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The Registered Trustees of the Socio-Economic Rights & Accountability Project (SERAP) v. President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria & Ors

(2010) JELR 87214 ECCJ

ECOWAS Community Court of Justice  •  ECW/CCJ/APP/08/09  •  10 Dec 2010  •  Nigeria

: Hansine N. Donli; Anthony A. Benin; Clotilde Medegan; Monsedjoueni Potey


Hon. Justice M. Benfeito Ramos



1. The Plaintiff, the Socio- Economic Rights and accountability Project (SERAP), a Human Rights Non - governmental Organization registered under Nigerian Laws, and whose mandates and objectives include the promotion of respect for socio - economic rights of Nigerians, through litigations, research and publications, advocacy and monitoring filed on 24th July 2009 an application against the Defendants for alleged violation of Human Rights in the region of Niger Delta, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

2. The 1st Defendant is the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander-in Chief of the Nigeria armed Forces. The 2nd defendant is the Attorney - General of the federation, and as such the Chief Law Officer of the Federation. The 3rd Defendant is a state – owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), which is the majority stakeholder in all joint ventures. The 4th defendant is Shell P…

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