The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the payment of N500m to the lawyers that worked for the recovery of N330bn fine from MTN Nigeria Limited.

The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, said this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting.

Malami also said $320m Abacha loot had been repatriated following an agreement reached with Swiss government last year.

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