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The Two Binance Executives Still Detailed in Abuja

The two Binance Executives are Tigran Gambaryan, a former crypto-focused US federal agent, and Nadeem Anjarwalla, a UK-Kenya Citizen.
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Despite Binance announces its leave from Nigeria, its two top executives that were detailed amid alleged FX manipulations are still being detailed in Abuja. According to report by Wired, Nigerian authority are still seizing their passports, extending their detention time to two weeks.

A spokeman for Binance has also confirmed that the two executives; Gambaryan and Anjarwalla are still detained in Nigeria as of March 12. The spokeman stated that they are coactioning with Nigerian Authorities to release Nadeem and Tigran safely to their families.

Tigran Gambaryan is the present head of criminal investigation team - Binance. Nadeem Anjarwalla, on the other hand, is the regional manager for Binance Africa. These two high profile personnels entered Nigeria on February 25 in response to an invitation by Nigerian Government to seek solutions to the ongoing crisis regarding Binance's alleged unlawful operations that's allegedly manipulating the foreign exchange market; causing naira free fail against the United States dollar.

Since then, the two crypto-firm's executives have been detailed with no further information whether they will face criminal charges in the Federal Court of Nigeria.

According to the families of the detainees, no direct contact has been made to get in touch with their loved ones. "There’s no definite answer for anything: how he’s doing, what’s going to happen to him, when he’s coming back," Gambaryan’s wife, Yuki Gambaryan, reportedly said.

However, during this detention, Gambaryan was visited by a U.S. State Department official while Anjarwalla was visited by a representative of the UK foreign office. Gambaryan is a U.S citizen and Anjarwalla is a national of Kenya and United Kingdom. Gambaryan and Anjarwalla have access to a television and a balcony in detention.

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