Maina now too broke, on life support medications for 15 years – Family

– Relies on family, friends to survive – He didn’t loot but guarded pension funds Family of ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team Abdulrasheed Maina have made a shocking revelation that he (Maina) had been on life support medication for over 15 years. In a statement signed by Abdullahi Usman, the family also disclosed that Maina had been surviving on supports he gets from family and relatives since leaving office. The statement was in reaction to an online publication alleging that Maina who was brought to court in a wheel chair at his last trial was attempting to deceive the court and Nigerians with ill health. The described as [Read]

DSS Nab Wanted Ex-Pension Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina, As Son Pulls Gun On Officers

ABUJA – Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed the arrest of Abdulrasheed Maina former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT). Maina was arrested in company of his 20-year-old son at the Pennsylvania Avenue Hotel, Utako, Abuja after a request by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to the Service to assist in the apprehension of the suspect. DSS in a statement said Maina’s son Faisal tried to resist the arrest. The secret-security outfit said Faisal “even pulled a pistol against the security agents involved in the operation.” He was, however, disarmed and arrested. Faisal is a final year student at the Canadian University of Dubai where [Read]