May 27, 2014

EU Partners World Bank, FG to Improve Governance, Youth Employment in the Niger Delta

European Union (EU) is partnering with World Bank and Federal Government to improve governance and youth employment in four Niger Delta states via the national launch […]
May 27, 2014

$16bn Gas City Project: Uduaghan Inaugurates 21-Man Peace Committee

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan has inaugurated a 21-man Peace Committee that would interface between the host community, Ugborodo and the Federal Government on the 16 billion dollars […]
May 27, 2014

Imo state citizens in SA to partner with Imo for job creation and industrialization

Imo State citizens based in South Africa have disclosed plans to partner with the Imo State government for the industrialization of the State and job creation […]
May 23, 2014

Nigeria’s attraction draws $480m USTDA investment grant

Nigeria is now becoming an investment destination for foreign investors, as three companies yesterday signed a $480 million grant with US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). […]
May 23, 2014

Nigeria, FAO pool N109m to develop irrigation policy

The Federal Government of Nigeria in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) have provided N109 million to develop and finalize a National Irrigation Policy […]
May 21, 2014

Reality TV series on Niger Delta premières in Lagos

On April 27th “Dawn in The Creeks” premièred in Lagos – the first attempt at a television series that would chronicle new youth voices emerging from […]
May 21, 2014

NDDC begins stakeholders’ engagements in nine states

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has kicked off a series of consultative stakeholders’ meetings in 9 states of the Niger Delta region. The meetings, which […]
May 20, 2014

FG Earmarks N2bn for Maritime Institute in Rivers

The federal government has said it would establish a maritime training institute at Obu-Ama in Degema Local Government of Rivers State to train ex-agitators in the […]
May 15, 2014

Bayelsa Governor Vows To Complete Abandoned Projects

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that despite the dwindling statutory allocations the state receives from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, (FAAC) in recent […]
May 13, 2014

FG, USAID, GE Sign $20m Health Care Agreement

The Federal Government has signed a 20 million dollar agreement with two international donor agencies to reduce preventable child and maternal deaths. Health minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu […]
May 12, 2014

Dickson presents N30m draft to Niger Delta women in Lagos

As part of his eco­nomic empower­ment programme for Women, the Bayelsa State Governor, Se­riake Dickson yesterday in Lagos presented a draft of N30 million draft as […]
May 12, 2014

WEF Launches U.S.$1.7 Trillion Devt Initiative for Africa

The World Economic Forum and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation has set up a joint task force to redesign development financing for Africa and other developing […]