Tag Archives: Buhari

Floods: SERAP Sues Buhari For Failure To Probe ‘Missing Trillions Of Ecological Funds’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari over “the failure to probe the spending of trillions of ecological funds by governments at all levels—federal, state and local governments from 2001 to date, and to ensure the prosecution of suspected perpetrators of corruption and mismanagement of public funds.” Joined in the suit as Respondents ...

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Illegal Pipelines, Oil Theft: SERAP Takes Buhari Govt To ECOWAS Court

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari over “the failure to probe the operations of illegal oil pipelines between 2001 and 2022, to name and prosecute those suspected to be involved, and to recover proceeds of crime.” The suit was filed by SERAP, Chief Eric Dooh, (who is suing for ...

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Buhari Unveils New Naira Notes

…CBN insists move not targeted at anyone  President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday morning unveiled the redesigned naira notes across the N200, N500 and N1,000 denominations. Buhari unveiled the notes at the Council Chambers of the State House shortly before the kickoff of this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting. Fielding questions from correspondents after the event, the Governor of the Central ...

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133m Poor Nigerians: SERAP Asks Buhari To Probe Spending On ‘Social Intervention Programmes’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “promptly set up a presidential panel of enquiry to thoroughly, impartially, effectively and transparently investigate spending on all social safety-nets and poverty alleviation programmes and projects executed between 2015 and 2022.” SERAP also urged him “to ensure the findings of any such investigation are widely published, and suspected perpetrators ...

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Arrest Sponsors Of Attacks On INEC Offices Or Face Legal Action, SERAP Tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN and appropriate law enforcement agencies to identify and arrest the perpetrators and sponsors of attacks on the offices of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across country.” SERAP is urging him to “ensure that the perpetrators ...

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ASUU: Paying Lecturers Half Salaries Unlawful, SERAP Tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, and the acting Accountant General of the Federation, Sylva Okolieaboh, to immediately reverse the apparently illegal deductions from the salaries of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for October 2022.” SERAP is also urging him to ...

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Floods: SERAP Gives Buhari 7 Days To Trace How Trillions Of Ecological Funds Are Spent

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to promptly and thoroughly investigate the spending of Ecological Fund by governments at all levels—federal, state and local governments from 2001 to date.” SERAP said, “Suspected perpetrators of corruption ...

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Publish Names Of Perpetrators Of Oil Theft Or Face Legal Action, SERAP Tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “promptly set up a presidential panel of enquiry to thoroughly, impartially, and transparently investigate the operations of illegal oil pipelines from 2001 to date, and to widely publish the names of anyone suspected to be involved.” SERAP urged him to “ensure the prosecution by appropriate anti-corruption agencies of ...

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2023: Ensure People’s Right To Hold Rallies, SERAP Tells Buhari, 36 Governors

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and 36 state governors to “publicly instruct the Nigeria police and state security outfits to respect, protect, and facilitate the rights of everyone to freedom of expression, assembly, association, and equal participation during the election campaigns, regardless of their party affiliation.” SERAP also urged Buhari to “publicly instruct the Nigeria ...

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Recommit To Transparency, Declare Your Assets, SERAP Tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “recommit to transparency, and demonstrate leadership by publicly committing to publish your asset declaration at the end of your tenure of office, and encouraging other members of your administration to do the same.” SERAP also urges him to “direct the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar ...

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