Probe health ministry for ‘missing N3.8bn’, SERAP urges Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct anti-corruption agencies to probe allegations that N3,836,685,213.13 of public funds meant for the Federal Ministry of Health, teaching hospitals, medical centres, and National Food Drug Administration and Control are missing. The organisation made this known in a statement titled, ‘Probe missing N3.8bn in... Continue Reading →

‘Explain how petroleum ministry spent N116m on pens, others’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, to probe how N116 million was spent to buy biros, letterhead and toners in 2015. The organisation also urged the duo to disclose the amount spent on the same items between 2016 and 2020.... Continue Reading →

‘Why Buhari must stop borrowing of N17 trillion from pension funds’

• SERAP gives ultimatum, threatens court action The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the 36 state governors from borrowing and/or withdrawing N17 trillion from the pension funds purportedly for infrastructural development. In an open letter sent to President Buhari, the group urged him to urgently instruct the... Continue Reading →

Court okays suit seeking CBN to account for pandemic donations

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted leave to two groups to apply for judicial review and order of mandamus to compel the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor to, among others, provide details of financial donations received by the country in relation to the coronavirus pandemic. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a ruling on... Continue Reading →

SERAP threatens to sue National Assembly, northern govs over social media bill

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has threatened to sue the National Assembly and the Northern Governors’ Forum if any social media bill is passed and signed by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). SERAP said this in a tweet on Tuesday while reacting to a proposal by the northern governors for more social... Continue Reading →

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