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Court Rules Nigeria Should Release Former Security Adviser

Nigeria's former national security adviser, held since December 2015 on fraud charges, should be released, a judge at the court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) ruled Tuesday, saying his detention was unlawful and arbitrary. Sambo Dasuki has been accused of fraud involving $68 million of defense spending, part of a wider $2.1 billion in arms deals under investigation. He has pleaded not guilty. He served under Nigeria's former president, Goodluck...

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