Police Extradite Maina From Niger Republic

Abdulrasheed Maina

Former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina has been successfully extradited to Nigeria from the Niger Republic.

According to reports, Maina was brought back into the country on Thursday by a plane that landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at around 2.15 pm.

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He was received by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force upon return to the country.

Recall that Maina who is standing trial in a N2bn money laundering case brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), initially jumped bail.

His jumping bail led the court to remand his surety, Senator Ali Ndume at the Kuje Prison until he was able to perfect his personal bail conditions.

Maina was eventually arrested on Monday evening by operatives of the Intelligence Service and anti-corruption agents in collaboration with counterparts from the Niger Republic.

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