Posts Tagged ‘SERAP’

SERAP Drags Lawan, Gbajabiamila To Court Over ‘Failure To Publish Reports Of All Completed Public Hearings, Corruption Probes Since 1999’

by Seun Adeuyion September 14, 2020
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has filed a suit against Senate President, Ahmad Lawan and House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila “over their failure to publish reports of all completed public hearings & corruption probes by @nassnigeria since 1999.” SERAP, in the suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/1065/2020 filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja, is seeking […]

SERAP Condemns Petrol, Electricity Tariff Hike

by Seun Adeuyion September 9, 2020
Non-profit organisation, the 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. This is unjust to many people living in extreme poverty, and entirely incompatible with the Nigerian Constitution of 1999 [as amended] and the country’s international […]

SERAP Condemns Reports That The Senate Will Pass Anti-Social Media Bill Once It Resumes In Sept

by Seun Adeuyion August 29, 2020
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned reports that “@NGRSenate is rushing to pass the anti-Social Media Bill once it resumes in September.” The Senate had last year introduced a bill that will regulate the use of social media in Nigeria. The sponsor of the legislation said it will curb fake news on the […]

SERAP Asks Lawan, Gbajabiamila To Stop Water Resource Bill 2020 Or Be Sued

by Seun Adeuyion August 28, 2020
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, urging them to “immediately drop the illegal Water Resources 2020, which requires Nigerians to obtain a permit before sinking a borehole in their homes.” The Bill seeks to bring […]

SERAP Urges Buhari To Review Controversial CAMA Law

by Seun Adeuyion August 24, 2020
An Accountability Organization, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to review his assent to the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020. The organization made the call, yesterday, in an open letter to Buhari by its Deputy Director, Kolawole Oludare, titled, ‘SERAP asks Buhari to revoke assent to CAMA, send […]

SERAP Hails NBA For Withdrawing Conference Invitation To El-Rufai

by Seun Adeuyion August 21, 2020
An accountability organisation, Socio-Economic Rights Accountability Project (SERAP), yesterday, reacted to the decision of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to withdraw its invitation to the Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State. It would be recalled that the NBA had earlier withdrawn its invitation to El-Rufai via a tweet on its official Twitter handle, following protests […]