A Review of the Rivers State CSO Registration Bill

The Rivers state House of Assembly is currently considering a CSO Registration Bill. The Bill among others requires CSOs operating in, or that have any dealings in Rivers state, to register with a ‘Registry’ of the state government, embedded in the Rivers state Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning. The head of this agency will…

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In The News

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…

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Recent Interventions

We the People Holds Multi-Stakeholder Conference on Deforestation in Cross River state

Concerned with the rising spate of deforestation in Cross River State, southern Nigeria, We the People on the 6th December, 2022 held a Multi-Stakeholder Conference on Deforestation in the state capital Calabar. Recall that in 2008, arising from an environmental summit, the Cross River state government had instituted a ban on all forest activities, specifically…

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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.

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