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Breaking: More trouble for Maina as Court orders forfeiture of his properties

October 22, 2019 Editor 0

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the temporary forfeiture of 23 properties linked to a former Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Mr Abdulrasheed Maina. The trial judge, Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo, gave the order on Tuesday while ruling on a motion filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In the suit, the anti-graft agency urged Read More

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Breaking: At last, EFCC, DSS arrest ex-Pension boss Maina

October 1, 2019 Editor 0

Former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force, AbdulRashid Maina, has reportedly been arrested by the Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Department of State Service (DSS) Maina was arrested in a hotel in Abuja as he attempted escaping by shooting at the DSS operatives detailed to arrest him, according to SaharaReporters. Details loading…

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OPINION: That House cttee’s indictment of Malami

April 7, 2018 Blueprint 0

  I have never been a fan of legislative hearings in this country. And I know there are many Nigerians who share my sentiments. It is not that legislative hearings are useless or a waste of time. Far from it, they are actually critical to the work that legislators do. Public hearings can help expose corruption and strengthens the legislature’s Read More

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Mainagate: Report raps Malami on the wrist

April 7, 2018 Blueprint 0

  House of Representatives adhoc committee which investigated how Alhaji AbdulRasheed Maina, who was dismissed in 2013 and subsequently declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was reinstated in the civl service, laid its report on the floor of the House three weeks ago. However, its recommendations, fell short of the expectations of Nigerians SAMSON BENJAMIN reports. Read More

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Mainagate: Magu is fighting Kanuri governorship agenda-Biu Emirate

December 3, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Coordinator, Biu Emirate Youth Advancement Coalition, Mallam Umar Bundi Bukar has warned Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu to hands off matters concerning their son, Abdulrasheed Maina. Bukar in a press conference at the weekend insisted that Abdulrasheed Maina does not have a 7 year old son as alleged by Magu at the House Read More

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Pension Scam: Maina gives condition to come out of hiding

November 24, 2017 Blueprint 0

Abdulrasheed Maina, embattled former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, has signified interest to appear before the House of Representatives if his security is guaranteed. The former Pension boss said he was ready to appear before the committee and provide more details on the controversy that led to his sack if lawmakers can ensure that no security Read More

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Maina rewarded for funding Buhari campaign, APC a bunch of pretenders – ADP

October 26, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as a “congregation of pretenders”, saying the claimed of embarrassment as a result of illegal reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina was a lie. Reacting through a statement Thursday in Abuja to the controversial reinstatement and promotion of former pension boss, ADP accused the ruling party of “consistently using Read More

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Embarrassed APC asks Buhari to sanction indicted persons in Maina saga

October 24, 2017 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as embarrassing, the reinstatement of former chairman of Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, to the Ministry of Interior despite the alleged financial scandal hanging on his neck. APC National Publicity Secretary Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, who made the condemnation at the party headquarters in Abuja Tuesday while reacting to the saga, Read More

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Senate begins probe of Maina, accuses Buhari’s men of fueling corruption

October 24, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Senate has commenced investigation of the circumstances surrounding the return of embattled ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, and his reinstatement into the civil service of the Federal Government. The lawmakers at the plenary on Tuesday took turns to condemn those in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, who they said were rubbishing the anti-corruption Read More

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Maina reinstatement: Sack Dambazzau, Malami too – PDP

October 23, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate sack of the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazzau, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami who it said were fingered in the illegal act of restoring the former Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task force on Pension Reform, Mallam Abdulrasheed Maina to office against good conscience. The party Read More

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Head of service replies Buhari, denies reinstating Maina

October 23, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Head Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winnifred Oyo-Ita, has denied approving the re-instatement into the federal civil service of Alhaji Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina and his subsequent posting to the Ministry of Interior. A statement issued by the Assistant Director (Media Relations) in her office, Mr. Mohammed Manga, said the re-instatement and posting of Maina never emanated from the Office of Read More

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Why allegedly corrupt, ex-Pension boss, was recalled, made Director -Group 

October 21, 2017 Blueprint 0

A league of civil society groups has explained why the former Pension Reform Task Team boss, Dr Abdulrasheed Maina, was recalled into the civil service, saying a “perpetual injunction restraining his arrest still stands even after the judge had ruled that status-quo be maintained in his case. In a statement signed in Abuja on Saturday, the National Secretary, Amb. Mukhtar Akoshile, Read More