Entries by Arukaino Umukoro

Niger Delta New Vision birthed take-off of Maritime University, development projects in region – Osinbajo

Speech by His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, at the 1st Matriculation Ceremony of The Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, on Saturday, 6th April, 2019 (Delivered by Mr. Edobor Iyamu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Economic Matters/Niger Delta, Office of the Vice President) Protocol […]

#NDNewVision PHOTOS: 1st Matriculation Ceremony, Maritime University

Photos from the 1st Matriculation Ceremony of the Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, which held today, Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the University’s take-off campus. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, was represented at the event by Mr. Edobor Iyamu, Senior Special Assistant to the President, Economic matters/Niger Delta, Office of the Vice President. The […]

Buhari administration remains committed to Niger Delta’s development – VP Osinbajo

*Says Maritime University poised to become Centre of Excellence, as Institution celebrates 1st Matriculation ceremony   The Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, is proof of the unwavering commitment of the Buhari Administration to the development and progress of the Niger Delta. This was stated by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, during the University’s maiden […]

Our Next Target is Job Creation for Niger Deltans – Dokubo

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has said that creation of job opportunities for Niger Deltans that have been trained under the Presidential Amnesty Programme, will be vigorously pursued this year. According to a Vanguard report, Dokubo who is also Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), stated this […]

NDDC, EU to strengthen partnership on Sustainable Water Projects

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will strengthen its collaboration with the European Union, EU, through the Niger Delta Support Programme, NDSP, to resuscitate abandoned water infrastructure across the nine Niger Delta states. According to a statement by the Commission, the NDDC Acting Managing Director, Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, stated this when a delegation […]

Collaboration will fast-track development in Ondo coastal areas, says NDDC

Community leaders and stakeholders across coastal communities of Ondo State have been urged to appeal to youths in the area to give room to development by embracing peace. This was stated by the commissioner on the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC), Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, who made the call in Igbokoda headquarters of […]

NDDC to begin construction of road in Abia

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commenced the construction of the dilapidated Ubahu- Ihube- Okigwe expressway in Umunneochi local council of Abia State. The 15-kilometre road being undertaken by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) with a bridge will cost about N372 million and has nine months delivery time, the Guardian reports. However, the […]

Ogoni Clean-Up: HYPREP, Rivers State Ministry partner to provide potable water for Ogoniland

The Rivers State Government has given approval to a request by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, HYPREP to re-activate state water facilities in Ogoniland as part of effort to provide potable water for Ogoni communities. In a statement from HYPREP, the Rivers State Commissioner for Water Resources and Rural Development, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku gave the […]