FOR ASSET RECOVERY & ANTI-CORRUPTION – ANEEJ ENGAGES POLITICAL PARTIES

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Context/Background The meeting with six leading political parties in Nigeria is in furtherance of the Monitoring of Recovered Assets Through Transparency & Accountability, MANTRA, as part of the DFID Anti-Corruption in Nigeria, ACORN. The meeting sought to set the tone and tenor for a future roundtable on asset recovery, anti-corruption, transparency & accountability in governance, […]

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EDO GOVT SUBMITS OGP REPORT – HAILS ANEEJ

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Background: Before the Open Government Partnership (OGP) was successfully launched by  the Edo State Government, ANEEJ had been there working. With her Open Niger Delta Project, OPENED, ANEEJ trained members of the Civil Society on the theory and practice of the OGP on the 27th day of September, 2018. Just two days after that training Civil […]

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ANEEJ CHAIRS PLENARY OF NACS ROUNDTABLE & CSO ENGAGEMENT

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The very first National Anti-Corruption Strategy  Roundtable took place at the Barcelona Hotels, Abuja on 30th October, 2018.  It had in attendance, the Representative of the Attorney-General of the Federation, the Representative of the Executive Secretary, PACAC, Development Partners such as Trust Africa, Anti-corruption agencies and a broad range of CSOs. The objective of the […]

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ANEEJ PROPOSES CONSISTENT ADVOCACY FOR PASSAGE OF ANTI-CORRUPTION BILLS

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  The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and the Federal Ministry of Justice have called for the fast-tracking of the four anti-corruption bills presently before the National Assembly (NASS). The demand was made on Friday, 19th October, 2018 in Abuja during the inauguration of the Advocacy Working Group on the bills. The […]

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ANEEJ SCORES A BRACE WITH MANTRA MID-TERM REVIEW

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Background ANEEJ organized a two-day MANTRA project mid-term review meeting on October 11 – 12, 2018 at Morzi Hotel, Benin City. ANEEJ staff and her project partners, MANTRA project consultants, ACORN project partners (Actionaid Nigeria) and other CSOs, Ministry of Justice, OGP Secretariat, National Cash Transfer Office (NCTO) and National Social Safety Net Coordinating Office […]

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MDAs FMJ WORKING WITH ANEEJ TOWARDS ACCOUNTABILITY WITH THE MANTRA

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Participating MDAs – the National Social Security Safety Net, NASSCO , the National Cash Transfer Office, NCTO and the Ministry of Justice – at the ANEEJ  2-Day MANTRA Mid Term Review meeting taking place in Benin City the Edo State capital have identified the importance of working with frontline NGOs like ANEEJ towards accountability and […]

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CONVERSATION WITH A NIGERIAN VOTE SELLER

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During the timeline allocated for Nigerians to get PVCs, venues for the exercises were usually packed out.  About 90% of these prospective voters were Nigerians within the 20-30 age-brackets. This perhaps conveyed the idea that the most productive arm of the Nigerian economy, the youth, were ready to execute the will behind the Not-Too-Young-to-Run idea. […]

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ANEEJ TAKES BOLD STAND ON ASSET RECOVERY ON GAB

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Background Dr. Matthew Ayibakuro, ANEEJ director of policy & research has had his article, The Nigerian Foreign Minister’s Vilification of Switzerland and the Diplomacy of Asset Recovery, published on the Global Anti-Corruption Blog, GAB. First published in Nigeria by The Niche Newspaper, http://www.thenicheng.com/opinion-vilification-of-switzerland-and-the-diplomacy-of-asset-recovery/, Dr. Matthew’s article attracted attention because of the issues on asset recovery […]

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ANEEJ HIGHLIGHTS 9-POINT ACHIEVEMENT ON PROJECT CLOSE OUT

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Background/Context. On Tuesday, September 25 2018 international headquarters of the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ was a beehive of activities.  It was the Media Brief on Project Close Out. Her partner, the LITE-Africa, which worked with ANEEJ was there as well. Several media representatives graced this important meeting. In an address, ANEEJ […]

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ANEEJ ANTI-CORRUPTION CENTRE DEBUTS WITH A CALL AGAINST VOTE BUYING

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Background: A certain book The End of Power, and by Moises Naim has highlighted the role of stakeholders in dismantling traditionally held beliefs, attitudes and norms arrogated to big armies, big institutions and big corporate institutions. With the coming elections in 2019, and with the power play already taking a certain turn in the form […]

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