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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 [...]

Tobacco use: A major contributory factor to cancers, other diseases – Anya

By |2018-04-12T15:36:12+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Tobacco Control Updates|

By Austin Erameh There are indications that tobacco consumption could be a major contributory factor to cancer, cardiovascular ailments and other diseases. These hints were given by Okeke Anya, Programme Manager (Democratic Governance), CISLAC, while presenting the priorities and challenges for advancing the WHO FCTC in Nigeria’s Public Health Systems at the recently concluded 17th World [...]

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF CISLAC’s SIDE EVENT DURING UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION FOR THE STATUS OF WOMEN 62 (CSW 62)

By |2018-03-19T11:10:49+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Communiques, News|

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF CISLAC's SIDE EVENT DURING UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION FOR THE STATUS OF WOMEN 62 (CSW 62) ON THE 14TH OF MARCH 2018 IN 4 WEST 43RD STREET New York, NY.   PREAMBLE   The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on the 14th of March 2018, held a side event at [...]

‘Nigeria accounts for about 70% of the illegal small arms in West Africa’ – Report

By |2018-03-15T13:36:19+00:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: News, News Alerts|

  By Vaclav Prusa and Abubakar Jimoh There are indications that West Africa is conveniently situated for drug and illegal weapons' trade between South America and Europe, and Nigeria accounts for about 70% of the illegal small arms in the sub-region. These hints are contained in 20-page report titled ‘CrimeJust: Fact Sheet Nigeria’ published by Civil [...]

Tobacco Use: Stakeholders Lament Growing Burdens on Public Resources

By |2018-03-12T16:15:13+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Tobacco Control Updates|

  By Austin Erameh The Cross Rivers State Ministry of Environment has said the associated risks to tobacco use remained endemic increasing burdens on public resources. This disclosure was made by Mr. Samuel Njar representing the Ministry at the recently concluded ‘Expanded Workshop for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in South-South Nigeria’ organised by the Civil Society [...]

The Terms of Reference for Project Website Development

By |2018-02-20T13:42:40+00:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: News, News Alerts, Uncategorized|

TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR) FOR WEBSITE DESIGN, HOSTING AND MAINTENANCE (REF: CISLAC/NG/PLT/ICT/001) The Terms of Reference for Project Website Development 1            Project Background ·         Civil Society Legislative and Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has been in existence since 2005 and has worked to promote good governance in Nigeria, through activities relating to accountability and the fight against corruption. [...]

Rafsanjani bestowed ‘2018 ICON of Community Development Award’

By |2018-01-31T12:30:55+00:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: News, News Alerts|

Rafsanjani bestowed ‘2018 ICON of Community Development Award’ The Arewa Student Forum (ASF) has bestowed on the Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani) “2018 ICON of Community Development Award”. Presenting the Award to the Executive Director on behalf of the Forum, a delegation led by Comrade Abdullahi Muhammad Saleh, [...]

Press Conference to Address the State of the Nation

By |2018-01-23T12:22:06+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|

A TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE (CISLAC) TO ADDRESS THE STATE OF THE NATION ON 23RD JANUARY, 2018 PREAMBLE The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, having observed the disturbing trends, events and occurrences in our dear nation; noting the responses from government, groups and different stakeholders in the Nigerian [...]

‘Nigeria lacks legal framework to prosecute non-disclosure of beneficial ownership’ —Rafsanjani

By |2017-12-11T14:53:27+00:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Articles, News, News Alerts|

By Abubakar Jimoh The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has hitherto been involved in series of interventions on Beneficial Ownership disclosure with specific focus on the extractive sector as a means to promoting Transparency and Accountability, curbing Illicit Financial Flows and promotion of tax transparency. At a Global Forum for Asset Recovery (GFAR) held recently [...]

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