UPDATES: COMMONWEALTH ANTI-CORRUPTION CHAIRMANSHIP: ANEEJ SAYS VOTE OF CONFIDENCE ON ANTI-CORRUPTION OF NIGERIA    

  19th May, 2018. Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has expressed delight at Nigeria’s appointment as chairman of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in the Commonwealth, saying that it is a vote of confidence by the Commonwealth and the rest of the world on the efforts by the Nigerian government, […]

NDDC TO CONDUCT CSO CONSULTATIONS AFTER ANEEJ LITE-AFRICA VALIDATION REPORT

Background A one-day validation workshop with NDDC officials on the draft Independent CSOs project monitoring report was facilitated by ANEEJ/LITE-Africa  at the Dannic Hotel in Port Harcourt, May 15, 2018.  Present at the workshop were the CSOs Coalition members, NDDC officials, SACE, CSOs and Media, making a total of 30 participants. The NDDC officials present […]

ANEEJ, WORLD BANK COMPLIANCE OMBUDSMAN & GLOBAL RIGHTS COLLABORATE

Background The Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) is the independent accountability mechanism for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), members of the World Bank Group.  CAO addresses grievances from people impacted by IFC and MIGA projects with the goal of improving environmental and social outcomes on the ground. CAO recently launched an outreach […]

ANEEJ JOINS ADB TO ACCELERATE AFRICAN INDUSTRIALIZATION

Background & theme The Civil Society Forum is a platform for dialogue between civil society and the African Development Bank. The 2018 edition of the Forum is taking place at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from May 7 to 9 and is aligned with the industrialization theme of the Bank’s 2018 Annual Meetings. The Forum is being […]

ANEEJ BAGS UNODC AWARD…!

BACKGROUND  The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has the responsibility of working with national stakeholders towards achieving effective support to anti-corruption coordination, policy formulation and legislation. Their second objective is to strengthen institutional and operational capacity in the main anti-corruption agencies, with an emphasis on cooperation and third, to enhance accountability, transparency […]

ANEEJ LAUDS UK UWO, URGES FG TO LEVERAGE

15th February, 2018 Press Release Benin City, Nigeria…Sequel to recent legislation, Unexplained Wealth Orders, UWO,  which empowers courts in the UK to seize assets of foreigners in the UK with questionable source of funding, the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has said that Nigeria can leverage on this legislation and use it […]

ANEEJ CELEBRATES LEO ATAKPU ON VALS DAY

A company’s value was once a simple product of its tangible assets – its factories and offices, its people and its intellectual property. Yet in the digital age, company culture has become a much more important competitive force. – The Economist Intelligence Unit, December 9-15-2017. And so, in keeping with our company culture of celebrating […]

ANEEJ HAILS RETURN OF $73MILLION MALABU FUNDS, CALLS FOR CSO INVOLVEMENT IN UTILIZATION.

Press Release 29th January, 2018 Benin City, Nigeria…The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has hailed the return of $73million (about N21.1billion) of the Malabu Funds to Nigeria by the UK and has expressed a desire that CSOs should participate in the monitoring of the use of the funds, in the spirit of […]

ANEEJ CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST ON PLATFORM DESIGN.

Background The Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice (ANEEJ) under USAID/SACE grant no. SACE-ISWF-007 – Tackling Corruption through Improving Transparency in Property Ownership – is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the design of a website for the mapping and reporting of properties illegally acquired with proceeds of crime by Politically Exposed Persons […]

CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS URGE U.S., UK TO RETURN NIGERIA’S LOOTED WEALTH

7th December, 2017 By Cornelius Essen, The Guardian Nigeria Nine Nigerian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have called on United States (U.S.) and United Kingdom (UK) to emulate the determination of Swiss authorities to track, freeze and return all looted Nigeria’s wealth and assets in their countries. The NGOs, which made this known at the 1st […]