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Corruption remains a serious problem in Nigeria, r

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
A new public survey released today by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) shows that corruption remains a serious problem in Nigeria, and affecting majority of Nigerians, despite Nigerian authorities rsquo; oft-repeated commitment to address the problem. According to the surv ...

SERAP gives 36 states 7 days to disclose payments of pensions to ex-governors, o

Monday, December 9, 2019
Scio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information Act request to the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Governors rsquo; Forum, Ekiti state governor Dr Kayode Fayemi and Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal, and other 34 governors urging them to use their ld ...

Sowore: SERAP condemns re-arrest, invasion of Justice Ojukwu’s court

Friday, December 6, 2019
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has ldquo;strongly condemned the violent re-arrest today of Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare by officials of the State Security Service (SSS), and the apparent harassment and intimidation of Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu. rdquo; ...

Group To Oyo APC: Wait For Supreme Court Judgement, Stop Constituting Nuisance

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
A pan-Yoruba group, Yoruba Youth Forum,YYF has warned Oyo state chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC to wait till the outcome of Supreme Court judgement on the 2019 governorship election and stop constituting nuisance in the Pacesetter state. Speaking through its President General, Comrade ...

Court orders FG to recover pensions collected by Akpabio, Saraki, others, direct

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgment has ordered the Federal Government to ldquo;recover pensions collected by former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly, and directed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr. Ab ...

MRA Inducts NDLEA into ‘Enhanced FOI Hall of Shame’, for Non-Compliance with FOI

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Lagos: Tuesday, December 3, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) into its ldquo;Enhanced Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame rdquo;, saying its attitude towards the FOI Act smacked of arrogance and lawlessness as it has consis ...

Nigerian Military Not Recruiting Boko Haram Ex Fighters

Sunday, December 1, 2019
The Defence Headquarters has been notified of false information peddled in some online media, insinuating that deradicalized Boko Haram ex- fighters are being absorbed into the Nigerian military. One of such insinuations is contained in a trending video footage published by Roots TV, where one Balha ...

SERAP sues FG over failed Chinese $460m Abuja CCTV project

Sunday, December 1, 2019
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning over failure to ldquo;disclose information and specific documents on the total amount of money paid to contractors from the $460 million loan obta ...
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