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We must strengthen polio surveillance -Dr Aminu Maigashi

Bukola Afeni A group of African organizations in over ten countries said accurate surveillance system must been put in place to eliminate Polio. The group joined hundreds of others across the world calling for continued vigilance on polio. This was stated in a press release signed by Dr Aminu Maigashi …

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AKWA IBOM: OF DEVELOPMENT, AMBITION AND FEAR

By Willie Etim As the adage goes, when two elephants fight, the grass suffers. This is the situation in Akwa Ibom today as the state governor Udom Emmanuel is seemingly locked in a battle of wits with the managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Nsima Ekere. At …

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Proper data management is critical to education sector -Minister

Bukola Afeni As part of measures of improving data management in the education sector,the federal government has launched the “Nigeria digest of education statistics (2014-2016),”and the “Nigeria education indicators 2016”. The minister of state for education ,Professor Anthony Anwukah said the government is determined to strengthen the education sector through …

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NEMA resolves labour related Issues with staff

By Bukola Afeni The industrial dispute between the management and staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have been resolved on Thursday,19th October 2017. The disputes which resulted in the closure of the NEMA offices nationwide was resolved immediately ,following a meeting convened by the Minister of Labour and …

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NDDC Pledges to Fight Poverty in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has pledged to support the National Social Investment Programme, NSIP, in fighting poverty, especially in the Niger Delta region. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsima Ekere, made the promise when the Special Adviser to the President and head of NSIP, Mrs Maryam Uwais and …

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NPHCDA debunks vaccination by Army

By Bukola Afeni The National primary health care development agency disclosed that the Nigeria Army is not involved in the Vaccination of any areas where the recent School closures and rejection of vaccines have occurred. The agency stated this in a statement signed Dr. Chima Onoka,the Technical Advisor , Office …

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Cooperate with NDDC – Udom’s ex-aide tells AK Governor

emulate CR Gov Ayade ….stop struggling with NDDC over 500 metre road Governor Udom Emmanuel’s former Special Assistant on Electoral Matters, Barr. Chris Okorie has advised his former boss to cooperate with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for the development of Akwa Ibom State. Speaking on Team Nigeria, an …

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APC WILL REWARD ITS FEMALE MEMBERS- Chief Isong.

The National President of Onwi Nsima Ekere(ONE),Chief Windy Isong has assured Akwa Ibom women who have chosen to work for the All Progressives Congress(APC) that their efforts will be appreciated and rewarded by the Party and its government which will be elected to run the State in 2019. He made …

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AKWA IBOM YOUTH GROUP PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR NDDC, NSIMA EKERE

Youths of Itiam Etoi, Uyo in Akwa Ibom State have expressed appreciation and unalloyed support for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC under the leadership of the MD/ CEO, Mr Nsima Ekere. This was made known when the Youth President, Comrade Andikan Enyong led a delegation of indigenous youths on …

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WHO partners with federal government in rebuilding health

By Bukola Afeni The World Health Organization ,regional director ,Rebecca Moeti said the international body is ready to partner with the Nigeria government , towards rebuilding the health systems ,especially in the North-east,which has been devastated by the Boko Haram insurgency. She made the disclosure while briefing journalist in Abuja …

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NEMA boss charged Nigerians to prevent disaster risks.

The director general of NEMA,Engineer Mustapha Maihaja is urging all Nigerians to inculcate disaster reduction as an inclusive tool on a daily basis ,while carrying out daily activities . He stated this at the 2017 international day for disaster reduction in Abuja. According to him ,the flood which occurred this …

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NDDC Commissions 3 New Roads in Cross River State

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has commissioned three new roads in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State. The connecting streets, with concrete drainage, are Twins Street, Asuquo Ekpo and Asuquo Nyong Street. Addressing members of the benefiting communities during the commissioning ceremony, the NDDC Managing Director, …

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NO TIMETABLE YET FOR 2019 ELECTIONS – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is yet to officially release the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 General Elections. The commission made the clarification in its daily bulletin issued on Friday in Abuja. It stated that the clarification became important following several enquiries …

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