NDLink and PIND co-hosted a twitter chat on Nigeria's power sector. We hoped that via the chat, we could help raise awareness to some of the problems bedeviling the power sector in Nigeria as well as continue discussion on the power issues raised during the infrastructure panel at #NDDF2015.
Intels Logistics through Orlean Invest Africa Limited and its women empowerment project scheme (WEPS) has engaged more than 300 semi-literate and literate community women in garment making in line with the Federal governmentâ€™s policy on the development of Nigerian Content.
Blessing Timidi Digha volunteers her time as the Community Mobilization and Advocacy Officer at Girl Child Development and Support Initiative, a non-governmental, not for profit organization that advocates and work towards the advancement and development of the Nigerian Girl Child
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has announced plans to partner with the Cross River state government to create jobs. This was disclosed by the Director-General of SMEDAN, Alhaji Bature Umar Masari, while speaking to a delegation of the government of Cross River state led by the Special Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade on Inter-Governmental Affairs, Mr. Chris Njah Mbu-Ogar, who visited him in Abuja
Recently Bayelsa State Partners for Peace received funding from the Fund for Peace/United States Institute of Peace to implement a program aimed at mitigating election related violence in the State Gubernatorial Elections
PIND trained Uduak Affiaâ€™s Lazarus Care Mission International in July. She has since led her team to establish a biosand filter production facility in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, established links with UNICEFâ€™s WASH team in Akwa Ibom State and is actively promoting the biosand filter in Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States. Learn more about how sheâ€™s making an impact in water access in the Niger Delta.
Day 2 of the Niger Delta Development Forum was on November 18, 2015. After a very full and productive first day, participants piled back into the main conference room at the Best Western Hotel to continue conversations around sustainable development for the region.
The 4th Annual Niger Delta Development Forum with a theme of "Collaborative Efforts for Stimulating Investments and Inclusive Economic Growth in the Niger Delta" was held on November 17 - 18, 2015 in Delta state's capital city, Asaba.
lfeanyi Okowa of Delta State has challenged governments of Niger Delta states to harness the regionâ€™s natural resources for sustainable growth and development. Speaking in Asaba during a 2-day Niger Delta Development Forum, NDDF, Okowa stressed the need for collaborative efforts towards speedy growth of the region.