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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of ex-President Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation and prosecution for allegations of grand corruption in Nigeria.”
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: SERAP petitions UN human rights council

SERAP on Thursday said it had petitioned the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva over the way police authorities clamped down on #RevolutionNow protesters on Monday.

#RevolutionNow: SERAP writes UN Human Rights Council over attacks on journalists, protesters

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to all member and observer states of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, urging them to “urgently convene a special session on Nigeria over arbitrary arrests and repression by officers of the Nigeria Police Force and other security forces of ‘RevolutionNow’ protesters, organizers, activists, and journalists who covered the protests on Monday across the country.”
Senator Godswill Akpabio

SERAP asks ICPC, EFCC to prosecute Senators Akpabio, Misau for ‘diversion of constituency projects’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, Acting Chairman Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), urging them to “jointly and urgently invite senators Godswill Akpabio and Isa Misau for interrogation and further questioning over alleged diversion of constituency projects.”
Tony Nwulu

Coalition warns ex-Reps member again on ‘threats to journalist’

Coalition for Whistle-blower Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) is alarmed at a press statement by Mr. Tony Nwulu wherein he reiterated earlier threats made against our member and Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of OrderPaper Nigeria, Mr. Oke Epia.

Serap: Police, judiciary, others most corrupt institutions

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, yesterday, ranked the Nigeria Police, judiciary, power sector, education, and health ministries as most corrupt institutions in Nigeria.

CSOs blame insecurity on grand corruption

Some civil society leaders and activists on Wednesday blamed years of grand corruption for the rising insecurity in the country.
The National Assembly division of the Nigeria Police Force has reportedly detained Oke Epia, Editor in Chief of Order Paper.

Police detain journalist over report on politician

The National Assembly division of the Nigeria Police Force has reportedly detained Oke Epia, Editor in Chief of Order Paper.
Seyi Makinde

Serap urges governors to emulate Oyo governor’s ‘open asset declaration’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the 35 governors in Nigeria to emulate their Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde, by openly declaring their assets like him.
Precious Owolabi

Media coalition condemns fatal attack on Channels TV reporter

The Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) condemns the fatal attack on Channels TV reporter, Precious Owolabi, an attack that has resulted in his death. The group demands for immediate action to be taken to investigate and bring to justice the perpetrators of this heinous act.

Serap drags senior Nigerian officials to ICC ‘for leaving 13.2 million children out of...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to use her “good offices to investigate whether the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria, and the failure of the Nigerian authorities over the years to address it amount to violence against children and crimes against humanity within the jurisdiction of the ICC.”
Elizabeth Karatu

Serap seeks probe of ‘unfair’ treatment of former Kebbi chief judge

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “the harassment, intimidation and unfair treatment of the former acting Chief Judge of Kebbi State, Elizabeth Karatu, who was barred from gaining access to her courtroom to deliver certain judgment by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), who claimed he was acting based on the directive given to him by the management.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

New NNPC chief, management team assume duty today

The new Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari, and his management team will assume duty today at the NNPC towers in Abuja.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Coza rape saga: Can, Serap, others speak against rape, harassment

Christain bodies, organizations, religious leaders, and notable public figures have lent their voices to speak against rape and harassment after news of rape allegation against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of The Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) by Busola Dakolo hit the internet.

Serap tells Senators Kalu, Goje, Okorocha, others to stop collecting pensions

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged all former governors now in the ninth Senate to “publicly commit to stop collecting pensions from their states while they serve as senators, return ‘pensions’ already collected to the public treasury, and push for the abolition of double emoluments laws for former governors and deputies in their states.”

Serap sues conduct bureau for declining to disclose assets declared by presidents, governors

A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has sued the Code of Conduct Bureau for its failure to disclose assets declared by presidents and governors.
Code of Conduct Bureau

SERAP sues Code of Conduct Bureau, wants asset declaration of public officials made public

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit in the Federal High Court, Lagos, against the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over the CCB’s claim that it could not disclose details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors since 1999 because doing so “would offend the right to privacy of presidents and state governors.”

Femi Falana: CCB’s refusal to disclose assets declared by presidents, governors illogical

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has condemned the Code of Conduct Bureau over its refusal to grant a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project on the ground that asset declaration form is private information.

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