Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN) was established as a non-governmental not-for-profit organisation in 2004 to support those affected by the extractives industry and weak governance.

We work with communities and engage with governments, companies and other stakeholders to ensure the promotion and protection of human rights, including the right to a healthy environment. Our work currently focuses on the Niger Delta.

Latest resources

Oil sector reform: Clean The Delta campaign update

Oil sector reform: Clean The Delta campaign update

Recent political developments are paving the way for changes in how Nigeria’s oil industry, predominantly based in the Niger Delta, is run. So we are ...
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Community voices for change: local advocacy in the Niger Delta

Community voices for change: local advocacy in the Niger Delta

Corruption, patronage networks, difficulty in getting access to political representatives, and a lack of transparency mean it is extremely difficult for citizens in the Niger ...
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Ogoni Day 2017: Civil Society Organizations and Stakeholders Further Call For Cleanup of Ogoni Land.

Ogoni Day 2017: Civil Society Organizations and Stakeholders Further Call For Cleanup of Ogoni Land.

The 2017 edition of the Ogoni Day celebration themed: “Peace and Unity for the Sustainable Development of Ogoni land” held at Bori, the traditional headquarters of ...
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Current spate of violence and insecurity in the Niger Delta region

Current spate of violence and insecurity in the Niger Delta region

Press Statement It appears the stage is set. The decorations and rehearsals are done and the spectators ready for another round of war games in ...
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With our support, a coalition of civil society secured the detained #EndSARS protestors access to family and lawyers after months of being denied both. Now they've all been found innocent & released.

See our press release for info and quotes: https://t.co/WJUcIhrO9o https://t.co/sIMswqadNn

Join the conversation today on @NigeriaInfoPH at 1:30pm-2:00pm for the #ObserveAndExpandRadioProgramme.

Topic: Victims’ perspectives of police brutality in Rivers State.

Guest: Bere Letam Noble.

Tune in and join the conversation. https://t.co/baS9x9C5po

Great thread by @NaijaToday_ on the #PIBHostCom. Also, check out our own razor-sharp analysis on the #PIBFactcheck here: https://t.co/vLV3CMdVoF https://t.co/fMS5GQCtNa

Nigeria's response to insecurity in the Niger Delta must extend beyond military intervention if it is to be successful. Investment in community-led livelihoods, development, & support for civil society groups on the ground are needed for long-term security. https://t.co/PbHTZ2URO1