Court strikes out SERAP’s lawsuit against Lai Mohammed and the NBC
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project
(SERAP) lawsuit against Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and the National Broadcasting
NSL Understands, the case was filed by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)
to stop the N5 million fine imposed on some broadcast stations for infractions.
The group also called on the minister of information and the NBC to immediately rescind the fine of N5m
imposed on Nigeria Info 99.3 FM radio station.
However ruling on the case, the Court held that SERAP has no locus standi in the case as it is not a part of
the matter. The Judge further stated that the case is a mere academic exercise.