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Illicit financial flows: Buhari calls for stringent action against perpetrators

Illicit financial flows: Buhari calls for stringent action against perpetrators

Buhari called for more commitment from governments and international organisations, stressing illicit financial flows pose a risk to the realisation of the SDGs Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday lamented that sanctions in the form of jail terms on perpetrators of illicit financial flow are no longer providing sufficient deterrent in the fight […]
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Nigeria, Africa states lose $50bn in illicit financial flow –FG

Nigeria, Africa states lose $50bn in illicit financial flow –FG

Uche Usim, Abuja African leaders yesterday rose in unison to address a plethora of internal system failure which robs the continent a whopping $50 billion annually via illicit financial flows. The African leaders and technocrats met in Abuja for the meeting of African Union high level panel on Illicit financial flow from Africa, Chaired by […]
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Untold story of illicit financial flows in Africa

Untold story of illicit financial flows in Africa

With over $1.4trillin lost to illicit financial flows in Africa these past three decades, it is anybody’s guess why the continent’s economy has remained in a parlous state. Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf just back from Johannesburg, South Africa, report on outcome of panel discussions to address the menace. Africa is cash strapped, no doubt. But the […]
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$1.4trillion lost to illicit financial outflows from Africa in 30 years

$1.4trillion lost to illicit financial outflows from Africa in 30 years

Indications are that African countries may have lost over $1.4trillion to illicit financial flows (IFFs) in the last three decades. Making this disclosure recently was Logan Wort, Executive Secretary, African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). He spoke with our correspondent in Johannesburg, South Africa, during a week-long media engagement workshop and training for journalists drawn fromRead More
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