The ministry of niger delta affairs was created on september 10, 2008 by his excellency, president umaru musa yar'adua to formulate and coordinate policies for the development and security of the niger delta region comprising of the following states: abia, akwa ibom, bayelsa, cross river, delta, edo, imo, ondo and. 1 k o dike, trade and politics in the niger delta 1830-1885 (london, 1956), first referred to them as city-states in their developed stage g i jones, the trading states of the oil rivers, a study of political development in eastern nigeria (london, 1963) robin horton, 'from fishing village to city-state: a social history of. Nigerian non-governmental organization (ngo) operating in the niger delta since 1999 its current programs focus on three thematic areas: community development, democracy and governance and human security. The niger delta is a region suffering from administrative neglect, crumbling social infrastructure and services, high unemployment, social deprivation, abject poverty, filth and squalor, and endemic conflict, says the report according to the niger delta human development report, the prevailing situation not only explains.
Niger delta oil contributes immensely to the well-being of the nigerian state yet the niger delta region remains underdeveloped and its indigenous inhabitants are among the poorest in nigeria, leading the frustrated indigenous people to engage in frequent oil-related protests previous development bodies, such as the. Nddc was established in 2000 with the mission of facilitating the rapid, even and sustainable development of the niger delta into a region that is economically prosperous, socially stable, ecologically regenerative and politically peaceful the nddc mandate formulation of policies and guidelines for the development of. Pind, made put niger delta development in focus at nigerian economic summit on october 11, 2017, the foundation for partnership initiatives in the niger delta (pind) and the market development project in the niger delta ( made) teamed up with the nigerian economic summit's sustainability policy. Deirdre lapin is a development expert currently based in the us she is an also africanist scholar who has studied nigeria for over 45 years she lived in nigeria for extended periods totalling 18 years and for ten years worked in and on the niger delta as a managing advisor on development to the oil.
The foundation for partnership initiatives in the niger delta (pind), in collaboration with dfid-market development for the niger delta (made) and usaid-strengthening advocacy and civic engagement (sace) project, is set to hold the sixth edition of the invitation-only niger delta development forum. This paper x-rayed the dilemma of niger-delta region as oil producing states of nigeria by extension, the criminal neglect of the entire region was highlighted, and the various approaches to the de-development of the region were stated the impressionistic efforts made by the federal government of nigeria to ameliorate. The paper establishes that oil industry activities have undermined the sustainable development of the region although the spdc has created wealth for nigeria, the wealth does not benefit the niger delta people due to the culture of politics which promotes individual and parochial interests as against public good spdc's. Nigeria's government says it is committed to restoring lasting peace and progressive development in the niger delta region advertisement tags annkio briggs economy executive investment niger delta nigeria pan-niger delta forum port harcourt power lunch the ijaw republican assembly.
Printed in great britain the development of institutions in the states of the eastern niger delta by e j alagoa i introduction previous studies of the eastern delta states have established the great impact on them of the european overseas trade in slaves and palm-oil as a stimulus to change1. By omon-julius onabu in asaba in an apparent shift in perception of persistent agitation in the niger delta by the buhari administration, the vice-president, prof yemi osinbajo, has stressed that nobody could rightly be proud of the very poor level of development of the oil-rich niger delta region of nigeria. Many decades of uncontrolledexploration and exploitation of petroleum resources have adversely affected the host communities in the niger delta living conditions have remained poor with devastated and polluted environments, destroyed livelihood, unemployement, and lost of lives among others and this constitutes.
Olalekan adetayo, abuja president muhammadu buhari on friday assured the people of niger delta that his administration would continue to support rapid development in the region he said he would consolidate on all ongoing projects and initiate new ones to create more economic opportunities and.
The niger delta development commission is a federal government agency established by nigerian president olusegun obasanjo in the year 2000 with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich niger delta region of nigeria in september 2008, president umaru yar'adua announced the formation of a niger delta ministry. The niger delta, a habitat of great biodiversity in its mangroves and wetlands, is known as one of the most polluted places in the world what is less known is the resistance of their communities and, the alternative proposals that emerge from that region it may be a surprise to some, but revolutionary proposals such as the. The niger delta development forum (nddf) is a new information sharing and collaboration opportunity for public, private and civil society organizations pursuing approaches for equitable economic growth in the niger delta partners for peace partners for peace (p4p) is a network dedicated to promoting peace in the. Abstract the paper is aimed at addressing the formidable challenges to sustainable human development in the niger delta region of nigeria the delta's human development dilemma raises the question of why abundant human and natural resources have had so little impact on poverty in the area particularly, when.