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The Federal Government has begun the profiling of about 100 non-governmental organisations, with the aim of de-registering those of them that have “deviated” from their mandate.
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.
French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants.
The Nasarawa state government has offered the seven grazing reserves in the state to the federal government for its proposed ranching programme.
Nigeria midfielder, Oghenakaro Etebo, has set the social media into agog with his new club Stoke City fans applauding his performances in the World Cup in Russia.
The All Progressives Congress has confirmed former Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole as its national chairman.
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) on Saturday matriculated no fewer than 100 members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Abuja.
Transaction turnover in the Fixed Income and Currency (FIC) markets for the month of May amounted to N14.30trillion, a 4.30 percent (N0.64trn) decrease from the value recorded in April and a 50.60 percent (N4.80trn) increase Year on Year.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has intensified his war on graft by announcing that all public servants will undergo a compulsory lifestyle audit to account for their sources of wealth.
An Australian nun ordered to leave the Philippines after angering President Rodrigo Duterte won a reprieve on Monday from imminent deportation but is still subject to proceedings to expel her.
The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.
Anambra State chapter of the National Conscience Party (NCP) says the greatest gift Moslems can offer Nigeria at this point in time is prayer.