Niger Delta

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 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 […]
January 27, 2021

Petroleum Industry Bill, 2020

  Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy, is still largely governed by the Petroleum Act and the Petroleum Profit Tax (PPT) Act, […]
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 […]
October 30, 2020

Demonstrations in the Niger Delta – October 25-31, 2020

  This special edition of the weekly update spotlights the violent demonstrations in the Niger Delta in the aftermath of the ‘EndSARS’ protests in Nigeria. The […]
September 30, 2020

Akpabio: NDDC needs new roadmap

  The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio says that the ministry is committed to harmonizing the Niger Delta Regional Development Master Plan (NDRDMP) […]
June 16, 2020

Nigeria’s Public Education in a Post-COVID World: Strategies for Inclusive Learning in Tertiary Institutions

  POLICY MEMO (Stanford/MIT COVID-19 Policy Hackathon) To: Adamu Adamu, Honourable Minister of Education, Nigeria From: Ebenezar Wikina, Chimdi Chukwukere, Comfort Onyaga, Kehinde Adebiyi, Oteheri Akinruntan […]
May 29, 2020
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[Policy Brief] Dirty fuel: an analysis of official and unofficial petroleum products in the Niger Delta

  Official fuel quality regulation must be enforced to stem widespread toxic air quality in Nigeria. Research in the Niger Delta suggests that low quality, highly […]
May 19, 2020

Dirty diesel, petrol, and kerosene; the toxic trio for Nigerians’ lungs and livelihoods

  SDN today reveals research that suggests low quality, highly toxic fuels are sold to Nigeria by international commodity traders. These traders exploit Nigeria’s weak and […]
May 19, 2020

NDC Statement on the Appointment of Ibrahim Agboola Gambari as Chief Of Staff to the Nigerian President

  Friday, 15th May, 2020 | Isaac Boro Park, Port Harcourt The attention of the Niger Delta Congress (NDC) has been drawn to the appointment of […]
May 19, 2020

Niger Delta Quarterly Conflict Tracker – Q1 2020

  The Niger Delta Peace and conflict landscape remained largely unchanged during the first quarter of 2020. There were no significant changes in the trends and […]
March 20, 2020

Baby Trafficking in the Niger Delta – March 15-21, 2020

  Trafficking of babies is increasingly becoming prevalent in the Niger Delta, especially in Rivers, Edo, Delta, Cross River, Imo, and Akwa Ibom states. It has […]