Nigerian official faints during corruption probe in parliament

A Nigerian official collapsed on live TV whiles answering questions from lawmakers over mismanagement of funds allocated to a development commission in the country's oil-rich region.

Daniel Pondei, the acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), slumped forward in his chair less than an hour into his session in front of a committee in the House of Representatives.

Following his collapse, several officials in the room went to his aid - one trying to prevent him fr…

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