The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
Mr Idris was arrested in Kano on Monday over alleged diversion of funds and money laundering activities totalling over N80 billion.
The AGF is accused of fraud through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.
He was accused of laundering the fund through real estate investments in Kano and Abuja.
The AGF was arrested for failing to honour multiple invitations by the anti-graft agency.