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Nigeria says whistleblower triggered MTN $8.1 bln probe -official
ABUJA, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The office of Nigeria's attorney
general said on Tuesday that a whistleblower prompted an
investigation into alleged MTN infractions that last
week led to a demand for $8.1 billion taken out of Nigeria to be
Ladidi Mohammed, head of asset recovery, told Reuters in a
phone interview that an investigation was then carried out by
the central bank.
The South African telecoms giant in a statement issued on
Tuesday said all dividend repatriation out of Nigeria was done
on the basis of equity capital and with valid certificates.
(Reporting by Alexis Akwagyiram and
Chijioke Ohuocha; Editing by Louise Heavens)
First Published: 2018-09-04 14:46:30
Updated 2018-09-04 15:15:57
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