CSOs urge Cross River gov to disband task force on illegal logging

Stakeholders at a one-day conference have called on the Cross River State governor, Prince Bassey Otu, to disband the newly constituted task force on illegal logging in the state. The forum made up of community persons, traditional rulers, civil society organizations, representatives of MDAs, paramilitary agencies, and the academia, met in Calabar, the Cross River State…

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Groups set agenda for COP28 over Loss & Damage Funds

Loss and Damage is a climate change response framework adopted during COP27 in Egypt, which recognizes people and communities that have suffered the effect of climate change such as desertification, flooding, loss of livelihoods, heatwave, wildfires, amongst others, due to no fault of theirs.


Rivers CSOs reject bill to harmonise registration, shrink civic space

In a bid to expand civic space and enhance the fundamental human rights in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in relation to freedom of association, the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Rivers State have rejected in totality a Bill titled ‘A Bill to harmonise Rivers State CSOs registration, in relation to modernising such…


2023 Elections: Stakeholders Urge Electorates Not To Vote For Anti-Forest Conservation Candidates

Stakeholders and deforestation activists in Cross River State have called on the electorates not to vote for any candidate not ready to protect the forests and other natural reserves. The admonition was from a one-day multi-stakeholder conference with a focus on ending deforestation in Cross River State, organized by We The People (WTP) in collaboration with…


Divestment: Stakeholders threaten IOCs with legal action over contamination of N/Delta

Port Harcourt — Stakeholders in the Niger Delta region have vowed to carry out legal action against the ongoing onshore and shallow water divestment by multinational oil companies over the environmental contamination caused by oil and gas activities in the area. They said the international oil companies, IOCs, must first remediate the environment before the divestment.