Babangida Aliyu Court grants ex-Niger governor N150M bail

Former Niger State governor, Babangida Aliyu was granted bail on Wednesday, May 3, along with his former Chief of Staff, Umar Nasko.

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A High Court in Minna has granted bail of N150 million to former Niger State governor, Babangida Aliyu.

Aliyu was granted bail on Wednesday, May 3, along with his former Chief of Staff, Umar Nasko.

Both men were arrested on April 6 after being accused of corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

They were imprisoned on April 25 after being arraigned on the charges.

Aliyu will also be expected to present 2 sureties with landed property worth N200m each in Minna, the state capital.

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Nasko, on the other hand, was granted N100m bail with 2 sureties with landed property worth N150m each in Minna.

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