwa Ibom gubernatorial primary of the party. It was learnt that Ekere escaped gunshots after…

C/River Central: Ndoma-Egba Clinches APC Senatorial Ticket

Former Senate leader and Chairman, Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has won the Cross River Central senatorial ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ndoma-Egba, who won with a landslide victory, defeated Dr. Ayuk H. Egbe, Chief Akin A. Ricketts and Professor Oka Martin Obono who were contenders in the senatorial primary race of the zone. Speaking recently on his bid return to the Senate, Ndoma-Egba said, “Today’s National Assembly is confrontational, while working at…

Nsima Ekere And The Akwa-Ibom Governorship Race

When he joined the governorship race in Akwa Ibom State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2006, Nsima Ekere brought freshness, excitement, instant connection with the youths and a troove of ideas on how to build a people-centred government that were lacking in the politics of the state. He was the youngest aspirant and his background as a successful businessman with strong social investments were direct challenge to the politics-as-usual of his home state. Indeed, in a state where government is the…

Imbibe Spirit Of Love, Peace, Ndoma-Egba Tells Muslims

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has advised Muslims and all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice, love and tolerance for the peace, unity and progress of the country. Ndoma-Egba gave the advice in a goodwill message to Muslims on the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir. In a statement issued by Mrs Clara Braide, his Special Adviser on ECommunication, in Abuja on Tuesday, Ndoma-Egba charged religious leaders to always preach and promote ethno-religious tolerance. He also…

NDDC Surprised At Continued Blockage Of Head Office

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has expressed dismay over the disruption of activities at its headquarters in Port Harcourt by officials of the Rivers State Internal Revenue Service, RIRS. Speaking on behalf of the NDDC Managing Director, Dr. Nsima Ekere, the Special Assistant on Media, Chijioke Amu-Nnadi, on Tuesday, said the Commission was surprised by the development, "because the Commission had already begun paying the Revenue Service the arrears under question." Amu-Nnadi explained: “About two weeks…
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