N3bn Fraud: Court remands ex-Governor Babangida Aliyu in prison custody
By Oak TV
27 April 2017 | 2:33 pm
Justice Mohammed Mayaki of the Niger State High Court Minna on Tuesday ordered the remand of the former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, in prison custody up until May 4.
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