Tag: Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project

Online Publishers Says Saraki-led Senate Threat To Nigeria’s Democracy

Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN), has condemned the Social Media Bill being proposed by the senate. The bill, titled “Bill for an Act to Prohibit Frivolous Petitions and Other Matters Connected Therewith,” seeks to gag online media by imposing a two -year jail term for abusive statement. The association,[Read More…]

SERAP Wants Nigerian Bar Association To Probe Saraki’s Lawyers For Walking Out On Tribunal Judge

Press Releases Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to “urgently investigate the conduct of lawyers to the Senate President Bukola Saraki, for walking out on the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Thursday after the tribunal refused their application for stay of proceedings[Read More…]

Sani Abacha’s Looted Funds Is Too Huge For Us To Handle – World Bank

The World Bank has asked for more time to provide a detailed report on the loot of former military dictator, Sani Abacha, saying the loot is too huge for it to handle. The World Bank said this in response to a request by civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability[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…]

“Fulfil Your Campaign Promises” – SERAP Urges Buhari, Osinbajo To Declare Their Assets Publicly

by Deji Abiodun Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to “swiftly move to declare their assets publicly, consistent with their apparent anticorruption credentials and their expressed commitments to do so and in the best interest of transparency and accountability.” SERAP’s[Read More…]