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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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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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NOSDRA’S HASTY CRIMINALIZATION OF COMMUNITIES ON SPILL REPORTS; A DISAPPOINTMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL STAKEHOLDERS

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                    NOVEMBER 27, 2019. NOSDRA’S HASTY CRIMINALIZATION OF COMMUNITIES ON SPILL REPORTS; A DISAPPOINTMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL STAKEHOLDERS The haste with which the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), criminalizes host communities while struggling to exonerate the IOCs on incidences of oil spills even when a Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) has not been…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE FLAGS-OFF MOBILIZATION, SENSITIZATION OF ONE MILLION YOUTH VOLUNTEERS AS HUMAN DEFENDERS IN THE NIGER DELTA

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) has concluded plans to flag-off the mobilization and sensitization of ONE MILLION YOUTH VOLUNTEERS as HUMAN RIGHT DEFENDERS in the Niger Delta. According to the Executive Director of Advocacy Centre, Fyneface Dumnamene Fyneface, the youths would also volunteer as Environmental Justice Activists, Climate Change Campaigners, Health Issues and Reporters…

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