POLICY UPDATES

POLICY UPDATES

NATIONAL RISK ASSESSMENT WITHIN THIRD SECTOR

Risk assessment; a process of evaluating potential risks, is often tailored round a projected activity as a way to define an estimate of risk related to the known threat. Over the years, Nigeria, like many African countries, has become a significant center for financial crime. This is essentially due to lack of proper checks and […]

UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF GIABA

Written by Chidinma Okpara: Project Officer, and Oyindamola Aramide: Communications Officer, Regulatory Engagement, NNNGO.   Thoughts and opinions expressed are that of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Nigeria Network of NGOs   The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa, (GIABA) is responsible for strengthening the capacity of […]

Legal Framework for the Establishment of Not-for-Profit Organizations

Written by Adeola Odunsi, Project Officer, Regulatory Engagement with editorial support by Oyindamola Aramide, Communications Officer.   Thoughts and opinions expressed are that of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Nigeria Network of NGOs 26th April, 2017.   Corporate entities and nonprofit organizations in Nigeria and beyond have continued to […]

NGO Self-Regulation

Written by Oyindamola Aramide, Communications Officer, NNNGO.   Thoughts and opinions expressed are that of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Nigeria Network of NGOs   Regulation is the process by which Civil Society Organizations function under a set of established laws and policies by governments and are held accountable […]

SUGGESTED AMENDMENT TO THE PART C OF CAMA (Info-graphics)

OVERVIEW OF THE STRENGTHENING STATUTORY REGULATION FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN NIGERIA PROJECT

The Commonwealth Foundation project is intended to run for a duration of 3 years for the amendment of Part C of CAMA and this report is for the activities done for the first half of the first year, the project outcome is to ensure that there is an effective regulatory framework for civil society organisations […]

Insight From Civil Society, Suggested Amendment to the Part C of CAMA

INTRODUCTION   This document concentrates on the amendments our membership is suggesting to the Part C of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA). These suggestions are informed by the NNNGO’s specialist knowledge of the non-profit sector as well as by non-state actors who deliver development outcomes to communities throughout the Federation.   Evidence for […]

INSIGHTS FROM THE CIVIL SOCIETY SECTOR ON THE PART C OF CAMA

INSIGHTS FROM THE CIVIL SOCIETY SECTOR On the Part C of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA)   Three years ago, the Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO) started a remarkable journey of protecting and improving the regulatory environment for the work of nonprofits across the nation.   As we initiated this process, we sought to […]

Legal Framework for the Establishment of Not-for-Profit Organizations

Written by Adeola Odunsi, Project Officer, Regulatory Engagement with editorial support by Oyindamola Aramide, Communications Officer.   Thoughts and opinions expressed are that of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Nigeria Network of NGOs 26th April, 2017.   Corporate entities and nonprofit organizations in Nigeria and beyond have continued to […]

POLICY BRIEF ON CAMA

Policy Brief on CAMA

An Act to make provision for the registration and coordination of Non-Governmental Organisations in Nigeria and for connected purposes

(SB111) sponsored by Senator Duro Faseyi This Bill at the Senate was introduced on the 20th October 2015 and is at the first reading stage .

2018 Audited Account

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Eliminating Family Planning Barriers in Lagos State

  In Lagos state, the targeted increase in the Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) of Family Planning (FP) uptake was from 48 to 74 percent by 2018, now revised to 2020. The achievement of that alone would have saved the lives of an additional 657 mothers and 8,500 children in 2018. In addition, the state would have […]

NNNGO-PAS Hosts CSOs for a Second Advocacy Review of Routine Immunization 2018 Workplan.

LAGOS, Nigeria–/On November 1, 2018, NNNGO-PAS hosted 19 CSOs for a second NNNGO-PACFaH@Scale / LASAM Advocacy Sub Committee Meeting to Review Routine Immunization 2018 Workplan. The meeting was organised to address issues that had been identified as important for health advocacy during the first NNNGO-PAS/LASAM meeting which was held on September 21, 2018.   The first […]

Experts Call on Government and Other Key Stakeholders in the FP Space to Scale-up Interventions towards Improving the Delivery and Uptake of Quality Reproductive Health Services across the Country.

