Human Rights

SACA Partners Federal Government of Nigeria Agencies, the Bayelsa State Government and NAOC on Grievance Mechanism

On 13th July 2023, the Stakeholders Alliance for Corporate Accountability (SACA) organized a one-day event with the theme “Triggers of Human Rights and Community Gatekeepers Action Reflection Forum”. The program was organized to reinforce community leaders’ understanding on the hazards associated with high exposure of human and the environment to crude oil pollution; to know …

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SACA Partners Federal Government of Nigeria and Bayelsa State Government to Validate Human Rights Due Diligence Tool

On Friday 26th July 2023, Stakeholders Alliance for Cooperate Accountability (SACA) organized a 1-day event to validate Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) tool in Nigeria. The HRDD tool was specifically designed for community impact assessment to help businesses identify and analyze existing and potential human rights risks in communities that may hinder or is already …

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SACA Inaugurates Three Project Management Committees in Bayelsa State, Nigeria.

SACA in partnership with Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) inaugurated three Project Management Committees to implement their joint project, titled, “Protect, Respect and Remedy – UNGP-P2R” – Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in conflict & post-conflict contexts in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.” The first Project Management Committee is Environmental Management …

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International Commission of Inquiry Investigates the Environmental Crisis in Bayelsa State

The Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson, on March 27, 2019, set up an International Commission of Inquiry on Oil and the Environment in Bayelsa State, to investigate years of pollutions, insecurity and terrorism in the State, which the governor attributed to the multinational oil companies especially Agip. According to the governor, “Agip …

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