Switzerland’s Attorney General office has charged former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke with accepting bribes, several counts of aggravated criminal mismanagement, and falsification of documents in connection with the awarding of media rights. Looking into media rights related corruption at FIFA, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland has also filed an indictment against […]
Nigeria has been dragged to the international court by Switzerland over the detention of a tanker vessel for over a year and four months since the ship, crew and cargo have been under detention off Port Harcourt. In a statement, the Swiss Foreign Ministry disclosed that it had since May 21 requested the International Tribunal […]
The Government of Switzerland has said that it has returned all the money kept in the country by late Nigeria’s Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, with 1.5 million dollars interest. Amb. Pio Wennubst, Assistant Director-General and Head, Global Cooperation Department, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, told the Correspondent of the News Agency of […]
The Switzerland government has disclosed that it would soon return the sum of $321m former Head of State General Sanni Abacha kept in their country. Switzerland said it was part of its commitment towards fighting money laundering and other trans-national crimes. The Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Eric Mayoraz, made the disclosure, during the signing of a […]
Nigerian public officers named in the #PanamaPapers leak could face prosecution if the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice decides to press a case. This came as news emerged yesterday that a Swiss attorney, Enrico Monfrini, hired by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to track missing Abacha loot in Swiss […]
Italy, Switzerland and Belgium has deported twenty eight Nigerians. The Nigerians who were deported, were said to be living in the respective countries without valid visas. Twenty four (24) of the deportees were deported from Italy and two each from Switzerland and Belgium. Most of the deportees are male. It will be recalled 48 Nigerians were on November 25, 2015 […]
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