Nigeria Probes Protesters Under Terror-Financing Law

Nigeria is investigating prominent participants in recent protests against police brutality for possible violations of a law against financing terrorism. A filing by the Central Bank of Nigeria in a federal court in Abuja asking to freeze 20 bank accounts for 180 days was backed by allegations the account owners may have broken the counter-terrorism... Continue Reading →

Top Nigerian Bank Sued for Blocking Account Linked to Protesters

Access Bank Plc, Nigeria’s biggest bank, is accused of illegally blocking an account used to promote media coverage of protests against police brutality that recently swept Africa’s most populous country. Gatefield Nigeria Ltd., a public affairs company, filed a case against Access Bank in a federal court in Abuja, the capital, on Oct. 28, accusing... Continue Reading →

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