Tag: global witness

Tipoff leads anti-graft SWAT team to upscale Lagos pad, bundles of U.S. cash

Tipoff leads anti-graft SWAT team to upscale Lagos pad, bundles of U.S. cash

| April 20, 2017

(GIN)—Neatly-bound bundles of fresh U.S. dollars, Nigerian naira and British pounds totaling more than $50 million were recovered by an anti-graft “SWAT team” in a raid at the Osborne Towers, a luxury building in an upscale section of Lagos. The raid was orchestrated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) acting on a new […]

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Mining firm sues watchdog Global Witness over African billions

Mining firm sues watchdog Global Witness over African billions

| January 2, 2014

Lawyers have filed suit against a London-based watchdog that claims that bribery helped score mining rights in Guinea and earn profits in the multi-billions.

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