January 31, 2014

Niger Delta Action Plan establishes a vision, but requires implementation mandate

By Johanna L. Wiese. Last week, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Elder Godsday Orubebe announced the launching of the $200 million Multi-Stakeholder Trust Fund (MSTF) in […]
January 30, 2014

Nigeria mobilises $700 million for Trans-Sahara gas project –Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday, January 29th, in a report on the status of the Trans-Saharan gas pipeline project presented at the 30th meeting of the NEPAD Heads of State and […]
January 28, 2014

NNPC Promises Increase in Gas Supply to Power

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, said that gas supply to power plants will improve over the next five weeks, following the massive repair works on […]
January 28, 2014

A look into the Niger Delta Amnesty Program- Success or Failure?

The Federal Government of Nigeria, under the leadership of the late President Umar Musa Yaradua, proclaimed unconditional amnesty for militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta and […]
January 27, 2014

Air Force Pledges To Fight Crime In Niger Delta

The Nigeria Air Force in Yenagoa expressed its readiness to collaborate with other security agencies to fight crime in the Niger Delta. AVM Samuel Abosede, the […]
January 23, 2014

ISS Strengthens Presence in Niger Delta

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has strengthened its presence in the Niger Delta with the opening of an office on Bonny […]
January 23, 2014

Development partners commit $300m to Nigeria’s SEEFOR project

The World Bank, other development partners and the European Union, EU, have provided the sum of $300m for the implementation of the State Employment and Expenditure […]
January 21, 2014

Gas City Project to Remain in Ugborodo

  There has been serious apprehension ever since the Federal Government announced Ugborodo community in Delta state as the proposed site of the $16 billion (N2.56 […]
January 20, 2014

Nigeria destroys 1, 951 illegal oil refineries, arrests 1, 857 in 2013

The Nigerian Army’s Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta says it destroyed 1 951 illegal oil refineries, 69 606 pieces of oil bunkering equipment, […]
January 16, 2014

A look at the proposed new army division for the Niger Delta

The Niger Delta region of Nigeria, the largest oil producing region in Africa and the eighth largest producer in the world accounts for about 98% of […]
January 7, 2014

New Army division to be established in Niger Delta

There are strong indications that the Niger Delta region of the country will soon have a division of the Nigerian Army whose primary responsibility will be to safeguard the nation’s economic and territorial assets, vanquish terrorism and contain future threats to the nation’s boundaries with Cameroon and other countries in the Gulf of Guinea area.