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We Need Help With XENERGIA, Agip, Communities Cry Out PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 16:22
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Communities of Obodogwa and Beneku in Delta State Nigeria hosting the Xenergy Oil Fields Services “Recovery and Utilization of Associated Gas from the Obodugwa and Neighbouring Oil Fields” project and ENI AGIP’s “Recovery of Associated Gas that would otherwise be flared at Kwale oil-gas processing plant” have bemoaned their fate in the hands of the two Multi-National oil companies saying they are communities that only hear of Development but do not come near experiencing it.

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The Niger Delta and the National Conference PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 00:00
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COMMUNIQUE OF THE PAN NIGER DELTA CONFERENCE (PNDC) HELD ON TUESDAY, 28 JANUARY 2014, IN PORT HARCOURT

INTRODUCTION

Today, Tuesday, 28 January 2014, representative organisations of nationalities, community groups and social movements held the Pan Niger Delta Conference (PNDC), with the theme, Niger Delta and the National Conference. The Conference is a non-partisan assembly, and a component of a process with the aim of appraising the socio-cultural, political and environmental challenges of Niger Delta vis-à-vis the deepening crisis of the Nigerian state.

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Nigerian Civil Society Focuses on the National Conference PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 00:00
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Nigerian Civil Society Focuses on the National Conference

The Pro-Democracy Community of Nigerian civil society will engage with the National Conference as proposed by the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan. This is to ensure that the National Conference process produces outcomes that would meet the need for restructuring of the Nigerian state and correspond to the wishes of the Nigerian people. This was the outcome of the Nigeria Social Action Conference 2013, organised by Social Action with the theme, “Beyond the National Conference: Options for People Power in Nigeria”, which held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory from 10-11 December 2013.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:40
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Nigerian Communities Raise Concern About REDD+ PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 16 December 2013 00:00
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Nigerian Communities Raise Concern About REDD+

Members of communities that have been included in areas designated for the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) in Cross River State have expressed fears about the scheme, which aims at preserving forests as a way of mitigating climate change. By protecting the forests, the Cross River State Government, which is promoting the United Nations sanctioned mechanism, hopes to obtain ‘carbon credits’ which it will sell for cash. But community members have described the REDD+ pilot project as the ‘oil company’, which is denying them access to forests and livelihoods.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 December 2013 07:26
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Life After Floods; Social Action In Strategic Partnership For Women Rehabilitation In Niger Delta PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 09 December 2013 00:00
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Dutch Embassy's Fidelia Onoghaife in a chat with Okwuzi Women at the lauch of Post-Flood Micro-Credit Scheme for Women in Niger

Dutch Embassy's Fidelia Onoghaife in a chat with Okwuzi Women at the lauch of Post-Flood Micro-Credit Scheme for Women in Niger

Communities in Nigeria need to have adequate awareness of Climate Change to enable them effectively cope with the conditions associated with it.

Executive Director of Social Action, Dr Isaac Asume Osuoka, made this assertion while speaking at a Town Hall Meeting on Climate Change/Flood Management and Launch of a Post-Flood Rehabilitation Micro Credit Scheme for Women in Niger Delta organized by Social Development Integrated Centre (Social Action) in Okwuzi Community, Ogba/Egbeme/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 December 2013 12:39
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Okwuzi in Pictures; Launch of Post Flood Rehabilitation Micro-Credit Scheme for Women in Niger Delta & Town Hall Meeting in Okwuzi PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 06 December 2013 00:00
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Group Photograph with Traditional rulers, Guests and Participants at the Okwuzi THM

Last Updated on Monday, 09 December 2013 12:40
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