Recent Interventions

We the People Takes Campaign Against Vote Buying and Violence to Rivers State Senatorial Districts

Rivers state has been flagged by various local and international research agencies including the United Stated Institute for Peace as a possible spot where violence and other forms of electoral malpractices including vote buying will occur in massive scales. Recall that in 2015, elections in Rivers state drew local and international attention for the vicious…

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Recent Interventions

We the People Strategizes on Anti-Corruption Actions with Student Leaders in Rivers State

Concerned with the rising cases of corruption in the education sector especially in tertiary institutions, We the People on the 30th of November 2018, hosted elected Student leaders from 6 tertiary institutions in Rivers state to discuss plans and strategies for instituting anti-corruption mechanisms within the student union leadership structures in the tertiary institutions. The…

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Environment & Climate Change

…Again we Rose Against the Soot

In the last 24 months, residents of Port Harcourt the River State Capital have been battling with the emergence of hydrocarbon soot, the by-product of incomplete combustion coming from the many oil and gas industry outlets in the state. The soot which is clearly noticeable as tiny dark particles on surfaces is believed to have…

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Recent Interventions

We the People and Policy Alert, Institute Prize for Open Government Journalism in the Niger Delta

Two non-governmental organizations, We the People and Policy Alert, have instituted a special prize for investigative journalists reporting open government issues in the Niger Delta. The prize is an initiative of the Niger-Delta Open Government Observatory (NOGO), convened by both organizations. The prize was announced today in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, during a…

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Recent Interventions

Mobilizing Young Nigerians to Fight Corruption, We the People Launches Youth Anti-Corruption Movement in Rivers State

Nigeria fares miserably on all major corruption indicators, the latest of which is Transparency International’s 2017 Corruption Perception Index rankings of 180 countries. Not only did Nigeria perform badly, it declined a few points despite the current anti-corruption mood in the country. Since Nigeria returned to civil in 1999, the country has witnessed the rolling…

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