• EFCC grills former ministers, state PDP chair over $115m election bribe cash

    EFCC grills former ministers, state PDP chair over $115m election bribe cash

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday and Thursday embarked on a mass arrest of individuals believed to have received part of the $115 million (N23 billionn) disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, through Fidelity Bank Plc.

    The money, according to the EFCC, was meant to bribe officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission to manipulate the results of the 2015 presidential election.

    Some of the people invited and grilled by the EFCC […]