CSOs call on Biden to stop all LNG and related fossil fuel infrastructure permits

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. February 19, 2024… In the face of rising temperatures amid climate crisis, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has endorsed a letter along with other Civil Society Organisations across the globe calling on the U.S. President, Joe Biden to expand the paused approvals for pending and future applications to export liquefied natural gas (LNG)from […]

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ANEEJ Welcomes Suspension of Betta Edu, Urges comprehensive investigation of Humanitarian Affairs Ministry

ABUJA, NIGERIA. January 8, 2024… In a swift move by the office of the President, ANEEJ acknowledges and commends the decision of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to suspend Minister Betta Edu in response to serious allegations of corruption within the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs. As an organization dedicated to advocating for transparency and accountability, ANEEJ stands firm in its belief […]

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CoSP10 recognition of Nigeria’s commitment to Beneficial Ownership transparency, Asset Recovery big Victory for stakeholders — ANEEJ

ATLANTA, GEORGIA. December 18, 2023…. Anti-corruption watchdog, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), a leading civil society organization dedicated to combating corruption has welcomed the resolution of the Tenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (CoSP10) held in Atlanta, United States, from December 11 to 15, 2023 which […]

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CSOs React to France Announcement to Return $150M Recovered Abacha Loot to Nigeria

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA. December 12, 2023… The French authorities have announced plans to return fresh $150m Abacha loot to Nigeria. This was disclosed during the GFAR Action Series by the head of French delegation to the 10th Session of the State Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (CoSP10), Julien Buissart, Deputy Chief, Division for Economic Standard and Anti-Corruption, […]

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ANEEJ and EWMI to Launch the NEAT Initiative at The Carter Center in Atlanta during COSP10 of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. December 5, 2023… The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and the East-West Management Institute (EWMI) are pleased to announce the launch of the Nigerian Endowments through Asset Transformation (NEAT) Initiative during the 10th Session of UNCAC Conference of the State Parties (COPS10) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The launch will take place during off-site panel […]

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Press Statement by the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) on the Final MANTRA Monitoring Report

Benin City, Nigeria. November 27, 2023…. In December 2017, Switzerland government returned $322.5 million of stolen funds (illicitly acquired by the late General Sani Abacha’s family) to the Federal Government of Nigeria. The fund was used to finance cash transfers programme to poor and vulnerable Nigerians by the Nigerian government, which is one of the poverty alleviation programmes under the […]

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COP28: ANEEJ Backs World Council of Churches on phase out of fossil fuel, scale up of renewables

ABUJA, NIGERIA. November 15, 2023… The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has thrown its weight behind the World Council of Churches’ call for urgent phase out of fossil fuel extraction which account for 75% of greenhouse gas emissions and the urgent need to scale up renewable energy if the goal of Paris Climate Agreement will be realized. […]

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ANEEJ Welcomes France return of $150m Abacha Loot

…..urges CSOs participation BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. November 6, 2023… Anti-corruption watchdog, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has welcomed plans by the French government to repatriate $150million Abacha loot 6 from France to Nigeria, urging the participation of Civil Society Oragnisations working on asset recovery in the repatriation process. Executive Director of ANEEJ and Vice President of […]

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ANEEJ Backs EFCC Boss on Staff Asset Declaration

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. November 3, 2023… The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, a leading anti-corruption watchdog in Nigeria has thrown its weight behind the newly appointed Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Boss, Ola Olukoyede for directing staff of the Commission to immediately declare their assets in line with the civil service regulations and procedures as a […]

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