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News & Updates

Shiites: SERAP seeks UN investigation

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to Mr. Christof Heyns, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, requesting him to “use your good offices and position to urgently investigate allegations of attack by the Nigerian military on a Shia Muslim group in Zaria, Kaduna State, and the alleged killing of numerous people after a military convoy got stuck by a march.”

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Abacha loot: Arms are not roads, electricity, health, SERAP tells Okonjo-Iweala

*Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

*Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo Iweala to “apologise to Nigerians for claiming recently that recovered Abacha loot was transparently spent while she knew that $322m (about N63billion) recovered Abacha funds were inappropriately released to finance the fight against Boko Haram.”

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SERAP drags Senate to UN over repressive anti-media freedom and social media bill

newspapersSocio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to Mr. David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression,

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Abacha loot spent on roads, electricity, education, health, water – World Bank

world-bankpresident1Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “received several documents from the World Bank totalling over 700 pages on information on the spending of recovered assets stolen by the late General Abacha, with some of the documents suggesting that Abacha loot was spent on roads, electricity, education, health and water.”

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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