Tag Archives: Musiliu Obanikoro

Obanikoro Releases Statement On The Alleged Arrest Of His Wife, Says She Was Invited Not Arrested

Yesterday, the media was awash with news of the DSS supposedly arresting Alhaja Moroofat Omolola, wife of former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro but in a new statement released by the Senator’s family, they described the news as false, stating that she was invited not arrested. Here is the statement: “We are…

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Fani-Kayode Reunites With His Family After 67 Days In EFCC Detention

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode who was arrested by the EFCC for alleged money laundering regained his freedom Friday after meeting his bail conditions. In a statement released yesterday, the former Minister claimed his arrest was a political move to silent and discredit him while assuring his supporters that he hasn’t given up. “I…

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Obanikoro Accuses The EFCC Of Trying To Forge Evidence Against Him

  Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), of planning to forge receipts from blank letter headed papers collected from his Lagos home, and produce same as evidence against him, THE WILL reports. He explained that the blank letter headed papers were among the…

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Fayose Dares Aisha Buhari To Travel To The US, Claims His Election Was Funded By Zenith Bank

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose is not letting up on his allegations against the wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari. In a new statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, the Governor dared Mrs Buhari to travel to the United States to prove to Nigerians that she wasn’t the Aisha Buhari mentioned…

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Obanikoro Sues FG, Sons Summoned By EFCC

Days after raiding their properties in Lagos, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has written to formally invite the sons of a former minister of state for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro. According to Premium Times,  the letters of invitation say Babajide Obanikoro, and his brother, Gbolahan, should appear before Hamza Abdulahi, an EFCC investigator, on…

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EFCC Storm Obanikoro’s House, Carts Away Cars, Other Valuables

  Official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday raided two houses belonging to former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, in Lagos, carting away cars, wristwatches and other valuables. The two houses raided were Obanikoro’s private residence at Park View Estate and another near Banana Island where two of his…

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Labaran Maku, Wike, Obanikoro, Four Others Resign As Ministers

Seven ministers in President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet have resigned their positions. Those who resigned are Ministers of Information, Labaran Maku; Trade and Industry, Samuel Ortom; State for Education, Nyesom Wike; and State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro. Others are Ministers of Labour, Emeka Wogu; Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu; State for Niger Delta, Dairus Ishaku. The ministers quit…

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