Nigeria seizes $800,000 in 'anti-corruption raids' on judges

Nigeria seizes $800,000 in 'anti-corruption raids' on judges
 

Nigeria's security agency says it has seized $800,000 (£645,200) in cash in raids targeting senior judges suspected of corruption.
The DSS agency says the raids were carried out in recent days and several judges were arrested.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) accused the authorities of carrying out a "Gestapo-style" operation, demanding the release of those arrested.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to tackle widespread corruption.
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In a statement, the DSS said: "The searches have uncovered huge raw cash of various... read more

 
9 October 2016 in World News, Views: 34
Source: BBC
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