ANEEJ LAUDS UK REVIEW OF ANTI-CORRUPTION LAWS SAYS IT IS A STITCH IN TIME

18th June, 2018 Press Release Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has said that the announcement by the UK government to a review of the legal requirements related to the publication of revenue from extractive industries and paid to governments across the world, is a stitch in time which will […]

ANEEJ COMMENDS $500MILLION ABACHA LOOT DEAL WITH the US, the UK & FRANCE, INSISTS ON AN ASSET MONITORING FRAMEWORK

June 14, 2018 Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ has said that the new deal which Nigeria recently struck with the UK, US and France to repatriate $500million of yet another stash of Abacha loot is a welcome development which would open up the need for an asset monitoring framework. […]

JAILING JOSHUA DARIYE IS BEST DEMOCRACY DAY GIFT TO NIGERIANS

June 13, 2018 Benin City, Nigeria…Against the backdrop of the conviction of another former governor in the country by the court for corruption, this time, former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Dariye, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has hailed the 14-year jail sentence slapped on the former governor for diverting […]

UPDATED: ANEEJ CONDEMNS NNPC EXCLUSION FROM PROVISIONS OF PROCUREMENT & FISCAL ACTS, SAYS IT REINFORCES CORRUPTION.

7th June, 2018 Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has said that the plan to exclude the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, from being subject to the provisions of the Fiscal Responsibility and the Procurement Acts is unacceptable as it will defeat the primary purpose for a call on reforms […]

ANEEJ HAILS NYAME CONVICTION, SAYS IT IS A VICTORY FOR FG’s ANTI-CORRUPTION CAMPAIGN

31st May, 2018. Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has hailed the decision of a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory to send a former governor of Taraba State, Rev. Jolly Nyame to a jail term of 14 years for stealing public monies to the tune of N1.64 billion. […]

CONSULTANCY FOR SCOPING STUDY – ANEEJ CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

BACKGROUND TO MANTRA PROJECT Corruption is a major problem in Nigeria and is largely responsible for widespread poverty and underdevelopment. According to the UN and the AU, around $148 billion is stolen from Africa annually by politically exposed persons, multinational corporations, the business elite and civil servants with complicity of banking and property industries in […]

UPDATED: HM & US INVITE ANEEJ TO VIENNA UNCAC SIDE EVENT AS PANELIST

Background Building upon the outcomes of the inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR), this side event will focus on how countries are promoting transparency and accountability in asset recovery processes through successful implementation of the GFAR Principles for Disposition and Transfer of Confiscated Stolen Assets in Corruption Cases. A panel of experts will focus […]

UPDATES: COMMONWEALTH ANTI-CORRUPTION CHAIRMANSHIP: ANEEJ SAYS VOTE OF CONFIDENCE ON ANTI-CORRUPTION OF NIGERIA    

  19th May, 2018. Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has expressed delight at Nigeria’s appointment as chairman of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in the Commonwealth, saying that it is a vote of confidence by the Commonwealth and the rest of the world on the efforts by the Nigerian government, […]

NDDC TO CONDUCT CSO CONSULTATIONS AFTER ANEEJ LITE-AFRICA VALIDATION REPORT

Background A one-day validation workshop with NDDC officials on the draft Independent CSOs project monitoring report was facilitated by ANEEJ/LITE-Africa  at the Dannic Hotel in Port Harcourt, May 15, 2018.  Present at the workshop were the CSOs Coalition members, NDDC officials, SACE, CSOs and Media, making a total of 30 participants. The NDDC officials present […]

UPDATED: INCLUSION OF CSOs IN UTILIZATION OF RETURNED $322.5M ABACHA LOOT: ANEEJ APPLAUDS BUHARI

15th May, 2018 Press Release Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has applauded the plan by the Buhari administration to expend the $322.5million loot returned from Switzerland to Nigeria on the poorest of the poor through a conditional Cash Transfer Programme. In a statement released to the media after 8th […]