STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ON THE DELISTING OF NIGERIA FROM THE FATF ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COMBAT OF THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM (AML/CFT) GREYLIST

The Nigerian Government was well-represented by officials from the relevant government agencies. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), Hafsat Bakare and her Chief of Staff, Mohammed Ahmed played a pivotal role in providing insights into Nigeria’s actions to expedite the delisting process. Senior officials from the Economic and Financial …

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ON THE DELISTING OF NIGERIA FROM THE FATF ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COMBAT OF THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM (AML/CFT) GREYLIST Read More »

THE 21ST INTERNATIONAL ANTICORRUPTION CONFERENCE: DAY 2

Today marks the second day of the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC). Day 2 of the 19th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC2024) featured a series of plenaries and workshops focused on addressing corruption and promoting integrity. The sessions commenced with keynote addresses by: Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania and Mathias Cormann, OECD Secretary-General. During his address, the …

THE 21ST INTERNATIONAL ANTICORRUPTION CONFERENCE: DAY 2 Read More »

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT: REVIEW AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ICRG ACTION PLAN.

Abuja, Nigeria The Global South Dialogue on Economic Crime (GSDEC), in collaboration with the African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery and Sustainable Development, is organising a Stakeholder Engagement to review and implement the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Intergovernmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) ICRG Action Plan for Nigeria. The program will hold on 13th June 2024 …

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT: REVIEW AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ICRG ACTION PLAN. Read More »

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN JERSEY AND MOZAMBIQUE LEADS TO RECOVERY OF STOLEN FUNDS.

In a landmark achievement in the fight against corruption, Jersey and Mozambique have signed an Memorandum of Understanding for the return of GBP 829,500 (approximately MZN 66 million or USD 1 million) in proceeds of corruption which were hidden in a Jersey trust by a former high-level public official. The agreement for the return of …

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN JERSEY AND MOZAMBIQUE LEADS TO RECOVERY OF STOLEN FUNDS. Read More »

WEBINAR: THE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTER FINANCING OF TERRORISM PRINCIPLES UNDERPINNING THE NEW RULES: WALKING THE FINE LINES BETWEEN CONFIDENTIAL AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

The African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery, and Sustainable Development is pleased to aid the facilitation of the webinar on ‘The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Principles Underpinning the New Rules: Walking the Fine Lines Between Confidential and Regulatory Compliance’ scheduled held today, 22nd March 2024 by 11:00 am. The session was organized …

WEBINAR: THE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTER FINANCING OF TERRORISM PRINCIPLES UNDERPINNING THE NEW RULES: WALKING THE FINE LINES BETWEEN CONFIDENTIAL AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE Read More »

The Anti- Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Principles Underpinning the New Rules: Walking the Fine Lines between Confidentiality and Regulatory Compliance by Juliet Ibekaku – Nwagwu

The Money Laundering (Prohibition and Prevention) MLPP Act 2022 included Legal Practitioners in the categories of persons under the Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) that are saddled with AML/CFT obligations. It is against this background that the new Rules of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners (RPC) was passed in 2023.As such, this webinar aims …

The Anti- Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Principles Underpinning the New Rules: Walking the Fine Lines between Confidentiality and Regulatory Compliance by Juliet Ibekaku – Nwagwu Read More »

JOB VACANCY!

The African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery and Sustainable Development (otherwise known as “the African Center”) is an independent, civil society organization which works with national governments, international and regional organizations, as well as non-governmental organizations to promote good governance, sustainable development, and the rule of law. ROLE: Program Assistant– Research and Administration LOCATION: WUSE 2, …

JOB VACANCY! Read More »

Interview with Juliet Ibekakwu Nwagwu by GSDEC.

The Executive Director of the African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery, Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, a PhD candidate at the University of Sussex, is interviewed for the Global South Dialogue on Economic Crime. The conversation was conducted at the Global South Dialogue on Economic Crime Symposium on Financial Crime, which took place on January 17–19, 2024. Juliet …

Interview with Juliet Ibekakwu Nwagwu by GSDEC. Read More »

AFRICAN CENTER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2024, “Inspire Inclusion”.

Today, we honour the resilience, strength, and achievements of women worldwide. At the African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery and Sustainable Development, we recognize the invaluable contributions of women in the fight against corruption and injustice. This year’s theme, “Inspire Inclusion,” resonates with our mission. We recognize that true progress in combating corruption can only …

AFRICAN CENTER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2024, “Inspire Inclusion”. Read More »

Check out our new blog post

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA REPATRIATES OVER $20 MILLION IN ASSETS STOLEN BY FORMER NIGERIAN DICTATOR.