Nigeria to Probe Cambridge Analytica Role in 2007, 2015 Elections

The government will launch an investigation into the alleged improper involvement by UK political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica in the country's 2007 and 2015 elections. Presidential Spokesperson Garba Shehu has said that the investigation could lead to criminal prosecutions. According to reports, Cambridge Analytica worked with Israeli hackers who were instructed to "get dirt" on Muhammadu Buhari during the presidential campaign.

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