Wednesday, 8th December 2021
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Niger Delta

16 Nov
Solving Niger Delta challenges requires combined efforts, resources, and capabilities of stakeholders, the new Executive Director of Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta
14 Nov
The Minster of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has pledged the support of the ministry to ensure the speedy completion
10 Nov
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, Delta State, yesterday, began the training of selected youths
9 Nov
Members of Niger Delta and Regional Development Thematic Area have canvassed seven per cent increment of Resource Control for the host communities as contained in the Petroleum Industrial Act (PIA).
9 Nov
Ijaw National Congress (INC) has called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to address brewing agitations in Niger Delta, especially the “continued delay of the inauguration of a substantive board for the NDDC.”
29 Oct
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and some stakeholders in the host communities have said the relocation of international oil companies (IOCs) to Niger Delta region was loverdue.
28 Oct
Troops of Operation Delta Safe have deactivated a total of 27 illegal refining sites across Niger Delta region, in the last two weeks.
25 Oct
Niger Delta stakeholders have declared that the region will remain underdeveloped unless the majority of its people are allowed free access to do business on its waterways.
12 Oct
The Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio may have gained the acceptance of prominent Northern elites, politicians, academicians and opinion leaders to join the presidential race
30 Sep
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alleged that the exclusion of other regions in the country from key appointments and absence of social justice were some of the factors causing unrest and violence in the country.
27 Sep
Despite ongoing amnesty and other measures to address crude theft in the Niger-Delta region and over N32 billion paid between January and July on pipeline security and maintenance cost, Nigeria’s production challenges appear unabated...
23 Sep
A Niger Delta group, the Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the demands of host communities and the Niger Delta region


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