Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end abuses of human rights. It asserts itself as independent of any political ideology, economic interest or religion. As the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization, it has a delegation in Nigeria.
Extinction Rebellion is a decentralised, international and politically non-partisan movement using non-violent direct action and civil disobedience to persuade governments to act justly on the climate and ecological emergency. Founded in 2018 in Stroud, United Kingdom, it already operates in 85 countries.
Greenpeace is an independent environmental campaigning organisation that exposes environmental injustices globally through non-violent, creative confrontation to bring forth, in its words, “the solutions which are essential to a green and peaceful future”.
Founded in 1978 as Helsinki Watch in New York as a non-profit NGO, Human Rights Watch has been reporting on 90 countries around the world. Its latest Nigeria Report (2022) has signalled "a worsening repression of fundamental rights" in Nigeria.
Established in June 2011 by the University of Port Harcourt to document, promote, and undertake research into various aspects of life in the Niger Delta. The main goal of this local research institute is “to initiate and sustain quality research that will contribute to capacity building, sustainable development and peaceful co-existence in the Niger Delta”.
Inaugurated by the Western Delta University in 2013, the Institute of Delta and Development Studies seeks “to interrogate the socio-economic consequences of oil production in the Niger Delta of Nigeria and the challenges associated with sustainable development generally”. It also organises workshops and certificate training courses.
The official portal of Ogoni Kingdom and the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), an environmental rights organisation established as a mass‐based social movement organization of the indigenous Ogoni people of Central Niger Delta.
The Federal Republic of Nigeria was admitted as a member state of the United Nations on October 1960, a few days after its independence. The United Nations System (UNS) stresses "the complex humanitarian situation in its north-eastern region, other internal conflicts and a number of development deficits" as first concern multi-faceted challenges in Nigeria.
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Vital Signs of the Planet is a NASA project offering the latest news and data streams related global warming and climate change worldwide. Home of Earth Now, Earth 360, Images of Change, Earth Minute Videos, amongst other NASA projects, it is an unpaired source of satellite images and animated contents on planet Earth and its specific regions.
Amnesty International has been consistently working on Nigeria for decades. Its first intervention related to the West African nation dates back to 1967, by the time of the Nigerian civil war, which ended in 1970. Its Nigeria dedicated page gathers all the latest reports and information on human rights violations in the West African country.
Its local and national groups are the core of Extinction Rebellion work. Currently present in 85 countries, through already more than a thousand groups, it is also present in Nigeria, with groups created in Lagos, Abuja, Kaduna and Benue, and also in two different locations in the Niger Delta region: Imo and Rivers.
The National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria was established by the National Human Rights Commission Rights 1995, in line with Resolution 48/134 of the United Nations General Assembly which enjoins all member states to establish independent national institutions for the promotion, protection and enforcement of human rights.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) is an autonomous intergovernmental organisation, established in Paris in 1974, that provides policy recommendations, analysis and energy and emission data on the entire global energy sector by country, end-uses and product.
The official webpage of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), the only entity licensed to operate in Nigeria’s petroleum industry. Formerly held by the country’s government, it was transformed from a corporation to a limited liability company in July 2022.