ANEEJ JOINS KEY CSO WRITING EU TO CONTROL FISHING

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Background Brussels/Madrid, 25 January 2017 Over forty civil society organisations have endorsed a joint letter initiated by Access Info Europe and Oceana to urge Members of the European Parliament to vote in favour of a proposed Regulation that will help fight illegal fishing by increasing transparency about the owners of EU flagged vessels. The Regulation on the sustainable management of external […]

WHEN THERE IS NO TOILET…

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This report was published in www.nigeriansinameria.com and with TELL Magazine in 2008. Because the issues are still relevant today on World Toilet Day, 19th November 2016, we have decided to reproduce the article to complement that already written by Sandra Eguagie, programme Officer, ANEEJ. While most Nigerians, particularly in Lagos, Nigeria, from whatever social class […]

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 […]

Who Will Save The Benin Moats?

By Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku The Benin Moats should be the Grand Canyon of Nigeria.  They should be earning reasonable income for the Binis today and commanding the respect of the world. Perhaps it is with this in view that the Guinness Book of Records mentioned them in 1978.  They are believed to have been constructed […]

ANEEJ MARKS GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY 2015 WITH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN TO 10 SCHOOLS IN EDO STATE

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Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) joined the rest of the world to mark 2015 Global Handwashing with the theme “Raise a Hand for Hygiene”. It was an occasion to teach pupils and students from 10 government and private schools on how and when to wash their hands. The Global Handwashing Day is […]

Where is the Environment in our Elections?

By Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku On March 28th 2015, it is expected that Nigerians would troop out to elect a new president or continue to be managed according to the blueprint of the present administration of the PDP. Whatever reason was given for the shift of the presidential elections from February to March 2015 and the […]

REPORT OF STEP DOWN WORKSHOP ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT HELD IN YENAGOA, BAYELSA STATE

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INTRODUCTION The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), in collaboration with Bayelsa State Emergency Management Agency, organized a 2-day step down workshop on disaster management for selected staff of Yenagoa and Ogbia Local Government Councils in Bayelsa State, from Wednesday 8th – Thursday 9th October, 2014 at SSG Conference Hall, State Secretariat, Yenagoa. […]