CSOs in Nigeria Condemn Arrest of Rev. David Ugolor

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CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS IN NIGERIA CONDEMN THE ARREST AND CONTINUED DETENTION OF REV. DAVID UGOLOR OVER THE SPURIOUS ALLEGATION OF MURDER OF COMRADE OLAITAN OYERINDE BY MEN OF NIGERIAN POLICE AND DEMAND HIS IMMEDIATE  AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE. We members of Civil Society Organisations represented hereunder  are shocked that up till now Rev. Ugolor who was […]

PIB: COALITION OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS CONDEMNS NON-PASSAGE OF PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL

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PRESS RELEASE Abuja…..A coalition of civil society organizations for PIB campaign has condemned the non- passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill by the outgoing National Assembly before the expiration of their tenure in spite of repeated assurance by key government functionaries including President Goodluck Jonathan that the bill will be passed into law before May […]

ANEEJ Sign MoU With Presidency On Economic Reform and Governance

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PRESS RELEASE Benin City, Thursday July 2nd 2010. ANEEJ SIGN MoU WITH PRESIDENCY ON ECONOMIC REFORM AND GOVERNANCE Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), a Benin bases non-governmental organization has sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Office of Special Adviser to the President on Relations with Civil Society under the World Bank […]

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 […]

ANEEJ Commend President Jonathan for Dropping Stella Oduah and Three Other Ministers

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13th February, 2013.   PRESS RELEASE   ANEEJ COMMEND PRESIDENT JONATHAN FOR DROPPING STELLA ODUAH AND THREE OTHER MINISTERS Benin City…..President Goodluck Jonathan recently dropped four serving Ministers from his cabinet. Those who were asked to go by the president include the Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah; Police Affairs Minister, Caleb Olukolade; Junior Finance Minister, Yerima […]

ANEEJ Condemn Police Action in Rivers State

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ANEEJ CONDEMN POLICE ACTION IN RIVERS: CALLS FOR THE INTERVENTION OF UN SPECIAL RAPORTEUR Benin City…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has condemned the action of Rivers State Police Commissioner, Mr. Joseph Mbu, describing it as dangerous, unacceptable and capable of plunging the state into deeper crisis thereby setting a bad precedent […]

A PRESSS CONFERENCE ON THE EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLING OF MR SAMUEL IMAIKOP AND THREE OTHERS BY THE POLICE IN EDO STATE

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December 18, 2013 WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR ‘THE UTE 4’ AND AN END TO EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS IN NIGERIA TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLING OF MR SAMUEL IMAIKOP AND THREE OTHERS BY THE POLICE IN EDO STATE Ladies and gentlemen of the media, Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN), African Network […]

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE AFRICA NETWORK FOR ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE (ANEEJ) IN COLLABORATION WITH NIGER DELTA ANTI-CORRUPTION NETWORK (NIDAN), TO MARK 2013 WORLD ANTI CORRUPTION DAY IN BENIN CITY ON THE 9TH OF DECEMBER, 2013

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Gentlemen of the Press, The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) in collaboration with the Niger Delta Anti-Corruption Network (NIDAN), today join the rest of the world, to mark the WORLD ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY. Globally, the theme of this year’s event is Zero Corruption, 100% Development.” Locally, we are using this opportunity to formally […]

STATEMENT OF ACTION BY NIGERIA CSOs ON THE VOLUNTARY PRINCIPLE ON SECURITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS HELD AT DENIS HOTEL, ABUJA, 19TH NOVEMBER, 2013.

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Introduction The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Benin City, with funding from the Royal Norwegian Embassy convened a one-day roundtable on Voluntary Principle on Security and Human Rights, an international instruments that guides companies in maintaining the safety and security of their operations within an operating framework that ensures respect for human […]

PRESS RELEASE from The Berne Declaration (BD)

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Zurich/Lausanne, 13th of November 2013 BD oil report triggers parliamentary investigation in Nigeria Yesterday, the House of Representatives of the Federal Republic of Nigeria ordered an immediate investigation into a multibillion dollar scheme used by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Nigerian importers, in connivance with Swiss oil traders, to rip Nigeria off to […]