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Group Injects $30m To Boost Agribusiness In Cross River, 5 Other States

By Richard Ndoma, Leadership About $ 30 million has been injected into the rural economies of six States of Abia, Bayelsa, Cross River, Edo, Delta, and Ondo to boost agricultural productivity and value addition across seven commodities value chains. National Project Coordinator of Livelihood Improvement Family Entreprises, Niger Delta (LIFE-ND), Engr. Sanni Fatai Abiodun disclosed

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PIND Foundation Facilitates Peace Building Amongst UNICAL Students, Environs

By Godwin Otang The Foundation for Partnership Initiative In the Niger Delta (PIND) has commenced a capacity-building program at the University of Calabar (UNICAL), to help in conflict resolution and promote peaceful coexistence. The Initiative was opened with the inauguration of the PIND’s UNICAL Peace Club on Thursday, October 12, 2023, made up of students

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PIND Inaugurates New Peace Club In UNICAL

By Ebika Precious Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) has inaugurated its new executive in the University of Calabar (UNICAL) Peace Club. Giving an insight, the capacity building coordinator of the organization Dr. Chukwudi Njoku and Mrs. Violet Eneyor said the foundation focuses on peacebuilding and economic development, by managing crises and

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Environment Activists Chat Way Forward On HelpIng Host Communities In The Niger Delta

By Etido Okon Environmental Activists in the Niger Delta region of the country have chatted and proffered a strategy that will help oil-producing Host Communities in the region. This was in a two-day strategic workshop with the theme ‘no restoration, no divestment’ held in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, was to x-ray a paradigm of the

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Niger Delta: Stakeholders Identify Functional Institutions As Key To Peacebuilding

By Patrick Obia Stakeholders have identified functional institutions as a panacea in peacebuilding and co-existence in the Niger Delta region of the country. This was a hallmark of a multi-stakeholders Niger Delta Regional Peacebuilding Strategy Implementation town hall meeting held in Calabar, the Cross River State capital on Friday, May 19th, 2023. The stakeholders comprising

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Komolafe: PIA Has Nullified Discretionary Award Of Oil Blocks In Nigeria

By Peter Uzoho, This Day Newspaper Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Mr. Gbenga Komolafe, has reassured that the advent of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021 has completely nullified discretionary award of oil blocks to companies and individuals in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. Komolafe made the reassurance

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Stakeholders At Second NDAC Seek Ecological Justice For Niger Delta Region

By Jonathan Ugbal Stakeholders drawn from different walks of life in the Niger Delta on Tuesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital called for proper attention to the ecological issues bedeviling the region at the second edition of the Niger Delta Alternatives Convergence, NDAC. Key among the issues is the divestments carried out by

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The Oil Thieves Of Nigeria BY JAMES BARNETT

How a violent conflict in the resource-rich Niger Delta has wrought ecological and economic devastation for a generation. Listen to this story Play 00:00:0001:12:34 As the three women from Otuabagi tell it, the Niger Delta’s woes began with a simple yet consequential misunderstanding. The European engineers came to the village in 1956, four years before

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