Embattled Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been re-arrested by The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on new allegations of fraud.
Fani-Kayode was a again apprehended by operatives of the anti-graft commission about 1.55pm while emerging from the premises of a Federal High Court on Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Fani-Kayode, was previously in court for his trial over an alleged fraud of N4.9bn.
His arrest comes days after his wife, Precious Chikwendu, was reportedly detained in a bank in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, on allegations of running bank accounts that were under investigation.
Mr. Fani-Kayode had raised alarm on Thursday that the EFCC was plotting to arrest him as part of an alleged attempt by the government to silence him for remaining an unyielding voice of opposition