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Maritime University will fulfill Nigeria’s economic dream – NIMASA DG

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the coming of the Nigeria Maritime University (NMU), at Okerenkoko, marks the launch of an institution of critical importance to the economic development of the country. According to ThisDay , Peterside, stated this during the maiden matriculation of […]

FG approves N100bn for completion of East West road project – Minister

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has said that the Federal Government had approved the sum of N100bn for the completion of Sections 1 to 4 of the East West road project. The Minister disclosed this at a meeting with the Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas (HOSTCOM), led […]

FG to set up cassava processing centre in Ogoniland

The Federal Government says it is planning to set up a cassava processing centre in Ogoniland to serve as alternative source of livelihood for the people of the area. According to Leadership, Dr Marvin Dekil, Project Coordinator, Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), under the Ministry of Enviroment, made the disclosure. He was speaking at the […]

Senate, Reps committees task Niger Delta ministry on budget implementation

The Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Niger Delta have emphasised the need for effective implementation of budgetary allocations to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, for the benefits of the people of the Niger Delta region. This view was expressed by the Chairmen of the committees on Niger Delta when the Minister of […]

We’re not owing Niger Delta ex-militants Stipends, Allowances – PAP

The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) is up-to-date with payment of stipends, books and in-training allowances to Niger Delta ex-militants. According to a Pulse Nigeria report, Mr Murphy Ganagana, Special Assistant Media to the Coordinator, PAP, Prof. Charles Dokubo, made this known in Abuja, while responding to claims by some people that the Amnesty office owed. It could […]

Kachikwu to x-ray oil and gas investment opportunities at NCDMB forum

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu has been confirmed as lead discussant on the available and emerging investment opportunities in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry, at the forthcoming Nigerian Oil and Gas Opportunity Fair (NOGOF). Kachikwu is to play a lead role in the discussions at the forum on the […]

Niger Delta: “NDDC to fast-track completion of ongoing projects”

*Inspects work on new headquarters The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has renewed its drive to fast-track the completion of its projects spread across the nine Niger Delta states, especially major projects that will transform the region significantly. The mandates of the commission (NDDC) include the development of the oil- rich Niger Delta, the formulation […]