Corruption and Laundering Case: Maina Extradited to Nigeria after Arrest in Niger Republic

The eembattled former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina has been extradited to Nigeria to face his ongoing money laundering trial.

Abdulrasheed Maina

A foremer Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume was recently remanded in Kuje prison over the disappearance of Maina.

Ndume stood as surety for Maina but he jumped bail. Ndume was released from prison on bail after spending about five days.

Maina was arrested in Niamey, the capital of Niger Republic after he jumped bail and was declared wanted by an Abuja High Court.

He was received on Thursday by men of the Nigeria Police Force at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

The aircraft carrying the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team landed at the airport at 2.15 pm

Speaking with journalists at the airport, the Commissioner of Police in charge of Interpol said Maina was brought back to Nigeria on the directive of the IGP, Mohammed Adamu.

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