Entries by Arukaino Umukoro

Niger Delta: US Consulate, NDDC Strategize for Sustainable Development

The United States Consulate in Nigeria says it continues to discuss and work with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to strengthen collaboration on strategies to improve peace and security to facilitate the sustainable development of the Niger Delta region. Speaking during a courtesy visit to the NDDC management at the Commission’s headquarters in Port […]

Amnesty Programme catering to the needs of ex-agitators in Niger Delta, says group

*Lauds appointment of Dokubo A group, the Forum for the Advancement and Upliftment of the Niger Delta (FAUND), has lauded the Presidential Amnesty Programme, which it said is fulfilling its key mandate of catering to the needs and aspirations of ex-agitators in the Niger Delta. In a statement signed by FAUND President, Nimitein Oyibo, the […]

10 facts about Niger Delta New Vision

The Federal Government’s Niger Delta New Vision is designed to “develop a new and prosperous Niger Delta through the forthright partnerships between the Federal Government, State Governments, Private Sector and Local Communities.” The Buhari administration, in line with its New Vision for the Niger Delta (#NDNewVision), is continuously making efforts to develop the region and […]

Towards a healthy Niger Delta: NDDC pledges N50m to fight malaria

The Niger Delta Development Corporation has inaugurated the Governing Board of the NDDC Professorial Chair on Malaria Elimination and Phyto-medicine Research at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Rivers State. This was disclosed today by the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere. The endowment fund, which is worth N50 million, […]