Posts Tagged ‘Abdulrasheed Maina’

Wanted Ex-Pension Boss Abdulrasheed Maina Arrives Abuja

By Jide Oyekunle The former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina has arrived Nigeria following his extradition from Niamey, Niger Republic. The Pension boss arrived at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport aboard an NPF Jet 5N-HAR and landed at exactly 1417Hrs (Nigerian Time) on Thursday in the company of security operatives. In […]

Maina: Former Pensions Chairman Released After Nine Months In Detention

Former Chairman of the Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has been released from Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja, nine months after his arrest. NAN revealed that Maina’s lawyer Adeola Adedipe, said his client was released on Monday evening after completing the necessary documents for his bail. Adedipe said his client ought to have […]

Pension scam: Maina’s sister distances self from companies, bank accounts linked to her

Fatima Abdullahi, sister to Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-Pension Reform Chair, on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that she was not aware of the companies and bank accounts opened in her name by her brother. Fatima, who told Justice Okon Abang that she shared the same parents with Abdulrasheed, said she became aware of the […]

Maina sneaks into Nigeria, arrested by DSS after four years manhunt

The former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, AbdulRasheed Maina, has been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services. Maina had been on the run in the last four years. He was, however, arrested by operatives of the DSS at a hotel in Abuja after he sneaked into the country from Dubai, […]

Maina Drags Omokri to Court over Corruption Allegations

Former chairman of the Pensions Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, has dragged Reno Omokri, media aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, to court over allegations of corruption recently made against him in a national newspaper. In the suit filed before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Maina has asked the court to […]

Maina’s name disappears from watch list, N2bn case dropped

There are strong indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has abandoned the hunt for the Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, indicted for N2.1bn pension biometric scam. The EFCC lost interest in the case following the official protection enjoyed by the ex-director who was also promoted after his […]