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INVITATION TO MODULAR REFINERY INVESTORS’ WORKSHOP WITH FOREIGN TECHNICAL PARTNERS AND REQUEST FOR COLLABORATION/SPONSORSHIP

ADVOCACY CENTRE PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT //// MAY 4, 2021 INVITATION TO MODULAR REFINERY INVESTORS’ WORKSHOP WITH FOREIGN TECHNICAL PARTNERS AND REQUEST FOR COLLABORATION/SPONSORSHIP Recall that in our February 25, 2021 publication, titled “FORMATION OF COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES ON MODULAR REFINERIES FOR ARTISANAL REFINERS IN THE NIGER DELTA”, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) announced plans to organize…

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WORLD WATER DAY 2021: USE N6.4BILLION APPROVED BY FEC FOR NEW WATER FACILITIES IN OGONI, DECLARE EMERGENCY ON PORT HARCOURT URBAN WATER PROJECT ADVOCACY CENTRE TELLS HYPREP, RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT

PRESS RELEASE /// MARCH 22, 2021 WORLD WATER DAY 2021: USE N6.4BILLION APPROVED BY FEC FOR NEW WATER FACILITIES IN OGONI, DECLARE EMERGENCY ON PORT HARCOURT URBAN WATER PROJECT ADVOCACY CENTRE TELLS HYPREP, RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT As the world marks World Water Day today, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) has called on Hydrocarbon Pollution…

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NINE YEARS AFTER: UNEP REPORT ON OGONI YET TO RECEIVE ADEQUATE ATTENTION

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) recalls that the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) assessment report on Ogoni was published on August 4, 2011, nine years ago. We also recalled that the audit of Ogoni environment followed years of struggle premised on environmental degradation, economic strangulation and political marginalization of the area which came to…

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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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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 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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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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