Nigeria charges ex-governor in oil area with fraud

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian authorities charged the powerful ex-governor of a state in the oil producing Niger Delta with fraud and money laundering on Friday, a move likely to further embitter a feud between him and President Goodluck Jonathan. The charge sheet at Nigeria's Federal High Court accused Timipre Sylva, the former state governor of Bayelsa, of using a fraudulent salary increase ...
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Added February 25, 2012
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