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COVID-19 in Nigeria: Tax Justice and Governance Platform raises concerns over palliative measures and accountability in the process

2020-04-01T15:27:44+00:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

  Following the Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic and its adverse effect on the socio-economic activities of the Nigerian population, the Nigeria Tax Justice and Governance Platform reaffirms its solidarity with the Government and people as we go through these trying times together.   We welcome and appreciate the deliberate and strategic actions taken thus far by the federal and state governments to stop, limit and mitigate its further transmission in Nigeria.   [...]

COVID-19 in Nigeria: CISLAC Demands Total Accountability of Donated Funds

2020-03-30T11:10:25+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

While the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)/ Transparency International in Nigeria commends and appreciates the ongoing donations by indigenous groups towards combating the COVID-2019 virus pandemic and its socio-economic impacts, we at the same time, call for total accountability of the utilisation and distribution of funds.   As we welcome the recent constitution of the [...]

CORONA VIRUS: CISLAC URGES PALLIATIVE MEASURES FOR CITIZENS

2020-03-23T14:56:03+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: News Alerts, Press Releases|

CORONA VIRUS: CISLAC URGES PALLIATIVE MEASURES FOR CITIZENS The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Transparency International Nigeria notes with concerns the current trend in the spread of Covid 19 virus pandemic. The increasing global spread as well as the latest sporadic spread in Nigeria including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja is worrying. We also [...]

CISLAC COMMENDS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR DROPPING CIVIL SOCIETY REGULATION BILL

2020-03-20T13:39:30+00:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

CISLAC COMMENDS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR DROPPING CIVIL SOCIETY REGULATION BILL The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) would like to, amongst other things, commend the House of Representatives and in particular Hon. Tajudeen Abbas (Bill sponsor) for heeding to the voice of the masses and dropping the controversial Civil Society Regulatory Commission (Establishment) Bill, 2020. This is quite commendable [...]

SANUSI’S BANISHMENT: CISLAC CONDEMNS DELIBERATE VIOLATION OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AND THE RULE OF LAW

2020-03-10T14:17:28+00:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is seriously concerned over the manner of the dethronement and subsequent banishment of the former Emir of Kano State, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II. While we received as great surprise the reported dethronement, we at the same time find the imposed banishment of the dethroned Emir to Loko Local Government, [...]