The Federal Government has released the full list of individuals and organizations financing terrorism in Nigeria

The Federal Government has released the full list of individuals and organizations financing terrorism in Nigeria.

The list released by the Federal Government include Tukur Mamu, a close ally of Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi.

The list also include six Bureau De Change, BDC, operators.

Recall that information earlier released by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, said those financing terrorism include nine individuals and six Bureau De Change operators.

In its report titled, ‘Identification of Persons and Organizations as of March 18, 2024’, the NFIU said the Nigeria Sanctions Committee convened on March 18, 2024, during which certain individuals and entities were identified for sanction due to their ties to terrorism financing.

Subsequently, a post released on X on Monday by former President Muhammadu Buhari’s Media Aide, Bashir Ahmad, reads: “The Federal Government has released names and BDCs funding terrorists in Nigeria. We hope that those individuals will face the necessary legal consequences for their actions.

  1. Tukur Mamu
  2. Yusuf Ghazali
  3. Muhammad Sani
  4. Abubakar Muhammad
  5. Sallamudeen Hassan
  6. Adamu Ishak
  7. Hassana-Oyiza Isah
  8. Abdulkareem Musa
  9. Umar Abdullahi

The six BDCs and firms are:

  1. West and East Africa General Trading Company Limited
  2. Settings Bureau De Change Ltd
  3. G. Side General Enterprises
  4. Desert Exchange Ventures Limited
  5. Eagle Square General Trading Company Limited
  6. Alfa Exchange BDC
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