Restitution of Abacha loot: who benefits from the crime?

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Berlin, 2 June 2015. As Switzerland prepares to return to Nigeria US$380 million in Abacha family stolen assets that have been frozen in Luxembourg since 2006[1], the UNCAC Coalition is calling attention to the importance of asset repatriation being conducted in a transparent, accountable and inclusive manner. According to various estimates, the late General Sani […]

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PUBLIC STATEMENT ON THE COMPLICIT LOOT REPATRIATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA AND THE ABACHA FAMILY

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INTRODUCTION Transparency and accountability has remained a major problem besetting successive governments in Nigeria. For nearly four decades, the accounts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, were not audited. But public outcry changed all of that, to the extent that when the accounts were eventually audited by a private firm, PriceWaterHouse Coopers, the audit […]

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From Africa Through Monterrey To Vienna: Seeking An International Treaty On Corruption

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From Africa Through Monterrey To Vienna: Seeking An International Treaty On Corruption A story of a north-south partnership against corruption. Fighting corruption at all levels is a priority. Corruption is a serious barrier to effective resource mobilization and allocation, and diverts resources away from activities that are vital to poverty eradication and economic and sustainable development” […]

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ANEEJ Condemns Nigeria And Swiss Government Secret Agreements On Abacha Loot

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Abuja, Nigeria, 18 March, 2014…Even though there is a new report by the relevant Swiss authorities that 380 million USD amounting to some N75.2billion funds stolen by former Nigerian dictator, Sanni Abacha, are to be returned soon to Nigeria, ANEEJ is worried that all the conditions and agreements between the Swiss, Nigerian governments and the […]

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ANEEJ Welcomes UK anti-corruption law for oil, gas and mining

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The United Kingdom yesterday commenced the enforcement of the “Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations 2014” which was signed into law by Business Minister Jo Swinson MP on 28 November, 2014. The regulation provides for anti-corruption provisions for the oil, gas, mining and logging sectors as contained in Chapter 10 of the 2013 European Union […]

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THE CORRUPT AND THE REST OF US!

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By Kelly Ovie Umukoro My heart bleeds each time I think about the modus operandi of corrupt leaders in our society, we work very hard to inform the society about the evil of corruption everyday as anti- corruption agent but, this evil persist, the question is why? The issue of Corruption is not a recent […]

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ANEEJ hails U.S. for tracking Abacha loot

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By Stella Omona Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has commended the Department of Justice, United States of America for tracking more than $480 million in corruption proceeds hidden in bank accounts around the world by former Nigerian Head of State, General Sani Abacha, his son, Mohammed Abacha, and other co-conspirators. The U.S. […]

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Report of a one-day inception meeting for “ADVOCACY AGAINST IMPUNITY IN THE OIL SUBSIDY REGIME IN NIGERIA’’ project held @ Denis Hotel, Abuja on 26th February, 2014.

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INTRODUCTION The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), with support from Justice for All (J4A) organized an inception workshop for “Advocacy against Impunity in the Oil Subsidy Regime in Nigeria project”, on Wednesday, 26th February, 2014, at Denis Hotel Abuja. The workshop had over 35 participants in attendance which cut across Anti graft […]

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Advocacy against impunity in the oil subsidy regime in Nigeria

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PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Advocacy against impunity in the oil subsidy regime in Nigeria ANEEJ is currently implementing a project tagged Advocacy against impunity in the oil subsidy regime in Nigeria. The 1 year project is supported by J4A/DFID. The project is a major effort to end impunity in the management of oil subsidy funds in Nigeria, […]

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