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Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit

2 Oct 2019
Anxiety has gripped the Cross River State Civil Service, as over 2,500 workers were rumoured to have been marked for sack by the Governor Ben Ayade administration.
17 Sep 2019
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) yesterday confirmed that it actually has a tab on all politically exposed persons (PEPs’) banking transactions within and outside the country.
10 Jul 2019
Suspected political thugs yesterday attacked some leaders of Adavi Council chapter of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and Medical and Health Workers Union (MHWU) in Kogi State, leaving them with various degrees of injuries. They were protesting against non-implementation of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) directive and the council’s refusal to…
20 May 2019
State governors have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to caution the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) against dabbling into a matter that is beyond its mandate. In a letter signed by the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, the state chief executives expressed “dismay and angst at…
15 May 2019
The chickens may be coming home to roost for state governors as the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has made moves to tighten the noose on the disbursement and transactions around local government funds. The NFIU, a creation of the National Assembly, became independent after the bill was passed and President Muhammadu Buhari assented to…
6 Mar 2018
The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja received the Conference Committee report on a bill to establish the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) as an independent entity. Receiving the report, submitted by Sen. Chukwuka Utazi, Chairman, Senate Committee on Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption, Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu said there was a need to…


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