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20 Nov
Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, dismissed a suit instituted against the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (AGF)
14 May 2020
The recently repatriated $311 million Sani Abacha loot is to be used in funding three of the Federal Government’s five priority projects, excluding the Mambilla power and East-West road projects.
5 May 2020
Nigerian Government on Tuesday said the $311 million it received from looted funds by former dictator Sani Abacha will be used to fund ongoing projects in the country. "These funds have already been allocated, and will be used in full, for vital and decades-overdue infrastructure development: The second Niger Bridge, the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Kano expressways,"…
5 May 2020
The United States has returned another batch of the late General Sani Abacha loot in the sum of $311,797,866.11 to the Federal Government.
5 May 2020
A Nigerian lawyer, Mr. Martin Okpalaeke has criticised the recent altercation between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and a prominent United States...
25 Apr 2020
The United States (US) Government has eulogized the important role played by the late Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari in the repatriation of over $300 million in funds stolen by former head of state, Sani Abacha.
10 Apr 2020
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has referred as baseless allegation against its acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, by a U.S. senator, Charles Grassley, over 300 million dollars ‘Abacha loot’.
16 Mar 2020
The Federal Government has told the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it had “no record of the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military Head of State
19 Feb 2020
Nigeria`s blessing as a basket of bounteous resources has often come across as a curse because of a small group of people that have by their actions over many yawning years conspired to let loose on Nigeria a pack of plunderers and predators that would rival ....
17 Feb 2020
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government to “disclose within seven days the exact amount...
12 Feb 2020
Comrade Victor James, a major political figure of the Annang ethnic group in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria where he serves as the National President of Niger Delta Youth Association (NDYA); a non-militia advocacy group has said that President Muhammadu Buhari should ensure the Sani Abacha loot is used to develop the Ogoni kingdom. He…
29 Jan 2020
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the signing of an agreement with the Island of Jersey and the United States of America for the repatriation of $321m stolen assets recovered from the former military ruler, late Gen. Sani Abacha. Addressing State House Correspondents after a Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by…

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