ANEEJ SAYS ULTIMATUM TO IGBOS POTENTIALLY VIOLATES HUMAN RIGHTS, CALLS FOR DIALOGUE.

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13th June 2017 Press Release Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, says the three-month ultimatum issued to Igbos residing in Northern Nigeria is capable of dismantling Nigeria’s unity and diversity even as it potentially violates sections 42 & 43 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria(as amended), which […]

ANEEJ WANTS POLICE TO STOP BRUTALITY OF EDO CITIZENS

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  18th May, 2017 Press Release ANEEJ WANTS POLICE TO STOP BRUTALITY OF EDO CITIZENS  ‘These cases of intimidation, arrests and extortion of money from innocent Nigerians by the Nigerian police is a serious affront on the rule of law and a gross violation of the fundamental rights of individuals and groups. ANEEJ is worried that […]

ANEEJ HOLDS RALLY IN BENIN CITY, CALLS FOR AN END TO HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

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The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) worked with other civil society groups in Edo State to organize a peaceful rally in Benin City, Edo State capital to call for a stop to human rights violations. The rally was held on Wednesday 11th November, 2015 and over 150 persons representing different organizations and […]

Human rights for the Nigerian woman and girl child

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by Sandra Eguagie Daily Independent March 26, 2015 Against the backdrop of recent celebration of Mother’s Day, Sandra Eguagie Programme Assistant Officer on Environment for Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) wants violence against women and girl-child be addressed by the Nigerian government… Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever […]

Addressing Human Rights Abuses in Nigeria

By CHARLES IYARE The history of human right abuses in Nigeria is as old as Nigeria, herself. This is because the creation of the nation, Nigeria, was an abuse of the fundamental human right of the various entities that make up the Nigerian state. The high level of corruption in Nigeria especially in the government […]