Breaking: Nigeria’s Accountant-General Arrested For Alleged N80bn Fraud



Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation has been arrested over alleged money laundering and diversion of public funds.

Those familiar with the development said Mr Idris was intercepted in Kano by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday evening and is being flown to Abuja, the nation’s capital, for interrogation.

Our sources said the EFCC has for sometime now been investigating a case of diversion of at least N80 billion in public funds which was allegedly laundered through some bogus contracts.

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