Daily Corruption News: 6 January 2016

Filed under - Asset recovery

Posted 6 January 2016

Today's top story

Nigeria: Nigeria's Bello Haliru Mohammed 'stole money from Boko Haram fight'
BBC

Former Nigerian defence minister Bello Haliru Mohammed has been charged with money laundering. He is accused along with his son, Bello Abba Mohammed, of diverting $1.5m (£1m) that was meant to buy arms for soldiers fighting Islamist Boko Haram militants. The two men have pleaded not guilty.



More news

Global: FIFA ethics investigator recommends 9-year ban for Valcke
Associated Press

Albania: US Diplomat urges Albania to end judicial corruption
Balkan Insight

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Police raid Bosnian bank to search for evidence over Serb leader's loan
Reuters

Brazil: Petrobras ends rig contract with Ensco over bribe charges
Reuters

China: China's anti-graft body investigates Changjiang Securities chairman
Reuters

France: French far-right leader Le Pen questioned in fraud probe
Agence France-Presse

UK: Fraud chief calls for tougher corporate prosecution laws
Evening Standard



Blogs and opinion

Global: Justice for US terrorism victims -- paid for by a major French bank
Huffington Post (TI mention)



News from Transparency International

On the web: Investigative journalism: uncovering corruption
Press release: Media advisory: Corruption Perceptions Index to be launched 27 January 2016





Country / Territory - Nigeria   
Region - Sub-Saharan Africa   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Asset recovery   |   Civil society   |   Defence and security   |   Humanitarian assistance   |   Law enforcement   |   Politics and government   

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