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Advocacy Centre Sensitizes communities on climate change mitigation, adaptation in Rivers State

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC-Nigeria) as a member of the Rivers State Climate Change Consortium of the EU-ACT Programme, on Wednesday, September 28 carried out sensitization of community people in Gokana Local Government Area and surrounding communities and local government areas on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Rivers State. The event was attended…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE RECEIVES COVID-19 SUPPORT FOOD ITEMS FOR ONWARD DISTRIBUTION TO BENEFICIARIES IN RIVERS STATE

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC-Nigeria) today, Tuesday, September 27 joined some other selected civil society organizations in Rivers State to receive COVID-19 Emergency Support food items and materials for onward distribution to indigent and vulnerable households in Rivers State. The items which consist of rice, beans, groundnut oil, garri, salt, etc. packed inside sack…

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Solar Mini Off-Grid Electricity: YEAC signs agreement with community, receives donated land

TODAY, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC-Nigeria and UK) and its development partners signed agreements with the leadership of Umuolu Community, Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State for the installation of Solar Mini Off-Grid Electricity facility. YEAC had in August 2022 completed surveys in the community after a robust community sensitization and awareness…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE PRESS RELEASE III AUGUST 8: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Groups Call for Indigenous, Environmental Stewardship in the Niger Delta; End to Climate Imperialism

Civil society groups, environmental activists and climate action campaigners have called for indigenous, environmental stewardship in the Niger Delta and end to climate imperialism in the global south as the world marks the 2022 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (IDWIP) on August 9 with the theme “The Role of Indigenous Women in the…

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YEAC-NIGERIA PRESS RELEASE III 06-09-2022: FRED KABAARI BARIKPOA, A HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER, DIES FROM TORTURE COMPLICATIONS!

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC-Nigeria) regret to announce the demise of Kabaari Mene Fred Barikpoa, a human rights defender this afternoon of September 6, 2022. Until his demise, he was an active human rights defender, grassroots mobilizer, treasurer, Civil Rights Council, Bori Zone, Community Peace Ambassador and member of Advocacy Centre’s “One Million Volunteers…

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WORLD Youth Day: YEAC, Lighthope Takes Sensitization to Ahoada West

As part of Celebrating the International Youth Day on August 2022 LightHope Succor Worldwide Initiative in Collaboration with Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC-Nigeria) Center and Entrepreneurship Initiative for African Youth on August 12 organized a One Day Capacity Building Workshop for Youths of Odawu Community in Ahoada West Local Government, Rivers State Nigeria on…

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YEAC Creates Awareness on Climate Change, Impacts and Mitigation Mechanisms in Grassroots Communities in the Niger Delta

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC-Nigeria) on August 30 and 31st organized “Climate Change Awareness and Impact Mitigation Mechanisms in Grassroots Communities in the Niger Delta” programme in the Ogoni area of Rivers State in collaboration and support from XR Catalysers, United Kingdom. The event which held in Tai Local Government area of Rivers State had…

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YEAC Surveys Climate Change Awareness in Grassroots Communities in Rivers State

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC-Nigeria), a member of European Union Agents for Citizen-Driven Transformation (EU-ACT) Programme in Rivers State on August 30th and 31st carried out surveys on Climate Change in Grassroots Communities in Gokana Local Government Area (Ogoni) of Rivers State. Considering the effects of climate change, its impacts and the need to create…

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Press Release: OIL SPILL ALERT-ANOTHER OIL SPILL OCCURS IN BODO COMMUNITY, OGONILAND

ADVOCACY CENTRE PRESS RELEASE III AUGUST 25, 2022 OIL SPILL ALERT: ANOTHER OIL SPILL OCCURS IN BODO COMMUNITY, OGONILAND Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC-Nigeria) has received information that a new oil spill has occurred in Bodo Community in Gokana Local Government Area (Ogoniland) of Rivers State. Members of YEAC-Nigeria’s grassroots monitors and advocacy team…

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