Nigeria's security agency says $800,000 seized in raids on judges
Nigeria's security agency seized cash in various currencies totalling $800,000 (643,216 pounds) during raids targeting some of the country's most senior judges in corruption investigations, the Department of State Services (DSS) said on Saturday.
It carried out the sting operations on the judges' premises in the last few days, it said in a statement, without specifying the premises or how many judges had been targeted. It said the judges were from the supreme, appeal and high courts.
President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, won an election last year largely fought on his vow to... read more
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