A former Nigerian governor has been sentenced to 14 years in jail after "diverting" $3.2m (£2.4m) meant for his state's ecological fund during his time in office.
Joshua Dariye, who is currently a senator, was found guilty of corruption while the governor of Plateau State between 1999 and 2007.
The judge, sitting in the capital Abuja, described his actions as a “brazen act of systematic looting”, Nigerian newspaper Vanguard reports.
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Two weeks ago, the former governor of neighbouring Taraba state, Jolly Nyame, was also sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption.