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Vol 65 No 8

Published 11th April 2024


Abacha consigliere in storm over $11 billion superhighway linking Lagos and Calabar

Minister confirms upfront payments to Hitech Construction on a no-bid contract for 'Africa's biggest road'

The international rehabilitation of billionaire businessman Gilbert Chagoury had seemed complete. Convicted in Geneva for laundering money stolen by military leader Sani Abacha and in the United States for illegal political contributions, these days Chagoury is feted by France's President Emmanuel Macron and ex-US President Bill Clinton, and most of all by Nigeria’s Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as a philanthropist (AC Vol 65 No 13).

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