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NFIU accuses Nigerian lawyers, agents of conniving with criminals to purchase multi-million-naira homes

The  Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) says criminals are seeking the assistance of real estate agents and lawyers to acquire multi-million naira worth of properties across Nigeria.


NFIU said suspects often use the names of family members for their crime-related transactions leveraging real estate agents and lawyers.


This was disclosed by a Chief Operating Officer at NFIU, Dr Emmanuel Sotande, on Tuesday during an event organized by the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA) in collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC).