Handover Lawal, Oke to EFCC, ICPC – SERAP asks Buhari

Handover Lawal, Oke to EFCC, ICPC – SERAP asks Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Mr Ayodele Oke. The organization also called on Buhari to “urgently handover Lawal and Oke to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and […]

Air Strike: Over 411 Boko Haram members, 9 soldiers killed in Borno

Air Strike: Over 411 Boko Haram members, 9 soldiers killed in Borno

About 411 members of the Boko Haram sect were killed in an air strike carried out by the military on Saturday in remote areas in northern Borno. Some local hunters and members of the volunteer youth groups known as Civilian JTF who are working with the military in the fight against insurgency in the state, […]

Buhari blasts governors over unpaid salaries

Buhari blasts governors over unpaid salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of his administration’s interventions. Buhari spoke at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday while receiving a representation of governors led by the chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Abdul’Aziz […]

2 robbers of maternity ward arrested in Edo State

2 robbers of maternity ward arrested in Edo State

Two suspected robbers have been arrested at the Benin Central hospital by officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over alleged stealing from the women in maternity ward of the hospital. It was gathered that the suspects, Lucky Ogbebor, 28, and Abubakar Zibiri, 27, were arrested while running away with their stolen […]

2 arrested over attack on school headmaster in Edo

2 arrested over attack on school headmaster in Edo

Two unidentified persons have been arrested by the police in connection with an attack on a primary school headmaster in Edo State. It was gathered that some hoodlums invaded Uwa Primary School, located on First East Circular road in Benin and attacked the headmaster who sustained injuries in the process. The incident was said to […]

Obaseki to meet NSA over violent crimes in Edo

Obaseki to meet NSA over violent crimes in Edo

…As Army deploys personnel to security flash-points The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is to meet and discuss with the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Mongonu, on ways of tackling the upsurge in criminal activities in parts of the state. Obaseki disclosed this in Government House, Benin City, on Wednesday, while fielding questions […]

Accused NNPC Boss visits Osinbajo, Kyari, joins Buhari for jumaat

Accused NNPC Boss visits Osinbajo, Kyari, joins Buhari for jumaat

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Maikanti Baru, on Friday visited Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Baru was sighted at the vice president’s office at the same time President Muhammadu Buhari was meeting with the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu. Our correspondent reports that after leaving Osinbajo’s office, […]

Fire yourself as Minister of Petroleum – Sani tells Buhari

Fire yourself as Minister of Petroleum – Sani tells Buhari

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has asked the President, Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a credible minister of Petroleum Resources. The senator made this call after a letter written by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ike Kachikwu’s letter to Buhari was leaked to the media, accusing the NNPC of corruption. Sani asked […]

SERAP threatens Gov. Obaseki: Pay Edo pensioners within 14 days or face legal action

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State requesting him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently pay Edo State pensioners over 42 months outstanding pension benefits and entitlements from the over N29 billion Paris Club refunds received by your government and meant for the payment of pension arrears and gratuities.”

SERAP threatens Gov. Obaseki: Pay Edo pensioners within 14 days or face legal action

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State requesting him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently pay Edo State pensioners over 42 months outstanding pension benefits and entitlements from the over N29 billion Paris Club refunds received by your government and […]