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In its determination to boost the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing in West Africa, the Inter-Governmental Action against Money laundering in West Africa, GIABA, between Monday September 23 and Friday exposed officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to latest Anti-Money laundering and countering financing of terrorism trends.
The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday passed the Proceeds of crime bill which will now pave way for the country to become full member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Some members of the Global Financial Action Task Force (FATF) have condemned the European Union’s decision to blacklist Nigeria and 22 other countries in an expanded list of countries released last week.
The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have extended the campaign against money laundering and terrorism financing to Bureaux de Change operators at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MM2), Lagos.
The European Commission added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive disclosed on Wednesday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned employees of financial institutions to avoid establishing relationships with individuals or entities who may pose undue reputational risks to their organisations.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has decried what it termed the high-level of abuse of tramadol and cough syrup among Nigerian youth and women.
The International Monetary Fund will systematically address corruption and its impact on economic growth with all its member countries under new guidelines launched on Sunday.
It was gathered that the two leaders of the National Assembly, who met behind closed doors, resolved to domicile the NFIU in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in order to fast-track the passage of the bill.
West African countries are set to enhance measures to combat money laundering and terrorism financing in the sub-region.
Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.
Manchester United face mounting competition to secure the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, as Chelsea have now joined the fray.
South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.
The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.
Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.
As the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) begins in Madrid the Spanish capital, civil society and grassroots groups have challenged Parties negotiating at the 11-day conference to heed the demands of climate-impacted people around the world to advance real and just solutions to address the climate crisis.
The Nsugbe community in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State has alleged that the Special Assistant to the Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Osita Nwoye, was threatening to visit mayhem on them.
The Lagos State Government, through the State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences Unit, is set to auction 108 vehicles impounded over various traffic offences to interested members of the public on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 3rd and 4th respectively.
Javier Tebas has announced that he will stand down as head of the Spanish football league in a bid to win a third term as president in new elections.
Two victims of a knife attack at London Bridge have died, police have confirmed.