Posts Tagged ‘SERAP’

SERAP To FG: Rescind Shoot at Sight Order

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has called on the Nigerian government to rescind its “shoot at sight” order, saying it’s a threat to human rights-based law-enforcement approaches. Recall that President Buhari directed security agencies to shoot anyone seen with AK-47. This was disclosed by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu. […]

Kagara: Probe, Recover ‘Billions Missing From UBEC, SUBEBs’ — SERAP To Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has called on Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN to work with appropriate anti-corruption agencies to promptly probe allegations of corruption in the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs) […]

SERAP Slams Nigerian Authorities Over Niger Students’ Abduction

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has lambasted the Nigerian authorities concerning the kidnapping of students and staff of Government Science College in Kangara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. Bandits stormed the school on Wednesday and kidnapped students and staff. Reacting, SERAP, in a statement made available on Wednesday, stressed that the incident […]

SERAP Asks Court To Stop PMB From Using ‘Draconian’ Law Against Activists

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja, to “stop President Muhammadu Buhari from implementing draconian and unlawful provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 which allow the Federal Government to arbitrarily merge a new association with an already registered association; to suspend and […]

TI’s Report: Take Full Responsibility, Don’t Blame Nigerians For Poor Ranking – SERAP To FG

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has called on President Muhammadu Buhari led government to take full responsibility for the country’s poor ranking in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index,(CPI). It could be recalled that CPI in its report, placed Nigeria as the second most corrupt country in West Africa. SERAP in a statement on Monday […]

SERAP Urges NASS Leadership To Probe Missing ₦4.4bn Funds

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has called on the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to probe and refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies allegations that N4.4 billion of public money budgeted for the National Assembly is missing, misappropriated or diverted. The organization alleged that the missing […]