Lawmakers tackle Jafaar over failure to balance alleged corruption videos
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The Publisher of the Online Daily Nigerian Newspaper, Jaafar Jaafar has appeared before the Lawmakers at the Kano State House of Assembly investigating the $5m Bribery Allegation against Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. During his cross-examination, he refused to disclose the source (whistleblower) that provided with the video-recording of Governor while collecting the bribe.
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