Developing The Region: Fact Sheet on Niger Delta New Vision by Arukaino Umukoro

The Buhari administration’s Niger Delta New Vision is designed  to “develop a new and prosperous Niger Delta through the Federal Government’s forthright partnerships with State Governments, the Private Sector and Local Communities.” Ongoing projects under the Niger Delta New Vision include: Take-off of Maritime University in Delta State Commencement of Ogoni Clean-up Approval for the […]

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NIGER DELTA: FG FAILURE TO IMPLEMENT AMNESTY PROGRAMME IN FULL IS A THREAT TO PEACE – PANDEF

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF)  has said that for the country to achieve lasting peace in the Niger Delta region, amnesty programme must be pursued seriously with vigour. The group also expressed support for any effort that would lead to the restructuring of the country. The Group made the declarations when its new elected […]

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NIGER DELTA AVENGERS THREAT: GROUP, STAKEHOLDERS BLAME FG LACK OF COMMITMENT TO DEVELOP NIGER DELTA

It is obvious that Niger Delta AVENGERS are returning with brutish, brutal and bloody attacks on oil facilities in the country. It is not a surprise that PANDEF activities have been finally suspended by NDV who mandated them to dialogue on behalf of the region. This indicates that Nigeria government has failed to utilize available […]

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MARITIME VARSITY TAKES OFF IN OCTOBER – GOV. OKOWA

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said in Abuja on Friday that the Maritime University would commence academic activities in Okerenkoko in October. The governor announced this to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in the Presidential Villa. According to him, a committee headed by the Minister of Education in […]

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Maritime University, Okerenkoko and the Issue of Warri Ownership

BEING MEMORANDUM PRESENTED BY FNDIC/GRI TO THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS AND TETFUND ON THE PROPOSED BILL FOR AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE MARITIME UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, OKERENKOKO AND FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED THERETO 2016, DURING THE PUBLIC HEARING AT THE SENATE CONFERENCE HALL ROOM 231, TUESDAY, JANUARY 31ST 2017. The Maritime University, Okerenkoko, […]

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Niger Delta Avengers disowned Ayiri, others over meeting with oil minister as IPDI condemns Amaechi role on maritime university

The Niger Delta Avengers said in a statement by Brig. Gen Mukoch Agbinibo that,  it was watching with keen interest the “unwholesome activities of the political thugs and agents of APC to undermine the Niger Delta struggle in the likes of Mr. Ayiri and gangs”. “Few days ago, he and his group was parading, regrouping, […]

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MARITIME UNIVERSITY: Amaechi is deceiving Buhari, Nigerians, here are the facts – IYC

IJAW YOUTH COUNCIL (IYC) WORLDWIDE June 14, 2016 PRESS STATEMENT MARITIME UNIVERSITY, OKERENKOKO AND NEGOTIATION WITH NIGER DELTA MILITANTS: IYC BLAST ROTIMI AMAECHI AND COMMEND IBE KACHIKWU The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide condemns the reckless and false comments made by the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi about the establishment of the Maritime University, […]

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Clark writes Buhari, condemns bombing of pipelines, demands for investigation of humiliation of Tompolo

FORMER Federal Commissioner for Information for Information and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the alleged castigation and harassment of the people of the Niger Delta and for the maintenance of peace and stability in the region. In the letter dated January 22, 2016, Chief Clark specifically asked […]

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