EFCC detains Abia REC over Diezani loot

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained the Resident Electoral Commissioner of Abia State, Sylvester Ezeani. Ezeani is suspected of being involved in the illegal disbursement of 23 billion naira by former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the build-up to last year's presidential election. According to the EFCC, the suspect allegedly received N20m out of N241m while he was the REC in Cross River State during the March 28 presidential and National Assembly elections....