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NEITI CAN DO BETTER WITH CSOs, CITIZENS' SUPPORT – EXEC. SECRETARY PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 04 June 2016 00:00
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The Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has been identified as a veritable instrument for human development. To this end, the body has advocated for collaboration and support to meet this purpose.

Executive Secretary of NEITI, Mr Adio Waziri made this remark when he received in audience a delegation from the Social Development Integrated Centre (Social Action), which paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja. Mr Adio stated that the bulk of the problem of Nigeria does not lie with resources or lack of it but in its management. He said NEITI which has the mandate to monitor and ensuring transparency and accountability of revenues from the extractive sector links this up to the overall goal of eliminating poverty in the society.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 June 2016 11:44
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Social Action Presents Budget Monitoring Findings to Akwa Ibom and Delta State Governments PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 08:31
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Following the completion of its monitoring of the implementation of the 2015 budget of five Niger Delta states, Social Action’s budget advocacy coalition, the Niger Delta Citizens and Budget Platform has presented reports containing its findings to the key government officials in Akwa Ibom and Delta state.

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Hope Rises On UNEP Report Implementation, Clean-up of Ogoniland, Niger Delta. PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 07 March 2016 00:00
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L-R:Rivers State Commissioner of Environment, Prof. Roseline Konya, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, Minister of State, Environment, Ms. Amina Mohammed Minister of Environment and MOSOP President, Legborsi Pyagbaraseated at the event.

 

Indications emerged that the Nigerian government may finally kickstart the implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Report on Ogoniland, five years after it was released.

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We Must Wake Up To The Dangers Of Borrowing - Hon. Chinda PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 23 November 2015 14:44
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As Nigeria begins to come to terms with the perilous state of the economy with the drop in oil prices, a warning has gone to the country to be wary of the dangers inherent in borrowing.

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives, Honourable Kingsley O. Chinda gave this warning at a conference on "Promoting Accountability in the Management of Public Debt" Organized by Social Action in November 2015, in Abuja.

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SACE Supported Intervention Trains CSOs on Budget Advocacy PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 08:07
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SACE Supported Intervention Trains CSOs on Budget Advocacy

As part of efforts to increase awareness and build capacity of civil society organizations on budget advocacy, Social Action’s budget advocacy network the Niger Delta Citizens and Budget Platform held a training programme for select CSOs in the Niger Delta  The workshop which held on the 23rd and 24th of October 2015, was framed as a Train-the-Trainers course aimed at strengthening the capacity of participating organizations and enabling them carry out similar trainings in their own locale.

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World Habitat Day: Standing in Solidarity Against Forced Evictions PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 18 October 2015 15:12
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On the 5th of October 2015 Social Action reiterate its solidarity with community people who were forcefully evicted from their residence in Port Harcourt  six years ago. In rally held at the Okrika Water front in Port Harcourt to commemorate the 2015 World Habitat Day, Social Action reiterated its commitment to victims of forced evictions and demolitions in Rivers State.

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