How to Apply for NDDC Niger Delta Young Innovators Programme 2017

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Applications for the 2017 Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC innovation programme is currently going on for young investors who are interested and qualified for the programme.

This is to inform the general public and all interested applicants to apply for the innovation programme before the deadline of the application.

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was developed in 2000 with the mission of empowering the quick, even and reasonable change of the Niger Delta into a zone that is monetarily prosperous, socially consistent, actually regenerative and politically quiet.

A Little About NDDC Niger Delta Young Innovators Programme

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was built up in 2000 with the mission of encouraging the fast, even and manageable improvement of the Niger Delta into an area that is financially prosperous, socially steady, naturally regenerative and politically serene.

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As a feature of endeavors to assemble a New Niger Delta where thoughts and development hold influence, we welcome skilled, imaginative adolescents with great logical innovations to present their works for conceivable worldwide presentation under the program underneath:


Niger Delta Young Innovators Programme


Niger Delta


This is part of the Commission’s Niger Delta Young Innovators Programme, designed in partnership with JMP Global Resources to unveil and build great Niger Deltans of the future.

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Eligibility Criteria

Interested youths must:

  • Be between the ages of 19 – 40
  • Provide copy of birth certificate or age declaration.
  • Be an indigene of one of the 9 states in the Niger Delta Region
  • Have a valid Nigerian passport
  • Provide certificate of state of origin
  • Have an invention that is unique
  • Have compelling proof of ownership.

Inventions submitted must be In the following areas:

  • Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Engineering
  • Medical/Healthcare
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Information Communication Technology.

A current sworn affidavit that:

  1. The claims of ownership made and information provided by the respondent in the submission are true and correct
  2. No member of staff of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has pecuniary interest in the submission;
  3. Neither respondent nor his/her partners (past & present) have been convicted of criminal offences relating to fraud, immigration (deportation) or financial impropriety in any court of law.

Application Deadline; 11th April, 2017.

Application Procedures

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a copy of their documents in hard and editable soft copy in separate sealed envelopes clearly marked “ICT”,”Energy”,”Oil & Gas”, “Engineering”, “Agricultural Science” or “Medical / Healthcare” with Name,Address and Phone number of respondents.

Both sealed envelopes should be put in an A3 size envelope and marked “Proposal for …“ All respondents must fill the submission register while submitting documents at the Address below. All documents should be addressed to:

Executive Director, Projects,

Niger Delta Development Commission,

Plot 167, Aba Road,

Port Harcourt, 

Rivers State.


  • Any proposal received after the deadline for the submission stated above shall not be opened. Such proposal shall automatically be disqualified.
  • Respondents should endeavour to follow the order of instruction in the submission.
  • Illegible documents may lead to disqualification.
  • Respondents are allowed to compete for only two out of three sectors.
  • Successful respondents will be notified to present their pitch to a panel
  • The decision of the panel is final
  • The Commission shall not be responsible for any cost incurred by the respondent in the preparation and submission of documents in connection with this advertisement.
  • For more information please contact Victoria on 0811 292 2258.

1 Comment

  1. Goodnesz

    06/04/2017 at 6:15 pm

    Management related

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