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Federal Govt Agrees To Publish Names Of Looters

Federal Govt Agrees To Publish Names Of Looters

The Federal Government has announced plans to publish names of treasury looters as ordered by a Federal High Court in Lagos. The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, disclosed this to State House correspondents on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting. The court had ordered the Federal Government to

UN to Plead for 54 Convicted soldiers

The United Nations has disclosed plans to take appropriate action over the imminent execution of 54 soldiers sentenced to death by the Nigerian Army. In a letter to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, Christof Heyns, UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Summary or Arbitrary Executions, stated that the UN is considering appropriate action, including

SERAP, Osinubi, Others to Receive Soyinka Awards

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, WSCIJ, will on Tuesday, December 9 honour the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, headed by Tokunbo Mumuni and Ademola Osinubi, Managing Director of The Punch Newspapers with its honorary Anti-corruption defender award and lifetime award for journalistic excellence respectively. These as well as merit awards will be

SERAP Sues CBN Over Non-Disclosure of Boko Haram Sponsors

The Socio Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has dragged the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, before a Federal High Court sittingin Lagos over its failure to expose those involved in alleged money launderingused to fund theBoko Haram terrorist group. In a suit filed by SERAP with number FHC/L/CS/1547/2014, the group is asking for a declaration that

SERAP Seeks UN Support Over Attack on Judiciary

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged the United Nations, UN, Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Gabriela Knaul, to investigate the recent reports of attack on courts and judges in Ekiti State. SERAP’s executive director, Adetokunbo Mumuni, in a petition dated September 29, 2014 said, “Apart from violating the rights

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