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Passage of PIGB: CISLAC Commends National Assembly, Urges President on Prompt Assent

By |2018-04-06T13:55:32+00:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

Passage of PIGB: CISLAC Commends National Assembly, Urges President on Prompt Assent The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) commends the National Assembly on the recent passage of the long awaited Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB). This follows the passage by both Chambers of the harmonized version on Wednesday March 28, 2018. We recall that [...]

CISLAC commends FG on new tobacco tax regime

By |2018-03-15T12:48:41+00:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: News Alerts, Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) commends the much awaited development in the nation’s tax regime with the recently approved amendment by President Muhammadu Buhari to the excise duty rates with tobacco constituting a major priority.   While we applaud the giant stride by the Federal Government, seeing it as one amongst many measures to [...]

Press Statement: Corruption Perception Index 2017

By |2018-02-22T14:43:50+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

CORRUPTION PERCEPTION INDEX 2017 Nigeria slipping further down in international ranking: No progress in the fight against corruption  The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact of Transparency International (TI) is seriously worried about the new but unfavorable trend in the fight against corruption in the country, as buttressed in the newly published Corruption [...]

Corruption Perception Index 2017

By |2018-02-22T07:53:43+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: News Alerts, Press Releases|

Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 shows a high corruption burden in more than two-thirds of countries Analysis of results from Transparency International finds crackdowns on NGOs and media are associated with higher levels of corruption. Berlin, 21 February 2018 – An index released today by Transparency International, which marks its 25th anniversary this year, reveals some disturbing [...]

Press Conference to Address the State of the Nation

By |2018-01-23T12:22:06+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|

A TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ORGANISED BY CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE (CISLAC) TO ADDRESS THE STATE OF THE NATION ON 23RD JANUARY, 2018 PREAMBLE The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, having observed the disturbing trends, events and occurrences in our dear nation; noting the responses from government, groups and different stakeholders in the Nigerian [...]

Passage of PIGB: CISLAC commends the House, calls for the passage of other outstanding PIG Bills

By |2018-01-18T15:50:04+00:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: News Alerts, Press Releases|

Passage of PIGB: CISLAC commends the House, calls for the passage of other outstanding PIG Bills The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) commends the House of Representatives for the recent passage of the much awaited Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB). While we welcome and applaud the passage, we find such development worthy of commendation [...]

CISLAC Lauds Renovation of the Dilapidated Dausara Health Care Centre

By |2017-12-29T01:40:55+00:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

CISLAC Lauds Renovation of the Dilapidated Dausara Health Care Centre The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) commends the on-going effort by the Kano State Government in collaboration with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) at renovating the dilapidated Dausara Primary Health Care Centre, in Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano state which had suffered from long-time [...]

CISLAC Demands Transparency and Accountability in Recovered Assets

By |2017-12-15T13:10:24+00:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

CISLAC Demands Transparency and Accountability in Recovered Assets   The recently concluded Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR) that took place in Washington, DC, sealed the return of stolen assets worth $321 million looted by the late former Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha and his family. The assets will be repatriated from the Swiss Government to Nigeria [...]

The Civil Society Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) Condemns Attack on Ibrahim Magu

By |2017-12-15T13:02:30+00:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) Condemns Attack on Ibrahim Magu The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact for Transparency International condemns the recent attack on the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, and the unfortunate death of one of the policemen detailed for his protection. It will [...]

CSOs URGES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO STEP UP IMPLEMENTATION OF OIL AND GAS SECTOR REFORMS

By |2017-12-13T08:30:03+00:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

  The Accountability in the Extractive Sector (AES) Cluster of the Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement (SACE) project urges the Federal Government to step up its implementation of the reforms in the oil and gas sector.  It would be recalled that the Federal Government under this administration has committed to the implementation reforms to enhance transparency, accountability [...]

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