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ANEEJ Faults Minister’s Request for Secret Meeting with Senate on PIB

ANEEJ FAULTS MINISTER’S REQUEST FOR SECRET MEETING WITH SENATE ON PIB BENIN CITY……The Nigerian Honourable Minister for Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, yesterday (Tuesday October 29, 2011) requested a secret meeting with the Senate on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). Mrs. Allison-Madueke made the request at a meeting with the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream)  following a question […]

ANEEJ Hails House of Reps Legislative Agenda

PRESS RELEASE ANEEJ HAILS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LEGISLATIVE AGENDA Abuja—-The Seventh Session of the House of Representatives (HoR) (2011 – 2015) yesterday released a Legislative Agenda that spells out main areas of focus. They include: strengthening the operations of the House, underlying principles, as well as constitutional review, bolstering the economy among other priority areas. The Executive Director of Africa […]

Text of a World Press Conference

TEXT OF A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE STATE OF NIGERIA’S OIL AND GAS SECTOR REFORMS BY REV. DAVID UGOLOR, COALITION OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS FOR PIB CAMPAIGN, ABUJA, TUESDAY JUNE 21, 2011 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen of the Press. Let me begin by commending the Nigerian and international media for its sustained commitment to monitoring Nigeria’s economic reforms. […]

ANEEJ Press Release on President Goodluck’s Decision on New Oil Deals

PRESS RELEASE PIB: ANEEJ LAUDS JONATHAN FOR HALTING RENEWAL OF OIL LEASES Benin City…..The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), a Benin based Non-Governmental Organisation, has lauded President Goodluck Jonathan for halting the renewal of leases for International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria, pending the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill. The Organisation’s Executive Director, Rev. David […]

N’Delta: Valiant Efforts to Reverse a Resource Curse

ThisDay Newspaper Analysts have for long insisted that the abundance of Nigeria’s resources is a ‘curse,’ which is slowing down the country’s pace of development, especially in the Niger Delta, the source of crude oil and gas, mainstays of the economy. However, government’s efforts at ameliorating the situation is being crucially complemented by the civil society and other concerned organisations. […]

Re-Branding Nigeria: A Waste Of Peoples’ Resources

By INNOCENT IGHODALO EDEMHANRIA The Minister of Information and Communications’, Prof. Dora Akunyili, recently unveiled a new initiative to market Nigeria with the Re-branding Nigeria Campaign. She also launched the competition for the logo and slogan for the campaign. According to her, the need to re-brand Nigeria had become important because of the unfair way Nigerians have been perceived both […]

ANEEJ Welcomes Etsako Re-Run Election

COALITION OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS, EDO STATE, NIGERIA PRESS STATEMENT January 22, 2010 LET THE PEOPLES VOTES IN ETSAKO CENTRAL COUNT!!! We, members of Coalition of Civil Society Organisations , welcome the preparations thus far for a re-run election into Etsako Central Constituency into the Edo State House of Assembly scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday January 23rd, 2010. We are interested […]

Monitoring Of Akoko-Edo Local Govt Re-Run Elections

CIVIL SOCIETY – NUJ EDO STATE COALITION PRESS STATEMENT August 16, 2009 MONITORING OF AKOKO-EDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT RE-RUN ELECTIONS We the members of Civil Society and media in Edo State as represented by Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Civil Society-Labour Coalition (LASCO), and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo State welcome the preparations thus far for a […]