Social media most common source of information on corruption, survey reveals
A survey released yesterday by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) showed that social media and the Internet are the most common sources of information on corruption.
Disclose pension payments to ex-governors in seven days, SERAP tells states
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given the 36 states of the federation seven days within which to disclose payments of pensions to their former governors and other public officers.
Amaechi, Akpabio, Aliero on pension refund list
Some former state governors may have to return pensions and allowances received after leaving office. This followed a judgment by a Federal High Court in Lagos
Court affirms SERAP’s right to sue government over security votes spending
A Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday granted leave to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in a suit against President Muhammadu Buhari and others “over their failure...
Rights group flays alleged violent dispersing of protesters, reporters for Sowore’s release
Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday allegedly opened fire to disperse protesters demanded the release of Omoyele Sowore. They also assaulted journalists, The Guardian’s Oludare Richards, who were on ground to cover the protest.
SERAP seeks Welby’s intervention in Sowore’s case
Worried by what it called arbitrary detention of activists, Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, despite a court order, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project...
SERAP urges probe into use of LG allocations
Socio-economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct urgent investigation of alleged corruption in the management of federal allocations to the 774 councils. In an open letter to the president, the group urged him to direct the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to investigate the allegations.…
SERAP urges Trump to sanction governors jailing journalists, others
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) yesterday asked United States President Donald Trump to temporarily ban Nigerian governors and other senior public officials misusing the criminal justice system to jail journalists
SERAP seeks details of failed $460m CCTV contract, Chinese loans
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, for details of the failed $460 million closed-circuit television (CCTV) contract and other Chinese loans.