Entries by Niger Delta New Vision

Niger Delta: 2,500 Amnesty beneficiaries for training in fishing sector

In line with the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) to boost the economy, the Presidential Amnesty Programme has disclosed its plans to train 2,500 beneficiaries of the Amnesty Programme. According to a statement from the Amnesty Office, the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, further said 2,000 of the beneficiaries would be employed in the fishing sector at the […]

Niger Delta New Vision workshop: Partnership for regional development & nation-building: A Reporter’s Diary

The Agenda for Niger Delta New Vision media workshop held on August 2, 2018 at BON Hotel in Warri, Delta State, was different from another workshop I had attended prior to that day. Apart from focusing on the Niger Delta region, it brought together representatives from media houses and Civil society Organisations (CSOs), and offered them the opportunity to deliberate on government’s development efforts in the region.

“Ogoni Clean Up is well on track”

By Kpobari Nafo Joseph The attention of the Management of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, HYPREP has been drawn to separate publications in The Guardian Newspaper of 6th August, 2018 with the titles, “Niger Delta Leaders, Stakeholders Decry Slow Pace of Ogoni Cleanup” and the Guardian editorial, “What’s delaying the Ogoni cleanup project”, respectively. While […]

#7BigWins: Nigeria, Niger sign MOU on refinery project

Today, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) of Nigeria and his counterpart, the President of the Republic of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou oversaw the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the Niger/Nigeria Hydrocarbon Pipeline & Refinery Projects & Inauguration of the Steering and Technical Committees. This epoch-making signing is part of the strategies to reposition Nigeria’s Oil & Gas […]