SERAP charges citizens to hold public officers accountable
Speaking at a public hearing on building the capacity of citizens on the use of the ‘Freedom of Information Act as a Tool for Promoting Transparency and Accountability in the Education Sector in Nigeria.....
Deploy precision journalism to uncover graft, SERAP urges reporters
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has charged journalists to utilise the instrumentality of investigation to uncover grand corruption in Nigeria.
Ekiti Poll: Yoruba group, SERAP flay ‘see and buy’ voting
A group, the Yoruba Leadership and Peace Initiative (TYLPI) has condemned the act of open votes buying, which characterised the last Saturday’s governorship election. The group said in a statement that the electoral crime was both a national and international shame and the very peak of corruption. It expressed concern at the action, especially as…
Group seeks litigation against ex-governors, deputies over N40b double pay, life pensions
The SERAP, which made the appeal in an open letter to Malami yesterday, said the former governors and their deputies were drawing the dubious payments based on retirement and pension laws crafted by them while in office.
U.S. raises hope for return of $500m Abacha loot
Efforts to recover some N500 million worth of United States-based proceeds of corruption traced to Nigeria’s former Head of State, the late General Sani Abacha have taken a positive turn.
SERAP petitions special rapporteur on Southern Kaduna Killings
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur, Ms. Agnes Callamard, on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.