February 26, 2021

Herder-Farmer Conflict in the Niger Delta – February 21 – 27, 2021

  This edition of the weekly update spotlights emerging trends in the herder-farmer conflict in the Niger Delta with a focus on the criminal aspect of […]
February 22, 2021

US Consulate Representatives Visit the Bodo Cleanup Project Site

  Representatives from the United States Consulate in Lagos visited the Bodo Cleanup Project site on Thursday 11 February 2021 to understand the level of work […]
February 19, 2021

Targeted Killings of Security Operatives by Criminals in the Niger Delta – February 14-20, 2021

  This edition of the weekly update spotlights targeted killings of security operatives by criminals in the Niger Delta. According to data, targeted violence against security […]
February 12, 2021

Spotlighting Outbreak of Lassa Fever in Edo and Ondo State – February 07 – 13, 2021

  This special edition of the weekly update spotlights emerging threats to public health and human security in the Niger Delta with a focus on the […]
February 10, 2021

Niger Delta Annual Conflict Report: January – December 2020

  The Niger Delta peace and security landscape underwent significant changes in 2020. Diverse conflict risk factors contributed to the changing conflict and security dynamics during […]
February 8, 2021

PIND, Ondo discuss repositioning OSOPADEC as Akeredolu approves Ondo State Agricultural Policy

  The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) led by its Executive Director, Dr. Dara Akala met with the Executive Governor of Ondo […]
February 1, 2021

Civil Society Coalition on Civic Spaces and Human Rights (CSCCSHR) pays visit to NSCDC Commandant

  The Civil Society Coalition on Civic Spaces and Human Rights, supported by Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN), paid an advocacy visit to the Rivers State Commandant […]
February 1, 2021
Paradigm Initiative Press Freedom NDLink

[Press Release] A Call to end the Clampdown on Press Freedom in Nigeria

  On the 27th of January 2021, Peoples Gazette released a statement calling on the government to restore the news platform for public access. Peoples Gazette […]
January 29, 2021

Special Report | Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 – Host Communities Development

  Executive Summary The Host Communities Development Section of the Petroleum Industry Bill, 2020 (hereafter called the “Host Communities Development Bill”) presents an important opportunity to […]
January 26, 2021

Bodo Cleanup Project Set to Start Mangrove Plantings

  By Bariton Lezabbey An integral part of the Bodo Remediation Project is the revegetation of roughly 760 hectares using approximately 1.9 million plants to compensate […]
January 12, 2021

Niger Delta Community waits for Seven-Months to Resume Remediation Activities: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Bodo Cleanup Project

  By: Bariton Lezabbey   It’s no more a piece of breaking news how the pandemic has disrupted the world’s economy, by increasing the rate of […]
January 12, 2021

Removal of Nypa Palm Within Bodo Cleanup Work Area

  The invasive nypa palm (Nypa Fruticans) originated in the Indo-Pacific region and was brought to Nigeria in the early 1900s. The nypa palm plant structure […]