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  • FEC Approves $11bn For Construction of Lagos-Calabar Coastal Rail

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $11.174 billion for the construction of a standard-gauge coastal railway from Lagos to Calabar, which will link all coastal cities nationwide by rail in six years

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  • Waltersmith Refinery, Partners to build Industrial Park in Imo

    Waltersmith Petroleum and Refinery Company, a modular refinery in Ohaji/Egbema community in Imo State, has said it is working with partners to build an industrial park in the state

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  • Niger Delta: Why Amnesty Office redesigned scholarship scheme to focus on STEM

    The Office of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has redesigned its scholarship scheme to focus on STEM subjects

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  • Reps pass Petroleum Industry Bill

    The House of Representatives has just passed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB)

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  • ICYMI: Ogoni Cleanup: 17 contaminated sites cleaned - Minister

    Seventeen contaminated sites have been cleaned up and certified clean on the Ogoni Clean-up exercise, the Minister of Environment, Mohammed Mahmoud disclosed on Wednesday

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  • #NDNewVision: Photos of OPAC Modular Refinery, Delta

    One of the nagging issues we were confronted with during my tour of the Niger Delta was how to deal with the proliferation of artisanal refinery and its attendant negative environmental impact. Our solution was to promote the establishment of modular refineries,” Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN

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  • Niger Delta: Akpabio calls for improved funding of NDDC

    The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has called for improved funding for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to enhance the infrastructural development of the region

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  • Why FG is intensifying Peace Efforts in Niger Delta – Dikio

    With the visit of the Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Col. Milland Dikio (retd), to Gbaramatu, Delta State, as part of his ‘back to the region tour’, the Federal Government is ramping up peace efforts in the Niger Delta

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  • Ogoni CleanUp: FG flag-off of water projects in Ogoniland

    As part of the key emergency measures recommended by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in the Cleanup of Ogoniland, the Federal Government has flagged off key water projects in Ogoniland to provide potable water to the impacted communities

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  • Why We Are Promoting Modular Refineries, New Vision For Niger Delta – Osinbajo

    The integration of artisanal and modular refinery operators into mainstream oil and gas sector promotes the inclusion of more local content in the industry and advance the use of home-grown technology in the refining of petroleum products, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

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  • New NDDC HQ: Important milestone in our efforts for overall development of Niger Delta - President Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the inauguration of the new headquarters building of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, marks an important milestone in his administration’s effort to reposition the Commission for the overall development of the Niger Delta region

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  • President Buhari performs groundbreaking ceremony for Bonny Deep Sea Port, others

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over the virtual groundbreaking ceremony of the rehabilitation and reconstruction Of Port Harcourt — Maiduguri Eastern Narrow Gauge Railway Project, Bonny Deep-Sea Port and Railway Industrial park, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State

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  • Presidential Amnesty Programme To Prosecute Erring Staff, Contractors

    The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) says it has uncovered acts of fraud perpetrated by some vendors/contractors. The office is currently investigating these activities

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  • Bayelsa Oil and Gas Park to be Ready in 2022, says NCDMB

    The Nigerian Oil and Gas Park being developed by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) at Emeyal 1, Bayelsa State would be completed in the 4th quarter of 2022, the Executive Secretary NCDMB, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has said.

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  • NDDC’s Administrator harps on security in Niger Delta

    The Interim Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Efiong Akwa, has stressed the need for peace and security to create the necessary environment for the rapid development of the Niger Delta region.

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  • Brass Methanol Plant to create 35,000 jobs as NCDMB, NNPC stake US$670m

    The construction phase of the 10,000 tonnes/day methanol production plant by the Brass Fertiliser and Petrochemical Company Ltd (BFPCL) is expected to create 30,000 direct and indirect jobs, as well as an additional 5,000 permanent jobs during the operations phase.

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  • Modular Refineries will eliminate importation – President Buhari at commissioning of Waltersmith refinery

    The establishment of modular refineries in the country will make petroleum products available in the country and eliminate importation, President Muhammadu Buhari stated on Tuesday

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  • Petroluem Industry Bill: Oil Firms’ licences may be revoked over host communities neglect

    Oil firms that neglect their obligations to host communities risk losing their operating licenses if the new Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) presently before the National Assembly sails through

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TANGIBLE RESULTS OF THE NEW VISION FOR NIGER DELTA

Nigerian Maritime University

Approval of a 2017 commencement date for the stalled Nigerian Maritime University in Delta State

Presidential Amnesty Programme

Approval by president Buhari of an additional N35bn for the 2016 budget of the Presidential Amnesty Programme

Modular Refineries

Approval for the establishment of Modular Refineries across the nine states of the Niger Delta

Abandoned Projects

Resumption of Construction work on abandoned projects across the Niger Delta, including the all-important East-West Road

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