OFFICIAL FACE-OFF IN NIGERIA’S OIL SECTOR: TIME TO PASS THE PIB, ANEEJ MAINTAINS

5th October, 2017. Benin City, Nigeria….The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has called on the National Assembly to, as a matter of urgency pass the Petroleum Industry Bill, so as to nip in the bud further confusion generated by the rift between the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, and […]

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 […]

CSOs DEMAND STRONGER INSTITUTIONS AT SECOND NIGER DELTA COUNCIL

06 September,  2017   Akure, Nigeria….Ahead of the Second  Niger Delta Council beginning today in Akure, the Ondo State capital, a coalition  of Civil Society Organisations in the Niger Delta has called on the Council of Niger Delta to ensure greater openness,  transparency and accountability of Niger Delta Institutions (NDIs). In a  press release issued […]

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 […]

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

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?

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 […]

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 […]

IMPLICATIONS OF DELAYS OF ANNUAL BUDGETS & PAYMENT OF NDDC LEVIES

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.

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 […]