Nigerian Supreme Court judge charged with corruption

Nigerian Supreme Court judge charged with corruption
 

A Supreme Court judge in Nigeria has been charged in court in the capital Abuja with corruption and money-laundering.
Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who was allegedly found with several passports, pleaded not guilty to 15 counts of fraud.
He appeared along with seven other judges, who all denied the charges.
The fight against corruption was a campaign pledge of Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari who came to power last year.
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21 November 2016 in World News, Views: 34
Source: BBC
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