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Artisanal Refining: Advocacy Centre engages Stakeholders for Environmental Protection in the Niger Delta

ADVOCACY CENTRE in collaboration with Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) on Friday, January 8, 2021 and Monday, January 11, 2021 held consultative meetings with stakeholders in the Artisanal Refineries informal sector in  Rivers and Bayelsa States respectively. The meeting which way conveyed at the instance of CEHRD was organized by Youths and Environmental…

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Rising Attacks on Peaceful Protesters Point to a Rapidly-closing State of Civic Space in Nigeria

PRESS RELEASE #ENDSARS/ENDSWAT: Rising Attacks on Peaceful Protesters Point to a Rapidly-closing State of Civic Space in Nigeria | WEDNESDAY: OCTOBER 21, 2020 The ACTION GROUP ON FREE CIVIC SPACE IN NIGERIA strongly condemns the shooting spree at the Lekki tollgate on Tuesday night in Lagos where scores of protesters have been reportedly killed and…

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CSOs demand an alternative benefit-sharing scheme that places communities at the center of NDDC operations

Appalled by the mind-boggling revelations of corruption involving highly-placed persons in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), a coalition of civil society organizations working in the Niger Delta region strongly condemn the alleged mismanagement of public funds earmarked for regional development, leaving the oil-rich communities in the region poorer, with zero or run-down infrastructure, high…

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