Press Statements

CEHRD hosted the Norwegian Ambassador, His Excellency Jens-Petter Kjemprud and his deputy, Her Excellency Ingrid Skjolaas

With pleasure and gratitude, CEHRD hosted the Norwegian Ambassador, His Excellency Jens-Petter Kjemprud and his deputy, Her Excellency Ingrid Skjolaas yesterday at the CEHRD’s Ken Saro-Wiwa Hall of Fame. It was a unique and rare opportunity to discuss topical environmental and human rights  challenges in the Niger Delta region and CEHRD’s ongoing development efforts.

Patrick Naagbanton for Burial, November 23

 Nov 16 , 2019. PRESS STATEMENT ‘‘You Shall Hear Me No More’’    Patrick B. Naagbanton (2014) PATRICK NAAGBANTON FOR BURIAL, NOVEMBER 23 Port Harcourt based foremost NGO, Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development, CEHRD, in conjunction with the Naleeba Naagbanton family of Bodo City in Gokana LGA of Rivers State, and the Patrick Naagbanton …

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMUNITY IN NIGERIA LOSES DEPENDABLE MEMBER, PATRICK NAAGBANTON.

With a deep sense of sorrow and shock, Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development, CEHRD a foremost NGO in Port Harcourt, announces the passing of Patrick Naagbanton, a committed human and environmental rights defender, poet, humanist, and independent,investigative journalist. He was knocked down by a reckless driver along Eliozu Road in Port Harcourt  on …

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Hunting of Manatee in Omoku Creek, a Tributary on the Orashi River. CEHRD Calls for Urgent Biodiversity Conservation

      JUNE 28, 2019 It is with urgent importance that the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) wishes to draw the attention of the Government of Rivers State and the general public to the killing of a Manatee (also known as Sea cow) in the Omoku Creek, a tributary of the …

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Journalist Kofi Bartels: CEHRD Demands End to Police Brutalities and Torture

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) joined other Civil Society Organizations and the media to condemn in its entirety the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment meted on Mr. Kofi Bartels, a broadcast journalist with the Nigerian Info on June 4, 2019 by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad department of the Nigerian Police. His …

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CEHRD Challenges Niger Delta Politicians, Leaders to Run Accountable and Transparent Government

Tuesday 11 June, 2019 The Centre For Environment, Human Rights And Development (CEHRD), a non-governmental, non-profit making organization has nearly 20 years of working experience in remote rural and poor urban communities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria and other parts of Nigeria. On Wednesday, 12th June, marks officially another journey in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic. …

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CEHRD Press Release on World Environment Day 2018

Act now to make Rivers State and the world free of plastic pollution! With 13 million tonnes of plastic entering the ocean yearly, this year’s world Environment Day tagged “Beat Plastic Pollution – if you can’t reuse it, refuse it’’ is apt and timely for our local situation. Our creeks, rivers and the ocean are …

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Press Release on the Commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child 2017

Press Release on the Commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child CEHRD joins the rest of the world and Civil Society Organizations to commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child. The theme for this year is: “The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030.” According to UN Women, there are 1.1 …

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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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