Abuja - The Central Bank of Nigeria has dismissed reports that it is being used by some agents to bankroll the activities of the Boko Haram sect, Punch reports.
The apex bank in response to a letter dated 15th September 2014 by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project on the subject captioned: request to provide information about alleged money laundering to Boko Haram through the Bank.
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The Director, Legal Services Department of the Bank, O.A Ogundana said after investigating the allegations across various Departments at the Bank that deal with payments, the Bank could not find any information pertaining to persons involved in money laundering through the CBN to fund the activities of Boko Haram.
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