ANEEJ, WORLD BANK COMPLIANCE OMBUDSMAN & GLOBAL RIGHTS COLLABORATE

Background The Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) is the independent accountability mechanism for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), members of the World Bank Group.  CAO addresses grievances from people impacted by IFC and MIGA projects with the goal of improving environmental and social outcomes on the ground. CAO recently launched an outreach […]

PRIORITIZE AFRICAN-OWNED BUSINESSES AFRICAN CSOs URGE AfDB

Background: The Civil Society Forum of the African Development Bank side event, AfDB, which held from the 5th – 6th May 2018 in Abidgan has come and gone.  After its deliberations, it observed that a development strategy premised on private sector-led industrialization bears the risk of failing to bring the equitable, inclusive transformation that is […]

ANEEJ & LITE-AFRICA SET TO PRESENT VALIDATION REPORT

Come Tuesday the 15th day of May, 2018, the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ and LITE-Africa, will at Nigeria’s Garden City, Port Harcourt, present a validation of an independent monitoring report to the general public. The event comes with a critical theme of Working Collaboratively, Addressing our common Development Challenges.   ANEEJ and […]

ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS – ANEEJ IS PANELIST @ SIDE SESSION IN ABIDJAN

CONTEXT At the AfDB- Civil Society Forum taking place in the ancient of Abidjan, Illicit Financial Flows, IFF, and how their implications for African Industrialization will feature prominently at a side event tomorrow 8th May, 2018. A statement from Martin Tsounkeu, General Representative, Africa Development Interchange Network (ADIN) and F/Chair of the Commonwealth Civil Society Advisory Committee […]

PROTECT JOURNALISTS MORE ANEEJ URGES FG ON WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

Press Release 3rd May 2018 Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to accord a measure of respect and dignity to the journalism profession. Making this plea on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, May 3rd, ANEEJ executive director, the Rev David […]

CSOs TASK GOVERNMENT ON ANTI-CORRUPTION BODIES

Civil Society Organisations have frowned at what they described as malfunctioning anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria saying their failure would hinder the fight against corruption. According to them, the absence of substantial chairmen for the agencies is limiting their capacity to perform. Specifically, the Executive Director, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), David Ugolor […]

EDSOGPADEC WEBSITE TO RUN FOLLOWING ANEEJ VISIT

An engagement meeting with the Ministry of Solid Minerals, Oil and Gas, held on Friday 30th of April 2018 at the Commissioner’s office in Benin. Led by ANEEJ Executive Director, Rev David Ugolor, there were a total number of thirteen persons in attendance: 4 from ANEEJ, 5 from the Ministry and 4 from Media.  The Honourable […]

ON UN WOMEN’S DAY 2018 ANEEJ IS RENDEZVOUS

Background The National Coalition on Affirmative Action (NCAA) organized a Round table event to mark the International Women Day’s at ANEEJ Secretariat April 26, 2018. The year’s theme was Rural and Urban Activists transforming Women’s lives”.  Over 180 persons across the state attended. The participants were drawn from the government and private sector.   Dignitaries that […]

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, […]