The Mandate

To formulate and coordinate policies for the development and security of the Niger Delta region.

The Vision

The vision of the Ministry is to serve as the primary vehicle for the execution of Government’s plans and programmes for rapid socio-economic development of the region.

The Mission

To formulate and execute plans, programmes and other Stakeholders involved in the development of the region.

MNDA News

No Duplication in Projects Executions in Niger Delta – Orubebe

Published November 6, 2013

No Duplication in Projects Executions in Niger Delta – Orubebe

The Minister, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe has said that there is no duplication in the execution of projects in the Niger Delta between the NDDC and the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.“A lot of people speak about duplication of projects in Niger Delta; and I can tell you that no […]

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Military Crackdown Worsens Pollution in Nigeria’s Oil Region

Published October 23, 2013

Military Crackdown Worsens Pollution in Nigeria’s Oil Region

The Nigerian government’s military crackdown against the theft of crude in the Niger River delta has left more than a 1,000 makeshift refineries in flames, worsening pollution in the area, authorities said. A military taskforce deployed last year to stop theft and protect facilities in Africa’s top oil producer has destroyed 1,819 makeshift refineries, set […]

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Nigerian Military Raids Militants’ Niger Delta Attack Base, Arrests Two

Published October 23, 2013

Nigerian Military Raids Militants’ Niger Delta Attack Base, Arrests Two

The Nigerian military raided a clandestine base in the Niger Delta region and arrested two militants, Maj. Gen. Charles Omoregie said in an e-mailed statement. The base is used to attack oil facilities and commit other crimes, the statement said. The government has set up a joint task force, of which Omoregie is commander, to […]

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Is Nigeria losing battle against oil theft, environmental pollution?

Published September 5, 2013

Is Nigeria losing battle against oil theft, environmental pollution?

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has raised an alarm over the increasing level of crude oil theft and the associated environmental devastation currently ravaging the Niger Delta region particularly around Brass creeks in Bayelsa state and the Otumara/Saghara area in Delta state. The company said Nigeria was currently losing about 60,000 barrels per day from […]

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