Entries by Niger Delta New Vision

Ogoni cleanup: FG begins medical outreach towards implementing UNEP report

The Federal Government has commenced the second phase of its free medical outreach in Ogoniland.This is part of the activities to implement the United Nations Environment Protection Report (UNEP) in the area. The Project Coordinator of Hydrocarbon Pollutions Remediation Project (HYPREP), Dr. Marvin Dekil, disclosed this yesterday. According to the Guardian, Dekil said Kana people would […]

NDDC plans to generate 7,000 megawatts of electricity for Niger Delta region

Plans are underway to generate 7,000 megawatts of electricity to improve power supply and enhance economic activities in the Niger Delta region. This was stated by the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Nigeria Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Akure, Ondo […]

#NDNewVision: Maritime University commence Lectures

Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta  State, has today commenced full academic activities for the 2017/2018 session. It would be recalled that the take-off of the Maritime University was one of the major requests of the region tabled before the Federal Government. The commencement of lectures in the University is also a fulfillment of the Buhari administration’s […]

#NDNewVision: Maritime University commence lectures, fulfillment of FG’s promise to region

In fulfilment of the Buhari administration’s commitment to develop the Niger Delta in line with its New Vision for the region, the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, has today commenced lectures for the 2017/2018 academic year. A total of 196 students have so far been accepted into the University to commence their academic programmes. The […]

#NDNewVision: NDDC, Ondo State Begin N19B Coastal Road

The Ondo State Government and the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have jointly flagged off the construction of the N19.2 billion Araromi-Akodo/Ibeju-Lekki Road, connecting Ondo and Lagos states. Speaking at the ceremony to mark the commencement of work on the 50-kilometre road at the Araromi Seaside, Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, the Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, […]

Meet the new coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo

The Presidential Amnesty Programme of the Buhari administration has recorded successes in maintaining peace, security and stability in the Niger Delta region.  The Amnesty Programme remains one of the cardinal points of the Buhari­­ administration’s Niger Delta New Vision to bring succour to the people of Niger Delta and eliminate youth’s restiveness. The programme has […]

Ogoni Clean-up: HYPREP gives progress report

Within the last nine months, the Project Coordination Office (PCO) of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) has recorded some remarkable achievements. In a statement, the team gave a breakdown of its activities. Training We have trained some graduates from Ogoni who studied Environmental Sciences. The training was to build their capacity for the remediation work. Provision […]

‘Modular refineries will stop illegal refining in Niger Delta’ – Ekere

The Buhari administration’s modular refineries scheme would stop illegal refining of crude oil in the Niger Delta.   The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, said this on Saturday.   Ekere, who spoke to THISDAY in Owerri, where he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree award […]

Modular refinery: Obasanjo praises President Buhari, says administration has succeeded where others failed

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the weekend praised President Muhammad Buhari for achieving huge success in an area where previous administrations, including his, could not make headway, Leadership reports. According to the paper, Obasanjo described as “commendable” the Buhari administration’s decision to award operational licences to 22 firms for the construction of modular refineries in […]