December 12, 2014

Niger Delta Ministry Empowers 1,031 Non-militant Youths

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Dr Steve Oru, says the Federal Government has empowered 1,031 non-militant youths in the region on various vocational skills since the inception of the ministry.
December 9, 2014

Kogi, Bayelsa begin 200.000bpd Refinery Project

Barring any last minute administrative or technical setback, Kogi State would soon join the big league of Nigeria’s oil producing states when its first 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) refinery, undertaken by Creek Refinery and Petrochemicals
December 8, 2014

Delta Declares Free Interest for Beneficiaries of CBN N2bn MSME Funds

Delta State government said it will pay N90 million to offset the nine per cent interest rate of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) N2 billion micro, small and medium enterprises development funds (MSMEDF) to the state
December 8, 2014

Chevron, FRSC, others educate Delta pupils on safety

Star Deepwater Petroleum Limited (a Chevron company and operator of the Agbami Field) and its partners in the Agbami Field: Famfa Oil Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Statoil Nigeria Limited,
December 5, 2014

Bayelsa government tasks Agip on power supply to host communities

Bayelsa state government on Monday, met with the management of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company, in a bid to resolve a number of issues bordering on crude oil production output within the state and the country generally, as well as the challenges being faced by the company.
December 5, 2014

Ecobank hands over N75m hostel to Delta State University

As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, Ecobank Nigeria, at the weekend, handed over a multi-million naira hostel complex to the Delta State University, Abraka.
December 5, 2014

Delta State Government disburses N500 million loan to MSMEs

The Delta State Government, in conjunction with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), recently disbursed N500 million to Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in the state.
December 4, 2014

Interview with NDLink Program Manager, Ese Emerhi as NDLink wraps up its first year

Ese Emerhi has spent the last 5 years building online communities of practice, most recently with the World Bank Institute's Knowledge Exchange Unit, where she developed strategies and tactics to help emerging online community managers at the World Bank launch and maintain development communities across the world.
December 4, 2014

Nigerian government approves N800m for research centre in UNIPORT

The Nigeria Government said on Tuesday it approved N800 million for the construction of a “state-of-the-art” library at the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT.
December 3, 2014

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Launched

The Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the launch of a $100m Pan-African entrepreneurship initiative – The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – a multi-year programme of training, funding, and mentoring, designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs
December 3, 2014

UNDP to provide N1.68tr for Niger Delta development

The Minister/ Deputy Chairman, National Planning Commission, Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman, has disclosed that the sum of $10bn would be provided by the United Nation Development Program for the funding of the Niger Delta Action Plan over the next five years.