Afterschool Centre for Career Development Launches #PushForSkills Campaign

Afterschool Centre for Career Development has announced the launch of its conversational series #PushForSkills Campaign organized as part of the organized as part of its activities to celebrate and promote the United Nations World Youth Skills Day. Designated by the United Nations as an Official UN day, the World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) had become […]


Heritage Bank, Biase Plantations sign N232 million Agreement

Heritage Bank Plc, in Lagos, at the weekend, signed a N232 million pilot phase of out-growers agreement with Biase Plantations Limited (BPL), and its joint venture partner, PZ Wilmar Limited. The move is expected to support plans to restore Nigeria’s lost glory in the agricultural sector and reposition the country as the highest oil palm […]


Here’s a List of Flood Prone LGAs in the Niger Delta

Here’s a list of flood prone areas in the Nine Niger Delta states. Residents of these LGAs are advised to take precautionary measures.   Abia Umuahia North, Umuahia South, Ukwa West, Ukwa East Akwa Ibom Ikot Abasi, Eastern Obolo, Ibeno, Mbo, Esit Eket, Urue-Offong/Oruko, Oron, Nsit Atai, Itu and Uruan Bayelsa Southern Ijaw, Brass, Nembe, […]


MacArthur Foundation awards $9 million Grant to Nigerian CSOs

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced nearly $9 million in funding to advance accountability and anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria. The grants are part of the Foundation’s On Nigeria grant-making, which seeks to reduce corruption by building an “atmosphere of accountability, transparency, and good governance in the country”. The grants will support […]


NAOC Trains Vendors, Contractors on Business Development

The Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the outfit, Massimo Insulla, who disclosed this, said part of the training, also included business succession planning for the contractors and vendors. Insulla made the disclosure while declaring open a two-day Business Leadership Workshop, attended by hundreds of business executives in oil and gas industry, in Owerri, capital […]


Study Reveals Impact of Recession on Nigeria’s Agriculture

The Federal Government and international development organisations must refocus their policies on agriculture to reshape their interventions to mitigate the negative impact of the recent devaluation of the Naira on the sector growth, a study by two development groups said. The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta, PIND, and the Market Development in […]


Attaining SDGs: a Tough Task for Nigeria — Prof Maiturare

Prof. Muhammad Maiturare, Vice Chancellor, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU) Lapai in Niger, ‎ has said that attaining the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda would be a “tough task” for Nigeria. “Unless drastic actions are taken, the dream of attaining that agenda will remain a mirage,” Maiturare said in Lapai on Friday. Maiturare’s position is […]


Chevron’s Model Community Program in the Niger Delta

Chevron has a 100-year history and long-term investments in Nigeria, making them the third-largest oil producer in the country and one of its largest investors. We operate under a joint-venture arrangement with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the onshore and offshore assets in the Niger Delta region, and we have extensive interests in […]


Chevron Trains 26 Nigerians on Sonam – Okan Pipeline Pig Receiver Fabrication Project

The Nigerian Content Human Capacity Development Initiative (NCHCDI) on the Sonam Pipeline Pig Receiver Project was successfully commenced on Monday March 13, 2017.  The Kick-off event involved the onboarding of 26 Nigerians comprising 10 graduates and 16 artisans who are to be trained in engineering, welding and fabrication. The Okan PRP fabrication scope which covers […]


Another Major Milestone for Chevron’s GMoU

Comrade Jude Ebitimi Ukori accepted the toga of leadership as the fourth Chairman of the Egbema Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation. Comrade Ukori emerged leader and took over from Chief Michael Johnny after a keenly contested election that was adjudged to be free and fair. Mr. Esimaje Brikinn, General Manager Policy Government and Public Affairs (PGPA), […]