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Bankers aid money laundering in Nigeria – Nuhu Ribadu

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 validates tools for common custom framework

ECOWAS Ministers of Finance have validated draft integration instruments meant to enhance a common customs framework for the region.

Nigeria committed to stopping terrorist financing in Africa – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria has pledged its commitment to curbing terrorist financing and money laundering in Africa through effective regional cooperation.

Egmont: Nigeria’s suspension threatens anti-money laundering laws – GIABA

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.

Nigeria being frustrated in looted funds repatriation – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, expressed Nigeria’s frustration in its efforts to repatriate its stolen funds stashed in many developed nations.

Money laundering is West Africa’s greatest existential threat – VP Yemi Osinbajo

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.

Boko Haram killed 20,000 in 10 years – VP Yemi Osinbajo

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.

Ex-President Jonathan, Senator Bola Tinubu bicker over corruption

National leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, took the immediate administration headed by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to the cleaner.

House of Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara calls for joint effort to fight money laundering

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 Africa to enhance measures against money laundering, terrorism financing

West African countries are set to enhance measures to combat money laundering and terrorism financing in the sub-region.

Nigeria’s EGMONT suspension setback for anti-graft war – Yakubu Dogara

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.

NFIU: GIABA pledges support for EFCC

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.

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Benue needs military operations – Bishop Ezeokafor

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Planned recall of Kwara Assemblyman will not succeed – APC

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Court nullifies installation of 21 kings by Governor Ajimobi

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.