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Stringent tax regime and the unwanted fatalities from tobacco use

By |2018-02-02T12:44:32+00:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Articles, News, Tobacco Control Updates|

Stringent tax regime and the unwanted fatalities from tobacco use By Abubakar Jimoh and Austin Erameh The dreaded but preventable impacts of tobacco use like diseases and premature deaths in Nigeria with various studies showing potential opportunities for the country, if redirected focus on preventive rather than curative measures to mitigate effects of tobacco led to [...]

Niger Delta: Group demands prompt clean-up of polluted communities

By |2017-12-08T06:58:01+00:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: News, News Alerts|

Salaudeen Hashim A group of Nigerian non-state actors working on good governance has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency end environmental degradation and fast-tract total clean-up of polluted communities in the oil-rich Niger Delta region. The group made this call at a National Summit on the ‘Niger Delta Clean-up organised by [...]

CISLAC launches SDGs Shadow Report, Global Office in New York

By |2017-10-09T13:25:20+00:00October 9th, 2017|Categories: News, News Alerts|

By Chioma Kanu and Abubakar Jimoh Effort to complement current effort by Nigerian government in advancing the fight against corruption brought to the fore, a ‘Shadow Report’ developed and launched by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) at the UN General Assembly 72 Session Side Event in New York. Apart from the launched Report, the event [...]

By |2017-08-15T14:04:01+00:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: News|

CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION STATEMENT AT A ONE-DAY INTERACTIVE TECHNICAL ROUNDTABLE BETWEEN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATION ON THE ‘BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS COMMISSION FOR THE COORDINATION, SUPERVISION AND HARMONIZATION OF THE ACTIVITIES OF NGOs AND CSOs IN NIGERIA’ HELD ON 25 JULY 2017 AT THE ROCKVIEW ROYALE HOTEL, ABUJA [...]

Two years on: Institutionalising the ‘Buhari-effect’ in defence sector reform

By |2017-05-24T15:31:26+00:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Articles, News, News Alerts|

Two years on: Institutionalising the ‘Buhari-effect’ in defence sector reform   President Buhari’s election has been a turning point for the Nigerian anti-corruption struggle. The President moved quickly to dismiss the service chiefs and make his own appointments, while a number of those implicated in defence sector corruption are being prosecuted. Two presidential ad hoc audit [...]

Civil Society Experts Devise 14 Steps to Combat Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs)

By |2017-01-30T15:29:33+00:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: News, News Alerts|

Civil Society Experts Devise 14 Steps to Combat IFFs By Abubakar Jimoh A group of civil society experts has identified 14 holistic steps for African Leaders to curtail the endemic Illicit Financial Flow (IFF) resulting in monumental financial losses in the continent. The group made this known in a recent statement issued as national leaders converged [...]

Vacancy Announcement

By |2016-08-02T10:23:14+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: News, News Alerts|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact for Transparency International (TI), the leading international NGO devoted to combating corruption is seeking a suitably qualified person to fill the vacant position of Advocacy and Legal Advice (ALAC) Officer.   Key Duties and Responsibilities Ensure that ALAC provides client-friendly, professional and quality legal advice and [...]

Vacancy Announcement

By |2016-08-02T09:44:35+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact for Transparency International (TI), the leading international NGO devoted to combating corruption is seeking a suitably qualified person to fill the vacant position of Advocacy and Legal Advice (ALAC) Officer. Key Duties and Responsibilities i. Ensure that ALAC provides client-friendly, professional and quality legal [...]

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