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SERAP sues Buhari over ‘missing N3.8bn Health Fund’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to court over his alleged failure to probe the alleged diversion of ₦3,836,685,213.13 meant for the Federal Ministry of Health, teaching hospitals, medical centres, and National Food Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC.

Nigeria can’t afford to trivialise 2020 corruption index report — Rafsanjani

The Executive Director of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, Auwal Musa-Rafsanjani has said it would be irresponsible for Nigerian government to trivialise results of the 2020 CPI index which highlighted the country as a corrupt nation since 2013.

#EndSARS: SERAP drags Buhari, Military to ICC over alleged killing of protesters

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent a petition to Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court, ICC, calling on the body to “promptly investigate reports that Nigerian authorities, military, and some politicians have used/ and are using thugs,

COVID-19: SERAP writes Buhari, urges him to convert confiscated buildings to isolation centres

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged the Federal Government to identify, publish and use confiscated buildings as isolation centres for COVID-19 patients.

SERAP condemns Sowore’s re-arrest, says act contempt of law

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, barely 24 hours after an Abuja Federal High Court ordered for his release.

Court okays SERAP’s bid to sue Buhari, Lawan, others over N241.2bn security vote spending

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has disclosed that a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja granted her request to sue President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila “over failure to disclose details of allocations, disbursement and spending of an estimated N241.2 billion yearly as security votes between 1999 and 2019.”

SERAP to sue Taraba varsity for expelling student who criticised Gov Ishaku on Facebook

Following several media reports on the expulsion of a first-year student by the Taraba State University, for criticising Governor Darius Ishaku on Facebook, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has threatened to institute a legal action against the university authority.

We will not release details of Buhari, Osinbabo’s assets – CCB

The chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, Mohammed Isah, has said that the bureau would not release details of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s assets.

SERAP applauds EFCC’s probe of $16bn power project under Obasanjo

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has applauded the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project.

Corruption, root of Nigeria’s human rights violations – NHRC boss

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, has said that corruption is at the root of under-development and human rights violations in Nigeria.

SERAP, BudgIT, EiE write Buratai, seek account of ‘billions’ spent on Boko Haram war

The groups say billions of naira were expended on the anti-terror war and other military operations.

Adeosun: SERAP writes NYSC, demands ‘accurate’ information

An anti-corruption group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, says it has sent a Freedom of Information request to the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Sule Kazaure, on the status of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun.

Don’t grant amnesty to Boko Haram, SERAP warns Buhari

The organisation said the government should instead "prioritise justice for the victims of Boko Haram and help them to rebuild and get on with their lives rather than pushing to...

SERAP writes Buhari over amnesty for Boko Haram, says program counter-productive

A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to drop the...

Malami craves for proceeds of crime bill passage

The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has called for the urgent passage of the Proceeds of Crime Bill before the National Assembly. Mr Malami, the...

I stopped receiving pension SERAP report, says Saraki

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, said he had stopped collecting pension in Kwara state, where he was the governor between 2003 and...

Ex-governors, deputies collect N40bn in double pay

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to institute legal action...

Nigeria issues warning: Illegal migration punishable by death in Libya

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has asked Nigerian migrants to avoid Libya as penalty for...

EFCC probes N500m Chibok fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has confirmed that it is probing the missing N500 million Safe School funds meant to rebuild the...

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