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. [...]

Group urges FG to step-up implementation of oil and gas sector reforms

By |2018-02-15T10:37:40+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Asides|

By Kolawole Banwo A group of civil society working on transparency and accountability in the extractive sector also known as Accountability in the Extractive Sector (AES) Cluster under the aegis of the Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement (SACE) project has urged the Federal Government to step up its implementation of the reforms in the oil and [...]

Ethnocentrism: as an impediment to peaceful coexistence

By |2018-02-15T10:23:24+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Feature|

While persuasion is better than force as a means of drawing public support or attention, the intuition remains that some speeches are in fact dangerous to the peaceful co-existence of the society. In this piece, SALAUDEEN HASHIM presents the impacts of ethnocentrism with resultant tendency for hate speech. Hate speech mostly originated from ethnocentrism has hitherto [...]

Buhari and the six new laws

By |2018-02-15T10:13:00+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Feature|

In December, 2017 President Muhammadu Buhari assent to six different bills that brought to limelight specific laws that will henceforth abolish a devastating practice in the nation’s health care emergency response system, eradicate the use of torture to extract confessional statements in investigation process, ensure adequate financing for NDDC to effectively pursue its objectives, establish a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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