REMARK BY CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF IKEBIRI DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (IDF) DURING THE INAUGURATION OF OIL AND GAS, SECURITY COMMITTEES OF IDF AT KINGDOM GRACE MISSION, OXBOW LAKE ON JANUARY .12, 2020 BY 4PM

Glory Edoni It gives me joy that Ikebiri Kingdom has been able to muster the courage to foster peace and unity under the platform of Ikebiri Development Foundation (IDF). Today’s event, which marks the official inauguration of key committees, namely; oil and gas and security, will certainly go down in history as a bold attempt by the people of…

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Nigerian Village Sues Eni for $2.2 Million Tied To 2010 Pipeline Explosion

By Zainab Calcuttawala – May 04, 2017. Italian Eni is facing a lawsuit from a Nigerian village that demands financial compensation from damages caused by a pipeline explosion in 2010, according to the Italian lawyer representing the village in the Milan case. Ikebiri, located in the Niger Delta, demands a payout of $2.2 million in addition to a commitment to clean up the…

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THE AUDACIOUS LAUNCH Of ONE MILLION YOUTH VOLUNTEERS’ NETWORK ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND ANTI-CORRUPTION, NIGER DELTA CULTURAL PARK INITIATIVE.

THE AUDACIOUS LAUNCH Of ONE MILLION YOUTH VOLUNTEERS’ NETWORK ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND ANTI-CORRUPTION, NIGER DELTA CULTURAL PARK INITIATIVE.

By Piriye Kiyaramo The 2019 International Human Rights Day has come and gone but the significance of this year’s International Human Rights Day remains the audacious launch of a One Million Youth Volunteers’ Network on Anti-corruption and a proposed Niger Delta Cultural Park initiative, spearheaded by a non-governmental organization, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) in Port Harcourt, in…

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LOCAL CRUDE OIL REFINING AS ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF LIVELIHOOD, JOB CREATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE NIGER DELTA.

By Piriye Kiyaramo Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo during his maiden tour of Niger Delta states in the capacity of Acting President of the federal republic of Nigeria in 2017 promised to build modular refineries in oil producing communities an alternative source of livelihood, job creation and environmental sustainability in the Niger Delta region as part the federal…

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WE SHALL BUILD SUSTAINABLE CITIES IN BAYELSA – APC CANDIDATE-DAVID LYON

Sustainable cities

BY GLORY EDONI Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming governorship election in Bayelsa Sate, Hon. David Lyon says his incoming administration will develop sustainable cities in the state, when elected into office, come November 16. Hon. Lyon stated this when he paid homage to the Pere of Kumbowei Kingdom, HRM Pere J S Akadah, Embareba…

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WHEN DAVID LYON PROMISED TO USE TRADITIONAL MUSIC AS A PRIMARY DRIVER FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN BAYELSA

Bayelsa governorship eections

By Glory Edoni – Yenagoa Bayelsa State It was indeed heartwarming news for indigenous musicians in Bayelsa state when the candidate of the All Progressives Party (APC) in the November 16 governorship polls in Bayelsa state Hon. David Lyon assured them of promoting indigenous music and dance when elected into office, come November 16, 2019. David Lyon who stated…

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BAYELSA GUBER POLL: BAYELSA FORMER SPEAKER ADVOCATES FISHERIES SUBSIDIES FOR ARTISAN FISHERS

By Stella Coker Ahead of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) primaries in Bayelsa state, one of the leading aspirants in the forthcoming governorship election and immediate past Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Konbowei Benson Friday has expressed concern over the plight of coastal communities in the state, saying he would introduce fisheries subsidies policy…

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PROF. CHARLES DOKUBO SAYS NO NIGER DELTA EX-AGITATOR WILL BE SHORT-CHANGED UNDER HIS LEADERSHIP: …AS 60 Ex-agitators receive empowerment packages in Warri.

By Sarah Akuma, Warri The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo has warned against acts that could lead to short-change and exploitation of Niger Delta youth, just as he stressed the urgent need to allow women and youth to participate at all level of policy and…

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Africa’s Small-Scale Fisheries Critical to Food Security

Africa’s Small-Scale Fisheries Critical to Food Security

  Fish accounts for more than one-fifth of the protein intake of African south of the Sahara and provides a livelihood to millions of people Africa’s small-scale fisheries play a critical role in global food security and must be supported with greater research and investment, say international and African experts. Industry, NGO, government and academic representatives attended Murdoch University’s…

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