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CSOs to FG: Little to Show for N138bn Expended on Ogoni Cleanup since 2016

Express Dissatisfaction with pace of workCalls for independent monitoring of process Godsgift Onyedinefu The Cordaid-led Strategic Partnership (SP) Lobby and Advocacy Program made up of various Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), has expressed dissatisfaction on progress made on the clean up of Ogoni Land, explaining that government has not put in place

Corruption: Presidency Urged to Investigate Military Welfare, Salary

•As Army moves to pay combat allowance following initial petitions•But...soldiers are still wary of 'entrenched corruption, poor treatment' Senator Iroegbu and Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Army has listened to the outcry against the alleged withholding of entitlements of soldiers, especially those engaged in internal security operations against Boko Haram terrorists/Islamic State

Insecurity: Buhari urged to scrap N241.2b security votes allocation during second term

•Allocations exceed 70% annual Police budget •Insecurity worsened despite over 500% increased defence budget in the last 10 years Jude Johnson The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to work towards scrapping allocation of security votes worth of over N241 billion to state governors during his second term

CISLAC lauds Bande’s appointment as UN General Assembly President

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and CISLAC Global has commended the recent appointment of the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Tijjani Muhammad Bande, as the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The CISLAC Executive Director, Auwal Musa in a statement on

Elections: CISLAC harps on active citizen participation

Police assures polls will be peaceful Godsgift Onyedinefu The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), a Civil Society Organization, has stressed that electoral process must be inclusive and involve active citizen participation. Executive Director, CISLAC, Musa Auwal, speaking at a Strategic stakeholder engagement in collaboration with the Murtala Foundation in Abuja

CISLAC condemns attack on EFCC, threat to operatives

Babatunde Opalana   The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact for Transparency International Thursday in Abuja condemned in totality, the attack by an unknown armed group on the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC)’s facilities on the Wednesday and the death threat against the Commission’s operatives. Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal