Environmental Matters

YEAC PRESS RELEASE: ADVOCACY CENTRE CONGRATULATES IBENO COMMUNITY ON THEIR JUDICIAL VICTORY AGAINST NNPC, MOBIL AND AWARD OF N82BN IN DAMAGES

Advocacy Centre Press Statement for Immediate Release ///June 22, 2021 ADVOCACY CENTRE CONGRATULATES IBENO COMMUNITY ON THEIR JUDICIAL VICTORY AGAINST NNPC, MOBIL AND AWARD OF N82BN IN DAMAGES Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) congratulates Ibeno community in Akwa-Ibom State and its people over the Abuja Federal High Court judgement that awarded N82billion in general…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE PARTICIPATES IN MANGROVE PLANTING FOR ECOSYSTEM RECOVERY IN RIVERS STATE

On Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Rumuolumeni Community in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) and its network, Advocacy Centre Youth Volunteers Network join other organizations in a tree planting exercise as part of activities marking the 2021 World Environment Day celebrated on June 5.The program started with a…

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Advocacy Centre Participates in Nonprofit Management Course for Nonprofit Leaders in the South-South

The Executive Director of Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC), Fyneface Dumnamene Fyneface participated in a 3-day “Nonprofit Management Course” organized by Nigeria Network of Non-Governmental Organizations (NNNGO) in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital for the South-South geo-political zone with support Google.org. The training course which held at Benvindo Tropical hotel Port Harcourt from…

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THE NETWORKED ECONOMIES OF ARTISANAL REFINING IN THE NIGER DELTA

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) has been working and partnering with Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN) since 2017. The partnership continued with our collaboration with SOAS University of London (UK) since 2019 and production of reports and video on “Artisanal oil refining in the Niger Delta – networked economies (2020)”. You can watch the video…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE’S EYEWITNESS REPORT/PRESS RELEASE ON BUS DRIVER KILLING BY NSCDC OFFICER IN RIVERS STATE

Advocacy Centre Condemns Killing of Bus Driver by Felix Nwadibeyi’s Taskforce, Calls for Prosecution of those involved, Review of Taskforce Operations Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) condemns in the strongest terms, the killing of a bus driver, Mr. Christian popularly known as “Biggy” in cold blood along the Mgboba-NTA Road on Tuesday, June 8.…

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TWITTER BAN: A BRAZEN ATTACK ON FREE CIVIC SPACE IN NIGERIA!

TWITTER BAN: A BRAZEN ATTACK ON FREE CIVIC SPACE IN NIGERIA! 5/6/2021 The Action Group on Free Civic Space is both shocked and displeased by the decision of the Nigerian government to suspend the operations of the microblogging and social media platform, Twitter, in Nigeria. This worrisome action not only constitutes gross and reprehensible attack…

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PRESS RELEASE: *Restore Commissioner in Environment Ministry; Appoint 3,000 Sanitation Marshals, Advocacy Centre tells Gov. Wike on World Environment Day 2021

ADVOCACY CENTRE PRESS RELEASE ON WED 2021 *Restore Commissioner in Environment Ministry; Appoint 3,000 Sanitation Marshals, Advocacy Centre tells Gov. Wike* *_…. Calls on artisanal refiners, security operatives to stop contributing to environmental pollution, make peace with nature and support ecosystem restoration efforts in Niger Delta_* *Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC)* joins nature enthusiasts…

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European Union, British Council Builds Advocacy Centre’s Organizational Capacity on Gender and Social Inclusion

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) from June 2-4, 2021 participated and successfully completed yet another training course on “Gender and Social Inclusion” organized by European Union (EU) and British Council under the ACT (Agents for Citizen-Driven Transformation) Program series for Civil Society Organizations (CSO) in Rivers State.In this new training and organizational capacity building…

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UPDATE AND PUBLIC NOTICE/MEDIA STATEMENT ON “INVITATION TO MODULAR REFINERY INVESTORS’ WORKSHOP WITH FOREIGN TECHNICAL PARTNERS AND REQUEST FOR COLLABORATION/ SPONSORSHIP”

UPDATE AND PUBLIC NOTICE/MEDIA STATEMENT ON “INVITATION TO MODULAR REFINERY INVESTORS’ WORKSHOP WITH FOREIGN TECHNICAL PARTNERS AND REQUEST FOR COLLABORATION/ SPONSORSHIP” The publication on May 4, 2021 by Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) signed by its Executive Director, Fyneface Dumnamene Fyneface inviting interested participants to Modular Refinery Investors’ Workshop and that “From Monday, May…

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