Breaking: EFCC Arrests Fani-Kayode Over Forgery

Femi Fani-Kayode

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode in Lagos.

It was learnt that Fani-Kayode was under investigation for alleged forgery and manipulation of documents.

The ex-minister, who just recently rejoined the All Progressives Congress, was said to have been brought to the Lagos Zonal Office of the anti-graft agency on Tuesday.

At the time of filing this report, the details of the allegations against him were still not clear.

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Fani-Kayode, you would recall, had been having a running battle with the EFCC for some time and was in 2016, remanded for 67 days alongside a former minister of finance, Nenadi Usman.

The duo and two others were charged with a 17-count of criminal conspiracy, fraud and money laundering to the tune of N4.9 billion.

They pleaded not guilty to the allegations, and each of them was later granted N250 million bail.


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