The Press (Information and Public Relations Unit) of the Ministry is charged with the responsibility of creating awareness on the activities, programmes and projects of the Ministry.
To achieve the goal of creating awareness, generating support and appreciation for the activities of the Ministry, the followings were achieved.
i. Created mutually beneficial linkages between the Ministry and the mass media outlets for interviews; covering the activities of the Ministry; assisting media organisations to research and balance their stories through facility visits, especially to project sites;
ii. Organized Press Briefings, Conferences and Media Parleys on regular basis;
iii. Established and sustained robust media relation;
iv. Utilised the social media to propagate the success stories of the Ministry, including contributing contents to the Ministry’s website and that of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture;
v. Produced in-house magazines detailing the success stories of the Ministry for public consumption;
vi. Initiated, writing and publication of articles in newspapers and scripts for radio news analysis on the activities, projects and programmes of the Ministry; and
vii. Ensured a cordial relationship between the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and Federal Government-owned media outlets on public information sharing.