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 .

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 […]