Man Indicted in US for Drug Deal Elected Senator in Nigeria

April 16, 2015 11:52 AM

5 0

A man indicted in America for allegedly smuggling heroin in a court case that was the basis for the TV hit "The New Orange is Black" has been elected a senator in Nigeria.

Buruji Kashamu was little known before he returned home in 2003 from Britain despite a U.S. extradition order to become a major financier of President Goodluck Jonathan's party.

Also read: Trump: 'Very impressed' with Petraeus as he weighs top diplomat job

Read more

To category page

Loading...