Human Rights & Governance

Amnesty International Training of Micro Project Participants

CEHRD had a participatory consultative survey of stakeholders and the project participants and a baseline to ascertain the human rights needs of people in selected communities in Rivers State. Six (6) thematic areas were earmarked as a fall out of the research. A consultant was hired to carryout training in collaboration with the coordinating committee …

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Environmental Knowledge Development through the Establishment of Rachel Carson Environmental Library

The environmental library was established to enhance environmental knowledge development and the promotion of collaborative research, learning and information sharing amongst scholars, activists, researchers and students across the Niger Delta region and beyond. The library has paper cover books and e-books.   The key assumption behind the establishment of the library is that researchers working …

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CEHRD Calls For A Free, Fair And Violence Free Election

‘’The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) enjoins all voters to go out and perform their constitutional duties by voting their preferred candidate. As we hope that INEC will conduct a free and fair election today Saturday 28th March, 2015, we affirm that the political parties, their wards and different actors involved must …

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February, 2015 Elections: CEHRD Cautions Politicians Against Violence

‘’The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) condemns in strong term the widespread electoral violence- attacks and reprisal attacks,  inflammatory statements  in Nigeria ahead of the February general elections (of recent are the two pre-election violence where campaign Vehicles, Buildings and valuable properties worth millions of naira, belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party …

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CEHRD Condemns the Serial Bombings in the Northern part of Nigeria and its perpetrators

‘’The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) expresses grave displeasure at the sad bombing of yesterday, (Monday 14 April, 2014) in which over 88persons  were reportedly killed and over 200 injured in Nyanya Motor Park, Abuja. We vehemently condemn the perpetrators of this wicked and dastardly act. The killers must stop this reign …

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CEHRD Condemns Incessant Arrests of Journalists by Security Operatives

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) condemns the yesterday (Wednesday, 9th April, 2014) arrest of Iheanacho Nwosu, an editor of The Sun newspaper. The victim was reportedly arrested about 12.00noon yesterday at the venue of the ongoing National Conference in Abuja. Journalist Nwosu was said to have reported the shameful fiscuff between …

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