Malnutrition in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-07-24T16:18:01+00:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Feature|

Why the government needs to intensify efforts to prevent and treat Severe Acute Malnourished children in the country By Muritala Muhammed As the world grapples with the health challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic, more families and household are being exposed to poor nutrition intake due to loss of livelihood as a fallout of the economic cost of the pandemic. [...]

COVID-19: Managing Director-TI, Rafsanjani, Call for Effective Criminal Justice System

2020-07-24T09:40:27+00:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: News, News Alerts|

By Samuel Asimi Managing Director of Transparency International, Daniel Eriksson, has called for effective global criminal justice system amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. He stressed on the need for strong criminal justice institutions at this time and stated that this could be used as an opportunity to enhance technology that could be used to increase institutional checks and [...]

Call for Expression of Interest: Study on The Welfare of Criminal Justice Institutions in Nigeria

2020-07-22T09:19:39+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: News, News Alerts|

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANT: STUDY ON THE WELFARE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA BACKGROUND The CRIMJUST project is being implemented by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), INTERPOL and Transparency International (TI) with support from European Union, EU Cocaine Route Programme. It is focused on strengthening the institutional integrity [...]

ALAC: Ensuring Accountability in the Disbursement of Covid-19 Funds

2020-07-21T12:31:50+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

ALAC: Ensuring Accountability in the Disbursement of Covid-19 Funds A novel strain of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is a virus that causes respiratory disease. The common symptoms include fever, dry cough, and tiredness or even struggling for breath. The virus was first detected in December 2019 in Wuhan, a city in China. The virus has now spread [...]

COVID-19 BRINGS HOME THE NEED FOR EFFECTIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPLAINT CHANNELS IN NIGERIA

2020-06-09T12:29:04+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

By Samuel Asimi The government of Nigeria has taken a variety of measures to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, including restrictions on movement that are being enforced by law enforcement agencies and the military. Although inter-agency cooperation between the police and other institutions has increased as a result, enforcement of the lockdown has also [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Jigawa: Gov Abubakar Intensifies Plans to Address SAM

2020-03-02T10:10:18+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: News, News Alerts, Reports|

By Abubakar Jimoh The Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, has assured of the administration's commitment to sustain prevention and treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in the state through constructive synergy and enhanced working relation with Civil Society groups. He gave this assurance during a courtesy visit to him by a group of Civil [...]

9th Assembly and the fresh battles for leadership

2019-03-18T15:27:51+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Feature|

9th Assembly and the fresh battles for leadership By Abubakar Jimoh Given the recent results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has 65 senatorial seats while the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has so far produced 42 senators with one seat for Young Progressives Party (YPP). Consequently, the [...]