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President Buhari Receives $312 Billion Abacha Loot From US

President Buhari Receives $312 Abacha Loot From US

President Buhari Receives $312 Billion Abacha Loot From US

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has announced that the Nigerian government on Monday received $311,797,866 of the Abacha loot.

The money was repatriated from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey after a recent agreement.

Malami, in a statement by his Spokesman, Umar Gwandu, said the amount increased from over $308 million two months ago to $311 million because of the interest that accrued.

He noted that the litigation process for the return of these assets titled “Abacha III” commenced in 2014, while the diplomatic process that culminated into the signing of the Asset Return Agreement in February.

“This Agreement is based on international law and cooperation measures that sets out the procedures for the repatriation, transfer, disposition and management of the assets.

“In line with the 2020 Asset Return Agreement, the fund has been transferred to a Central Bank of Nigeria Asset Recovery designated account and would be paid to the National Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) within the next fourteen days.

“The NSIA is responsible for the management and execution of the projects to which the funds will be applied,” the Minister has said.

Malami said the money will be used to fund projects including Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, Abuja – Kano Road, and the Second Niger Bridge.

To ensure transparent management of the returned assets, the Nigerian government promised to, “engage a Civil Society Organisation, who has combined expertise in substantial infrastructure projects, civil engineering, anti-corruption compliance, anti-human trafficking compliance, and procurement to provide additional monitoring and oversight.”

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21 Savage Could Face Deportation After Being Arrested In The US

21 Savage has been arrested in Atlnata, United States and kept in Ice custody by Immigration officers for breaking immigration laws by overstaying in the country.

Though he is often referred to as a local Atlanta rapper, ICE officials say he is actually “a United Kingdom national” and has overstayed his visa.

“Mr. Abraham-Joseph initially entered the U.S. legally in July 2005, but subsequently failed to depart under the terms of his nonimmigrant visa and he became unlawfully present in the U.S. when his visa expired in July 2006,” ICE spokesman stated.

“In addition to being in violation of federal immigration law, Mr. Abraham-Joseph was convicted on felony drug charges in October 2014 in Fulton County, Georgia,” the statement added.

The rapper has been placed in “removal proceedings before the federal immigration courts,” Cox said. “ICE will now await the outcome of his case before a federal immigration judge to determine future actions.”

Dina LaPolt, the rapper’s lawyer, told The Washington Post in a statement that she is trying to get him released and “clear up any misunderstandings.”

“Mr. Abraham-Joseph is a role model to the young people in this country, especially in Atlanta, Georgia, and is actively working in the community – leading programs to help underprivileged youths in financial literacy,” LaPolt said.

The rapper is best known for his single “Bank Account” as well as being featured on hit songs such as Post Malone’s “Rockstar,” Cardi B’s “Bartier Cardi” and Drake’s “Sneakin’.”

His latest album “I Am > I Was” hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in January. He is often praised as “one of Atlanta’s most promising rappers.”

The charges came as a surprise to many fans, who long thought the rapper was from Georgia. At the time of his arrest, the Wikipedia page for the rapper says he was born in Atlanta in 1992, where he “was raised by his mother, Heather, who is of Dominican origin and his four brothers and six sisters, though one is now deceased due to a shooting after a drug deal gone haywire.”

Furthermore, various profiles point to the rapper being “expelled from all DeKalb County schools for getting caught with a gun in the 7th grade.” He also often spoke about “giving back” to the Atlanta community. In August, he hosted his third annual “Issa Back 2 School Drive” to benefit students from DeKalb County Schools, which helps outfit children with uniforms and school supplies.

“I might rap about a lot of stuff, but that’s just a reflection of what I’ve been through,” he said at the event. “In real life, everything I do, I want to bring everybody together. I want to give back to the community, help the kids, get them uniforms, books, book bags, everything they need . . . just do better. That’s where it starts, the kids.”

ICE, though, says he was born in the United Kingdom.

“His whole public persona is false,” an ICE spokesperson reportedly told CNN correspondent Nick Valencia. “He actually came to the U.S. from the U.K. as a teen and overstayed his visa.”

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US Rapper Mac Miller Dies If Drug Abuse At Age 26

Mac Miller has died at the age of 26, Billboard has confirmed. TMZ reports Miller died of an apparent overdose


The Pittsburgh rapper, singer and producer was reportedly found dead in his San Fernando Valley home on Friday (Sept. 7) afternoon.
In late August, the rapper was formally charged with two counts of DUI after a May 2018 car crash. That


accident came weeks after he and Ariana Grande announced their breakup after two years of dating.
Miller spoke openly about his struggles with addiction over the years. In a 2015 interview with Billboard, Miller spoke about pushing back against his drug habits after his debut blew up.
Miller said.

In that same interview, Miller said his fear of death pushed him to create as much music as possible: “I’ve got to make sure I make all this music so when I die there’s albums and albums.”
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“I was doing a lot of drugs around that time, which is another difference now: I’m not doing as many drugs,”

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