August 28, 2015

A scoping study of Niger Delta Electricity Value Chain

Improved access to dependable electricity for industry, business, micro-enterprises, and households, coupled with other enabling factors, increases economic growth, generates meaningful employment and entrepreneurial opportunity, and […]
August 27, 2015

The State Of Niger Delta’s Tech Ecosystem

No doubt the Nigerian tech ecosystem is on its way to becoming one to contend with on the African continent with a growing number of tech hubs across the country, funding from local and international venture capitalists, stunning innovations by young men and women and hundreds of tech driven start-ups on the horizon, with Lagos receiving almost all the attention.
August 27, 2015

The State Of Niger Delta’s Tech Ecosystem

No doubt the Nigerian tech ecosystem is on its way to becoming one to contend with on the African continent with a growing number of tech hubs across the country, funding from local and international venture capitalists, stunning innovations by young men and women and hundreds of tech driven start-ups on the horizon, with Lagos receiving almost all the attention.
August 25, 2015

How startup incubators in Africa contribute to entrepreneurial success

Incubators are very relevant in Africa – and are working. Given a combined engineering and business background, the natural allure of being a founder existed for us at the Wennovation Hub, but we instead took the path of being facilitators – “a factory of start-ups” as we liked to say when the dream was launched on that dreadful spring day of February 2011. We did so because we saw an ecosystem problem: the lack of innovation institutions across Africa.
August 24, 2015

Rivers Govt to partner NMA on health care delivery

In order to ensure improved healthcare service delivery in Rivers state, the Rivers State Government has called for synergy between professional bodies in the health sector in the state.
August 24, 2015

Nigeria to benefit from $47m UNESCO water study

Nigeria is among 16 countries to benefit from a ground breaking research on Emerging Pollutants in Wastewater Reuse. The project is a collaboration between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).
August 20, 2015

NBC commences work on 80 billion Naira plant in Imo

The Management of Nigeria Bottling Company has disclosed plans to commence work on the 80 billion Naira mega plant project to be situated at Okigwe in Imo state.
August 18, 2015

A new drinkable book has pages that turn raw sewage into drinking water

As many as 358 million people in sub-Saharan Africa do not have reliable access to drinking water. Now, researchers have come up with a book on water safety whose pages can be used to filter water.
August 18, 2015

Niger Delta Development Forum: delivering sustainable and equitable socioeconomic improvement through industrial diversification

Held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, London Victoria This high level roundtable aimed to build upon the work of the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) and […]
August 18, 2015

Niger Delta Development Forum: delivering sustainable and equitable socioeconomic improvement through industrial diversification

Held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, London Victoria This high level roundtable aimed to build upon the work of the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) and […]
August 18, 2015

PIND Briefing: Conflict Prevention in Rivers State in the Aftermath of Election Violence

The Nigerian Presidential and National Assembly elections of March 2015 were widely praised by international observers as free and fair, with relatively peaceful outcomes across most […]
August 13, 2015

[VIDEO] How to use the Mechanical Adjustable Harvester

To improve palm fruit harvesting in the region, PIND introduced the Mechanical Adjustable Harvester and succeeded in engendering interest in production of the machine for Nigeria. This video shows how the MAH can be used