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News & Updates

SERAP urges Buhari to intervene to stop the threat of forced eviction of IDPs in Abuja

rescued-womenSocio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “good offices and leadership to urgently intervene to stop the threat of forced eviction of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in WASU IDP camp in Apo District of Abuja or any other camps across the country.”

News & Updates

How Buhari can take the profit out of corruption, by Kolawole Olaniyan

Buhari

Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has rather wisely turned the spotlight on recovering stolen funds. The President recently confirmed that his government has “received firm assurances of cooperation from the U.S. and other countries on the recovery and repatriation of funds stolen from Nigeria.

Goodnews

FG pays N6.5m to victims of Bundu shooting

ecowas-court1The Federal Government has paid N6.5 million (over $30,000 US) in compensation to victims of shooting by armed security forces in Bundu Ama, Port Harcourt on 12 October 2009.

News & Updates

SERAP drags state govts, FG to ILO over unpaid workers’ salaries

small-serapSocio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged state governments and the Federal Government to International Labour Organisation (ILO), “requesting its Governing Body to, suo motu, and in its own capacity, establish without delay a Commission of Inquiry to examine systematic and egregious non-observance of Convention No 29 on Forced Labour and other international standards on the right of workers to timely payment of salaries.”

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We are extremely grateful for the generous support and assistance of the following embassy, foundations, and groups:

•Royal Netherlands Embassy, Abuja, Nigeria

Publications

Publications

SERAP’s recent publications include:

14-Point Programme for Promotion of Transparency and Accountability at the Local Government Level, 2009

Understanding the UN Convention against Corruption, 2009