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US ‘to Help Nigeria Search for Stolen Money’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, talks with newly inaugurated Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, before the start of a formal meeting near Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, talks with newly inaugurated Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, before the start of a formal meeting near Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

(BBC) – The US and other countries have agreed to help Nigeria recover money stolen from the government, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

The new president said on Tuesday that the country’s treasury was “virtually empty”.

He vowed to recover billions of dollars “stolen” under previous administrations.

The president won elections in March on a promise to tackle corruption, seen as one of the country’s biggest problems.

Nigeria is Africa’s biggest oil producer but much of the revenue is said to be stolen.

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