  ABUJA, Nigeria October 12, 2018 –The need to improve service delivery, availability and access to Family Planning (FP), for the majority of women across Nigeria, has once again been reiterated by public sector officials, Academics and Civil Society representatives working in the area of reproductive health and family planning in Nigeria.   This was […]

Reviewing the Costed Implementation Plan for Routine Immunization in Lagos State.

  LAGOS, Nigeria, 10 September 2018— A fully immunized child is one who has received the complete doses of the standard six antigens – BCG, Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis (DTP) (3 doses), polio (3 doses), and measles vaccines. Globally, there are about 19.5million un/under-immunized children with 18% of them live in Nigeria.   A survey conducted […]

NNNGO-PAS Project Director Oyebisi urges improved release of funding for family planning and routine immunization

Oyebisi made the statement while delivering a keynote speech at the second Lagos State SDGs Summit with over 200 leading representatives of government, civil society, private sector and the media in Lagos. Lagos, Nigeria, September 20, 2018/ — NNNGO-PACFAH@Scale Project Director, Oluseyi Oyebisi on Thursday urged governments at the State and Local Government level to […]

Lagos State PHCB Meets RH/FP Managers in the State

LAGOS, Nigeria– The overarching objective of the Lagos State Family Planning Costed Implementation is to increase the overall Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) from 48 per cent to 74 per cent by 2020. Achieving this target is not only an indication of Lagos State’s commitment to ensuring the achievement of the goal of the National Blueprint […]

NNNGO-PAS organises CSO Mapping Meeting

LAGOS, Nigeria, 29 March, 2018– The Civil Society Organizations (CSO) mapping meeting was organized by NNNGOPACFaH@Scale to address the Intermediate Outcome under the Result Tracker which states “Increased CSO coalition network to conduct technical reviews of the state’s new domestic funding schemes and to provide feasibility study updates in Niger, Kaduna, Kano and Lagos”. The […]

DRPC, other health experts discuss accountability in Nigeria’s routine immunisation (LIVE UPDATES)

  The development Research and Projects Center (dRPC) is organising a “one day high level strategic dialogue” on advocacy and accountability on routine immunisation in Nigeria.   The dialogue is being organised in conjunction with the National Association of Community Health Practitioners of Nigeria (NACHPN).   The event will have in attendance the Executive Secretary, […]

REPORT OF 2018 SECTORWIDE CONFERENCE ON FATF-R8

On March 28, 2018, over 200 participants from across the country attended the sector-wide conference themed Implementation of AML/CFT Standards for the Non-Profit Organisations, (NPOs) Sector in Nigeria. Organised by the Nigeria Network of NGOs, in collaboration with Special Control Unit on Money Laundering, the conference focused on the need for a reform of the […]

FAFT-R8 REGIONAL WORKSHOP REPORT

The Nigeria Network of Non- Governmental Organizations (NNNGO) in collaboration with the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering (SCUML) organised two regional workshops themed, Effective Implementation AML/CFT Requirements in the NPO Sector in Nigeria.   The first of the workshops was held in Lagos; Vantage Hub: Mosesola House on 19th February 2018 and gathered 67 […]

OVERVIEW OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT ON FATF EVALUATION OF NIGERIA PROJECT

ACTIVITY 1 The research on Nigerian laws that are, either directly or indirectly, affecting the ability of our sector to function effectively. OUTPUT Laws here include: The FATF recommendation 8, Money Laundering Prohibition Act 2011 (as amended), the Terrorism Prevention Act 2011 etc. This formed the basis of the project. Analysis of laws completed and […]

MEETING: Open Working Group on FATF Recommendation 8

MEETING:  Open Working Group on FATF Recommendation 8. DATE: May 3, 2017. TIME: 1:00PM; the meeting began at 1: 22PM. LOCATION: Skype CHAIRPERSON:  Executive Director, NNNGO: Oyebisi Babatunde Oluseyi MODERATOR: Okpara Chidinma Gloria. IN ATTENDANCE: Oyebisi Babatunde Oluseyi – Nigeria Network of NGOs Mrs Uche – Solace for She and Child Care Initiative. Ediki Tega […]