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Transparency International: Nigeria must strengthen anti-corruption bodies

Jaclyn Jaeger | June 22, 2016

Global anti-corruption body Transparency International is participating in a workshop to follow up on the Nigerian government’s commitments made at the Anti-Corruption Summit in London on fighting corruption in the country.

The Nigerian government must commit to a “serious crackdown on corruption, as well as transparency when it comes to how recovered stolen assets will be used,” Chantal Uwimana, regional director for Africa at Transparency International, said in a statement. “Words are not enough.”

According to the Nigerian government, more than US$10 billion in looted cash and assets have been recovered. “We need to know who stole the money and when they will be brought to justice,” Uwimana said. “There...

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