SERAP sues NNPCL over Failure to Account for Missing Oil Revenues

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sued the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC Limited, over the “failure to account for and explain the whereabouts of the alleged missing USD$2.04 billion and N164 billion oil revenues.” This is amid the allegations documented in the recently published 2020 audited report by the Auditor General of the…

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Alleged Budget Padding: SERAP Sues Akpabio Over Failure To Recall Ningi

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Mr Godswill Akpabio over “the failure to refer the alleged N3.7 trillion budget padding to appropriate anti-corruption agencies for investigation and prosecution, and to recall Senator Abdul Ningi, who blew the whistle on the allegations.” In a statement signed by…

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Account for N5.9tn, $4.6bn Loans, SERAP Gives Sani, Others Ultimatum

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has given the Kaduna State Governor, Uba Sani, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, and other 35 state governors one-week ultimatum to provide the loan agreements and spending details of the loans “obtained by their states and the FCT.” SERAP’s requests also included the “details and…

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Reinstate Ningi Immediately, SERAP Tells Akpabio

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, to immediately reinstate whistleblower Abdul Ningi who was recently suspended from the Senate over his allegations that the lawmakers padded the 2024 budget by irregularly inserting projects worth N3.7 trillion. Ningi, who represents Bauchi Central at the Senate, was on Tuesday suspended…

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RECs Appointment: SERAP, BudgIT, Sue Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has been dragged to court over the appointment of Resident Electoral Commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by some concerned groups. The various groups under the aegis of the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT and 34 concerned Nigerians filed the lawsuit against President Tinubu at the Federal High…

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SERAP Gives Tinubu 48Hrs to Reverse Ban on Media Houses

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Bola Tinubu to use his “good offices and leadership position to immediately reverse the unlawful ban on 25 journalists and media houses from covering the presidential villa and restore the accreditation of those affected.” SERAP urged him “to publicly instruct the officials in the presidential villa…

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