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POLITICS

Bill For Police Exemption From Paying Pension Passes Second Reading

Following the recent agitation by Retired Police Officers on the subject of Pension payment, a bill to amend the Pension Reform Act 2014, and exempt the Nigeria Police Force from the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPC) has passed second reading. The Bill was sponsored by Mr. Francis Waive, and was read for the second time on the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, in Abuja.

  2 months ago ago
Bill For Police Exemption From Paying Pension Passes Second Reading

CRIME

Alleged Pension Fraud: EFCC accuses Maina of plotting to assassinate witnesses, lawyers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alleged that a former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, planned to assassinate prosecution lawyers in the ongoing trial. An EFCC lawyer, Mohammed Abubakar, who made the allegation, also alleged that Mr Maina plotted to assassinate the EFCC witnesses and officials of Nigerian Correctional Services to escape from custody. The anti-graft agency stated this in a Motion on Notice dated March 3, seeking the revocation of

  1 year ago ago
Alleged Pension Fraud: EFCC accuses Maina of plotting to assassinate witnesses, lawyers

SOCIETY

Maina, former pension boss arrested in Niger Republic

The former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has been arrested. The report says, Abdulrasheed Maina was arrested in Niger Republic on the night of Monday, November 30. Ali Ndume who stands surety for Abdulrasheed Maina was released on Friday, November 27, after spending 4 days in detention. A report indicates that the fleeing former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has been arrested. According to the report, a top intelligence officer said that

  1 year ago ago
Maina, former pension boss arrested in Niger Republic

POLITICS

BREAKING: Court grants Maina N1bn bail, gives reason

Justice Okon Abang of the Abuja federal high court has granted N1 billion bail to Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team. Abang granted him bail on compassionate grounds following an application by Ahmed Raji, his lawyer. Maina is to provide sureties with N500m naira each. The sureties must have landed properties fully developed in asokoro or maitama. They must be serving senators with no criminal case in court. The sureties must show evidence of tax clearance for three years. T

  2 years ago ago
BREAKING: Court grants Maina N1bn bail, gives reason

SOCIETY

"Wahala For Who No Sabi Faint" - Reactions As Maina Fainted In Court During Trial

"Wahala For Who No Sabi Faint" - See What Happened Today In The Court. Recently, Maina collapsed in the court today. The news has been trending few minutes ago and many people have been reacting to it. Many Nigerians have reacted to this latest news on twitter. A former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Thursday, collapsed in the dock during the resumed hearing in his N2bn money laundering trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The former Chairman of the defunct

  1 year ago ago

BUSINESS

Senate President Targets 75 Per Cent Access To Savings By Pensioners.

Retirees from public and private service with pension savings account are about to get a new deal, accessing their retirement funds with various pension mangers as the Senate prepare to consider amendment of the Pension Reform Act 2004. The new and maybe better deal would emanate from the bill before the Senate to amend the Pension Reform Act 2004 to grant retirees access to 75% of their pension savings. The bill was sponsored by the Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko representing Sokoto North. Wamakko in hi

  1 year ago ago
Senate President Targets 75 Per Cent Access To Savings By Pensioners.