Nigerian judges probed as part of anti-corruption drive - presidency



Raids targeting senior Nigerian judges carried out by the country's security agency were part of an anti-corruption drive and were not an attack on the judiciary, a spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday.
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Saturday said it seized $800,000 in cash found during raids on the judges' premises that were conducted in the last few days. It said the judges were from the supreme, appeal and high courts.
Buhari, a former military ruler, returned to power last year after winning an election largely fought on his promise to crack down on... read more

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