Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Nigeria Takes on Cheney

Posted By on Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 11:52 AM

Former Vice President Dick Cheney might want to think more than twice about planning any trips to Africa any time soon. The government of Nigeria has filed formal bribery charges against Cheney in connection to a case involving KBR, a former subsidiary of Halliburton—which Cheney headed before moving to Washington, D.C.

KBR pleaded guilty last year to bribing government officials in conjunction with a liquefied natural gas project. Cheney's lawyer has—not surprisingly—stated that the charges are baseless.

Check out the full story as reported by BBC.

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