The secretary general of International Police (INTERPOL), Jurgen Stock, was recently at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)'s office for a courtesy visit.
During the visit, Stock commended the zeal and efforts of the anti-graft agency in cleaning Nigeria of all forms of economic and financial crimes.
The Interpol chief also emphasised the need for partnership between international police and the commission.
Legit.ng had reported earlier that the federal government and Interpol on Tuesday, April 16, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on data and information sharing under West African Police Information System (WAPIS) platform.
Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Retd), who signed for the government at the ceremony in Abuja, said that the agreement and implementation of the project were long overdue.
According to Dambazau, WAPIS would strengthen exchange of information and coordination among countries in West Africa, adding that it would also tackle emerging security threats in the region.
Meanwhile, in another report, the EFCC was said to have detained Babagana Abba Dalori for allegedly collecting N7 billion from 20,700 investors.
Baba Abba Dalori, a 35 year old, is a 2010 graduate of Electrical/Electronics of University of Maiduguri and is the managing director of Galaxy Transportation and Construction Services Limited.
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The businessman promised his investors a high return of 135% and in some other cases, he said they could earn as much 200% on their investment.
The suspected businessman said he began his business in 2012 with just a tricycle (Keke NAPEP) and by 2014, the business grew with many showing interest, thereby the need to diversify.
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