Tag: SERAP

SERAP gives Buhari govt 24 hours to withdraw gag order on reporting of terrorist attacks

Estimated Reading Time: 5Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position “to urgently instruct Mr Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to withdraw the directive containing a sweeping gag[Read More…]

#TwitterBan: SERAP, Falana drag Federal Government to ECOWAS Court

Estimated Reading Time: 2The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 176 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit against the President Muhammadu Buhari administration over “the unlawful suspension of Twitter in Nigeria”. The applicants are against the criminalization of Nigerians using Twitter, and the escalating repression of human rights, rights[Read More…]

#TwitterBan: SERAP petitions Commonwealth to sanction the Nigerian Government

Estimated Reading Time: 4The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an Urgent Appeal to Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, urging her to “apply the Commonwealth Charter to hold the Nigerian government to account over the unlawful suspension of Twitter in Nigeria, and the resulting repression of human[Read More…]

SERAP asks Buhari to “reverse a steady deterioration of the rule of law and persistent breach of human rights” in Nigeria

Estimated Reading Time: 5Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “use the sixth anniversary of his government in power as an opportunity to halt Nigeria’s backsliding from constitutional and international obligations, reverse a steady deterioration of the rule of law and persistent breach of human[Read More…]

SERAP wants Buhari to “urgently” disclose details of the $700 million Ibori looted funds

Estimated Reading Time: 3Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently direct Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning to disclose spending details of the $700 million looted funds reportedly recovered by the Federal Government in the past four years, including the list[Read More…]

SERAP wants Nasir El-rufai to “immediately end the growing crackdown on workers and protesters in his state”

Estimated Reading Time: 1Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai to “immediately end the growing crackdown on workers and protesters in his state.” In a statement today signed by SERAP deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare, the organisation said: “Governor, Nasir El-Rufai and Kaduna state authorities[Read More…]

SERAP Claims N4.1 billion budgeted for the National Assembly is missing

Estimated Reading Time: 5Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to “use their good offices to urgently probe and refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies fresh allegations that N4.1 billion of public money budgeted for the National[Read More…]