Tag: Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project

#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…]

Just In: SERAP @SERAPNigeria Sues Nigerian Govt, wants Ecowas @Ecowas_cdc court to declare NBC Broadcasting Code Illegal

Estimated Reading Time: 5Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project and 24 concerned Nigerians have sued the regime of the President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Broadcasting Commission at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja. SERAP said the suit is over “the arbitrary use of the NBC Act and broadcasting[Read More…]

SERAP asks court to stop Buhari from using ‘draconian CAMA 2020 to target activists’

Estimated Reading Time: 6Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to “stop President Muhammadu Buhari from implementing draconian and unlawful provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 which allow the Federal Government to arbitrarily merge a new association with[Read More…]