Entries by Niger Delta New Vision

Ogoni Clean-up: Minister lauds HYPREP on initiative

The Honorable Minister of State Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has expressed the Federal Government’s satisfaction over the ongoing Ogoni free medical outreach programme, an initiative of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP). Jibril made the commendation  at Gokana General hospital Terabor, where he witnessed over 40 Ogoni indigenes undergo surgical operations free of charge, […]

#NDNewVision: FG team visits OPAC modular refinery in Delta State

*On completion, first phase to produce 7,000 bpd In furtherance of the Federal Government’s commitment to improving domestic refining capacity and ongoing efforts in this direction in the support of the establishment of third-party financed Modular refineries, a team from the Office of the Vice President and the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources led by the […]

You have set the tone for positive things in Niger Delta- Dalung lauds Usani

The Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has been commended for the series of projects the Ministry had inaugurated under this administration, saying he had set the tone for positive things in the region. The Honourable Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Barr. Solomon Dalung gave this commendation when he paid […]

FG Empowers Women from Niger Delta Region with ₦15 Million

In fulfillment of part of its pledge to improving the lives of people in the Niger Delta region, the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, continued its women development campaign through the sponsorship of individuals from the region in vocational training programmes. A one month training programme which was undertaken at the […]

Ogoni cleanup: FG begins medical outreach towards implementing UNEP report

The Federal Government has commenced the second phase of its free medical outreach in Ogoniland.This is part of the activities to implement the United Nations Environment Protection Report (UNEP) in the area. The Project Coordinator of Hydrocarbon Pollutions Remediation Project (HYPREP), Dr. Marvin Dekil, disclosed this yesterday. According to the Guardian, Dekil said Kana people would […]

NDDC plans to generate 7,000 megawatts of electricity for Niger Delta region

Plans are underway to generate 7,000 megawatts of electricity to improve power supply and enhance economic activities in the Niger Delta region. This was stated by the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Nigeria Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Akure, Ondo […]

#NDNewVision: Maritime University commence Lectures

Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta  State, has today commenced full academic activities for the 2017/2018 session. It would be recalled that the take-off of the Maritime University was one of the major requests of the region tabled before the Federal Government. The commencement of lectures in the University is also a fulfillment of the Buhari administration’s […]

#NDNewVision: Maritime University commence lectures, fulfillment of FG’s promise to region

In fulfilment of the Buhari administration’s commitment to develop the Niger Delta in line with its New Vision for the region, the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, has today commenced lectures for the 2017/2018 academic year. A total of 196 students have so far been accepted into the University to commence their academic programmes. The […]

#NDNewVision: NDDC, Ondo State Begin N19B Coastal Road

The Ondo State Government and the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have jointly flagged off the construction of the N19.2 billion Araromi-Akodo/Ibeju-Lekki Road, connecting Ondo and Lagos states. Speaking at the ceremony to mark the commencement of work on the 50-kilometre road at the Araromi Seaside, Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, the Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, […]