|William Jefferson case's Nigerian investigator looks at his country's energy industry|
(From The Times-Picayune) If there ever is a "William Jefferson the Movie," the actor playing Nuhu Ribadu would have a relatively short but not insignificant role. In 2006, Ribadu, who at the time headed the anti-corruption commission in Nigeria, was tapped by the FBI to examine the then New Orleans congressman's connections to some of the western African nation's leading politicians and business leaders. His report said that Jefferson was promoting various projects in Nigeria and working with, among others, the nation's then vice president, Atiku Abubakar.
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