Tag: SERAP

Buying Time: World Bank Pleads More Time To Compile Details Of Abacha’s Loot

By Chris Nomjov Global apex financial body, The World Bank has pleaded for more time to enable it, compile the total loot of deceased former Nigerian Head of State, General Sani Abacha. Such details, when availed, will be furnished to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, and other interested parties,[Read More…]

SERAP Drags State Governments, FG To ILO Over Unpaid Workers’ Salaries

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged state governments and the Federal Government to International Labour Organisation (ILO), “requesting its Governing Body to, suo motu, and in its own capacity, establish without delay a Commission of Inquiry to examine systematic and egregious non-observance of Convention No 29 on Forced[Read More…]

Xenophobia: SERAP Lodge Suit Against South Africa At ICC

By Chris Nomjov Civil society group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has filed a request against South Africa at the International Crime Court (ICC), for alleged hate speech that fuelled the continued xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. The group wrote the Prosecutor of the International Criminal[Read More…]

SERAP Calls On U.S To Check Government Handling Of Abacha’s Loot

By Chris Nomjov Civil society group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has suggested that the U.S. Department of Justice limits the Federal Government’s control or management of $480 million forfeited Abacha funds, through some form of repatriation agreement. SERAP believes such a limitation is necessary to ensure that[Read More…]

SERAP Sues Central Bank Of Nigeria Over Failure To Expose Boko Haram Sponsors

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to court over “failure to expose the persons involved in alleged money laundering through the CBN to fund the activities of Boko Haram which have contributed to the unlawful killings of innocent Nigerians and destruction of[Read More…]