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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FIGHTING DIRTY PROPERTY ACQUISITION IN NIGERIA: LEGAL HURDLES & SHENANIGANS

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The Economist Magazine of February 17 2018,  https://www.magzter.com/GB/The-Economist/The-Economist/Business/266421, carried what readers often regard as a commonplace advert. That advert, on the top right hand corner on page 79, had details of a detached 6-bedroom chalet with ‘stunning views’ over the Meribel valley in France. The Chalet is close to the Rond Point des Pistes, with […]

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UPDATED: AS THE DUST SETTLES ON EXECUTIVE ORDER 6 OF 2018: CRITICAL LESSONS ENDURE

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It has been over two months since Nigerian President, Muhammadu  Buhari issued Executive Order 6 of 2018.  The stated purpose of the Executive Order was the “preservation of suspicious assets connected with corruption and other relevant offences”. In furtherance of this, the Order empowers the Attorney-General, in collaboration with other named law enforcement agencies, to […]

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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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RELIGIOUS & TRADITIONAL INSTITUTIONS JOIN ANEEJ TO BATTLE CORRUPTION

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16th September 2018. Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has perfected plans to engage religious and traditional institutions and leaders to change social norms and behaviour that promote and sustain corruption. In a statement, ANEEJ executive director, the Rev David Ugolor said that the decision to engage key religious and […]

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OGP – ANEEJ APPLAUDS EDO GOVT ON EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

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September 11, 2018 Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has hailed the Edo State government on her expression of interest to participate as a key sub-national Open Government Partnership, OGP, player in Nigeria. Since signing on to the Open Government Partnership in 2016, Nigeria and the OGP have worked assiduously […]

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NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY -ANEEJ ATAKPU IS PART OF M&E

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Background The approval of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) by the Federal Executive Council on 5th July, 2017, evidences the continuous strides of the present administration to combat corruption in Nigeria. The main objective of the NACS is to identify and close existing gaps in the anti-corruption initiatives currently in place. The strategy is an […]

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UPDATED: ANEEJ & ACTIONAID PARTNER ON BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE AGAINST CORRUPTION

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September 2 2018. Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, and Actionaid will hold a round table meeting in Abuja Nigeria to analyse new approaches to tackling corruption in Nigeria. Traditional approaches in tackling corruption in Nigeria have not yielded the desired results. Instead, emerging issues including ethnic, religious and political […]

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