Thursday, May 4, 2017

Ex-niger Governor Aliyu, Umar Nasko Granted N600m Bail

Former Niger state Governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu and his Chief of Staff, Umar Nasko has been granted bail by a Minna High Court Judge, Justice Aliyu Mayaki.

Aliyu and Nasko were arraigned last week by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a five count charge bothering on the misappropriation of over N4.5 billion belonging to the Niger state government.

The duo were remanded in the Minna Medium Security Prisons in Tunga last week Monday.

The bail conditions for Aliyu include a N150 million and a surety with property valued at N200 million, while Nasko was granted bail of N100 million and a surety with landed property worth N150 million.

Counsel to Umar Nasko, Mamman Mike Usman said the bail conditions for his client was too harsh but it would be met.

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