ILORIN SALLAH STAMPEDE: CISLAC DECRIES EXTREME POVERTY, VIOLATIONS AGAINST WOMEN

By |2013-10-19T13:17:17+00:00October 19th, 2013|Categories: News, Press Releases|

At the heel of World Poverty Eradication Day yesterday, Nigeria recorded a stampede which resulted in the death of no fewer than 20 persons including three pregnant women in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, over struggle for Salah gifts at the residence of the late Dr. Olusola Saraki's Government Reservation Area (GRA) residence. Following this gruesome development, [...]

World Teachers' Day: Nigeria Education Submerged in Corruption

By |2013-10-08T10:26:56+00:00October 8th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

In the last three decades, Nigerian government has systematically neglected the education sector. Presently, education sector can be considered to be near comatose. The sector suffers incessant strike actions from Academic Staff Union of University, Non-Academic Staff Union, Students Union and Labour Union. In recent times, the existing strike actions have been complimented by the emerged [...]

CISLAC Condemns Yobe Massacre

By |2013-10-02T11:39:37+00:00October 2nd, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

Following the Sunday mid-night attack by unknown gunmen at the College of Agriculture, Gujba, Yobe State, which resulted in the death of over fifty (50) students and seven (7) teachers; Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), observes as follows: 1. In recent times, Yobe State has witnessed series of brutal attacks by unknown gunmen targeting students; [...]

APO Killings: CISLAC Demands Proactive Response From Government

By |2013-09-26T15:01:02+00:00September 26th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

Following the recent unjustified and brutal killings at Kyari Close, Zone ‘E’, Apo Legislative Quarters, near Gudu Cemetery, Abuja, by some security agents which left no fewer than eight (8) persons dead and several others wounded, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) hereby observes as follows: 1.    In recent times, Nigerians have suffered in the [...]

CISLAC condemns rising anarchies in Nasarawa State

By |2013-09-20T13:47:22+00:00September 20th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

Following the renewed skirmish communal clash between the Ombatse ethnic militia and Assakio in Eggon and Alago ethnic groups in Obi, headquarters of Obi local government of Nasarawa State leading to the death of no fewer than 30 persons and over 7,000 residents displaced, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) observed as follows: 1.    In [...]

CISLAC commends Kano State House of Assembly for establishing Committee on MDGs

By |2013-09-20T13:43:18+00:00September 20th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, commends the Kano State House of Assembly in her efforts to institute the Committee on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). CISLAC has been engaging both National and State Assembly Committees on MDGs and other relevant Committees relating to MDGs, with the aim of advocating for the attainment of the MDGs by [...]

CISLAC decries dismissal of five female ministers

By |2013-09-20T13:22:17+00:00September 20th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), strongly condemns the recent action undertaken by President Goodluck Jonathan to sack nine (9) Ministers. CISLAC is shocked to find out that the major casualties in this maneuver are women. This appears to be hinged on the current crisis rocking the People’s Democratic Party (PDP),as four of the Ministers are [...]

CISLAC tasks Government on Judicious Utilisation of Public Fund

By |2013-09-12T10:58:29+00:00September 12th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

Senate President- Sen. David Mark The ongoing rising conscious on cost of governance in Nigeria has brought to the fore one day national dialogue session organized by Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) to brainstorm among various stakeholders, Civil Society and the media on the possible opportunities for effective planning and judicious utilization of [...]

Cost of Governance: Civil Society Calls for National Dialogue

By |2013-09-03T18:25:19+00:00September 3rd, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

We, the undersigned civil society organisations, are following with keen interest the controversy trailing the lead presentation by the former Vice President of the World Bank for Africa and Minister for Solid Minerals and later for Education, Mrs. ObyEzekwesili, at the One-Day Dialogue on the Cost of Governance in Nigeria organized by the Civil Society Legislative [...]

CISLAC Petitions FCT Minister, Chief of Naval Staff over Rights Abuses By AMAC Task Force

By |2013-08-05T16:59:09+00:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre,CISLAC has petitioned the Minister of Federal Capital Territory and the Chief of Naval Staff over it described as the “Excessive Use Of Force, Human Rights Abuses And Dehumanization Of Abuja Residents By Members Of The AMAC AEPB Task Force” one of the petitions addressed to Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, the [...]

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