PASSAGE OF SECOND TRANCHE HOST COMMUNITY PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL: ANEEJ COMMENDS SENATE

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Press Release 28th July, 2017 Abuja Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has lauded the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and commended it for the courage it has displayed in quickly passing the host community Petroleum Industry bill after second reading, and which has eventually established a framework relating to the […]

PUBLISH NAMES OF SUSPENDED NDDC CONTRACTORS, USE RECOVERED FUNDS FOR ABANDONED PROJECTS, ANEEJ URGES NDDC

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23rd July 2017 Press Release Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has saluted the NDDC for its courage in suspending 600 contracts with abandoned projects worth N200bn, together with the NDDC resolve to prosecute the defaulting banks and contractors linked to the cancelled contracts. ANEEJ executive director, the Rev David […]

ANEEJ HAILS UNITED STATES CIVIL SUIT SEEKING FORFEITURE AND RECOVERY OF NIGERIAN LOOT

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Press Release 19th July 2017 Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has commended the filing of a civil suit by the United States Department of Justice, DOJ, to forfeit and recover over $100million laundered in and through the US, and has tasked the Nigerian government to follow through with the […]

BATTLE OF THE REFINERIES?

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The federal government said in 2016, through the Honourable Minister of Petroleum Resources, that Nigeria was putting in place measures in the oil sector aimed at meeting the needs of Nigeria’s local consumption before the year 2019. There is also information to the effect that the federal government is planning the concession of some of […]

IS BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP TRANSPARENCY POSSIBLE IN NIGERIA?

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People or entities whose real identities are shrouded in secrecy probably own more than half of the choice properties in Abuja, Nigeria. Part of the reason for this opacity is because they are probably current or former public officials, senior military officers, politicians, and politically exposed persons (PEPs), whose source of stupendous wealth cannot be […]

IMPLICATIONS OF DELAYS OF ANNUAL BUDGETS & PAYMENT OF NDDC LEVIES

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Background The 2014 NEITI Audit Report on the Oil & Gas Sector observed that there is a major issue regarding the timing of approval for annual budgets and payments of NDDC levies by some oil companies. Taken directly from this report, ANEEJ seeks to highlight the issues, implications of these delays and recommendations. Here is […]

PARIS CLUB REFUND – WHAT NIGER DELTA STATES MUST DO.

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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 […]

ANEEJ IS PANELIST AT FG CONFERENCE ON ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS AND ASSET RECOVERY

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The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, will feature as a panellist at a Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Asset Recovery, being organised by the Federal Government for sustainable development in Nigeria. The 3-day conference is billed to kick off from the 5th of June 2017 and is a stakeholder global platform […]

ANEEJ SEEKS PUBLICATION OF MNDA TECHNICAL COMMITTEE REPORT, WELCOMES MNDA PROBE

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1st June 2017 Press release   Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has urged the Federal government to publish the findings of the technical committee set up by the Ministry of the Niger Delta Affairs that revealed the misappropriation of public funds up to the tune of seven hundred billion […]