February 1, 2023

2023 Election: Five Gubernatorial Candidates Sign Peace Pact in Akwa Ibom

  Five gubernatorial candidates in Akwa Ibom State have signed the 2023 Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Peace Pact. The pact which was signed under the […]
December 2, 2022

Preventing Niger Delta Disaster in Kolmani

The government of Nigeria recently commenced the first crude oil drilling project in the Kolmani field, which is lapping on the border of Bauchi and Gombe […]
November 24, 2022

Niger Delta Quarterly Conflict Tracker: 2022 Q3

  The Niger Delta peace and conflict landscape was relatively stable in the third quarter of 2022. There was a decrease in lethal violence during the […]
November 22, 2022

Shell begins distribution of $1m relief materials to support flood victims in Niger Delta

  Leading energy company and key stakeholder in the Niger Delta, Shell, has called on other players in the region to join in the efforts to provide […]
November 11, 2022

Niger Delta Weekly Update for November 06-12, 2022b

  This weekly update highlights gang violence in the Niger Delta with a focus on cult and gang related killings in Rivers State. According to data […]
November 11, 2022

Niger Delta Weekly Update for November 06-12, 2022a

  This weekly update spotlights human rights violations in the Niger Delta with a focus on human rights violations and extra-judicial killings by public security forces […]
November 9, 2022

Flood: Respite as NDDC commences repairs on East-West Road

  PORT HARCOURT – NIGER Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has commenced repairs to restore vehicular movement on sections cut off by the flood on the stretch […]
November 7, 2022

Niger Delta Group Calls For Transparency In Distribution Of Food, Other Relief Materials To Flood Victims

  A group, the Niger Delta Progressive Youth Forum, has demanded transparency and accountability in the distribution of relief items by the National Emergency Management Agency […]
November 4, 2022

Niger Delta Weekly Update for October 30 – November 05, 2022

  This weekly update spotlights gender-based violence (GBV) in the Niger Delta with a focus on violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Ondo State. According […]
October 28, 2022

Niger Delta Weekly Update for October 23-29, 2022b

  This weekly update spotlights organized criminality in the Niger Delta with a focus on criminal violence in Rivers State. According to data (see map above), […]
October 17, 2022

Eight Persons Killed As Flood Washes Pythons, Dangerous Sea Reptiles Into Niger Delta Communities

  Devastating floods have continued to ravage Niger Delta communities, sweeping pythons and other reptiles into the areas – a development which has heightened panic among […]
October 14, 2022

Nigeria floods: expert insights into why they’re so devastating and what to do about them.

  Nigeria is experiencing its worst flooding in over a decade. Over 1.4 million people have been displaced, 500 have been reported dead and thousands have been injured. […]