Tags : Immunity

Immunity For Lawmakers: SERAP Condemns Bill

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned the passing of a bill seeking to give Leaders of Federal and State Legislatures immunity from prosecution for corruption. SERAP in a statement issued by its Deputy Director, Mr Kolawole Oluwadare on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, said the move is tantamount to ripping up the Nation’s […]

Bill Seeking Immunity For Lawmakers From Prosecution Scales Second Reading

A bill seeking to extend immunity to cover Presiding Officers of Legislative Institutions has scaled second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill which was sponsored by Hon. Odebunmi Olusegun was supported by the majority of the Lawmakers who say it is important to safeguard the sanctity of the National Assembly. In supporting the […]