NDDC Inaugurates Technical Committee for IFAD Agric Programme The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, says that the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises Programme in the Niger Delta, LIFE-ND, a partnership between the Commission and the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, will help to bring people back to agriculture. Speaking during the inauguration of the Technical Support Committee for the LIFE-ND programme at the NDDC new headquarters in Port Harcourt,Prof Pondei said the goal of theprogramme was to transform the rural economy of…

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Edo Cult War:Medical Doc shot Dead

A medical doctor with the Central Hospital, Benin City was shot on Saturday afternoon by gunmen who also took away his car.   The doctor, whose name was given as Oronsaye, was reportedly shot on his knees, by the gunmen near the Mobile Police barracks along Siluko Road.   The attack on the physician comes in a week where over 18 persons have lost their lives to cult related killings and armed robbery attacks in the Edo state capital.   Among them was a Police officer who mans an Area…

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