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Joe Okei-Odumakin honoured in Delta State

From the Nation

Gov.Uduaghan, who had opposed capital punishment, spoke at the weekend in Warri, the state capital, at a reception in honour of rights activist, Dr. Jeo Okei-Odumakin, and the inaugural lecture of LITE-Africa Leadership Institute.


Gov.Uduaghan extols qualities of Okei-Odumakin in Warri

From The Nigerian Tribune News.

The Delta State governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has extolled the sterling qualities of human and civil rights activist, Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin. The governor made this known through the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Missan Ukubeyinje, at a reception in honour of Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin during the inaugural lecture of LITE-Africa Leadership Institute in Warri, Delta State.


Extractive Industry: Experts brainstorm on solution to conflict

From The Daily Newswatch

Effective corporate level grievance resolution mechanism has been identified as a key way to ensure that disputes in Extractive Industry are resolved amicably. This was the view of a Forum on Business and Human Rights organized in Port Harcourt, Rivers State by Leadership Initiative for Transformation and Empowerment (LITE-Africa).


Amnesty Programme Not Enough to End Agitations in Niger Delta

From the Daily Independent

Joel Bisina, Executive Director of LITE-Africa, talks about the need for African countries to key into the Voluntary Principles, which he underlines will ensure good conduct of businesses by the government and the international oil companies.


Channels Television Covers LITE's Unvieling

LITE Africa unveils Corporate Office Resource Centre


LITE-Africa Ensures Security and Human Right Protection In Niger-Delta

From The Nigerian Orient News

On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 the Niger Delta Professionals for Development, (NIPRODEV), an NGO, in a project funded by NED had ensured to the people of Niger-Delta adequate security and human rights protection through a one-day stakeholders’ dialogue conference held at Kokori Hall, Wellington Hotel, Warri, Delta State with the caption: “Strengthening the Capacity of Security Forces on the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights in the Niger Delta.”


AIT News Coverage- Niger Delta Peace

Nidprodev launches keep Oporoza clean.



‘Niger Deltans becoming endangered species’

Interview from Daily Independent

Joel Bisina is the facilitator of Niger Delta Professionals for Development (NIDPRODEV), a non-governmental organisation. In this interview with reporters including Correspondent Harris-Okon Emmanuel, he talks about the recent raid on Ayakoromor community in Burutu council of Delta State by the Joint Task Force (JTF), calling for the agency’s probe by local and international human rights organisations, and the Nigerian government. Though acknowledging some crime fighting achievements, Bisina reasons that the agency needs to rework its strategies to effectively deal with insurgence and other internal security matters in the volatile oil-rich region.


Vanguard News Online

On his part, development activist and facilitator of the Niger-Delta Professionals in Development, NIDPRODEV, Mr. Joel Bisina, said, “I think there is the need for a conference. Such a conference will engender discussions and debate on the whole amnesty process...


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