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Group wants court to declare electricity tariff, fuel price hike illegal

Muhammadu Buhari

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 302 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly, asking the court to “declare illegal, unconstitutional and unfair the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel price because top level public officers cannot continue to receive the same salaries and allowances and spend ...

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SERAP, CODE seek details as govt admits spending N31bn in four months to fight COVID-19

Ahmed Idris

 The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed that it “spent N30,540,563,571.09 , representing 84% of the N36.3 billion public funds and donations received to respond to COVID-19 between April 1, 2020 and July 31, 2020, leaving the balance of N5.9 billion.” Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, stated this in response to ...

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SERAP sues health ministry, NCDC over ‘failure to account for COVID-19 money’

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, and Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), over “their failure to account for the public funds and other resources so far spent and used to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria.” Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive ...

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