TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ON BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP REGISTER IN NIGERIA 1st of July, 2019: Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, dear Colleagues, We are gathered here to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) Repeal Bill that was passed by the 8th Assembly and...
A High Court sitting in Kano has stopped the Kano State House of Assembly from probing the Kano State Governor on the allegation of receiving bribes for contracts. Commenting on the face-off between the Kano State Assembly, the courts and the state governor, a legal practitioner and chairman of...
Two former ministers in Mugabe’s cabinet appeared in court on corruption charges almost a year after the former president of Zimbabwe was ousted from power. Following the present government’s stance of cracking down on corruption, former Minister of Information, Communication and Technology SupaMandiwanzira is facing two graft charges involving...
EFCC Zonal, Lagos office arraigned four suspects, including a retired police officer at the Special Offences Court in Ikeja on a 14 count charge bordering on fraud and stealing to the tune of N1, 301, 334, 108 only. The suspects have amongst them a retired officer of the police...
An N18m legal fees allegedly being paid annually to the chambers of Femi Falana in Abuja by Federal Capital Development Authority FCDA Staff Multi-Purpose Cooperation is a subject of protest by members belonging to the cooperative as the whereabouts of the money is unknown. The legal firm denied any...
Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) Background paper: Impact of insecurity and corruption in the Nigerian security sector on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 73rd UN General Assembly, New York, USA, Side Event September 2018 Paper presented by: Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre/ Transparency International Nigeria Authors: Vaclav Prusa, Adeolu...
  Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) 1 Background paper: Curbing Money Laundering and Illicit Financial Flow as Desiderata for Effective Source of Funding for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 73rd UN General Assembly, New York, USA, Side Event September 2018 Paper presented by: Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)/ Transparency International Nigeria Author(s): Okeke...