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.

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PRESS RELEASE: Judge acquits and orders release of 9 #EndSARS protestors detained for months without trial or family contact. Many more remain in detention.

PRESS RELEASE: Judge acquits and orders release of 9 #EndSARS protestors detained for months without trial or family contact. Many more remain in detention.

25/2/2021 With the support of Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN), a coalition of civil society worked to secure the detained protestors access to family and lawyers ...
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Bridging the gulf to improve electricity provision and access in the Niger Delta

Bridging the gulf to improve electricity provision and access in the Niger Delta

Poor access to power and our recommendation to improve it: A 2018 survey by SDN of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) customers found 40% of ...
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United Kingdom Supreme Court ruling on Shell a step in the right direction

United Kingdom Supreme Court ruling on Shell a step in the right direction

Today’s ruling that Shell can be brought to court in the UK for the actions of its subsidiary sets an important precedent in holding international ...
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Media briefing: cases of police brutality in Rivers State

Media briefing: cases of police brutality in Rivers State

We, the members of the Coalition of Concerned Civil Society Organisations in Rivers State in collaboration with our partners, and Rivers Civil Society Organisations (RIVCSO) ...
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Earlier today, SDN brought together @PHEDconnect, @officialNSCDC, @fccpcnigeria, and other key electricity sector stakeholders in Rivers State for a town hall meeting on addressing existing metering gap and combating electricity theft.

#PowerHourNG https://t.co/OP9xRZCy8S

Great to hear our own @JesseManufor (a senior project officer) reminding #Nigerians that Europe is still dumping #DirtyFuels on you. When will the Nigerian Government enforce its legal fuel quality standards & block these health hazard fuel imports? https://t.co/vl6aJO89xW
Africa Today @realAfricaToday
It’s surprising to many that #Nigeria, an oil Rich country, imports dirty fuel from Europe
The toxin-heavy fuel has devastating effects on the public health & the environment
We talked to @JesseManufor, a senior project officer at @SDNNigerDelta
Full: https://t.co/khyL6cMTfy https://t.co/UeleHEswBc

With support from @NLinNigeria, SDN started community groups in #NigerDelta that then helped to secure community development projects worth many millions of Naira - incl. schools, drainage, and street lighting. SDN shows what communities in #NigerDelta can do with investment 🇳🇬💪 https://t.co/EUQ31nCe5t

Tomorrow in Edo State SDN will bring together key electricity sector stakeholders in @BEDCpower states for a town hall meeting to constructively dialogue & proffer practical approaches to addressing metering and combating electricity theft in BEDC states.

#PowerHourNG https://t.co/65tHE8oCji