Tag: Abacha’s Loot

SERAP Calls On U.S To Check Government Handling Of Abacha’s Loot

By Chris Nomjov Civil society group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has suggested that the U.S. Department of Justice limits the Federal Government’s control or management of $480 million forfeited Abacha funds, through some form of repatriation agreement. SERAP believes such a limitation is necessary to ensure that[Read More…]

Switzerland To Return Alleged $380 Million Abacha Loot

By Chris Nomjov Swiss officials, on Tuesday, stated that they would return about $380 million Nigerian money, stolen and stashed in accounts in Switzerland by late Head of State, Sani Abacha.? The money was confiscated in 2014 after it was transferred to the country from Luxembourg where it had been[Read More…]

Abacha’s Loot: Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Filed By Son Of Late Head Of State On Corruption Trial

The Supreme Court on Friday in Abuja dismissed an appeal filed by Mohammed Abacha, son of late former Head of State, General Sani Abacha, against his prosecution for corruption. The apex court in a unanimous judgment led by Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, therefore, ordered Abacha to return to an Abuja High[Read More…]