The Buhari administration’s New Vision for the Niger Delta brings together a robust set of promises, solutions, targets and initiatives aimed at ensuring that the people of the Niger Delta benefit maximally from the oil wealth in the region.
VIDEO: How President Buhari is transforming Niger Delta
A review of some of the programmes and activities of the Buhari administration in transforming the Niger Delta region in the last five years
Niger Delta: NDDC suspends payment of N1Bn ‘agent fee’
The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Gbene Joi Nunieh, says the Commission has suspended the monthly payment of N1 billion to a consultant that collects money from International Oil Companies, IOCs, on its behalf.
President Buhari approves Interim Committee for NDDC
*Sends NDDC board list to Senate for confirmation
In line with his recent directive for a comprehensive audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), covering from 2001–2019 period, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of an Interim Management Committee (IMC) to prepare for the audit.
Ogoni Clean-up: FG committed to UNEP report implementation, Minister assures on visit to Ogoniland
The Honorable Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, has assured the people of Ogoni and indeed the world that President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to the full implementation of the recommendations in the United Nations Environmental Assessment Report on Ogoniland.
Groups, CSOs back Buhari on forensic audit of NDDC
The state Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-south and South-east regions, and civil society organisations, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his directive for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Osinbajo visits Nasarawa farm where ex-Niger Delta militant is developing 3,000 hectares farm
The coming together of communities in Hadari Emirate district in Kokona LGA of Nasarawa State to form a farming settlement for the production of livestock and crop products, under the auspices of the Nigerian Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS), is a true Nigerian story of honesty, hard work and cooperation regardless of ethnic differences and social background, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
NDDC to partner IFAD in $129m job creation project
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is partnering with the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, in a $129.21m Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises Project in the Niger Delta, LIFE-ND, to create jobs and reduce youth restiveness.
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
Approval for the establishment of Modular Refineries across the nine states of the Niger Delta
Resumption of Construction work on abandoned projects across the Niger Delta, including the all-important East-West Road
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.
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RT @HYPREPNigeria "In Gokana, we're very active right now in Mogho, there are 4 sites there with one shared between Bodo. There is another between K.Dere and Bera where we're also progressing at certain level."—The PC, @lemdek speaking to all Gokana traditional rulers who paid him a courtesy visit pic.twitter.com/Jdya…