- Efforts are ongoing to recover some of Nigeria's stolen money stashed in the United States of America
- Specifically, the federal government claims it is looking at the possibility of recovering further 200m pounds among others
- Going further, the Nigerian government reveled that it is pursuing a lot of Illicit assets across the globe
To this end, the government has embarked massive recovery of assets belonging to the country.
This was disclosed by the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.
He disclosed this on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
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“We are looking at the possibility of recovering further 200m pounds among others but then, that does not mean they are not other associated assets being pursued, in terms of other countries of the world inclusive of Ireland.
EFCC boss Bawa gives fresh details on how N6b, $261m, houses were recovered in 100 days
In another report, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, declared that the sum of $261 million, N6 billion, and 13,000 pounds illegally acquired by suspected criminals were recovered in 100 days.
The anti-graft czar also said the commission recovered 30 real estates, 32 automobiles, farmland and other properties acquired by suspected fraudsters.
Legit.ng gathered that Bawa gave the details during the presidential media team ministerial briefing at Aso Villa in Abuja, on Thursday, June 17, adding that 800 cybercrime cases would be filed next week in courts.
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Don't kill yourself for this country, Nigerians send crucial message to EFCC boss
Meanwhile, following the recent incidence involving the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Abdulrasheed Bawa, at the presidential villa when he was giving a goodwill message to the National Identity Day celebration, Nigerians have called on the anti graft agency boss to rest well and pay more attention to his health.
This is the position of Nigerians who reacted to the clarification issued by EFCC on Facebook over the health of Bawa.