TITLE

NIGERIA Money Talks

AUTHOR(S)
Masland, Tom
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);6/3/2002 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 139 Issue 22, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has decided that the fight to recover billions of offshore dollars stashed by his late predecessor Sani Abacha was no longer cost-effective. Fees the case had already cost the state; Controversy over the settlement Abacha's family received, with some human-rights groups claiming it encourages corruption; Theory that Obasanjo's decision to settle was a politically motivated with his re-election hopes in mind.
ACCESSION #
6750377

 

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