Nigeria’s Criminal Justice System Situation Report

2020-09-25T14:58:23+00:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

In Port-Harcourt, on the 25th  of September 2020:   The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) will like to use this medium to comment on some developments in Nigeria’s criminal justice sector specifically the Nigerian Police, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and the Federal High Court. Recent happenings have created a mixed feeling for us at CISLAC. [...]

How Nigeria can prevent looting of funds and losing abroad

2020-09-23T14:25:20+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

  In Abuja, the 23rd of September, 2020:     The current global economic recession is likely to harm Nigeria in an unprecedented way. While the Nigerian Government cannot influence the slump of the prices of natural commodities, it is responsible for the continuous disappearing of Nigerian illicit funds abroad.   A case in point is [...]

SUSPENSION OF LEGISLATIVE AND OVERSIGHT RESPONSIBILITIES BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND MATTERS ARISING

2020-09-01T15:24:16+00:00August 30th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

SUSPENSION OF LEGISLATIVE AND OVERSIGHT RESPONSIBILITIES BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND MATTERS ARISING We the undersigned civil society organizations are constrained to issue this statement over the drop off of legislative activities by the National Assembly at a time when its role is more critical than ever before, not only to join the Executive in finding [...]

Fani-Kayode: CISLAC bemoans disrespect, intimidation of journalist

2020-08-26T18:55:48+00:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Fani-Kayode: CISLAC bemoans disrespect, intimidation of journalist The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is disappointed at the recent reckless and unguarded utterances including subsequent threat by the former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, against Daily Trust Newspaper's reporter in Cross River State.   While we are not unaware of Fani-Kayode's regular antagonistic reaction and response to [...]

HYPREP’s 70% Completion Claim – Unraveling the true state of the remediation project

2020-08-18T10:53:41+00:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Conservation, News Alerts, Press Releases|

HYPREP’s 70% Completion Claim – Unraveling the true state of the remediation project   To be released 18th August 2020 Port Harcourt    Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and its allies have expressed concern over the level of politicking that has enveloped the entire cleanup process which was conceived to restore, remediate and rehabilitate the [...]

CISLAC COMMENDS THE PRESIDENT FOR SIGNING THE COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT (REPEAL AND RE-ENACTMENT) 2020 INTO LAW

2020-08-13T13:22:28+00:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE (CISLAC) COMMENDS THE PRESIDENT FOR SIGNING THE COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT (REPEAL AND RE-ENACTMENT) 2020 INTO LAW.   The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre wants to use this medium to commend the Presidency for signing the Companies and Allied Matters (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Act 2020. This is a step in fulfilling the [...]

PRESS CONFERENCE ON GOVERNMENT’S REQUEST FOR LOAN

2020-07-29T11:03:04+00:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: News Alerts, Press Releases|

PRESS CONFERENCE ON GOVERNMENT'S REQUEST FOR LOAN CISLAC CALLS FOR RESTRAIN The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)/Transparency International Nigeria, with support from OXFAM under the Strategic Partnership Financing for Development Project, expresses worry over the rate at which the Presidency sends requests for approval for borrowing, despite the huge amount of resources wasted by various Ministries, Departments [...]

NDDC PROBE: CISLAC CALLS FOR AN ACCOUNTABLE INVESTIGATION INTO THE ALLEGATIONS

2020-07-21T15:38:29+00:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)/Transparency International Nigeria has followed with keen interest the sad events unfolding following the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) forensic audit processes. Although we commend the efforts of all teams working on the audit, especially the House of Representatives in response to the President’s Order for the speedy and effective coordination [...]

MAGU’S SUSPENSION: CISLAC CALLS FOR THOROUGH INVESTIGATION

2020-07-08T12:09:43+00:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

MAGU’S SUSPENSION: CISLAC CALLS FOR THOROUGH INVESTIGATION   The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Transparency International Nigeria is calling on the Presidential Panel set up to investigate allegations of corruption and insubordination leveled against the Acting Chair of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, to carry out a thorough and fair investigation. [...]

REFORMING NIGERIA’S OIL AND GAS SECTOR: CISLAC REACTS TO OUTCOME OF THE NNPC AUDIT REPORT

2020-07-07T12:52:06+00:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is dedicated to efforts towards promoting transparency and accountability in Nigeria's oil and gas sector. We are encouraged by the increased recent emphasis of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on transparency, accountability and inclusion. We hereby convey our best wishes to the Corporation for conducting the first audit [...]