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RFA for Political Economy Analysis for Philanthropication through Privatization  (PtP) Project in Nigeria

RFA for Political Economy Analysis for Philanthropication through Privatization (PtP) Project in Nigeria

Introduction The East-West Management Institute (EWMI) Working in partnership with the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and PtP consultant Aaron Bornstein, currently seek the services of a consultant to develop a Political Economy Analysis (PEA) as part of a concept note being developed by the trio to explore the possibility of the PtP process in Nigeria. The  […]

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ASSET RECOVERY: ABACHA II AND III AGREEMENTS

ASSET RECOVERY: ABACHA II AND III AGREEMENTS

In December 2017, a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) legally binding tripartite agreement was signed in Washington, D.C, between the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Federal Council of Swiss Confederation (Swiss Government) and the World Bank to repatriate $322.5M Abacha Loot to her country of origin (Nigeria). Below is the link to Abacha II Agreement http://www.aneej.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Abacha_Repatriation-Asset_Agreement_among_Nigeria_World_Bank_signed_in_2017_.pdf Again, in February […]

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ANEEJ LAUNCHES REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF 2016 LONDON ANTI-CORRUPTION SUMMIT AND GFAR COMMITMENTS IN NIGERIA

ANEEJ LAUNCHES REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF 2016 LONDON ANTI-CORRUPTION SUMMIT AND GFAR COMMITMENTS IN NIGERIA

Background The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, launches Report on the Implementation of 2016 London Anti-Corruption Summit and GFAR Commitments in Nigeria on February 12, 2019 at Denis Hotel, Abuja. The event had in attendance: representatives from Vice President Office, Ministry of Justice, OGP Secretariat, NEITI, CSOs/Media representatives and World Bank. The Report which is one out […]

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ANEEJ MANTRA ANCHORS WITH LOGICAL FRAMEWORKS

ANEEJ MANTRA ANCHORS WITH LOGICAL FRAMEWORKS

BACKGROUND Corruption remains a perennial challenge to development in Nigeria.  Despite its wealth of massive crude oil deposits and other resources, the country continues to experience widespread poverty and underdevelopment.  According to the UN and the AU, around $148 billion is stolen from Africa annually by political leaders, multinational corporations, the business elite and civil servants with complicity of banking […]

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FG OTHERS SHARED N2.28T IN THIRD QUARTER OF 2018 – NEITI

FG OTHERS SHARED N2.28T IN THIRD QUARTER OF 2018 – NEITI

Abuja, November 18, 2018. Revenue disbursements by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) to the three tiers of government has witnessed a steady increase in three consecutive quarters  of this year with N2.28 trillion shared  in Q3 of 2018. A breakdown shows that the Federal government received the highest sum of N904.8 billion, followed by states, which received N718.5 billion […]

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WHAT HAS BECOME OF THE $73 MILLION MALABU FUNDS?

WHAT HAS BECOME OF THE $73 MILLION MALABU FUNDS?

In October 2017, the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, announced that the Nigerian Government had reached an agreement with the United Kingdom for the repatriation of $85 million from the Malabu oil deal.   The sum was later revised to $73 million which both the United Kingdom and Nigerian authorities confirm has since been returned to Nigeria.  There […]

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OPEN ALLIANCE ENGAGES ANEEJ ON ABACHA LOOT UTILISATION

OPEN ALLIANCE ENGAGES ANEEJ ON ABACHA LOOT UTILISATION

Many years before the return of stolen Nigerian monies stashed in foreign countries, ANEEJ had been at the forefront of the campaign. In 2004, ANEEJ coordinated civil society organisations to monitor how the Abacha loot, $500million, returned from Switzerland was spent. That activity culminated in a report, SHADOW REPORT ON THE PEMFAR MONITORING EXERCISE here: https://www.publiceye.ch/fileadmin/files/documents/Potentatengelder/Report_Abacha.pdf, authored by Reverend David […]

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ANEEJ PRESENTS PERSPECTIVE ON BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP AT TLIBISI OGP

ANEEJ PRESENTS PERSPECTIVE ON BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP AT TLIBISI OGP

CONTEXT (Culled from OGP website https://www.opengovpartnership.org/events/ogp-global-summit-2018-tbilisi). As lead co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Georgia will host the 5th OGP Global Summitin Tbilisi, Georgia, on July 17-19, 2018. Representatives from OGP’s 96 national and local participants — heads of state and governments, ministers, public servants, members of parliament, local authorities, civil society representatives, international foundations, researchers, academia and journalists — will gather […]

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FROM YENOGOA TO TBILISI ANEEJ FLIES OGP FLAG

FROM YENOGOA TO TBILISI ANEEJ FLIES OGP FLAG

CONTEXT This inception meeting in Yenogao Bayelsa State, Nigeria  was convened 16th July 2018 for the purpose of stepping down Open Government Partnership, OGP, for Bayelsa state in accordance with the mandate of the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, as co-chair of the National Action Working Group on Anti-Corruption. The meeting took place with the active collaboration […]

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CAO AND IFC ENGAGE NIGERIAN CIVIL SOCIETY.

CAO AND IFC ENGAGE NIGERIAN CIVIL SOCIETY.

Compliance Advisor Ombudsman, CAO collaborated with the IFC Country Office in Nigeria and several leading Nigerian civil society organizations (CSOs) to host an outreach event in Lagos and Abuja on May 17, 2018.  The purpose of the meeting—which took place in-person and via videoconference from Washington DC—was to raise awareness about CAO’s role as IFC’s independent accountability mechanism, improve understanding […]

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