Transparency International Condemns Arrest and Mistreatment of Civil Society Leader in Nigeria

By |2013-08-05T16:13:27+00:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

Berlin, 5 August 2013:Transparency International, the anti-corruption group, today strongly condemned the arrest and physical attack on Mallam Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani), the executive director of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and a partner of Transparency International in Nigeria, by members of a government task force. Transparency International calls on the Nigerian government to [...]

Rafsanjani Manhandled, Arrested By AMAC Environmental Task Force

By |2013-08-01T16:45:26+00:00August 1st, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

The Executive Director of the Civil Society legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Mallam Auwal Ibrahim Musa aka Rafsanjani,was this evening manhandled and arrested by members of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board Task Force a statement by Kolawole Banwo, Snr. Program Officer,CISLAC said. The incident “occurred today within the Abuja metropolis as he tried to intervene in defense [...]

CISLAC VACANCY: Tax Justice Desk Officer

By |2013-07-13T15:13:23+00:00July 13th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

About Us The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC is a non-governmental, non-profit legislative advocacy, lobbying, information sharing and research organization. (CISLAC) works towards bridging the gap between the legislature and the electorate; by enhancing lobbying strategies; engagement of bills before their passage into law; manpower development for lawmakers, legislative aides, politicians and the civil society, [...]

CISLAC AND FoEN ERA CONDEMNS THE DRIFT TOWARDS ANARCHY IN RIVERS STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

By |2013-07-11T17:40:47+00:00July 11th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC and the Environment Rights Action/Friends of the Erath, Nigeria, ERA/FoEN condemns in the strongest of terms, the drift towards anarchy in Rivers State House of Assembly. We consider appalling the unfolding scenario that has turned those chambers of the State House of Assembly into a theatre of war with [...]

BAGA MASSACRE: CISLAC CONDEMNS MILITARY BRUTALITY ON INNOCENT CIVILIANS

By |2013-05-06T10:47:04+00:00May 6th, 2013|Categories: Press Releases|

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is worried about the continued violent violation of human rights by the security agencies on innocent Nigerians. The failure of this government to sincerely handle the insecurity and protect Nigerians from violence orchestrated by merchants of violence through Bombings, Armed robbery, kidnapping, communal clashes, political violence, ethno-religious violence  and rape, [...]

CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY (CISLAC) AND OTHER CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS POSITION ON DEREGULATION AND TOTAL REMOVAL OF SUBSIDY BY PRESIDENT JONATHAN

By |2013-03-28T09:04:06+00:00March 28th, 2013|Categories: News, Press Releases|

CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY (CISLAC) AND OTHER CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS POSITION ON DEREGULATION AND TOTAL REMOVAL OF SUBSIDY BY PRESIDENT JONATHAN Nigerian economy has been in a continuous crisis for years now. This crisis is the result of a number of factors, including the poor management of the economy by the government, corruption and the unfavourable [...]

CIVIL SOCIETY PRESS STATEMENT ON PRESIDENTIAL PARDON TO DSP ALAMIEYESEIGHA

By |2013-03-15T12:02:24+00:00March 15th, 2013|Categories: News, Press Releases|

CIVIL SOCIETY PRESS STATEMENT ON PRESIDENTIAL PARDON TO DSP ALAMIEYESEIGHA HELD AT TRANSCORP HILTON HOTEL ON THURSDAY, 14 MARCH, 2013 The civil society groups working on anti-corruption and good governance in Nigeria received with shock the presidential pardon granted to the impeached and convicted Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. DSP Alamieyeseigha, along with other persons, after [...]

CONSTITUTIONAL IMMUNITY FOR LAWMAKERS IN NIGERIA: AN ATTEMPT TO COVER CORRUPTION IN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY?

By |2013-03-13T17:21:00+00:00March 13th, 2013|Categories: News, Press Releases|

CONSTITUTIONAL IMMUNITY FOR LAWMAKERS IN NIGERIA: AN ATTEMPT TO COVER CORRUPTION IN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY?   In an obvious attempt to shield National Assembly members from prosecution, a bill seeking to grant constitutional immunity to legislators has scaled through its second reading in the lower chambers of the National Assembly. This bill effectively seeks to provide extended protection [...]

CISLAC DECRIES SUDDEN CRAVE FOR FOREIGN DEBTS BY STATE GOVERNORS

By |2013-01-11T22:46:31+00:00January 11th, 2013|Categories: News, Press Releases|

CISLAC DECRIES SUDDEN CRAVE FOR FOREIGN DEBTS BY STATE GOVERNORS   The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre wishes to condemn the sudden crave for foreign debts by state governors in the nation. We consider this development as portending dangers for sustainable development, reducing the options for development for future generations of Nigerians and possessing traits of [...]

CISLAC AND CDD REJECT THE STANCE OF GOVERNORS’ FORUM ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY

By |2013-01-11T22:38:56+00:00January 11th, 2013|Categories: News, Press Releases|

CISLAC AND CDD REJECT THE STANCE OF GOVERNORS’ FORUM ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY   The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) completely reject the position of the State Governors on Local Government autonomy. We consider the position of the Governor’s Forum, an association unknown under Nigerian laws, to [...]

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