- The federal government finally brought about 400 suspects accused of financing terrorism in the country to court
- A federal high court in Abuja will report According to deployed on Friday, September 17th, the trial of the suspects will begin
- Many of the suspects are said to be operators of the Bureau De Change, which allegedly facilitates the transfer of funds to the terrorists have
FCT, Abuja – A federal superior court in Abuja brought the indictment against on Friday, September 17th 400 suspects arrested and charged with supporting terrorist activities in Nigeria.
Daily Trust reported that the case is being heard by Judge Anwuli Chikere.
Some Nigerians are said to have transferred the funds to the terrorist group together with the BDC operators.
The Federation Prosecutor General (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), announced that arrangements were being made to prosecute the suspects who were arrested and interrogated by the State Security Service (SSS).
The US announces its readiness to help Nigeria identify sponsors of terrorism
In a similar development, the US said it was ready to join Nigeria to help identify sponsors of terrorism in the country.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, announced this at a meeting on Monday, August 30th Known to journalists in Abuja. The envoy noted that they would very much like to do the partnership and added that in the past two months she had had at least three conversations on the subject.
Though Leonard Noting that talks were ongoing on the issue, Leonard added that the US remains determined to support Nigeria in the fight against insecurity.
Troops arrest Boko Haram terrorist, retrieve 281 IED bags
Meanwhile, on Thursday the 9th, the Nigerian army attacked a logistics base of the terrorist group in the northeast.
Brig-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, the army’s public relations director, said the successful actions were a result of the “robust operations” carried out by the forces of Operation HADIN KAI.
He said in a statement, that soldiers also salvaged a total of 281 sacks of urea from market camps and two notorious Arrested Boko Haram traders.