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YEAC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR APPOINTED MEMBER, OBSERVATORY PANEL ON CIVIC SPACES IN NIGERIA

An Observatory Panel on Civic Space constituted under the banner of a collaborative research project between S4C and the UK-based Institute for Development Studies, brings together civil society leaders and expert voices engaging the civic space to analyse and synthesize findings of various documentations on civic space and citizen-state-society relations in Nigeria, especially in the…

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LINKAGES BETWEEN OGONI CLEAN-UP AND ARTISANAL REFINING

A PRESENTATION ON “LINKAGES BETWEEN OGONI CLEAN-UP AND ARTISANAL REFINING” BY FYNEFACE DUMNAMENE FYNEFACE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, YOUTHS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCACY CENTRE (YEAC) DURING A VIRTUAL “MEDIA BRIEFING ON COMMUNITY CONCERNS IN THE OGONI CLEAN-UP PROCESS” ORGANIZED BY KABETKACHE WOMEN DEVELOPMENT AND RESOURCE CENTRE WITH SUPPORT FROM CORDAID HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020. INTRODUCTION/SUMMARY OF…

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Action Group on Free Civic Space in Nigeria Participates in Public Hearing on the Control of Infectious Disease Bill at the National Assembly

On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, public hearing on the “Control of Infectious Disease Bill” held at the House of Representatives, National Assembly Complex, Abuja. Flights restrictions as a result of corona virus disease (COVID-19) could not allow Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) to be physically present at the hearing . However, Action Group on…

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2020: ADVOCACY CENTRE CALLS ON RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE SAFE PIPE-BORNE WATER FOR RIVERS PEOPLE USING THE WORLD BANK LOAN AS PROMISED

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) joins all Nigerians and the rest of the peoples of the world who are lovers of nature and the environment to celebrate this year’s World Environment Day with the theme “TIME FOR NATURE” with a focus on its role in providing the essential infrastructure that supports life on Earth…

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OGONI CLEANUP: FOUR YEARS AFTER FLAG-OFF; HYPREP NEEDS MORE 22 YEARS TO COMPLETE FIRST FIVE YEARS’ WORK

PRESS RELEASE JUNE 2, 2020 As today, June 2, 2020 marks four (4) years after the flag-off of Ogoni Cleanup on June 2, 2016, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (simply called YEAC or ADVOCACY CENTRE), a nongovernmental organization that has been monitoring the implementation of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Report 2011 on Ogoniland…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE REJECTS REPORT THAT PRODEST HOTEL MANAGER IS COVID-19 POSITIVE; CALLS FOR RE-TEST

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC), a human rights organization that has been monitoring human rights violations within the context of COVID-19 in the Niger Delta in coordination with other organizations in Nigeria and keenly following and reporting rights abuses associated with the demolition of hotels in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State on…

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HOTEL DEMOLITION: ELEME COUNCIL CHAIRMAN REPEATS SAME MISTAKES FOR WHICH ADVOCACY CENTRE CALLED FOR HIS SANCTIONING

The attention of Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) has been drawn to the reaction of the Executive Chairman of Eleme Local Government Area, Hon. (Barr.)  Philip Okparaji to our press statement titled “ADVOCACY CENTRE DETERMINES THE TRUE OWNER OF PRODEST HOTEL, ELEME; CALLS FOR THE SANCTIONING OF ELEME LGA CHAIRMAN FOR MISINFORMING GOVERNOR WIKE”…

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Dirty fuel: An analysis of official and unofficial petroleum products in the Niger Delta

Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN), a leading non-governmental and not-for-profit organisation working in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria in support of those affected by the extractive industry and weak governance among others had announced the release of a groundbreaking report titled “Dirty fuel: an analysis of official and unofficial petroleum products in the Niger Delta”. A Press Statement…

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