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 [...]

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 [...]

Corruption: Experts demand adequate response to cases

2018-05-29T12:48:32+00:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: News, News Alerts|

  By Abubakar Jimoh A group of national and international anti-corruption actors has called for ample and sincere policy response to reported corruption, giving zero chance to nepotism to revert current unfavourable corruption indices and successfully combat the menace in Nigeria. The group made this call at a One-day High Level Workshop to Share International Anti-Corruption [...]

Civil Society Holds Public Lecture in Honour of Taju, Winnie & Momoh

2018-05-24T14:37:33+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: News, News Alerts|

The Nigerian Civil Society groups have scheduled a public lecture in honour of the past renowned human rights activists and pan-Africanists such as late Tajuddeen Abdulraheem, Abubakar Momoh and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The late trio stand out as Activists, pan-Africanists and Gender Advocates who lived fighting for human causes and therefore deserve periodic remembrances to inform and [...]

Tobacco use: A major contributory factor to cancers, other diseases – Anya

2018-04-12T15:36:12+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Tobacco Control Updates|

By Austin Erameh There are indications that tobacco consumption could be a major contributory factor to cancer, cardiovascular ailments and other diseases. These hints were given by Okeke Anya, Programme Manager (Democratic Governance), CISLAC, while presenting the priorities and challenges for advancing the WHO FCTC in Nigeria’s Public Health Systems at the recently concluded 17th World [...]

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF CISLAC’s SIDE EVENT DURING UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION FOR THE STATUS OF WOMEN 62 (CSW 62)

2018-03-19T11:10:49+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Communiques, News|

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF CISLAC's SIDE EVENT DURING UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION FOR THE STATUS OF WOMEN 62 (CSW 62) ON THE 14TH OF MARCH 2018 IN 4 WEST 43RD STREET New York, NY.   PREAMBLE   The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on the 14th of March 2018, held a side event at [...]

‘Nigeria accounts for about 70% of the illegal small arms in West Africa’ – Report

2018-03-15T13:36:19+00:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: News, News Alerts|

  By Vaclav Prusa and Abubakar Jimoh There are indications that West Africa is conveniently situated for drug and illegal weapons' trade between South America and Europe, and Nigeria accounts for about 70% of the illegal small arms in the sub-region. These hints are contained in 20-page report titled ‘CrimeJust: Fact Sheet Nigeria’ published by Civil [...]

Tobacco Use: Stakeholders Lament Growing Burdens on Public Resources

2018-03-12T16:15:13+00:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Tobacco Control Updates|

  By Austin Erameh The Cross Rivers State Ministry of Environment has said the associated risks to tobacco use remained endemic increasing burdens on public resources. This disclosure was made by Mr. Samuel Njar representing the Ministry at the recently concluded ‘Expanded Workshop for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in South-South Nigeria’ organised by the Civil Society [...]

The Terms of Reference for Project Website Development

2018-02-20T13:42:40+00:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: News, News Alerts, Uncategorized|

TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR) FOR WEBSITE DESIGN, HOSTING AND MAINTENANCE (REF: CISLAC/NG/PLT/ICT/001) The Terms of Reference for Project Website Development 1            Project Background ·         Civil Society Legislative and Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has been in existence since 2005 and has worked to promote good governance in Nigeria, through activities relating to accountability and the fight against corruption. [...]