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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) admitted that it made a mistake in a bank account linked to Faisal, son of embattled former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Abdulrasheed Maina.

EFCC admits mistake in Abdulrasheed Maina’s case, apologizes to court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) admitted that it made a mistake in a bank account linked to Faisal, son of embattled former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Abdulrasheed Maina.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

EFCC: We didn’t conduct in-depth probe into Abdulrasheed Maina’s case

An EFCC Operative, Mohammed Goji, on Monday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that the commission did not conduct a thorough investigation into the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT) headed by Abdulrasheed Maina to unravel members of the team drawn from other ministries, departments or agencies (MDAs) of government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

How I helped Abdulrasheed Maina open account – brother

The corruption trial of a former Chairman of the then Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, continued before the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, with another of his siblings, Khalid Aliyu, testifying against him.
Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), was, on Thursday, wheeled into Court 6, Federal High Court, Abuja, where his bail application is expected to be taken.

Abdulrasheed Maina: I’m unable to produce senators with N1 billion properties as my sureties

A former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who is standing trial on charges of money laundering involving N2bn, has appealed to the Federal High Court in Abuja to vary some of the conditions attached to the N1bn bail granted him by the Federal High Court in Abuja in November last year.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

Court overrules Abdulrasheed Maina’s plea to reject EFCC evidence against him

Justice Okon Abang of the Abuja Federal High Court on Monday overruled Abdulrasheed Maina’s plea to reject documented evidence presented against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

N29 billion fraud: EFCC closes case against former Adamawa governor, others

Rotimi Jacobs, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s counsel, has informed the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja of the commission’s decision to close its case against former Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State and eight others, who are standing trial before Justice Okon Abang over alleged money laundering to the tune of N29 billion.

P&ID scandal: Court orders arrest of Briton

In abid to upturn the $9.6 billion judgement award in favour of a firm, P&ID, the Federal Government may have begun moves to extradite a key director of the firm, Adam Quinn, to face trial in Nigeria.
Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), was, on Thursday, wheeled into Court 6, Federal High Court, Abuja, where his bail application is expected to be taken.

Abdulrasheed Maina, son to spend Yuletide in Kuje correctional centre

The former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, and his son, Faisal, are to remain in Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja, till January 2020.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

ICPC: NSCDC deputy commandant to forfeit 60 buildings

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been granted an order to forfeit 60 buildings linked to a deputy commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), Health and Social Welfare, Nigerian Correctional Service, H.B. Kori, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a week, to respond to the court order on the true health status of Abdulrasheed Maina, former boss of Pension Reform Task Team

I thought Abdulrasheed Maina was only a civil servant – sister

The younger sister to the former Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who is standing trial for money laundering, on Monday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that she never knew that her brother was engaged in any other business aside government work.

N587.7 million fraud: I bought $9.8 million from ECOWAS staff –BDC operator

The trial of Mohammed Dangana, a staff of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, continued on December 16 before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja with the third witness, Adedeji Adelabu, a bureau de change operator, telling the court that he purchased dollars to the tune of $9.8 million from the defendant.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it does not want bail for a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, because he might escape.

Pensions scam: Witness narrates how Abdulrasheed Maina’s son withdrew N58 million

An EFCC operative, Mohammed Goji, on Monday, revealed how Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pension Reform Task Team boss, withdrew N58 million from a United Bank for Africa (UBA) account.
An EFCC operative, Mohammed Goji has revealed how Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pension Reform Task Team boss, illegally acquired several properties using his son, Faisal’s name.

Witness: Abdulrasheed Maina hides assets using son Faisal’s name

An EFCC operative Mohammed Goji has revealed how Abdulrasheed Maina, former Pension Reform Task Team boss, illegally acquired several properties using his son, Faisal’s name.

Abdulrasheed Maina’s sister distance self from companies linked to her

Fatima Abdullahi, the sister of the ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday that she was not aware of the companies and bank accounts opened in her name by the defendant.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

P&ID scandal: How bank supplied company’s account statements to EFCC

Akinwande Adewale Akinseye, a Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) staff, on Tuesday, told James Nolan, the British national and a director in the Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) Nigeria Ltd., that his bank supplied the statements of accounts of the company to EFCC on demand.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called on the Federal High Court, Abuja, not to grant the application for bail variation by the British national, James Nolan.

P&ID scandal: EFCC kicks against Briton’s application for bail variation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called on the Federal High Court, Abuja, not to grant the application for bail variation by the British national, James Nolan.

Abdulrasheed Maina’s son gets N60 million bail

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted bail to Faisal Abdulrasheed Maina, final year student of a Canadian University in Dubai and son of the former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, in the sum of N60 million and one surety in like sum.

P&ID scandal: Court fixes date for hearing in Briton’s plea for bail variation

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, adjourned the hearing on the application for bail variation of James Nolan, a Briton, until Nov. 27.

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