Entries by Dayo Ibitoye

[PHOTOS] HYPREP Ogoni Medical Outreach Program

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project HYPREP under the Coordination of Dr Marvin Dekil, in an effort towards implementing the UNEP Report on Ogoniland, embarked on a free medical outreach programme today, December 28th, 2017 in the four LGAs of Ogoniland. In continuation of the program which started earlier in Bori, Khana LGA,  the HYPREP medical […]

East-West road project: We will put things in order– Minister of Niger Delta

The East-West road project in the Niger Delta will be revived as measures are being taken by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to correct its faulty execution, the Minister of Niger Delta, Usani Usani, has said. Usani made this known on Wednesday while briefing state house correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting which was presided over […]

Maritime University takes off, grant raised to N5B in 2018 budget

*President approves immediate release of another N1B Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, has now commenced operations, inviting job applications for academic staff, just as President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a significant increase of the take-off grant from N2B earlier announced to N5B. The Hon. Minister of Niger Delta, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, in a statement, said the […]

10,000 to benefit from cluster farms in 9 Niger Delta states

Over 21,000 Benefit From FG Amnesty Programme   The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) by the Federal Government has so far engaged over 21,000 beneficiaries in various vocational training programmes. In a statement by the Coordinator of the PAP, Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh (Rtd.), 21,615 beneficiaries have been trained. Of this number, 4,079 have been empowered, […]

Buhari signs bill establishing University of Petroleum Resources

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region. Giving the assurance at a brief ceremony in the State House to sign the bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, into law, the president said “this administration is fully committed to supporting the […]