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LETTER OF CONGRATULATION

By |2012-11-08T19:00:04+00:00November 8th, 2012|Categories: News, Press Releases|

  The President Elect, Mr. Barrack Obama 713 Hart Office Building Washington, DC Through: The American Ambassador to Nigeria  Dear Mr. President,  LETTER OF CONGRATULATION  On behalf of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and on my good self, I extend congratulations to you on your well deserved victory at the just concluded presidential election [...]

RIBADU REPORT: ECHOES OF A CULTURE OF IMPUNITY

By |2012-11-06T22:00:38+00:00November 6th, 2012|Categories: News, Press Releases|

RIBADU REPORT: ECHOES OF A CULTURE OF IMPUNITY The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC wishes to state that the recently released report by the Nuhu Ribadu-led task Force is not only a vindication of our long held position that the Oil and Gas Sector is a cesspool of scandalous, monumental and shameful corruption, but that [...]

CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE, CISLACMEDIA INTERACTION ON THE NEITI PROCESS IN NIGERIA, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012

By |2012-09-27T15:28:27+00:00September 27th, 2012|Categories: News, Press Releases|

CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE, CISLAC MEDIA INTERACTION ON THE NEITI PROCESS IN NIGERIA, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012   We in CISLAC have observed the events in the Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) process in the recent times and as civil society stakeholders in the process, we wish to state as follows: Observations A.  Delay in [...]

CISLAC CONDEMNS ASSAULT ON AND ILLEGAL DETENTION OF DEVELOPMENT WORKER IN ENUGU

By |2012-08-30T20:51:26+00:00August 30th, 2012|Categories: News, News Alerts, Press Releases|

CISLAC CONDEMNS ASSAULT ON AND ILLEGAL DETENTION OF DEVELOPMENT WORKER IN ENUGU The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre condemns in the strongest of terms the unlawful, inhumane and crass act of assault and extortion unleashed on the staff of South Saharan Social Development Agency, a not for profit organization dedicated to improving the plight of women [...]

CISLAC CALLS FOR A HUMANE APPROACH TO THE ONGOING DEMOLITION OF 19 VILLAGES OF THE FCT

By |2012-07-31T02:56:03+00:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Our attention has been drawn to a notice for demolition by the administration of the Federal Capital Territory which has marked over 1000 houses in Mpape one of the 19 villages of Bwari Area Council of the FCT. The residents with a population of over 1.8million people feel that their human rights have been violated. The [...]

CISLAC Executive Director Robbed By Armed Men

By |2012-06-20T19:04:05+00:00June 20th, 2012|Categories: Press Releases|

Armed men attacked the Executive Director (Auwal Musa Ibrahim) of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in the early hours of Tuesday 19th June, 2012 at his Abuja residence and carted away his valuables and properties. The men, about six in number, forced their way into his residence in Wuse at about 1.30am on Tuesday [...]

Bribe Allegation: CISLAC Uncovers Plan to Remove House of Representative Speaker

By |2012-06-13T15:21:54+00:00June 13th, 2012|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has raised alarm over an alleged plot to use the alleged bribery scandal involving the chairman of the House of Representatives Ad Hoc committee on Fuel Subsidy, Hon. Faruk Lawan, as an excuse to oust the current leadership of the House of Representatives. CISLAC, in a statement issued to [...]

State of the Nation Address by Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria

By |2011-07-07T02:10:20+00:00July 7th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

Civil society organizations, activists and concerned Nigerians invited you today to share with you our reflection on a number of issues of critical importance to the developments, security and prosperity of our country Nigeria. CORRUPTION: The fight against corruption is said to be on cause. Yet every day new Nigerian are inundated by allegations of corruption [...]

CISLAC condemns post-electoral violence

By |2011-04-19T11:53:21+00:00April 19th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre notes with grave concern, the outbreak of violence that has accompanied the Presidential elections of April 16, 2011. This spate of violence which has resulted in the destruction of lives and property is condemnable and rejected in the strongest of terms. We also reject that attempt to give what is [...]

PASSAGE OF FOI BILL – CISLAC Salutes House of Representatives

By |2011-02-25T07:05:07+00:00February 25th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

The passage of the Freedom of Information Bill represents a historical event for Nigeria’s Democracy. This Bill is the longest in Nigeria’s legislative history which was first presented in June 1999 during the first National Assembly. The Bill has undergone three readings and a public hearing in each chamber before being passed by the House of [...]

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