Switzerland-Nigeria: Former Nigeria’s President’s son to pay $350m

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A Swiss court has ordered the seizure of $350m in assets from the son of Nigeria’s former military ruler, General Sani Abacha, says AFP. Abba Abacha was convicted of being a member of a criminal organization and given a suspended custodial sentence. Nigeria state lawyers believe Sani Abacha, who ruled from 1993 until his death in 1998, may have stolen $2.2bn.

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