Climate Change lessons from Oghara

By MajiriOghene Etemiku Last year November-December 2015, nearly 200 countries converged in Paris France to ratify the Climate Change deal which the Conference of Parties, COP, had negotiated in April of that same year. That convergence was not new nor was it anything novel. Every year, the COP meets, at the instance of the United […]

Demystifying the role of moneybags in elections

By Charles Iyare About two weeks ago, August 17-20 to be precise, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) organized an interactive session with the gubernatorial candidates of the various political parties. The motive was to get all 19 political parties to sell their programmes and policies to Edo people. Hitherto, there had […]

ANEEJ…celebrating Life

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The 28th day in the month of June 2016 did not just come and go like most days. It was the celebration of the illustrious lives of two key ANEEJ staff – the one is Ramat Idiake, Head Finance and Admin, and the other Sandra Eguagie, programmes Officer and RAPEWATCH Coordinator. Both ladies played key […]

NEITI APPLAUDS PRESIDENT BUHARI’S PRONOUNCEMENTS ON BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP AT THE LONDON ANTI-CORRUPTION SUMMIT.

PRESS STATEMENT The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative NEITI has welcomed with high expectations, the commitment of the Federal Government to full disclosure of beneficial owners of companies doing business in Nigeria’s extractive industry. The pronouncement by President Muhammadu Buhari (Thursday) at the Anti-corruption summit in London is in line with the position of NEITI […]

A CALL FOR TOUGHER GLOBAL ACTION AGAINST CORRUPTION

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ANEEJ OFFICIAL POSITION Being a Memo To the UK Anti-Corruption Summit And Abuja Pre-Summit 2016 from the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ. BACKGROUND British Prime Minister David Cameron is hosting an International Conference on Anti-Corruption on 12 May, 2016. The summit seeks to galvanise global response to tackle corruption. As well as […]

Hannibal Visits ANEEJ!

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Hannibal Visits ANEEJ! Unlike the Hannibal of old, this Hannibal Uwaifo, President of the African Bar Association, AfBA, drove into ANEEJ premises without fanfare. Dressed in a sky-blue kaftan with feet ensconced in a flip-flop, he held a smile that measured his self-confidence and assuredness. In tow with him was the media director of the […]

Implement Public Procurement for South-South development

By Charles Iyare Laws on public Procurement are imperative for good governance, and are designed for the authorities to adequately provide value for money and maintenance of quality procurement standards. They are also geared towards encouraging accountability, competitiveness, and cost-effectiveness. After that Bill (the Public Procurement bill) was signed into law by President Yar’ Adua […]

Building new CSO mindset for advocacy

By Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku The STAR – System for Transformation and Result – methodology of measuring impact is a change process and a tool suite that seeks to promote sustainable organizational development. It also seeks to address elements of the complex environments in which Civil Society organisations do their work. It is a programme developed […]