• EFCC arrests ex-Kaduna gov over Diezani’s N23bn slush fund

    EFCC arrests ex-Kaduna gov over Diezani’s N23bn slush fund

    Former Kaduna State Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over allegations that he collected N700million from a slush fund former Nigeria’s oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, deposited at Fidelity Bank.

    EFCC sources said Yero was implicated when two suspects earlier arrested by the anti-corruption agency revealed that he collected N700million from the loot.

    The former governor spent the night at the zonal offices of the EFCC where he allegedly confessed to receiving the money.

    However, he […]