28TH GIABA TECHNICAL COMMISSION/PLENARY MEETING ENDS IN NIGERIA

The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) held its 28th Technical Commission/Plenary at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja, Nigeria, from the 13th to 17th November 2017. About 200 delegates drawn from GIABA member States, central banks, technical and financial partners and development partners attended the meeting.

42ND EGMONT WORKING GROUP MEETINGS, BERLIN, GERMANY.

The Director, Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (DNFIU, Mr. Francis Usani, led the Nigerian delegation to the just concluded 42nd Egmont Working Group Meetings, which took place in Berlin, Germany, from 25th – 30th January, 2015. The Egmont Group gathers every year for working group and plenary meetings hosted by each member state in rotation. About 280 representatives from FIUs and international organizations such as the World Bank, the United Nations and the Financial Action Task Force attended this year’s meeting in Berlin.

ANALYSTS EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

NFIU hosts European Union supported Analysts Exchange Programme

As part of the ongoing European Union funded project “Cocaine route: Anti-money Laundering Activities in West Africa”, The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) received analysts from other benefiting West Africa countries under the above mentioned project.

ANALYSTS EXCHANGE PROGRAM – BOGOTA, COLOMBIA, 4TH – 8TH AUGUST, 2014.

In the framework of the EU funded project “Cocaine Route: Anti-Money Laundering Activities in West Africa (Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal) & Cape Verde” and in collaboration with the EU project GAFISUD and the Colombian UIAF, the NFIU was invited along with Ghana, Senegal and Cape Verde to participate in an analyst exchange program in Colombia, which took place from 4th to 8th August, 2014.