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Saturday, 7 May 2016

Live Streaming: Buhari demands dismantling of safe haven of corruption proceeds at London's International Anti-Corruption Summit.

SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI REACTING TO the gaffe made by his host, the British Prime minister, David Cameron. NUJ Europe brings you live streaming of the International Anti-Corruption Summit below.




PMB to UK: "Am not going to demand any apology. All I'll demand is return of assets. What would I do with apology? I need something tangible".

"Nigeria is committed to signing the Open Government Partnership Initiatives alongside PM Cameron during the Summit tomorrow". -PMB

"I call for establishment of an anti-corruption infrastructure that will trace and return stolen assets to their countries of origin."
 Watch the event live here:  Buhari demands dismantling of safe haven of corruption proceeds, London's Anti-Corruption Summit https://t.co/ATHL2xEhCo 

 President Muhammadu Buhari arrived London on the evening of Tuesday leading a delegation to attend International Anti-Corruption Summit coming up between Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th,  May 2016.

According to the statement from State House Abuja made available on Saturday to Acting President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists Europe Chapter, Prince Lashley Oladigbolu, the  delegation to the Summit will include Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation Barrister Abubakar Malami, and Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission, Mallam Ibrahim Magu.


President Muhammadu Buhari will be speaking at the opening session of the summit and meeting with the World Bank President, Mr Jim Kim as well as the British Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron who is also the Convener and Chief Host of the International Anti-Corruption Summit.


The statement indicated that President Buhari will use the multi-national Summit on Anti-Corruption to vigorously explore the avenue for a speedy repartration of Nigerian funds being stollen and kept in other countries and further seek a more inter-governance monitoring and smooth cooperation among countries to tackle corruption.

"In London will press for speedier dismantling of safe havens for proceeds of corruption and return of stolen funds to their countries of origin", the statement avvered.


NUJ Europe now brings you the Live stream of the event on this page as shown below:


Ahead of the summit's opening, President Buhari  delivered on Wednesday 11/05/2016 a keynote address titled "Why We Must Tackle Corruption Together" at a pre-summit conference of development partners, the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, Transparency International and other civil society groups on Wednesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari with the delagation did arrive London on Tuesday May 10 and return to Abuja on Friday May 13, 2016.


Lashley Oladigbolu, Acting President of NUJ Europe Chapter and accredited Journalist of the World Bank Online Briefing Centre, writes from London.

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