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Peoples AGM Rejects African Leaders’ Climate Declaration, Calls for Grassroots-Centered

Nairobi, Kenya. September 7, 2023 — The Peoples Annual General Meeting (Peoples AGM), a coalition of over 60 Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria, dedicated to Climate and Environmental Justice, has issued a strong response to the African Leaders’ Nairobi Declaration on Climate Change and Call to Action, following the recent African Summit. The Nairobi Declaration which was aimed at uniting […]

Group urges African Leaders to reject Europe’s crave for new oil and gas in Africa

    *Wants IFIs to stop financing fossil fuel projects NAIROBI, KENYA. September 5, 2023… Over fifty-seven Civil Society Organisations working under the aegis of the Peoples Annual General Meeting (Peoples AGM) in Nigeria working on Climate and Environmental Justice issues, have called on African Governments to reject the crave for new oil and gas in Africa to meet the gas […]


BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. August 29, 2023… The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has welcomed the verification of the social register by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation but calls for transparency and accountability in the entire process. The Executive Director of ANEEJ, the Rev. David Ugolor, in a reaction to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs […]

Nigeria should request to be joined in the suit against Diezani Alison-Madueke-ANEEJ

ABUJA, NIGERIA. August 27, 2023… Following, Tuesday’s British police charge of former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke with bribery offences, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and anchor of the anti-corruption cluster of the Nigeria Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement (SCALE) project has called on President Ahmed Bola Tinubu’s administration to show to the […]

Norway’s Oil Fund Invited to the Niger Delta to witness the first-hand impact of Shell’s Operations

We at ANEEJ (Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice) have been working to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for the damages that have been caused in the Niger Delta. Following a 2012 complaint by us and others, Norway’s Oil Fund (managed by Norges Bank Investment Management – NBIM) is a top 3 shareholder in Shell and says it has […]

Press Statement by Rev. David Ugolor at a Press Conference on ESPPIN Project

PRESS STATEMENT BY ANEEJ EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, REV. DAVID UGOLOR AT THE PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE ENHANCING SOCIAL PROTECTION PROGRAMME IN NIGERIA PROJECT (ESPPIN) ON 24TH AUGUST 2023. Gentlemen of the press, It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to this press brief which centres on the progress made so far in the implementation of the Enhancing Social Protection […]

Anti-Corruption Civil Society Groups Demand Transparency in Detention of Former EFCC Chairman AbdulRasheed Bawa

August 13, 2023… Group of prominent Anti-Corruption Civil Society Groups have voiced deep concern regarding the suspension and detention of AbdulRasheed Bawa, the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The groups, have raised critical issues and call for transparency and fairness in the process. Bawa, who previously led the EFCC’s operations, was apprehended by the Department […]

ANEEJ Welcomes WB President to Nigeria, Urges Him to Prioritize Engagement with CSOs

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. August 3, 2023… The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has welcomed the President of World Bank, Ajay Banga to Nigeria and urged him to prioritize engagement with civil society organisations, while meeting with other stakeholders. A statement by the Bretton Woods Institution indicates that Banga will be in Nigeria for a three-day visit and will […]

War Against Corruption: ANEEJ Flays appointment of Special Investigator for CBN, Urges Strengthening of existing institutions

ABUJA, NIGERIA… August 2, 2023…. The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, a leading anti-corruption watchdog in Nigeria and anchor of the anti-corruption cluster of the Nigeria Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement (SCALE) project, has expressed serious concern over the appointment of a Special Investigator to probe the operations of the Nigerian Apex Bank in a move […]