#OBSCURELEGALFACTS by Arome Abu

FORFEITURE OF PASSPORT FOR BEING IN POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY.

In Nigeria, it is an offence to falsely make or counterfeit any currency resembling the Nigerian legal tender or that of any other country.

The passport of any person convicted for this offence shall be forfeited to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and shall not be released to him until after 10 years.

PENALTY
Life Imprisonment.

SEE SECTION 1 and 10(3) OF THE COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY ACT.

Arome Abu is the Managing Partner of Abu & Olaniyan Partners.

CAVEAT: Note that this information is provided for general enlightenment purposes and is not intended to be any form of legal advice.

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