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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:

1998

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

2000

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

2002

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

2003

$160m was recovered from Jersey in British Isles.

2003

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

2005

The government of Switzerland returns $461m to Nigeria.

2006

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

2014

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

2018

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

2020

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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