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See The Billions Nigeria Has Been Recovering From Abacha's Loots Every Year For The Past 22 Years

Those who refer to Gen. Sani Abacha as Nigeria's most productive ancestor are not wrong after all.

With more than a trillion Naira recovered so far, Abacha loot remains a major source of revenue for the Federal Government.

According to a tweet made by @TransparencITng, The Nigeria Government has recovered the following amount of money since 1998:


The then head of state, General Abdusalami Abubakar, recovered $750m from Abacha's family.


The government of Switzerland returned $64m to President Olusegun Obasanjo's administration.


President Olusegun Obasanjo entered a deal with Abacha's family to recover $1.2bn.


$160m was recovered from Jersey in British Isles.


The government of Switzerland once more, returned $88m of the entire loot under President Olusegun Obasanjo's tenure.


The government of Switzerland returns $461m to Nigeria.


Yet another sum of $44m from the government of Switzerland where Abacha kept most of his loot.


This year, $227m was recovered from Liechtenstein during President Goodluck Jonathan's administration.


Abacha's loot once more came to Nigeria's needs as $322m was returned to President Muhammadu Buhari's administration by the Swiss government.


The latest batch of the loot is $308m from the United States, also during President Buhari's administration.

In all, the total figure is $3.6bn. Can you guess what the FG will use the most recent funds for?

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