Nigeria removed from FATF list

In an announcement issued on Friday 23 June the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced that Nigeria has been removed from the Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories (NCCT) list.

The FATF's statement said, "This decision recognises the progress that Nigeria has made in implementing anti-money laundering reforms, including establishment of a financial intelligence unit and progress on money laundering investigations, prosecutions and convictions. In addition, Nigeria has taken steps at