Environmental Matters

ADVOCACY CENTRE organizes training for Niger Delta Ex-Artisanal Refiners

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) organized a sensitization and training programme for Niger Delta Ex-Artisanal Refiners under the auspices of Ogoni Ex-Artisanal Refiners Forum as a peacebuilding mechanism. The training which held in Ogoniland was attended by Ex-Artisanal Refiners from Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta States.


Modular Refineries, Oil Theft and Latest Developments in the Niger Delta

Over the years, modular refineries have dominated discussions among scholars, civil society organizations, the organized private sector and governments as alternative policy option that can address the perennial twin menace of crude oil theft and artisanal refining in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Youths in the Niger Delta that engaged in crude oil theft and artisanal refining contribute to the massive oil spills with an estimate 400,000 barrels…