Entries by Niger Delta New Vision

#7BigWins: Nigeria, Niger sign MOU on refinery project

Today, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) of Nigeria and his counterpart, the President of the Republic of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou oversaw the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Niger/Nigeria Hydrocarbon Pipeline & Refinery Projects & Inauguration of the Steering and Technical Committees. This epoch-making signing is part of the strategies to reposition Nigeria’s Oil & Gas […]

Dayo Ibitoye: Driving the Niger Delta New Vision through the SIWP

By Dayo Ibitoye 

Niger Delta, the region that produces the lifeline of Nigeria’s economy – oil, is home to about 31 million people in nine states. Oil was discovered in the region in Oloibiri, which is in present day Bayelsa State, in 1956. However, ever since oil was discovered in the region, there has been a roller coaster of security and development issues.