Countdown: ANEEJ takes MANTRA to OGP Global Summit, Ottawa, Canada on May 31.

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Session Title: Asset Recovery in OGP: Peer-Learning on Recovery, Return, and Monitoring- Lessons from the Field Session Organizers: Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and MacArthur Foundation Session Format: Fishbowl MODERATOR: Patricia Adams, Executive Director, Probe International, Canada SPEAKERS Fatima Kanji, Research and Policy Manager, International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), UK David Ugolor, Executive Director, […]

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MONITORING REPORT OF THE UTILIZATION OF THE RECOVERED ABACHA FUNDS IN THE AUGUST SEPTEMBER 2018 PAYMENT

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Executive summary Corruption is a problem that hinders the development of Nations. In 2018 the global loss to corruption was estimated at US$ 3.6 trillion annually and $140 billion is reported to be stolen annually from Africa with Nigeria reported to have lost $40 billion in 2001-2010 (Africa Union/ECW Conference (2015). According to World Bank […]

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ANEEJ PRE – OGP GLOBAL SUMMIT NATIONAL DIALOGUE REPORT

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Background The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ organised a pre-OGP Global Summit National Dialogue on Tuesday May 14, 2019 at Rockview Hotel, Abuja. The event offered opportunity for stakeholders in Nigeria to review the implementation of the first OGP National Action Plan (NAP), discuss critical areas of interest during the summit and […]

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WE STAND BY OUR OPEN GOVERNMENT CHAMPIONS AWARDS TO GOV OBASEKI, OTHERS

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Benin City, March 14, 2018.  The attention of the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice has been drawn to an uninformed press release by EDOCSO relating to the awards conferred on the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, his Chief of Staff, Comrade Taiwo Akerele and the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe for […]

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ANEEJ TO HONOUR GOVERNOR GODWIN OBASEKI, OTHERS WITH OPEN GOVERNMENT CHAMPIONS AWARD

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Benin City, March 13, 2019 As you are aware, Nigeria joined Open Government Partnership as the 70th member country in July 2016 and since then, Civil Society Organisations, MDAs, Organised Private Sector, and Professional bodies have collaborated and continued to advance the principles of OGP. The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ has […]

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Implementation of London Anti-Corruption and GFAR Commitments: Nigeria Is on Course—ANEEJ Report

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ABUJA, February 12, 2019. Three years after the London Anti-Corruption Summit where Nigeria signed on to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and committed to Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR), Nigeria has largely implemented its commitment. Executive Director of Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, Rev David Ugolor stated this at the launch […]

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WORKING AGAIN OR NEXT LEVEL:  PROSPECTS OF ANTI-CORRUPTION IN 2019 (PART 2)  

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It has been just over a week since the two leading political parties in Nigeria – the PDP and the APC – launched their respective presidential campaigns.  Beyond the fanfare and contrivances that overly dominate electioneering times, it is critical to our democratic experience that the promises and plans of candidates and parties are not […]

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ANEEJ MANTRA ANCHORS WITH LOGICAL FRAMEWORKS

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BACKGROUND Corruption remains a perennial challenge to development in Nigeria.  Despite its wealth of massive crude oil deposits and other resources, the country continues to experience widespread poverty and underdevelopment.  According to the UN and the AU, around $148 billion is stolen from Africa annually by political leaders, multinational corporations, the business elite and civil […]

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FG OTHERS SHARED N2.28T IN THIRD QUARTER OF 2018 – NEITI

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Abuja, November 18, 2018. Revenue disbursements by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) to the three tiers of government has witnessed a steady increase in three consecutive quarters  of this year with N2.28 trillion shared  in Q3 of 2018. A breakdown shows that the Federal government received the highest sum of N904.8 billion, followed by […]

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LAST PUSH FOR THE POCA – ANEEJ CALLS FOR DISCLOSURE POLICY FOR ARMU

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Background/context of Situation On October 19th 2018, the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, together with her MANTRA partners – BANGOF, CSJ, NISD, CIRDDOC, Development Exchange Centre and representatives of the NASSCO and NCTO including the FMOJ and the OGP secretariat – held a meeting to inaugurate an advocacy working group on the passage […]

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