• Short Summary

    IN WESTERN NIGERIA, 19 MEN - INCLUDING MINISTERS - HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH THE THEFT OF GBP62,045 FROM THE REGION'S MARKETING BOARD.

  • Description

    IN WESTERN NIGERIA, 19 MEN - INCLUDING MINISTERS - HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH THE THEFT OF GBP62,045 FROM THE REGION'S MARKETING BOARD. HEARING OF THE CHARGE RESUMED AT THE CHIEF MAGISTRATE'S COURT IN ABADAN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

    THE HEARING WAS ADJOURNED UNTIL JUNE 23 AFTER THE PROSECUTION APPEALED FOR MORE TIME TO PREPARE ITS CASE.

    THE 19 MEN, WHO ARE FURTHER CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD, NUMBER 13 FORMER WESTERN NIGERIAN MINISTERS, A FORMER MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, FOUR FORMER CHAIRMEN OF THE MARKETING BOARD, AND A FORMER LEADER OF THE BANNED NIGERIAN NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA58F0NNCKGAPBLE0ZNTV064XXO
    Media URN:
    VLVA58F0NNCKGAPBLE0ZNTV064XXO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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