ANEEJ Wants FG to investigate Nigerians indicted in the Panama Corruption Revelation

Press Release 6th April, 2016 Benin City, Edo State. Following the global outrage that have trailed the startling revelations in the Panama Papers of financial corruption around the globe, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) an anti-corruption watchdog has called on President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to immediately order the investigation of all Nigerians implicated in the […]

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PERSPECTIVE ON CIVIL SOCIETY INVOLVEMENT IN THE WORK OF EITI

By Innocent Edemhanria The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) represent a global standard to promote open and accountable management of natural resources and seek to strengthen government and company systems, inform public debate, and enhance trust. It prides itself in the multi stakeholder approach where its implementation process involves partnership from governments, companies and civil society working together. But recent […]

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Hannibal Visits ANEEJ!

Hannibal Visits ANEEJ! Unlike the Hannibal of old, this Hannibal Uwaifo, President of the African Bar Association, AfBA, drove into ANEEJ premises without fanfare. Dressed in a sky-blue kaftan with feet ensconced in a flip-flop, he held a smile that measured his self-confidence and assuredness. In tow with him was the media director of the ABA, Samuel Abasilim, decked in […]

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AG, NCC and Communications Ministry should not undermine MTN-Fine Negotiations, ANEEJ insists.

Press Release March 1, 2016 Benin City, Edo State…In the wake of recent reports that a South African telecoms provider, MTN, has paid N50billion to the Federal Government of Nigeria as an initial step to resolve the impasse generated from its disobedience to a directive by Nigerian telecoms regulatory body, the NCC, the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, […]

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On Visit of New EITI Chair: ANEEJ urges Mr. President to Approve Constitution of New National Stakeholders Working Group for NEITI.

January 22, 2016 PRESS RELEASE Benin City, Edo State…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, welcomes the election of Fedrik Reinfeldt as the new chairperson of the Global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, EITI, as Clare Short prepares to step down in February 2016. Fedrik Reinfeldt whose election is expected to be ratified in February at the 7th Global […]

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Sack of NDDC Management Board: ANEEJ calls for Comprehensive investigation of abandoned projects, Welcomes Semenitari

Press Release 22nd December, 2015 Benin City, Edo State…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, welcomes the sack of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC management board, and is happy with an interim reconstitution of the team with a recognized personage in Mrs. Ibim Semenitari. In the light of this development, ANEEJ calls for a comprehensive investigation of […]

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World Anti-Corruption Day: ANEEJ Urges Buhari to Break the Corruption Chain in Nigeria

Press Release 9th December, 2015. Benin City- Given the worrisome level of corruption in almost all sectors of the country, the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), a non-profit, Non-Governmental Organisation working on corruption and governance issues has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to Break the Corruption Chain in Nigeria by strengthening all regulatory agencies and institutions of […]

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ANEEJ-LITE Joint Press Statement on Assessment of Niger Delta Development Agencies

7th December, 2015. ANEEJ-LITE-Africa Calls for re-focus of Niger Delta Development Agencies for optimum performance Benin City Edo State…Several years after the establishment of Niger Delta Development Agencies such as the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, EDSOGPADEC, DESOPADEC and OSOPADEC, the Africa Network of Environmental and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and Leadership Initiative for Transformation and […]

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Nigeria’s Vote Against Human Rights Defenders: ANEEJ Expresses Deep Concern

Press Release 10th December, 2015. Benin City—-The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) has expressed deep concern over the recent vote by Nigeria against the UN resolution on the protection of human rights defenders. “We are worried by the decision of the Federal Government to join China and Russia to oppose the resolution as these nations are well […]

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ANEEJ Parleys Journalists & CSOs for REGOND

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 Press Release 24 November2015 Benin City, Edo State…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Benin City, will convene a workshop for journalists in Cross River State. The workshop will focus on “The Role of the Media in Institutionalizing Good Governance in the Niger Delta”, to be held in pursuance of the “Resource Governance Enhancement […]

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