The Federal Government has pledged commitment to thorough clean up of Ogoniland, and development of the Niger Delta region. This was stated by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta, in the Office of the Vice President, Mr. Edobor Iyamu, during a one-day High Level Advocacy Workshop on the Clean-up of the […]
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The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is working to ensure the provision of solar power to communities of the Niger Delta region that are not covered by the national grid. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Nsima Ekere, said this when the leader of the Sustainable Energy Practitioners of Nigeria, SEPAN, Federal Ministry of Environment and […]
The Buhari administration’s Niger Delta New Vision is designed to “develop a new and prosperous Niger Delta through the Federal Government’s forthright partnerships with State Governments, the Private Sector and Local Communities.” Ongoing projects under the Niger Delta New Vision include: Take-off of Maritime University in Delta State Commencement of Ogoni Clean-up Approval for […]
As part of the Niger Delta New Vision of President Muhammadu Buhari administration, two modular refineries in Niger Delta region are expected to be inaugurated by the end of this year. OPAC Refinery, Umuseti, Delta State Two modular refinery projects have commenced construction out of the 10 licensed projects identified for possible groundbreaking. They are the: […]
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has presented award letters to 200 graduates from the Niger Delta region for its 2018 Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Programme. According to a statement by the NDDC, during a pre-departure briefing and orientation at the Hotel Presidential in Port Harcourt, the NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsima Ekere, charged the scholars […]
Towards the implementation of the UNEP Report on the provision of emergency measures (water supply and health study), the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) has commenced the survey and sampling of drinking water sources in the impacted communities of Ogoniland. The exercise, which started in November and lasted for 10 days, was carried out from […]
The academic partnership between Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) in Jamaica, and two Nigerian universities – University of Lagos and the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, in Delta State – would be mutually beneficial to each country’s human capital development, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this during a meeting on Wednesday at […]
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has inaugurated the 5.15-kilometre Oku Iboku Internal Road Project in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. It also inspected the road and erosion control project which it is executing at the University of Uyo. Speaking at the commissioning of the Oku Ibokun roads and drainage, the NDDC […]
The United States Consulate in Nigeria says it continues to discuss and work with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to strengthen collaboration on strategies to improve peace and security to facilitate the sustainable development of the Niger Delta region. Speaking during a courtesy visit to the NDDC management at the Commission’s headquarters in Port […]
*Lauds appointment of Dokubo A group, the Forum for the Advancement and Upliftment of the Niger Delta (FAUND), has lauded the Presidential Amnesty Programme, which it said is fulfilling its key mandate of catering to the needs and aspirations of ex-agitators in the Niger Delta. In a statement signed by FAUND President, Nimitein Oyibo, the […]
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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"We are looking forward to strengthening the collaboration with the EU, because water is life. We definitely need sustainable water projects because it is part of our mandate to bring potable water to the inhabitants of the Niger Delta region" #NDNewVision ndnewvision.gov.ng/n…
RT @HYPREPNigeria Provision of potable water; HYPREP and Rivers State Min of Water Res commence joint inspection and assessment of water facilities in Ogoniland to be rehabilitated by HYPREP @WazinJ @lemdek @ndnewvision @toluogunlesi @rukaino @FMEnvng @channelstv pic.twitter.com/AWqB…
VP @ProfOsinbajo in Delta State today highlight the gains recorded under President Muhammadu Buhari administration in the Niger Delta and why the people should vote for APC #NDNewVision pic.twitter.com/jAmm…
"The Rivers State Government has given approval to a request by @HYPREPNigeria to re-activate state water facilities in Ogoniland as part of effort to provide potable water for Ogoni communities" #NDNewVision #OgoniCleanUp ndnewvision.gov.ng/o…