UNCAC Coalition Gets New Board

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND. June 18, 2024… The UNCAC Coalition, a global Civil Society anti-graft group established for the Implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption has elected a new Board of Directors to steer the Affairs of the Coalition in the next year. Managing Director, UNCAC Coalition, Mathias Huter while announcing the results of the group’s board election on behalf of […]

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ANEEJ Calls on Governor Soludo to Inaugurate Social Protection Council, expedite Social Protection Bill

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. June 17, 2024… In light of ever-growing economic challenges in the country, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), a civil society organization dedicated to poverty eradication has called on the Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, to inaugurate the council on social protection for the State Social Protection Policy developed and approved […]

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ANEEJ Delegation to Attend Debt and Development Academy in Tanzania and Zanzibar

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. June 11, 2024…. The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) is pleased to announce its participation in the Debt and Development Academy (DaDA) II, scheduled to take place from June 17th to 19th, 2024, in Arusha, Tanzania, and Zanzibar. Organised by the African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD), the Debt and Development […]

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ANEEJ Calls on INEC to make voter registration, a continuous exercise

BENIN-CITY, NIGERIA. June 10, 2024… As the continuous voter registration exercise in Edo State ended across the state, Leading pro-democracy and human rights organization, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to put in place a continued voter registration and not for just few weeks close to election.   Acting […]

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ANEEJ Field Observation Report on CVR and PVC Collection Exercise in Edo State

The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), a core member of the Edo State Situation Room, a group monitoring the Edo State 2024 Governorship Election process,  deployed field officers to observe the continuous voters’ registration (CVR)  and Permanent Voter Card (PVC) collection exercise across different locations in Edo State. The exercise took place across the wards in the […]

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Nigeria’s $50 million settlement with Glencore must be fully transparent and redress the harms caused by corruption 

Joint press statement, June 5, 2024… As a broad coalition of civil society organisations, we call on the Federal Government of Nigeria to publish its $50 million settlement with Glencore International A.G. and ensure these funds are used transparently to benefit communities harmed by corruption. Glencore’s agreement to pay $50 million as “penalty and compensation” is a welcome recognition of […]

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2024: Ensure Shell, Other IOCs Clean Up the Niger Delta before Divestment, ANEEJ tells FG

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. June 5, 2024… As the world marks today as World Environment Day, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), a leading organization dedicated to eradicating poverty and promoting environmental justice in Africa, and Convener of the Peoples Annual General Meeting (AGM), a pan-Nigerian civil society coalition of over 40 organizations working on climate change issues, […]

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ANEEJ Urges Governor Oborevwori to Assent Delta State Social Investment Programme Bill

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. May 31, 2024… Given the economic crisis in Nigeria which has forced more Deltans below poverty line,the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), a civil society organization dedicated to eradicating poverty in Africa, has called on the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Francis Oborevwori, to assent to the Delta State Social Security Investment […]

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US Consular General visits ANEEJ

On May 21, 2024, we had the privilege of hosting the US Consular General, William B. Stevens, and his team at our Secretariat in Benin City. The delegation visited to learn about the work of prominent Indigenous CSOs, celebrate their successes, and explore potential areas of collaboration. Our Executive Director, Rev. David Ugolor, alongside Rev. Father Benedict Onwugbenu of JDPC, […]

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ANEEJ Applauds House of Representatives for Blocking Multinational Oil Companies’ Divestment Plans Due to Compliance Issues

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. May 24, 2024… The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has commended the Federal House of Representatives for its decisive intervention in the planned divestment of Shell and other multinational oil companies from onshore operations in the Niger Delta Region. On Wednesday, May 22, 2024, the House directed the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulation Commission (NUPRC) […]

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