DYNTRA INDEX – ANEEJ TO TRAIN CSOs, MEDIA, NDI STAFFERS

The Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement project implemented by ANEEJ/LITE-Africa and her Cluster members sought to improve the capacity of CSOs to engage the Niger Delta Institutions (NDDC, Ministry of Niger Delta, Oil and Gas Commissions in Delta, Edo Ondo, Abia & Imo States) to be more effective and as well make them accountable to […]

DIGITALIZING THE FIGHT AGAINST DIRTY PROPERTY

The Economist Magazine of February 17th 2018 carried what readers of the magazine often regard as a commonplace advert. Yes, right there on the top right hand corner on page 79, it says that a detached 6-bedroom chalet with ‘stunning views’ over the Meribel valley in France, and close to the Rond Point des Pistes, […]

LET PIGB PROVIDE FOR & ADDRESS ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION, COMPENSATION AND REMEDIATION, HOST COMMUNITIES SAY

BACKGROUND / EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ANEEJ hosted the civil society organisations (CSOs) and host communities dialogue on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), with the objective of harmonising views and building consensus amongst stakeholders on the PIB.  The programme, held at the Aldgate Hotel in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, brought together 53 participants representing CSOs and host communities […]

UGOLOR CELEBRATES WITH LECTURE ON INNOVATION AS PANACEA TO SHRINKING PUBLIC SPACE

31st January, 2018. Press Release Benin City, Nigeria…Activities leading to the 48th year birthday celebrations of seasoned civil rights icon and sociopreneur, the Rev David Ugolor, in Benin City, are already in top gear. Organisers have unveiled plans to use the occasion to introduce an annual inaugural public lecture series. For this year, the theme of […]

ANEEJ VISITS EDSOGPADEC

The Africa Network for environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) had a fruitful engagement meeting with the Edo State Oil and Gas Producing Areas Commission (EDSOGPADEC) on Friday 19th January 2018 at the commission’s secretariat in Benin. A total number of eighteen persons were in attendance comprising four ANEEJ staff and fourteen EDSOGPADEC staff including Lucky […]

ANEEJ SPEAKS AT UNODC SPECIAL EVENT ON ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS, IFF,…IN VIENNA

Background: Consequent upon request from Olga Amestitova, Rule-of-Law Expert for the EU and GIZ, ANEEJ executive director the Rev David Ugolor has submitted his bio preparatory to his speech at the UN CoSP 7 side event.  Official side events are a platform for admitted observer organizations, which have limited speaking opportunities in the formal negotiations, to […]

NIGERIA REVIEWING ANTI-CORRUPTION LAWS -ABUBAKAR MALAMI, SAN

Background At the ANEEJ-SERAP pre-GFAR Consultative meeting in Abuja 26th October 2017, the Federal government of Nigeria announced that it had recovered $USS85million of the Malabu deal. Other groundbreaking remarks and commitments from the Nigerian Government which the announcement above seemed to overshadow are contained in the speech by the Attorney General and Minister of […]