Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Bala Mohammed, accused of fraud was on Wednesday remanded in the Kuje Maximum Prison.
 
The EFCC arraigned the former minister on six counts of alleged abuse of office while serving as the FCT minister.

In another development, the senate has begun the screening of the 27 persons nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
 
Eight of the nominees were screened on Wednesday while the exercise continues today.
 
At the screening exercise, the Special Adviser to the president on National Assembly (senate), senator Ita Enang, formally presented the nominees to the senate committee on INEC for screening.