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Adama Dieng

UN: Rise in hate speech alarming

The current rise in hate speech, racial tensions and identity-based violence is alarming, the UN Special Adviser on Preventing Genocide, and head, UN Office on Genocide Prevention, Adama Dieng, has said.

Court to determine final forfeiture of N2.2 billion linked to ex-NAF chief Adesola Amosu

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday reserved ruling until December 3, on a motion seeking final forfeiture to the federal government of the sum of N2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu.
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SERAP writes Buhari, seeks speedy trial of corrupt past governors

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Muhammadu Buhari urging him to expeditiously prosecute grand corruption cases involving all indicted former state governors and to prosecute indicted serving governors at the expiration of their tenure as governors.

Federal government tasks stakeholders on implementation of Child’s Rights Act

The Federal Government has stressed the need for critical actors in the implementation of the Child’s Rights Act to be part of the process of actualising the rights of children in the country.

SERAP drags Senator Saraki, Senate to UN over repressive Press Council bill

The Senate has passed the bill for second reading despite subsisting court case and strong opposition to it.

CCB, ICPC asked to prosecute House of Reps deputy speaker over ‘N1.1 billion water...

The organization said, “Public officials allegedly securing to themselves and/or their companies and family members privileges rightly belonging to the public by by-passing or manipulating the formal procedures necessary for the award of these privileges is a textbook case of conflict of interest.”

Federal government re-validates national policy on disability

The Federal Government with support from the Department of International Development has revalidated and presented the revised National Policy on Disability in Nigeria to stakeholders for validation.

SERAP drags federal government to UN over ‘flagrant disregard of court orders’

The organization said, “Selective enforcement of court orders if not urgently addressed would ultimately put the rule of law in Nigeria under siege.”

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[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

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