Two Nigeria ex-governors arrested

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Nigeria’s anti-graft agency has arrested two former governors accused of corruption and money laundering.

Saminu Turaki, a sitting MP and Orji Kalu, who lost a bid for Nigeria’s presidency in last April’s polls were arrested in Abuja, officials say.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had invited almost all of Nigeria’s 36 former governors for questioning over graft allegations.

Mr Kalu and Mr Turaki were the only two that refused to turn up, the EFCC says….

Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6292578.stm

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One Response to “Two Nigeria ex-governors arrested”

  1. Dominic says:

    Finally. I hope he gets charged to court soon, and that he doesn’t end up making one those secret deals the EFCC has been making with governors.

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