02 Sep 2011

House of Representatives Considers Asset Forfeiture Bill

Speaker Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has declared that the Nigerian House of Representatives (pictured here) will pass an asset forfeiture bill in the coming month.

According to him, the bill intends to prevent money acquired by public officials through corrupt practices to leave the country.

Tambuwal also urged developed countries to stop harboring money obtained illegally in developing countries.

For the full article on Daily Trust, please click here. The picture portrayed above was published on latestnewsinnigeria.com.