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NDDC warns contractors, inspects projects in Abia

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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has warned contractors working for it to brace up and discharge their obligations fully as the Commission will no longer pay for jobs that are not verified and certified. The warning came from the NDDC Acting Managing Director, Gbene Dr. Joi Nunieh while inspecting projects, which included the multi-billion erosion control project in Bende ...

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Kaduna govt. to build N3bn houses for low-income earners – Commissioner

Kaduna

Kaduna State Government has earmarked N3 billion for the construction official of houses for low-income earners in 2020, the Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Fausat Ibikunle, has said. The Commissioner made the disclosure while defending the ministry’s budget before the State House of Assembly on Monday in Kaduna. According to her, the ministry has earmarked over N9 billion for ...

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NDDC vows to clampdown on defaulting contractors

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The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it will no longer pay contractors for shoddy and substandard jobs. Dr. Akwagaga Enyia, the Acting Managing Director of NDDC, gave the warning while inspecting the 15-kilometre Ajowa-Akunnu Akoko Road in Ajowa, Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Monday. Reports show that the 15-kilometre virgin road being constructed by the ...

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Obaseki to sue NDDC, contractors over shoddy projects

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The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government will sue the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) and its contractors for the alleged shoddy road projects executed in the state. The governor, who blamed flooding in parts of Edo State on shoddy road projects by the NDDC contractors, said the state would seek legal redress for the affected ...

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FG restates commitment to reducing housing deficit through cooperatives

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The Federal Government on Thursday restated commitment to address the housing deficit through the cooperative societies that have lands across the country. Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing said this when the Coalition of South-South Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture visited him in Abuja. Fashola said the Federal Government alone cannot solve housing deficit noting that ...

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Communities hail NDDC for road projects in A’Ibom

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Impressed by the newly constructed roads in different parts of Akwa Ibom state by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), residents of many communities and motorists in the state have expressed joy and satisfaction over the development. Speaking to newsmen in Uyo, a community leader in Ekamba Nsukara, Dr. Felicia Beulah, said that the NDDC came as a saviour to ...

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Buhari decries destruction of Oil Facilities in South South

Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with the South-South Monarchs Forum decrying the destruction of oil facilities in the zone. According to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President said that the destruction of oil facilities by vandals was hurting the host communities, the majority of the people and the ...

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Community tells NDDC to compensate them over demolition of Property

NDDC

The people of Esanma community in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State have called on the management of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to speed up payment of compensation to them. It was earlier reported that NDDC through a hired valuer firm, Chris Oghene Omoru & Co, in 2018, paid compensation to communities along the Bomadi-Gbaregolor-Esanma- Akugbene-Gbekebor ongoing road ...

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Heavy rain renders over 1,000 residents homeless in Delta community

Delta

Residents of Oghara in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State were yesterday caught unawares as what began as early morning showers suddenly became torrential rendering many homeless. Over 1,000 residents were rendered homeless, following the downpour yesterday morning that lasted over one hour. Areas affected include; Chief Eyaufe street, Lucky street by Omimi road, Okuemeva extension, Ibori road, ...

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