SERAP accuses Oyo gov Ajimobi of executive rascality over demolition of Ayefele’s Fresh FM

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has accused the Governor of Oyo State Senator Abiola Ajimobi of executive rascality and strongly condemned “the unlawful demolition of Fresh FM building owned by Yinka Ayefele, and the forced evictions of residents by the Oyo State government”, describing it as a “grave violation of fundamental human rights and contrary to international law.”

SERAP accuses Oyo gov Ajimobi of executive rascality over demolition of Ayefele’s Fresh FM

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has accused the Governor of Oyo State Senator Abiola Ajimobi of executive rascality and strongly condemned “the unlawful demolition of Fresh FM building owned by Yinka Ayefele, and the forced evictions of residents by the Oyo State government”, describing it as a “grave violation of fundamental human rights and […]

SERAP asks NBC to lift the ban on radio station, Falz’s ‘This is Nigeria’, others

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) “to immediately lift the ban on Jay FM 101.9 Jos, stopping the radio station from playing songs such as Falz's 'This is Nigeria', Wande Coal's 'Iskaba' and Olamide's 'See Mary, See Jesus', and rescind the unlawful fine of N100,000 imposed on the station.”

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) “to immediately lift the ban on Jay FM 101.9 Jos, stopping the radio station from playing songs such as Falz’s ‘This is Nigeria’, Wande Coal’s ‘Iskaba’ and Olamide’s ‘See Mary, See Jesus’, and rescind the unlawful fine of N100,000 imposed on the […]

SERAP gives NYSC 7 days to provide documents on Adeosun’s certificate

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure, Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) asking him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently provide information on specific details and documents on the Exemption Certificate granted to the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun.”

SERAP gives NYSC 7 days to provide documents on Adeosun’s certificate

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure, Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) asking him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently provide information on specific details and documents on the Exemption Certificate granted to the Minister of Finance, Mrs. […]

SERAP drags Saraki, Senate to UN over repressive Press Council bill

SERAP drags Saraki, Senate to UN over repressive Press Council bill

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr. David Kaye, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression asking him to his use your good offices and position to “publicly press the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the entire leadership of the Senate of Nigeria to immediately withdraw […]

How citizens can use FOI Act to curb corruption in health, education, water sectors – SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has launched its latest report on “how citizens can use the Freedom of Information Act to curb corruption and improve access to public services, particularly education, healthcare and water in Nigeria.”

How citizens can use FOI Act to curb corruption in health, education, water sectors – SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has launched its latest report on “how citizens can use the Freedom of Information Act to curb corruption and improve access to public services, particularly education, health care and water in Nigeria.” The report raises “concerns that 57 million Nigerians still lack access to clean water and a significant […]

Ekiti State: Prosecute Vote buyers or Face Legal Action – SERAP to INEC

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) urging him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during last Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, and to collaborate with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in any such investigation.

Ekiti State: Prosecute Vote buyers or Face Legal Action – SERAP to INEC

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) urging him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during last Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, […]

Clear The Air Over Alleged Forged NYSC Certificate – SERAP to Kemi Adeosun

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun to “without further delay show responsibility and clear the air over the damaging certificate forgery allegations against her and settle the facts of the case once and for all.”

Clear The Air Over Alleged Forged NYSC Certificate – SERAP to Kemi Adeosun

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun to “without further delay show responsibility and clear the air over the damaging certificate forgery allegations against her and settle the facts of the case once and for all.” The organization said, “Suspicions of certificate forgery involving a senior member […]

Bring governors to justice over alleged stealing of security votes – SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to use his “leadership position to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to without delay investigate widespread allegations of mismanagement and corruption in the spending of security votes by several state governors in Nigeria since the return of democracy in 1999.”

Bring governors to justice over alleged stealing of security votes – SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to use his “leadership position to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to without delay investigate widespread allegations of mismanagement and corruption in the spending of security votes […]

SERAP to Buhari: Sharing $322m Abacha loot among households is mis-targeted spending

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said the plan by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to share the $350million (around N115 billion) loot recovered from former military ruler, late Gen. Sani Abacha among estimated 300,000 households, with each getting around $14 (around N5,000) a month is “mis-targeted and would not bring any tangible benefits to the beneficiaries.”

SERAP to Buhari: Sharing $322m Abacha loot among households is mis-targeted spending

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said the plan by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to share the $350million (around N115 billion) loot recovered from former military ruler, late Gen. Sani Abacha among estimated 300,000 households, with each getting around $14 (around N5,000) a month is “mis-targeted and would not bring any tangible […]

SERAP seeks Human Rights Council special session over Plateau killings

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to all the Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States

SERAP seeks Human Rights Council special session over Plateau killings

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to all the Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva urging their delegation “to initiative and actively support the urgent holding of a special session of the Human Rights Council to address the ongoing killings of Nigerians […]

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