Sherrif’s Arrest: CISLAC Condemns Act and Demands Immediate Release

2020-06-18T14:29:58+00:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: News Alerts, Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is seriously perturbed by the incessant disrespect to democratic values and unchecked violation of citizens' rights. While we follow with keen interest the deliberate disregard for the rule of law and nonchalant response towards public agitations, we condemn in totality outright disproportionate deployment of armed forces with resultant arbitrary [...]

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANT

2020-06-12T10:59:34+00:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: News Alerts|

STUDY ON EFFECTS OF INCREASED TOBACCO TAX ON TOBACCO CONSUMPTION AND AFFORDABILITY IN NIGERIA (2nd Edition) A. BACKGROUND The world Health Organization- Framework convention on tobacco control (WHO-FCTC) notes that effective tobacco taxes are important to reduce tobacco consumption and prevalence. In line with the FCTC, Nigeria’s National Tobacco Control Act ( NTC Act) 2015 in [...]

POSITION PAPER PRESENTED BY CISLAC TO THE HoR COMMITTEE ON THE REVIEW OF LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

2020-05-26T16:56:21+00:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: News, News Alerts|

A POSITION PAPER PRESENTED BY THE CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE (CISLAC) TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES COMMITTEE ON THE REVIEW OF LEGISLATIVE AGENDA Presented by: AUWAL IBRAHIM MUSA (RAFSANJANI), Executive Director Date: 26th of May, 2020   OPENING We,at the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), heartily submit this Memorandum to the National Assembly for consideration [...]

CALL FOR CONSULTANCY: ANALYSIS OF AUDITOR GENERAL’S REPORT 2016 – 2017.

2020-05-06T11:49:46+00:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: News Alerts|

Terms of Reference for a consultancy: Analysis of Auditor General’s report of the decentralized entities for the financial year ended 30th June 2016 Public Financial Management analyst 30/05/2017   Background and context Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre/Transparency International (TI) Nigeria analyses the expenditure and non-expenditure related weaknesses of decentralized entities that are highlighted in the Office [...]

Nigeria: Covid-19 Economic Stimulus Bill, Crude Price Crash and Social Unrest

2020-04-24T13:50:33+00:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Articles, News Alerts|

By Abubakar Jimoh Effort to mitigate the socio-economic impacts of Covid-19 pandemic on businesses and citizens brought to the fore a newly introduced legislative framework titled “Emergency Economic Stimulus Bill, 2020” initiated by the House of Representatives. Sponsored by the House Leadership led the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila and other Members, the Bill aims at providing temporary [...]

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 [...]

NEW REPORT FINDS SEXUAL EXTORTION IGNORED, UNDER-REPORTED AND UNPUNISHED WORLDWIDE

2020-03-05T11:47:13+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: News Alerts, Press Releases|

Study highlights significant gaps in policy and research with little action in most countries.   Berlin, 5 March 2020 – In advance of International Women’s Day on 8 March, a new report from Transparency International provides one of the most comprehensive overviews of sexual extortion or “sextortion” as a form of corruption around the world. The [...]