The Federal Government has identified 15 entities comprising 9 individuals and 6 Bureau De Change operators and firms, allegedly involved in financing terrorism in the country.

This information was provided by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit in a document titled “Designation of Individuals and Entities for March 18, 2024.”

Among those named is Kaduna-based publisher currently facing trial for allegedly aiding the terrorists who attacked the Abuja-Kaduna train in March 2022, Tukur Mamu.

The document states that Mamu received and delivered over $200,000 as ransom payments to support ISWAP terrorists for the release of hostages from the train attack.

Other individuals identified include a suspected attacker of the Owo church and Kuje Correctional Center incidents, a member of the Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladissudam terrorist group associated with Al-Qaeda, a senior commander of ISWAP Okene, and individuals involved in transferring funds to terrorism convicts and receiving large sums of money suspected to be linked to terrorism financing.

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