Entries by Niger Delta New Vision

Meet the new coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo

The Presidential Amnesty Programme of the Buhari administration has recorded successes in maintaining peace, security and stability in the Niger Delta region.  The Amnesty Programme remains one of the cardinal points of the Buhari­­ administration’s Niger Delta New Vision to bring succour to the people of Niger Delta and eliminate youth’s restiveness. The programme has […]

Ogoni Clean-up: HYPREP gives progress report

Within the last nine months, the Project Coordination Office (PCO) of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) has recorded some remarkable achievements. In a statement, the team gave a breakdown of its activities. Training We have trained some graduates from Ogoni who studied Environmental Sciences. The training was to build their capacity for the remediation work. Provision […]

‘Modular refineries will stop illegal refining in Niger Delta’ – Ekere

The Buhari administration’s modular refineries scheme would stop illegal refining of crude oil in the Niger Delta.   The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, said this on Saturday.   Ekere, who spoke to THISDAY in Owerri, where he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree award […]

Modular refinery: Obasanjo praises President Buhari, says administration has succeeded where others failed

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the weekend praised President Muhammad Buhari for achieving huge success in an area where previous administrations, including his, could not make headway, Leadership reports. According to the paper, Obasanjo described as “commendable” the Buhari administration’s decision to award operational licences to 22 firms for the construction of modular refineries in […]

Amnesty Programme – PANDEF set up 16-Member committee to interface with FG

Niger Delta elders under the aegis of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) have set up a 16-member bipartisan regional Presidential Amnesty committee to interface with the Federal Government to further strengthen the amnesty programme. Air Commodore Nkanga (rtd) is the head of the committee, while the former governor of Edo state, Professor Osariemhe Osunbor is […]

Modular refineries will create more jobs, tackle fuels scarcity – expert

The establishment of modular refineries in the Niger Delta will create more jobs for Nigeria’s teeming youth population and also tackle fuel scarcity in the country. This was stated by Adeola Adenikinju, a research professor at the Centre for Econometrics and Allied Research and who has consulted for the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), in […]

[INTERVIEW] Maritime university will benefit Niger Delta youths, create jobs, attract investment to region, says VC

#NDNewVision: MARITIME UNIVERISTY WILL BENEFIT NIGER DELTA YOUTHS, CREATE JOBS, ATTRACT INVESTMENT TO REGION, SAYS VC *”University will boost the marine industry, Nigeria‘s education system” In line with the Federal Government’s new vision for the Niger Delta, significant strides have been made to ensure smooth take-off of Nigeria’s first maritime university, explains the Vice Chancellor […]