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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OIL SECTOR-TRANSPARENCY AND GOOD GOVERNANCE, BEGINS TUESDAY, JULY 22. PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 12:24
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The civil society organization Social Action, in collaboration with the Gulf of Guinea Citizens Network (GGCN), the New Centre for Social Research (Abuja) and the Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, (Toronto, Canada) is holding an international conference, Beyond Transparency: Oil and the Crisis of Democratic Governance in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea, from 22 – 23 July 2014 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Hall, NICON Luxury Hotel, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.

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Social Action mourns Aturu PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 14 July 2014 00:00
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Press statement issued by the Social Development Integrated Centre (Social Action) on July 14, 2014.

Social  Action  mourns  Aturu

Written by Lillian Akhigbe, Communications Officer, Social Action

The Social Development Integrated Centre, an organisation also known as Social Action, has bemoaned the sudden death of a member of its Board of Trustees, Mr Bamidele Francis Aturu, who died on Wednesday July 9, 2014, at the age of 49.

Until his death, Mr Aturu who was an active member of the 9-man Board, was also one of the founders of the organisation. Despite his very busy schedule as a distinguished lawyer and a renowned activist who had a thriving legal practice in Nigeria, Mr Aturu excellently identified with all that Social Action stood for, since its inception.

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Social Action Rehabilitates Flood Ravaged Women In Rivers State PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 09:49
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Ms Atsekrubu of SOCIAL ACTION addressing the Traditional Ruler of Akinima and Women at the presentation ceremony

Ms Atsekrubu of SOCIAL ACTION addressing the Traditional Ruler of Akinima and Women at the presentation ceremony

For Women in Akinima in Ahoada West local Government and Okwuzi in Ogba/Ebema/Ndoni Local Government Areas of Rivers State, it was all joy and relief as they received Cheques for various sums of Money as Micro-Credit Grants under the SOCIAL ACTION’s “Gender & Climate: Mitigating The Impact Of Flooding On Women And Children In Nigeria Project”.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 10:09
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Niger Delta Delegates to the National Conference hold Consultative Forum with Citizens PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 09 May 2014 00:00
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Niger Delta Delegates to the National Conference hold Consultative Forum with Citizens

60 days after the inauguration of the Nigeria National Conference by President Goodluck Jonathan, the Pan-Niger Delta Conference (PNDC) today, Thursday May 8, 2014, held an interactive forum to deliberate on some matters currently being tackled at the National Conference, which affect the Niger Delta region.

The event which held at the Grand Montecito Hotel, along Sani Abacha Road in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, witnessed the presence of some delegates representing various constituencies in the region, amongst whom were Chief Sergeant Awuse, human rights crusader, Dr. Isaac Osuoka, and foremost environmental rights activist, Ann Kio Briggs.

Also present at the event were stakeholders and representatives from the civil society organisations, as well as invited guests from all walks of life.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 12:34
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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

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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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