Police confirm arrest of Maina in Niger Republic, say he’II be extradited to Nigeria soon

Following the arrest of former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina in Niamey, Niger Republic, the Nigeria Police Force is perfecting extradition processes of the fugitive to Nigeria to enable him face trial in pending criminal proceedings against him,Police Spokesman,DCP Frank Mba said in a statement.   Abdulrashid Maina, who was declared wanted by a court of competent jurisdiction, was arrested last night, 30th November, 2020 through the collaborative efforts of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, INTERPOL NCB, Abuja and their Nigerien counterpart. He…

BREAKING: Former Pension boss, Maina finally arrested in Niger

Operatives of intelligence service in a collaboration with men of anti-corruption agency in Nigeria on Monday evening, arrested Abdulrasheed Maina, in a town in Niger Republic.     A top intelligence officer told PRNigeria that the arrest was made possible due to an existing mutual relationship and security agreement between the two neighbouring countries. Mr Maina, a former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, is facing a 12-count money laundering charge levelled against him and a firm by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. EFCC, alleged that…