[JURIST] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) [advocacy website] on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in the Federal High Court of Nigeria [official website] against Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Attorney General Muhammed Adoke [official profiles] and Muhammed Abacha, son of Nigeria’s former de facto President Sani Abacha [Independent obituary]. SERAP alleges that Jonathan and Adoke violated Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution [text, PDF] by prematurely withdrawing the corruption charges against Abacha [AllAfrica report]. In its complaint the group argued [press release]: If…
Anti-corruption group files charges against Nigeria president, attorney general
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