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OPEN BUDGET: RIVERS STATE LOOSES OUT OF THE SHARING OF OVER N43 BILLION

OPEN BUDGET: RIVERS STATE LOOSES OUT OF THE SHARING OF OVER N43 BILLION   WHEN Nongovernmental Organizations and civil society actors including our  Executive Director, Fyneface Dumnamene Fyneface advocate that the Rivers State Government should publish its annual budgets, financial statements, etc, online under the Open Budget Alliance Initiative, the government did not listen. Some…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE COMMENDS, SUPPORTS IGP’S POLICE WITHDRAWAL FROM RIVERS TAX FORCE OVER KILLINGS; CALLS ON BOTH THE POLICE AND TASK FORCE TO BE CIVIL TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF COVID-19 LOCK DOWN

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (simply called YEAC or ADVOCACY CENTRE); a Rivers State-based nongovernmental organization has commended the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu for the withdrawal of Police attachments to the Rivers State Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks as reported by Africa Independent Television (AIT) last night.…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE, CISLAC HOLDS PROGRAM ON PEACEBUILDING, CONFLICT SENSITIVITY AND MITIGATION WITH OGONI PARLIAMENTARIANS ON OGONI CLEANUP

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) on Thursday, March 5, 2020 organised capacity building session on peacebuilding, conflict sensitivity and mitigation on the Ogoni Cleanup project for the councilors of the four local government area of Ogoni. The councilors, 56, their legislative assembly Clerks, 4 and other civil society actors and the media numbering over…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE MONITORS THE OGONI CLEANUUP PROJECT WITH NORWEGIAN AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) on Friday, February 28, 2020 joined in welcoming the Norwegian Ambassador, Jen-Petter Kjemprud and his Deputy Head of Mission, Indrid Skjolaas to Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on an official visit. Advocacy Centre, represented by its Executive Director, Fyneface Dumnamene Fyneface also joined the Ambassador and his entourage…

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Youths Sensitization Against Cultism, Violence

Advocacy Centre, on Saturday, February 22, 2020 partnered the Sii Community Youth Council in Babbe Kingdom, Khana Local Government Area (Ogoniland) of Rivers State and sensitised the youths, women groups, elders and the paramount ruler against cultism, violence at the community town square today.Speaking at the program, the Executive Director of Advocacy Centre, Fyneface Dumnamene…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE EMBARKS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCACY TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

As part of its objective/thematic advocacy areas of “environment, livelihoods and indigenous rights” and mandates to “strengthen community-based advocacy in the Niger Delta through multi-stakeholders’ engagement with media and legislative activism for development”, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) on Monday, February 17, 2020 joined other civil society organizations and stakeholders on an environmental legislative…

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