Electricity 'outrage'

ABUJA - Anti-fraud police have arrested the head of Nigeria's power regulatory agency and six others for diverting about R302,6million of public funds for their personal use.

ABUJA - Anti-fraud police have arrested the head of Nigeria's power regulatory agency and six others for diverting about R302,6million of public funds for their personal use.

Chief executive and chairperson Ransome Owan and six others were arrested this week on a 196-count charge.

If convicted, the seven could face 14 years in jail, spokesperson for the economic and financial crimes commission, Femi Babafemi, said. - Reuters

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