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SERAP writes Buhari, seeks probe of ‘N39.5bn duplicated projects’

Buhari urged to probe Senate, others for inserting N39.5bn for apparently 316 duplicated and mysterious projects in the 2021 budget.

SERAP, 24 Nigerians drag Buhari, NBC to ECOWAS court

SERAP and twenty-four concerned Nigerians have sued the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice

SERAP threatens to sue FG over suspension of Channels TV’s Politics Today 

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has threatened to sue the Federal Government over suspension of Channels TV's Politics Today.

Buhari dragged to court over missing N3.8billion

President Muhammadu Buhari has been dragged to court over his failure to probe the disappearance of N3.8 billion meant for the Federal Ministry of Health.

Lawan, Gbajabiamila sued over ‘missing N4.4bn NASS funds’

Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila have been sued over “their failure to probe, and to refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies allegations that N4.4bn of public money

Buhari dragged to court over plans to borrow N895billion from Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has been dragged to court over the plans of his government to borrow an estimated N895billion from Nigerians.

Millions of naira missing in water ministry, agencies

Millions of Naira are missing from the Ministry of Water Resources and some of its agencies, with a request to the minister Suleiman Adamu to institute a probe to recover the money.

#FreeDawisu: SERAP, others demand release of Ganduje’s ex-aide

Civil society organisation, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, on Saturday, joined other Nigerians to demand the immediate release of Salihu Tanko Yakasai, who was allegedly arrested by the Department of State Services.

Zamfara: ‘UN must treat abductions of students as breach of UN Charter

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the UN Security Council and its members urging them to “urgently hold a special session on Nigeria and to visit the country to press the authorities to end continuing abductions of students and the increasing level of insecurity across the country.”

Buhari gets 2-week deadline to recover billions missing from UBEC, SUBEBs

President Muhammadu Buhari has been given two weeks ultimatum to probe and recover billions of naira missing from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs) between 2004 and 2020.

$500m: World Bank to be sued failure to publish documents on electricity projects

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the World Bank President Mr David Malpass to release archival records and documents relating to spending on all approved funds to improve access to electricity in Nigeria between 1999 and 2020.

Herdsmen crisis: Buhari dragged to ECOWAS Court, verdict in April

The ECOWAS Court of Justice, Abuja will on 22 April deliver judgment in the case filed against the Buhari administration over the rampant killings by herdsmen.

Herdsmen killings: ECOWAS Court set to deliver judgement in SERAP, FG’s case 

The ECOWAS Court of Justice, Abuja this morning heard arguments in the case brought by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against the Federal Government seeking justice and accountability for the authorities’ failure to prevent, account for and investigate killings, raping, maiming of Nigerians and other residents, and destruction of property across the country by herdsmen and other unknown perpetrators.

N729b for poor Nigerians: Publish details, SERAP tackles FG

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar-Farouq has been asked by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to “publish details of proposed payments of N729bn to 24.3 million poor Nigerians.

Stop Buhari now or we sue him: Group tells Lawan, Gbajabiamila

President Buhari must be stopped from selling public properties to fund the 2021 budget, a Nigerian group has told National Assembly leaders

‘Buhari must stop governors from borrowing N17trn from pension funds’

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to urgently instruct the Director-General and Board of the National Pension Commission (NPC) to use their statutory powers to stop the 36 state governors from borrowing or withdrawing N17 trillion from the pension funds purportedly for ‘infrastructural development.’

SERAP wins first leg of suit against CBN Governor Emefiele

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, granted a suit filed by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and Heda Resource Centre against Godwin Emefiele.

SERAP to Buhari: Cut cost of governance, not public services

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Buhari to cut the cost of governance to take Nigeria out of recession

Court orders Okowa, UBEC to account for education funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has won the latest round in the legal battle to compel Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) to publish spending details of the funds collected for primary schools in the state, and the locations of projects carried out between 2015 and 2019.

NBC, Lai sued by SERAP, 261 others over N9m fines on Channels, AIT, Arise TV

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has fulfilled its threat to sue the National Broadcasting Commission over the imposition of N9million fines on 3 TV stations, Channels, Arise and AIT.

#EndSARS: Buhari, others dragged to ICC

SERAP) has written Mrs Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to probe the attacks on #EndSARS peaceful protesters in some parts of Nigeria.

302 Nigerians, SERAP sue Buhari, Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 302 concerned Nigerians have sued President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly.

Malami plots to make EFCC toothless bulldog, SERAP alerts Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to jettison the proposed amendment to the act establishing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, as it will render the agency a toothless bulldog or tiger.

SERAP condemns arbitrary electricity tariff, fuel price hike

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned the patently unfair and arbitrary hike in electricity tariff and fuel price by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nigeria spends N30.5b in fighting COVID-19: A-G Ahmed Idris

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris has revealed that Buhari's Federal Government spent N30.5 billion in combating COVID-19.

Where is the money? Buhari sued over N800b recovered loot

President Muhammadu Buhari has been dragged to court over his failure to give details on the N800 billion recovered from public officials who looted the Nigerian treasury.

CAMA: SERAP threatens Buhari with legal action

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to urgently rescind his assent to the new Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA).

SERAP to Buhari: Ask Lai to withdraw NBC ‘insult code’ within 7 days

The new National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Code and Memo threatening to sanction any broadcast that denigrates, disrespects, insults, and abuses president, governors, lawmakers, and other elders and leaders in authority, must be withdrawn urgently.

SERAP condemns attacks on #RevolutionNow protesters

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned reported violent attacks on #RevolutionNow protesters in Abuja, Osogbo and other parts of the country.

Buhari, Malami, others dragged to court over unpublished details of govt loans

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to order President Muhammadu Buhari to publish details of loans that have been obtained by the government since May 29, 2015.

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