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UN considers ‘appropriate action’ to avert execution of 54 soldiers on death row

Military-courtmartial The Office of the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Arbitrary or Summary Executions, Mr. Christof Heyns has stated that “appropriate action including communication to the government of President Goodluck Jonathan is being considered regarding the imminent execution of 54 soldiers in Nigeria.”

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SERAP, Osinubi, others to receive Soyinka Award

small-serapThe Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) will today honour the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), headed by Mr Tokunbo Mumuni and Mr Ademola Osinubi, Managing Director of The Punch Newspapers

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FG goes tough on Coca-Cola, NBC

… drags coys, chief executives to court for criminal breach of consumer law
 
*Court

*Court

The Federal Government has dragged the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited and Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited and their Chief Executives before a Federal High Court in Abuja for criminal breach of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) Act.

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We are not funding Boko Haram – CBN

CBN Governor Godwin Emefele

CBN Governor Godwin Emefele

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has denied allegations that there are people using the Bank to fund the activities of Boko Haram.

This was disclosed in a letter dated 16 October 2014 and addressed to

Sponsors & Donors

Sponsors & Donors

Funding:

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