Welcome to Ministry of Niger Delta Website - the most comprehensive online source of information on and around Niger Delta region. The Niger Delta, is a densely populated region once known as the Oil Rivers because it was a major producer of palm oil. This region is on the Atlantic coast of Nigeria where the Niger River divides into numerous tributaries. The region extends along the coast from.
The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs was announced by the then Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua on 10 September 2008. History. The new ministry would have a Minister in charge of development of Niger Delta area, and a Minister of State in charge of youth empowerment. The existing Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was to become a parastatal under the ministry.
A federal ministry created to formulate and coordinate policies for the development and security of the Niger Delta region. Get details of the Minister for Niger Delta Affairs here - List of Nigerian Minister.
The ministry of Niger Delta Affairs is assuming a refreshed approach focus to address the issues that are waste curbing, human centred programmes, and engagement of skilled trained citizens and mapping every activity for vivid appreciation of planning needs. Every Nigerian laments the decadence of moral and ethical content of our citizenry. Poverty is the enemy of human comfort. Human beings.
The Niger Delta Scholarship commission was started on June 5, the year 2000 by the then president of Nigeria, President Olusegun Obasanjo. The scholarship started as a means to make Niger Delta into a region that is economically and socially stable. There were a lot of youths who didn’t have the resources to further their education and so this Scholarship commission was created to empower.
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The creation of a Niger Delta Ministry, which can focus exclusively on the needs and challenges of this troubled, and much neglected, but oil-rich part of Nigeria had been recommended before now both by restive militants and groups in civil society, as one way of indicating official seriousness about the Niger Delta Question, and the political will to make a difference. As recently as Friday.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Usani Uguru, on Wednesday said the Federal Government has uncovered some shady deals by some of the contractors that handled projects in the Niger Delta.
The Senate Committee on Niger Delta, on Monday, rejected the 2020 capital budget of N23 billion for the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs due to uncompleted projects in the region.
The scholarship is for students from the Niger Delta States, who have a first degree at second class lower division or better and who have already completed their national service. For full details about the scholarship visit the website.
Niger Delta NDDC Scholarship Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC Scholarship. Applications for the Niger Delta NDDC Scholarship are invited form suitably qualified candidates to apply for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Foreign Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme.
The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs has trained 58 women and youths in the Niger Delta in fishery and poultry and disbursed N300,000 worth of starter packs to each beneficiary. This was in line with the Federal Government’s policy on youth employment and women empowerment in the region. Mr Stephen Kilebi, Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, in a statement on.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Uguru Usani, on Monday said the ministry had successfully completed only one project since its creation eight years ago. He stated this in Abuja while speaking.
The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs was created to formulate and execute plans, programmes and other initiatives as well as coordinate the activities of Agencies, Communities, donors and other stakeholders involved in the development of the Niger Delta region. Their specific functions include: Oversee the implementation of Government policies on the development and security of the Niger Delta.
Eligibility for 2019 Niger Delta Joint Scholarship Awards Application Form 1. Applicant must be an Indigene of one of the following States. (Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo and Rivers.) with a valid means of identification for verification 2. The applicant must have gained full time admission into a tertiary Institution or an SSCE Results Holder awaiting Admission.
Masters Scholarship by Niger Delta Development Commission. Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as part of its Human Resource Development Initiative is awarding a Post Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme to equip Niger Deltans with relevant training and skills for effective participation in the Local Content programme of the current Administration as well as compete globally in various.
By Iheanacho Nwosu, Abuja A Niger Delta based group, Niger Delta Association for Peace and Unity (NDAPU) has asked the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo to relieve the Minister of Niger Delta.
The Niger Delta is home to about 140 different ethnic groups in the nine states included in a broader definition of the region. In common with other parts of Nigeria, this ethnic diversity has of-.
About Niger State Scholarship Board: The Niger state scholarship Board was established in 1976 when the State was created, with the primary responsibility of disbursing government grants to all indigenous students of Niger State in all the tertiary institutions in Nigeria and abroad to carter for their welfare and sustenance throughout the period of their study.