February 22, 2016

Nigeria, Netherlands collaborates to boost food production

Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, in bid to boost food production in the country stated that the Nigerian government will be collaborating with Netherland’s government in area of machineries that can convert shafts from rice mills to briquettes for household use.
February 19, 2016

Chinese firm employs 500 people in Edo

A Chinese firm, Time Ceramics Limited located in Utesi Community in Benin City has employed 500 indigene of Edo state. This was made known by the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Zhang Li Xin when the Governor of Edo state visited the factory.
February 17, 2016

Cross River and Irish Government partner on infrastructural development

The Republic of Ireland has indicated interest to partner Nigeria in various socio economic and infrastructural programs to help address the problem of youth restiveness in the Niger Delta region.
February 17, 2016

January Conflict Tracker for the 9 Niger Delta states

This monthly tracker is designed to update Peace Agents on patterns and trends in conflict risk and violence, as identified by the Integrated Peace and Development Unit (IPDU) early warning system, and to seek feedback and input for response to mitigate areas of conflict
February 17, 2016

Private Sector Landscape Analysis of Nigeria: Empowering Women and Girls Through Partnerships

Women and girls in Nigeria face enormous challenges to achieving full participation in their society. A highly conservative, patriarchal culture exists in much of Nigeria, where many women believe their place is solely in the home.
February 16, 2016

FG to deploy soldiers to the Niger Delta to fight criminal activities

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has reinforced military operations in the Niger Delta so as to wage a decisive war against pipelines vandals and sundry criminal activities in the region.
February 16, 2016

Gender and Conflict Analysis Toolkit for Peace Builders

The gender & conflict analysis toolkit for peacebuilders provides practical guidance to peacebuilding practitioners on using gender and conflict analysis.
February 12, 2016

PIND’s Media hub trains PPCD on proper storytelling

The Media hub of the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) recently conducted a training on photography and videography for the Participatory Partnerships For Community Development (PPCD)
February 12, 2016

Powering Africa Summit: Implications for Powering the Niger Delta

The 2nd Annual Powering Africa Summit was held on the 28-29 January 2016 in Washington D.C. The summit is a platform to showcase power, trade and infrastructure investment opportunities across the African continent. The event also serves as a platform to engage more than 400 decision makers from the United States and African public and private sectors to explore different options that could contribute to a good energy mix to meet the growing energy demands of the continent and how bankable electricity projects can be increased
February 12, 2016

NDPI, PIND & Partners Brief Vice President of Nigeria

The Executive Director of the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND), Sam Daibo, met with the vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, professor Yemi Osinbajo on Feb. 4 at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria
February 9, 2016

Imo state government commits N5bn for rural development

About five billion naira has been set aside by the Imo state government for massive development in the rural communities in the state. This was made known by the Governor Rochas Okorocha at the inauguration of the 305 Government Liaison Officers (GLOs) representing each of the 305 Independent National Electoral Commission’s Wards in the state.
February 5, 2016

Reporting for Development: A guide for African Journalists

Development journalism has often been labelled as boring, too positive and abstract, far removed from the popular journalistic mantra “If it bleeds it leads.”Yet in Africa, as […]