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The First Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Nuhu Ribadu, has said several money laundering frauds happen in Nigeria with the active connivance of banks and their workers.
ECOWAS Ministers of Finance have validated draft integration instruments meant to enhance a common customs framework for the region.
Nigeria has pledged its commitment to curbing terrorist financing and money laundering in Africa through effective regional cooperation.
The Intergovernmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa says Nigeria’s suspension from the Egmont Group can have negative effects on the fight against money laundering in the sub-region.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, expressed Nigeria’s frustration in its efforts to repatriate its stolen funds stashed in many developed nations.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Saturday in Abuja that money laundering posed serious threat to crucial existential issues in West Africa, stressing that the menace needs to be tackled with utmost unity and determination.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that in the last decade, more than 20,000 lives have been lost to terrorism propagated by Boko Haram, and more than 2 million persons displaced.
National leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, took the immediate administration headed by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to the cleaner.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for stronger synergy among impoverished countries in Africa in order to achieve desired outcomes in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.
West African countries are set to enhance measures to combat money laundering and terrorism financing in the sub-region.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has said that the suspension of Nigeria from the EGMONT Group is a setback to the Federal Government’s anti-corruption war.
The Inter-Governmental Action against Money Laundering in West Africa has pledged support for efforts by the Economic and Finacial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Nigerian Government to ensure the lifting of the suspension of the Nigerain Finacial Intelligence Unit from the Egmont Group in the shortest time possible.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he will be guided by a clear conscience while taking decisions for the progress of the country.
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has said the state had secured a major victory for public education, defeating an indefinite strike by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) without recalling any of the sacked teachers.
Barcelona have announced an agreement with Inter Milan over the loan of Rafinha for six months, the La Liga leaders announced Monday.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has donated 853 motorcycles to the Nigerian government to improve disease surveillance in the country.
Alexis Sanchez’s long-running transfer saga finally ended on Monday when he left Arsenal for Manchester United in a deal that will reportedly make him the highest-paid player in the Premier League.
Mr Chukwunwike Osahon, winner of the N20 million Give ‘n’ Take National Jackpot was presented with the cheque on Tuesday.
The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese in Anambra State, Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, said yesterday that the situation in the troubled Benue State required special intervention from security operatives in the mould of Operation Python Dance carried out in the South East and Operation Crocodile Smile in the South–South combined.
Suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels killed three civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, despite an offensive by government troops, sources said on Monday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state has described the recent move to recall a member of the state House of Assembly, Hassan Oyeleke, as amateurish.
An Oyo State High Court presided over by Justice Olajumoke Aiki on Friday declared the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies in Ibadan land by the Justice Akintunde Boade Review Commission, which was set up by the Oyo State Government, as unconstitutional, illegal, null, void and of no effect.