Nigeria calls on anti-corruption summit to back registers of ownership
09 May 2016

Nigeria has called on an anti-corruption summit in the UK next week to support publicly accessible registers of beneficial ownership. It says the registers will help identify the individuals hiding behind corporate vehicles while laundering public funds in offshore territories.

The call was made by the Nigerian minister for justice, Abubakar Malami, at a separate anti-corruption conference organised by the One charity in Nigeria – often cited as one of the African countries most held back by endemic corruption.

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