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CISLAC URGES PRIORITIZATION AND REVISITING THE PASSAGE OF THE PIGB

By |2018-10-14T17:43:14+00:00October 14th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

CISLAC URGES PRIORITIZATION AND REVISITING THE PASSAGE OF THE PIGB The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre urges the National Assembly and the Executive to re-visit and prioritize the passage of the PIGB into law. We recall that the National Assembly had passed the PIGB and sent it to the president for Assent. However, while the legislature [...]

Press Release: UN @73: CISLAC urges increased implementation priority for SDGs in Nigeria

By |2018-09-25T09:42:45+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

UN @73: CISLAC urges increased implementation priority for SDGs in Nigeria As the world marks the Global Day of Action on SDGs, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) commemorates with the United Nations on its 73rd Anniversary, urging increased legislative priority and inclusive process in the implementation of SDGs. While the SDGs remains the globally [...]

Press Statement on Nigeria’s Criminal Justice System

By |2018-08-31T12:10:01+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized|

THE CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE PRESS STATEMENT ON NIGERIA’S CRIMINAL JUSTICE (CRIMJUST) SYSTEM 30thAUGUST 2018   Over the years, Nigeria has been the centre of a number of transnational crimes. West Africa is also conveniently situated for drug and illegal weapon’s trade between South America and Europe. Porous borders and the free flow of arms [...]

PRESS RELEASE: UK-AFRICA PARTNERS FOR TRADE OPPORTUNITY

By |2018-08-31T12:08:12+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

UK-AFRICA PARTNERS FOR TRADE OPPORTUNITY, the priority areas for Nigeria As the British Prime Minister, Theresa May embarks on a trade mission to African continent being part of the strategic diplomatic efforts to establish and deepen ties with nations ahead of the Britain’s exit from European Union in 2019, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), [...]

Press Statement

By |2018-08-16T16:20:35+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

LEADERSHIP CRISIS AND THE IMPERATIVE OF THE RETURN TO GOOD GOVERNANCE ISSUES: CIVIL SOCIETY CONCERNS 16th August 2018   The crisis around the Senate and the Presidency today is causing alarm among democratic forces in Nigeria. There are multiple signs that the political class is even more self-serving than it has been in the past and civil [...]

CISLAC Commends the Judiciary on Decisive Judgement on Anti-Corruption Cases

By |2018-06-14T08:49:49+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

  The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) commends the judiciary for the judgement against the ex-governor of Plateau State, Senator Joshua Dariye, who was handed down a 14-year sentence on Tuesday June 12, for misappropriation of funds during his tenure as governor after a trial which lasted 11 years. This judgement, coming shortly after the 14-year sentence of [...]

Press Release: Civil Society Group Condemns Recurring Threats against Amnesty International Nigeria

By |2018-05-24T15:15:38+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

We, the undersigned civil society groups that work at the intersection of the protection and promotion of human rights and good governance in Nigeria, condemn in totality the recurrent breach of peace, brazen lack of patriotism, and absolute disregard for fundamental democratic values and principles of good governance by a malicious group that has persisted in threatening and [...]

Press Statement on the State of the Nation

By |2018-05-09T13:51:55+00:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

STATE OF THE NATION   We the undersigned Civil Society groups working on transparency, accountability and good governance in the country express utmost worries over the recent but unwary developments invading the nation’s socio-economic and political spheres with propensity to back-pedal progress in achieving a stable, secured and prosperous country. VIOLATION OF ELECTORAL GUIDELINES, INTERNAL POLITICAL [...]

Press Statement: Reforms in the Extractive Sector, Slow and Not Deep Enough

By |2018-04-30T11:54:47+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Extractive, Press Releases|

REFORMS IN THE EXTRACTIVE SECTOR, SLOW AND NOT DEEP ENOUGH The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) having observed the state of affairs in the extractive sector in the past four months wish to state that the reforms initiated by the present administration have been slow and are not deep enough. We note the high expectations heralded [...]

Press Statement on the Drift towards Chaos and Return to the Agenda of Peace Building

By |2018-04-06T14:13:41+00:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

PRESS STATEMENT ON ARRESTING THE DRIFT TOWARDS CHAOS AND RETURN TO THE AGENDA OF PEACE BUILDING Abuja, 5th April 2018 The Working Group on Peace Building and Good Governance, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) and the West African Network for Peace (WANEP), organised a civil society leaders’ conference [...]

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