The hope of the people of the Niger Delta region has finally been rekindled by the Federal Government Inter-Ministerial Committee which was on assessment tour of the East-West road project on Thursday, saying the Federal Government was prioritising its early completion.
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In commemoration of 2018 World’s Environment Day (WED), The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril , disclosed that the Federal Government recently certified 140 contractors from 400 firms that indicated interest in the Ogoni land oil spill remediation exercise.
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.
Under the New Vision for the Niger Delta region, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed the establishment of Ibaka Deep Sea Port in Akwa Ibom State. The port is expected to boost economic activities in the region.
The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Dr Nsima Ekere, on Friday hosted a two-day training workshop for technical assistants in the Ogoni clean-up and remediation project at the conference hall of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. According to the PUNCH, Ekere, who was represented by the […]
In line with combatting insecurities in the Niger Delta region, the Nigerian Air Force has said it would deploy its recently inducted drones or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to help protect oil and gas pipelines, as well as oil installations in the creeks of Niger Delta. In a statement by the Director of Public Relations […]
No fewer than 275 youths in Niger Delta region have benefited from the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) and its Joint Venture agro skills acquisition through the Green Rivers Project scheme. The Vice Chairman/Managing Director of NAOC, Massimo Insulla, said the special agricultural scheme was introduced in 2016 to meet the present day economic and […]
Over 10, 000 persons in Ogoni have benefitted from the free health intervention by Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) powered by the federal government of Nigeria. The Minister of State for Environment, Mr Ibrahim Usman Jibril disclosed this in Terabor General Hospital in Gokana, shortly after inspecting the ongoing medical outreach by HYPREP, for the […]
*Says FG’s ongoing New Vision for Niger Delta will be duly executed *$170M to be disbursed for clean-up exercise *$1B to be disbursed over a 5-year period The Buhari administration is not only committed to ensuring that the clean-up of Ogoniland is carried out, but also ensuring that it is done transparently, according to […]
The Honorable Minister of State Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has expressed the Federal Government’s satisfaction over the ongoing Ogoni free medical outreach programme, an initiative of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP). Jibril made the commendation at Gokana General hospital Terabor, where he witnessed over 40 Ogoni indigenes undergo surgical operations free of charge, […]
The Niger Delta New Vision brings together a robust set of initiatives, projects and solutions aimed at ensuring sustainable development in the Niger Delta. Vice President Osinbajo is leading the #NDNewVision engagement, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government.
Inter-Ministerial Technical Working Group Secretariat
Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs
11th Floor Federal Secretariat,
Central Business District
FCT Abuja, Nigeria.
RT @PrideMangrove When they ask you about jewels from the #NigerDelta, tell them about Barinaasanen Opbe, the young man from Ogoni in Rivers State who made this trending art from glass fibre. pic.twitter.com/czEh…
RT @HYPREPNigeria Ogoniland Clean-up is on course and Progress is being made continuously. The Project Coordinator @lemdek making the opening speech at the Financial bids opening for the remediation works today.@iujibril @rukaino @ndnewvision @estherclimate @MobilePunch @AIT_Online @daily_trust pic.twitter.com/X9i8…
RT @toluogunlesi Don’t fall for the ‘Incompetence’ message they’re trying to push to distract from ‘Corruption’. Nigeria’s largest-ever Social Welfare Prog @NSIP_NG, 6 million new TaxPayers, new $650m Infra Fund, attracting billions of $$$ in Agric Investments — AIN’T a definition of Incompetence
RT @HYPREPNigeria Commissioner Designate, Federal Civil Service Commission and former Rivers State Commissioner for Social Rehabilitation, Joe Poroma recently paid a courtesy visit to the Project Coordinator @lemdek @iujibril @rukaino @ndnewvision @MobilePunch @BusinessDayNg @AIT_Online pic.twitter.com/9Dao…