NDDC MOVES TO REVOKE CONTRACTS AS OIL-PRODUCING COMMUNITY DEMANDS COMPENSATION

By Chido Okafor (Warri) and Gordi Udeajah (Umuahia) 29 September 2017   |   4:29 am The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to revoke many contracts for projects in different parts of the oil-rich region to enable it to focus on strategic ones that would open up the areas. The commissioner representing Delta State […]

ANEEJ AUGUST NEWSLETTER – A COLLECTOR’S DELIGHT

ANEEJ AUGUST NEWSLETTER 2017 From the editor-in-chief:  This edition of ANEEJ quarterly newsletter (click link above) is a loaded package. It came at a time when ANEEJ deputy executive director, Leo Atakpu (who is the Reality of AID chairperson) attended the RoA meeting in Paris and steered discussions on preparing and sending out discussion papers, […]

DO NO HARM IN ANEEJ

BACKGROUND  On the 21st day of August, 2017, officials of the Christian Rural Development Association of Nigeria, CRUDAN, visited ANEEJ. From the 17th – 18th of August, 2017,  ANEEJ Charles Iyare conducted a Training of Trainers, ToT, program for lecturers and professors drawn from universities across Nigeria.  As a consequence of that training programme of […]

PARIS CLUB REFUND – WHAT NIGER DELTA STATES MUST DO.

Background Following the release of the first tranche of the Paris Club Refund to Sates, findings reveal that Niger Delta States received the following: Abia – N11431531742.97 Akwa Ibom – N25981255165.12 Bayelsa – N24895696347.55 Cross River – N12150687893.85 Delta – N27606963362.46 Edo – N12182253184.99 Imo – N14001610365.94 Ondo – N14007296628.57 Rivers –  N34925785322.06 ANEEJ suggests […]

CIVIL SOCIETY ADVOCACY TO SUPPORT ANTI-CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA – INCEPTION MEET

BACKGROUND Corruption is a problem in Nigeria and the Nigerian government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari is serious about fighting it. But it cannot cannot carry out the Herculean task all alone. With support from the UNDP, EU and the UNODC, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, seeks to bring […]