BREAKING: 98 Boko Haram, ISWAP Sponsors, Uncovered By FG

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The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit have uncovered 96 financiers of Boko Haram and ISWAP.  Government also said NFIU was able to unmasked 424 associates/supporters of the financiers, with about 123 companies and 33 bureaux de change who are linked with terrorism in the country.

This was disclosed by Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, at a briefing on Thursday to share light on President Buhari fight against corruption.

He said NFIU has identified 26 suspected bandits/kidnapper and seven of their allies, and 45 of the suspects will soon be put to trial.

The arrest was made possible by NFIU in collaboration with Defence Intelligence Agency, Department of State Service, and Central Bank of Nigeria.

The said operation was made possible with the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2020.

According to report, the suspects are being kept in military and DSS facilities in Abuja and other places. This was after Boko Haram financiers were convicted on United Arab Emirates.



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