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EFCC interrogates ex-NNPC chiefs over Diezani's arrest

05 October 2015, 11:08

Abuja - A former managing director of one of the subsidiaries of the  the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and three former executive directors under ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke are currently being interrogated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Punch reports.

The four are said to be under investigation by the EFCC and their counterparts from the National Crime Agency of the United Kingdom in relation to the former minister’s case.

The UK authorities have been keeping the identities of the affected people in line with their practice of keeping the identities of those arrested until they are taken to court.

Also read: Former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke arrested in London

The former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke was arrested in London on Friday and was granted bail on October 2.

After being detained for hours, report said she was granted bail. But the London Police have confirmed that the former minister would be charged to court for money laundering.

Read more at Punch

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