Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership: Essential or Overhyped?

2019-10-15T16:10:51+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership: Essential or Overhyped?   Washington, DC., USA – The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Transparency International Chapter in Nigeria iis organising a special session titled Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership: Essential or Overhyped on the 16th of October, 2019 at the World Bank/ International Monetary Fund Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, [...]

Press Release

2019-09-13T10:21:30+00:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

CSOs CAUTION GOVERNMENT AGAINST INCREASE IN THE VAT WHICH WILL EXACERBATE POVERTY AND INCREASE INEQUALITY The Tax Justice and Governance Platform, (TJGP) Nigeria is a group of civil society organizations advocating for the promotion of a progressive, fair and transparent system in which domestic resources are effectively mobilized through an efficient tax system,  utilized for people [...]

Press Release: Shrinking Civic Space: Civil Society Condemns Attacks, Clampdown, Arbitrary Arrest, Detention

2019-08-06T13:36:05+00:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE Shrinking Civic Space: Civil Society Condemns Attacks, Clampdown, Arbitrary Arrest, Detention   Since return of democracy in 1999 and particularly following the 2019 general elections, the citizens were very hopefully of renewed vigor in addressing the myriad of problems bedeviling the country ranging from intensification of insecurity, the deepening of corruption, growing poverty and [...]

African Union Anti-Corruption Day: Africa Needs All Her Assets Back

2019-07-11T15:46:04+00:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

Today marks the 3rd African Anti-Corruption Day with the theme “Towards a Common African Position on Asset Recovery.” The African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption was adopted in Maputo, Mozambique on 11 July 2003 and came into force in 2006. Till date, the Convention has been ratified by 40 member states of the African Union. [...]

TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ON BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP REGISTER IN NIGERIA

2019-07-01T12:30:07+00:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Anti-Corruption, Democratic Governance, Press Releases|

TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ON BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP REGISTER IN NIGERIA 1st of July, 2019:   Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Colleagues, We are gathered here to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) Repeal Bill that was passed by the 8th Assembly and is now before the [...]

Daar Communications’ Suspension: CISLAC Urges Reconsideration

2019-06-07T13:58:37+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

  The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) urges the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) to reconsider its position on the suspension of the license of Daar Communications PLC, the parental company of AIT television and Ray Power radio station for alleged violation of broadcast rules in some of its programmes.   While we commend the Corporation [...]

Setting the Anti-Corruption Agenda for the Incoming Administration

2019-05-24T11:43:50+00:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: News Alerts, Press Releases|

  At the onset of this administration in May 2015, there were various promises made to rid Nigeria of corruption, the cankerworm that has seeped into the core of this country and is gradually destroying our foundation. Four years after, Nigeria instead, overtook India in the extreme poverty ranking due to pervasive corruption at all levels - [...]

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa: CISLAC and WIN Decry Gender Discrimination

2019-05-22T10:43:53+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and Women in Nigeria (WiN) condemn the ongoing unfair and undemocratic agitations to undermine the nation’s emerging effort at attaining inclusive, participatory and equal opportunity in both public and private spheres. A case in point is the ongoing agitation by some people to push out Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa [...]

PIGB: CISLAC COMMENDS SENATE ACTION, URGES PROMPT COMPLETION OF PROCESS FOR RE-SUBMISSION AND PRESIDENTIAL ASSENT

2019-04-24T09:32:51+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

PIGB: CISLAC COMMENDS SENATE ACTION, URGES PROMPT COMPLETION OF PROCESS FOR RE-SUBMISSION AND PRESIDENTIAL ASSENT The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy (CISLAC) commends the Senate for prioritizing the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) as one of bills that enjoyed prompt action for review and passage for re-submission to the President for his assent before the end of [...]

Prevalent kidnapping for ransom: CISLAC decries poor proactive measures, unencouraged security personnel, youth unemployment

2019-04-08T17:14:23+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is seriously concerned over the growing but pervasive rate of kidnapping, deliberately delayed response and the poor proactive measures by the government in the country. Since 2007, Nigeria has witness increased increasingly spate of kidnapping in the South, particularly South-South and South-East geo-political zones. In spite of the security [...]

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