September 30, 2015

SPOTLIGHT ISSUE: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL (PIB)

Crude petroleum is Nigeria’s most important non-renewable energy source, contributing over 90 percent of the country’s foreign exchange earnings and about 80 percent of recurrent and […]
September 29, 2015

Entrepreneur Summit will bring together 2,000 SMEs in Port Harcourt

The International Entrepreneur Summit will bring together about 2,000 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Port Harcourt to discuss from ideas and strategies to help them grow in the midst of hard economic realities of the time. The Managing Director of I-Contact Connect Communication Limited, organisers of the summit, Dr. Larry-Goodwill Ajiola, made this known while addressing newsmen in Port Harcourt.
September 23, 2015

Netherlands, Nigeria to collaborate on Niger Delta Development

The Kingdom of Netherlands has expressed interest to collaborate with Federal Government in development of Niger Delta region.
September 23, 2015

AFDB Pledges $55 Billion For Energy Development In Africa

Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture and current African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has said he is determined to eliminate Africa’s energy deficit by 2025 by mobilizing $55 billion of investment.
September 22, 2015

Find out why you should apply for the Focus Hub Incubation Program

The Focus Hub is openings its doors to startups across the Niger Delta from the 1st of October, 2015. The space which is located on Psychiatric road will admit a number of Niger-Delta based startups into its incubator program. You can apply to join the incubator program regardless of the stage you are whether early stage or growth stage.
September 18, 2015

[INTERVIEW] A deep dive into the world of Lagos recycling with Wecylers

By Ese Emerhi, PIND’s Advocacy Manager   In early August, I visited Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, CEO and co-founder of Wecyclers in Lagos to learn more about […]
September 17, 2015

PIND Partners with UNICEF to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs’ responsiveness to conflict in the Niger Delta

On September 1st, The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) signed a partnership agreement with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs’ responsiveness to conflict in the Niger Delta.
September 17, 2015

FG partners with USAID to train Niger Delta Youths

The Federal Government Niger Delta Amnesty Programme in partnership with the United States’ Agency for International Development, USAID, will train the youths of the Niger Delta.
September 10, 2015

Assessing the Social Stabilization and Conflict Mitigating Opportunities and Constraints Present in PIND’s Aquaculture Value Chain Project

This study examines The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta’s (PIND’s) aquaculture pilot project at the Ufuoma Fish Farm in Warri, to determine how […]
September 9, 2015

World Bank commends Ondo Govt on improved health-care

The World Bank Team on Performance Based Financing (PBF) has commended the Ondo State government for running a unique and reform-oriented health system which is globally acknowledged and well accepted
September 7, 2015

Ojemai farms to invest in Sugar cane plantation in Edo

The management of Ojemai Farms Limited has concluded plans to invest in sugarcane production by establishing a sugarcane farm and sugar refining factory in Owan East local government area of the state. This is part of its expansionist policy in the agricultural sector.
September 4, 2015

10,000 Youths to benefit from Abia Technical Education Scheme

The Abia State Government has proposed an Education for Empowerment Programme aimed at reviving technical colleges in the state to train youths on technical skills for self-reliance.