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EFCC Arrests Ex-Niger Governor Aliyu, Over N5bn Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the immediate past Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, over an alleged scam involving N5bn.

It was learnt that Aliyu, who served between 2007 and 2015, was arrested by the anti-graft agency on Tuesday after he was invited by the commission.

The suspect was, however, detained after interrogation, pending further investigation.

A source at the EFCC said, “We invited former Governor Aliyu to our office on Tuesday and he has been in our custody since then.

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