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Nigeria’s accountant-general bust for corruption

Nigeria’s accountant-general bust for corruption

CAMILLUS EBOH NIGERIA'S economic crimes agency said night it had arrested the country's accountant general over charges of diverting public funds and money laundering to the tune of 80 billion naira ($193 million). Africa's biggest economy and energy producer, Nigeria has struggled for decades with endemic corruption among senior public servants and the political elite, who many Nigerians blame for widespread poverty in the country. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said in a statement it had invited Ahmed Idris, the administrative head of the national treasury, on several occasions to answer questions on the charges but he had…
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