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Police Extradite Maina From Niger Republic

The Nigeria Police Force has extradited the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, from Niamey, Niger Republic.

Maina was apprehended in the Nigerian capital on Monday, by the operatives of the NPF, International Criminal Police Organisation National Central Bureau, Abuja, in collaboration with their Nigerien counterparts.

The ex-pensions boss repeatedly failed to appear in court for the continuation of his trial which led to the revocation of his bail by Justice Abang.

Following his arrest, he was received by men of the Nigeria Police Force at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Thursday when he arrived the country.

Channel Tv reports that the aircraft carrying the former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team landed at the Airport at 2.15 pm.

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

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