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CRIMJUST NIGERIA PROGRESS REVIEW MEETING

By |2018-07-20T11:02:49+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: CRIMJUST Updates, News Alerts|

  On Thursday the 19th of July 2018, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) alongside the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC), held a Criminal Justice (CRIMJUST) project progress review at the sidelines of a workshop for investigators and prosecutors in Golf View Hotel, Lagos Nigeria organized by the UNODC under the CRIMJUST [...]

ADVOCACY VISIT BY CISLAC TO THE NATIONAL DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (NDLEA) ABUJA LIASON OFFICE

By |2018-07-19T12:17:01+00:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: News Alerts|

  By Salmat Abdulwaheed and Gideon Ojigi As part of a number of activities lined up towards the attainment of the overall objectives of the project “Turning up the Pressure: Tackling anti-money laundering through multi-stakeholder approaches in ECOWAS countries,” Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) paid a visit to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) liaison office [...]

CISLAC Launches ALAC Office in Lagos State

By |2018-07-18T16:24:06+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: IMPACT Updates, News Alerts|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), national contact for Transparency International (TI) in Nigeria, conducted one-day orientation and training on the 17th of July, 2018, for focal staff of Arise Nigerian Woman Foundation, the partner organization hosting the Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) in Lagos State. The training was organized as part of an ongoing [...]

CCB Commends CISLAC on Anti-Corruption Fight

By |2018-07-16T20:28:33+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Anti-corruption, News Alerts|

CISLAC team with staff of CCB By Onyekachi Eke   The Head of Reforms, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Mr Gwimi Sebastine Peters, has commended the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and other non-state actors for their work in the fight against corruption. Mr Peters made this commendation when the staff of CISLAC [...]

Call for Expression of Interest (EoI)

By |2018-06-25T16:02:08+00:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: News Alerts|

Organization: Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) Date of announcement: 20th June 2018 Type of Announcement: Request for Expression of Interest (EoI) Station: Abuja   Subject: Request for Expression of Interest (EoI) to engage consultants to conduct a Review of Laws and Policies in Adamawa and Cross River States / Analysis of Humanitarian Intervention in Nigeria.   Background Nigeria remains [...]

Corruption: Experts demand adequate response to cases

By |2018-05-29T12:48:32+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: News, News Alerts|

  By Abubakar Jimoh A group of national and international anti-corruption actors has called for ample and sincere policy response to reported corruption, giving zero chance to nepotism to revert current unfavourable corruption indices and successfully combat the menace in Nigeria. The group made this call at a One-day High Level Workshop to Share International Anti-Corruption [...]

Civil Society Holds Public Lecture in Honour of Taju, Winnie & Momoh

By |2018-05-24T14:37:33+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: News, News Alerts|

The Nigerian Civil Society groups have scheduled a public lecture in honour of the past renowned human rights activists and pan-Africanists such as late Tajuddeen Abdulraheem, Abubakar Momoh and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The late trio stand out as Activists, pan-Africanists and Gender Advocates who lived fighting for human causes and therefore deserve periodic remembrances to inform and [...]

Clamour for State Police: Beyond Sloganeering and Grandstanding

By |2018-05-15T14:47:55+00:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles, News Alerts|

  By Salaudeen Hashim and Jaye Gaskia Whenever the question of restructuring and devolution of powers are raised by the contending factions and fractions of Nigeria’s prodigal ruling class, they bring to the fore incessant outcry for State Police and fiscal federalism. As always, these issues, like the parent concepts of Restructuring and Devolution of powers, [...]

Adamawa Assembly parleys CISLAC on comprehensive humanitarian law

By |2018-05-15T12:25:52+00:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: IDPs/Migration, News Alerts|

By Austin Erameh The Speaker of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Kabiru Mijinyawa has assured of the state’s readiness to support Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in formulating a comprehensive legislative framework to effectively coordinate humanitarian issues and harmonise existing fractional laws which attempt to achieve same. Mijinyawa gave the assurance while [...]

Human rights abuses and the inconsistencies in recruitment, selection for peacekeeping missions

By |2018-05-14T07:43:40+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Feature, News Alerts|

By Abubakar Jimoh There are indications that faulty recruitment and selection processes by the security forces could be major contributory factors to persistent human rights abuses and violations by Nigerian peacekeeping troops in various United Nations’ missions. These hints are contained in a 78-page report titled “Nigeria: Navigating Secrecy in the Vetting and Selection of Peacekeepers” [...]

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