Entries by Niger Delta New Vision

#NDNewVsion: Participants laud workshops, Buhari administration’s commitment to develop region

The Niger Delta New Vision workshop, held in Warri, Delta State in August 2018, made Niger Delta CSOs more aware of the Federal Government’s New Vision for the Niger Delta. During the programme, I was glad to realize that the Federal government was ready to work with the Niger Delta CSOs and other stakeholders in […]

Niger Delta: 2,500 Amnesty beneficiaries for training in fishing sector

In line with the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) to boost the economy, the Presidential Amnesty Programme has disclosed its plans to train 2,500 beneficiaries of the Amnesty Programme. According to a statement from the Amnesty Office, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, further said 2,000 of the beneficiaries would be employed in the fishing sector at the […]

Niger Delta New Vision workshop: Partnership for regional development & nation-building: A Reporter’s Diary

The Agenda for Niger Delta New Vision media workshop held on August 2, 2018 at BON Hotel in Warri, Delta State, was different from another workshop I had attended prior to that day. Apart from focusing on the Niger Delta region, it brought together representatives from media houses and Civil society Organisations (CSOs), and offered them the opportunity to deliberate on government’s development efforts in the region.

“Ogoni Clean Up is well on track”

By Kpobari Nafo Joseph The attention of the Management of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, HYPREP has been drawn to separate publications in The Guardian Newspaper of 6th August, 2018 with the titles, “Niger Delta Leaders, Stakeholders Decry Slow Pace of Ogoni Cleanup” and the Guardian editorial, “What’s delaying the Ogoni cleanup project”, respectively. While […]