Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye has been arrested.
The politician confirmed the arrest on Monday.
He said on Monday that he was picked up at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
It was not immediately clear which agency carried out the arrest, but Mr Melaye was declared wanted for his alleged involvement in a murder case and provision of support for criminal elements in his home state of Kogi.
“I have just been arrested at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport on my way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Federal Govt after checking in,” he said on Twitter.