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CISLAC mourns Chukwuma, says was renowned human rights activist

Nigeria loses $18b annually to tax evasion, money laundering, others – CISLAC

By Bose Adelaja Against the backdrop of corrupt practices in Nigeria, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center CISLAC, on Tuesday, lamented rising increase in corruption in Nigeria saying the country loses about $18b annually to tax evasion, money laundering and other related offences especially outside the country. Speaking in Lagos, at a media workshop for investigative
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Innocent Chukwuma: The enduring legacy of a beacon of hope for every generation

Chukwuma was ‘human right activist with great sense of humour’, CISLAC mourns

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Monday, mourned a foremost human rights activist in the Civil Society Community in Nigeria, the Founder and Pioneer Executive Director of CLEEN Foundation, Innocent Chukwuma. The Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Ibrahim Rafsanjani, in a statement described Chukwuma as an exemplary Civil Society leader
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CISLAC mourns Chukwuma, says was renowned human rights activist

Attack on 2020 CPI performance, sign of desperation and lack of policy to address problems — CISLAC

Says perceptions based on reality, no partial report Tasks govt on self-examination, commitment to anti-corruption fight By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Thursday, in its response to reactions trailing its 2020 Corruption Perception Index that rated Nigeria as a second most corrupt nation in the ECOWAS region, and scoring
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CISLAC mourns Chukwuma, says was renowned human rights activist

Corruption Perceptions Index 2020: Nigeria ranks 149 out of 183 countries — CISLAC

Says Nigeria recorded 2,860 kidnappings in 2020 Urges govt to tackle security sector corruption, nepotism, others By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As economic recession continue to bite harder and inflation skyrocketing, Transparency International, TI, Thursday, disclosed that Nigeria ranked 149 on Corruption Perception Index 2020 out of 183 countries. This was contained in a publication
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CISLAC mourns Chukwuma, says was renowned human rights activist

2020 Anti-Corruption Day: CISLAC, TI task govt on tangible results in anti-corruption fight

Call States to establish anti-graft agencies By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate 2020 Anti-Corruption Day, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, and Transparency International Nigeria, TI, Thursday, tasked the government on producing tangible results in the anti-corruption fight. The Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Rafsanjani, stated
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CISLAC mourns Chukwuma, says was renowned human rights activist

CISLAC describes Buhari’s aide’s comment on massacre of Borno rice farmers as insensitive

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A Civil Society OrganisCivil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Monday, blasted the Senior Special Assistant, Media, and Publicity to the President, Mallam Garba Shehu, over comments made on the killing of 43 rice farmers in Borno on Saturday, in an interview with the BBC on Monday. Reacting to the alleged
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CISLAC mourns Chukwuma, says was renowned human rights activist

CISLAC congratulates, US President-elect, Biden

Calls for support, interventions in critical issues By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, on Saturday, congratulated the United States President-elect, Joe Biden, and Vice President-elect, Kamala Harris, on there for victory at the November 3rd, 2020 presidential poll. This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Director,
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CISLAC: Positioning legislatures for prevention, treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition 

Reliable statistics indicate that acute malnutrition remains high in northern Nigeria with about 2.2 million out of 2.5 million children severely malnourished. It was against this backdrop that Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), a non-governmental organisation, convened a one-day legislative summit with legislators in affected five states. By Charles Kumolu, Deputy Editor Each year,
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Women living with HIV express concern over stigma

Transparency International, CISLAC raise alarm over corruption in ARV drugs procurement

Say contractors inflate prices by over 50% By Chioma Obinna Irked by the plight of Nigerians living with HIV and dwindling donor funds, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, and Transparency International, TI, Nigeria have raised the alarm over alleged irregularities in the procurement process of Anti-retroviral, ARV, drugs by the National Agency for
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