The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  has detained the former governor of Niger State; Dr. Babangida Aliyu and questioned him on the  N3.6 billion cash the State realized from the sales of its 16 out of its 26 percent stake in North South Power Ltd and the N2 billion it got from the Ecological Fund it got from the Presidency in 2015

Sources at the EFCC confirmed that the ‘Chief Servant’, was detained since Tuesday at the headquarters of the EFCC around 10 am on Tuesday as he honored an invitation by the anti-graft agency.
One of the top sources said that ex-governor Aliyu had been answering series of questions from a crack team of detectives since his arrival at the EFCC compound and was not about to be released as at the time of filing the report. - The Authority