Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is a non-governmental, non-profit, advocacy, information sharing, research, and capacity building organisation. Its purpose is to strengthen the link between civil society and the legislature through advocacy and capacity building for civil society groups and policy makers on legislative processes and governance issues.

A Nigeria where legislators and policy makers are safeguarding citizens’ rights and welfare while citizens effectively demand accountability

To engage state and non-state actors for improved policy and legislative frameworks, transparency and accountability in governance for people oriented development.

To make government accessible, responsive and accountable to citizens.


Our Legislative Advocacy Focus Areas

Good Governance

CISLAC works with her partners to foster good governance in the legislature for the benefit of the citizenry. We work via dedicated projects to derive maximum impact in diverse aspects of good governance. Some of our projects areas include;

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Extractives
  • Security
  • Tax Justice and More

See more under the Projects links above

Citizen Well-Being

Along with local & international partners, CISLAC champions various efforts to improve legislation that in turn serves to improve the well being of citizens. These efforts are structured as projects that cover the following areas;

  • Gender Equality
  • Maternal & Child Health
  • Human Rights
  • IDPs/Migration & More

See more under the Projects Links above

Thought Leadership

CISLAC goes above and beyond to research legislative issues in Nigeria, West Africa & the sub-Continent towards providing clear insight to lawmakers, citizens, NGOs & international bodies. We package our insights via;

  • Reports
  • Newsletters
  • Books
  • Publications

See more under the Publications Link above


Our Affiliations


Our Major Partners