Nigeria: Ex-Minister Charged in Election Bribes Scandal

Nigeria’s federal high court has charged the country’s former oil minister, who served under ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, with money laundering in connection with an alleged bribery scandal aimed to keep Jonathan in office. The court found that Diezani Alison-Madueke, who ran the oil ministry from 2010-2015, and three officials in the country’s electoral commission “conspired among…