ANEEJ @ CSO PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT EFFECTIVENESS SUMMIT.

Background The CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), an open platform that unites CSOs from around the world on the issue of development effectiveness. We strive to make development more effective by reshaping the global aid architecture and empowering CSOs working on the ground. In promoting development effectiveness in all areas of work, both our […]

Will the owners of unoccupied Abuja estates stand up?

By Erhisohwode Assurance Ovie, ISWF Project officer According to the UNODC StAR report 2014, the Financial Action Task Force’s annual reports described in detail the variety and “creativity” behind money laundering mechanisms. An interesting feature of that “creativity” is that different types of crimes tend to rely on different types of laundering mechanisms. Relying on […]

NIGERIA OPEN GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP (OGP) SELF ASSESSMENT REPORT 2016-2017

INTRODUCTION Global advances in information and communications technology is reshaping citizen’s expectations from their governments. Continued lack of trust between government and citizens can potentially endanger democracy by negatively affecting the level of participation of citizens in democratic activities like elections. On the other hand, more openness will improve the level of trust between the […]

ANEEJ-LITE 2-DAY INAUGURAL/STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING

The Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement, SACE, 2-Day Inaugural/Strategic Planning Meeting for the NDDC Independent CSOs Committee held at the Aldgate Congress Resort, Port Harcourt on the 12th to 13th of September, 2017. The meeting was co-organised by the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, and the Leadership Leadership Initiative for Transformation and […]

ANEEJ LEADS REALITY OF AID MEETING IN PARIS

Background The Reality of Aid Network holds a Global Assembly for RoA members once in its two-year Report cycle. Its purpose is to engage members to debate key issues for the theme of the upcoming Global Report and to share national and regional experiences with other RoA members. It seeks interchange on crucial issues and […]

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

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 […]

BATTLE OF THE REFINERIES?

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?

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 […]

Dirty Diesel: Toxic Air from Africa Returns to Switzerland – Update.

Public Eye (formerly Berne Declaration) Press Release Zurich/Lausanne/Accra, October 4, 2016 Dirty Diesel: Toxic Air from Africa Returns to Switzerland Today, the “Irenes Rainbow” left the Port of Accra and set course for Antwerp. On board is a container labelled “Return to Sender” which Public Eye and its African partner organizations plan to deliver to […]

PARIS CLUB REFUND – WHAT NIGER DELTA STATES MUST DO.

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 […]