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 […]

REPORT OF STEP DOWN WORKSHOP ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT HELD IN YENAGOA, BAYELSA STATE

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INTRODUCTION The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), in collaboration with Bayelsa State Emergency Management Agency, organized a 2-day step down workshop on disaster management for selected staff of Yenagoa and Ogbia Local Government Councils in Bayelsa State, from Wednesday 8th – Thursday 9th October, 2014 at SSG Conference Hall, State Secretariat, Yenagoa. […]

Report of a one-day inception meeting for “ADVOCACY AGAINST IMPUNITY IN THE OIL SUBSIDY REGIME IN NIGERIA’’ project held @ Denis Hotel, Abuja on 26th February, 2014.

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INTRODUCTION The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), with support from Justice for All (J4A) organized an inception workshop for “Advocacy against Impunity in the Oil Subsidy Regime in Nigeria project”, on Wednesday, 26th February, 2014, at Denis Hotel Abuja. The workshop had over 35 participants in attendance which cut across Anti graft […]

G8/G20 Press Release

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G8&G20 NIGERIA WORKING GROUP G8/G20 Press Release ABUJA, Nigeria. Monday 1 March 2010. The ANEEJ led G8/G20 Nigeria Civil Society Working Group met with Denis Kingsley, the Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, on Thursday 25th February to discuss how Nigerian civil society can input into the Canadian-hosted G8/G20 Summits scheduled to take place in Canada later […]

Oyerinde murder: Group accuses Reps committee of bias

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Group commends the House for rejecting the probe report. The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria, NOPRIN, on Wednesday, accused the House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Petitions of bias in its handling of the petition against the Nigeria Police over alleged complicity and shoddy investigation of the gruesome murder of Olaitan Oyerinde on May 4, […]

Swiss oil deals: Group asks NNPC to produce certified true copies of documents

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ANEEJ made an FOI request. The African Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, on Tuesday asked the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to produce certified true copies of the bid tenders, awards and other documents of the controversial multi-billion dollar oil deals with two Swiss firms. A Swiss-based non-governmental advocacy group, Berne Declaration, in […]

2015: Why Jonathan shouldn’t be censored – Ugolor

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DAVID UGOLOR, human rights activist and Chief Executive of Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), in this interview with Benin Bureau Chief, FRANCIS ONOIRIBHOLO, talks on the on-going merger talks among some political parties, Jonathan’s 2015 presidential ambition and the face-off between Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi and Niger Delta Minister, Godsday Orubebe, […]

Ugolor’s Arrest (An Article by Nowinta Igbotako)

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UGOLOR’S ARREST The Nigeria Police Force is one of the most satanic, corrupt, unyielding and inefficiently organized in the world, where the police stations have been turned into ‘banks’, and the various inspectors of police are now bankers in uniform… Many will remember the Lawrence Anini saga versus the police in 1987. Anini tormented the […]

ANEEJ, British Council seek prosecution of subsidy fraudsters

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Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), in collaboration with the British Council and Justice for All (J4A), is seeking a thorough prosecution of perpetrators of fuel subsidy fraud with a view to ensuring that subsequently, anyone found guilty is made to face the full wrath of the law. Executive Director of ANEEJ, David […]

CORRUPTION IN OIL AND GAS SECTOR: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT BLAMED FOR ENCOURAGING IMPUNITY

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[dropcap]A[/dropcap] public affairs analyst and executive director of the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), David Ugolor has blamed the lack of political will by the Nigerian government to carry out decisive actions on probe reports on the oil and gas sector as the major reason why corruption still thrives in the sector. […]