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February, 2019

  • 7 February

    Judge Threatens To Jail Obanikoro

    Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, the judge presiding over the N2.2billion fraud trial of former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday, threatened to jail Musiliu Obanikoro if he fails to appear before the court.   Punch reports that the threat was given following the absence of the Onikoro, who is standing …

October, 2018

  • 21 October

    Obanikoro, Omisore Recover Passports From EFCC- Report

    Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, former Minister of State for Defence, and Iyiola Omisore, the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, have both retrieved their passports from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. PUNCH quoted a source in the EFCC, saying that Obanikoro, who has an American passport and a Nigerian one, met …

November, 2017

  • 30 November

    EXTRA: APC Defector Obanikoro Becomes Granddad Again

    Musiliu Obanikoro, the latest big fish to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has become a grandfather again. The joy for the former Nigerian minister comes from his daughter-in-law, Fatima, (nee Garba), who just put to bed. Fatima is married to Obanikoro’s first son, Ibrahim Babajide Obanikoro. “A …

  • 26 November

    US Intelligence Expert Reacts To Obanikoro’s Defection To APC

    Matthew Page, a United States’ intelligence expert on Nigeria, has expressed surprise over the appearance of Musiliu Obanikoro in the country and his publicised defection to the APC on Saturday. Page in a tweet said, “I thought he was a fugitive from the EFCC”. I though he was a fugitive …

  • 26 November

    I Thank Tinubu For Allowing Me Join APC – Obanikoro

    Notable Lagos politician, Musiliu Obanikoro, has said his joining the All Progressives Congress was due to its national leader, Bola Tinubu’s magnanimity. The former PDP leader and its one time governorship flagbearer defected to the APC at a ceremony on Lagos Island, on Saturday. “I thank Tinubu for his magnanimity. …

  • 23 November

    Obanikoro Formally Defects To APC Saturday

    Musiliu Obanikoro, former minister and PDP governorship candidate for Lagos, is reportedly defecting to the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday. A media report said Obanikoro’s defection will take place at the Campos Square, on the Lagos Island. Other PDP leaders and members planning to jump ship are expected to …

June, 2017

  • 20 June

    Obanikoro Denies Defecting To APC

    Musiliu Obanikoro, former Nigerian defence minister, on Tuesday, refuted reports making rounds that he had defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. On Tuesday morning, reports emerged that the former Nigerian Ambassador to Ghana announced his defection at a press conference in Lagos. But the politician, via his Twitter handle, …

  • 20 June

    Obanikoro Formally Defects To APC

    Musiliu Obanikoro, former Nigerian defence minister, has reportedly defected from the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. It was reported that the former gubernatorial candidate of the PDP announced his defection at a press conference in Lagos. He was received by a …

April, 2017

  • 24 April

    Court Strikes Out Obanikoro’s Suit Against EFCC

    The Federal High Court, Lagos has struck out the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by Musiliu Obanikoro. The former Minister of State for Defence had, along with his wives, Fati and Moroophat, and his sons, Gbolahan and Babajide, dragged the commission to …

February, 2017

  • 28 February

    Obanikoro’s Wife Forfeits Abuja Mansion To FG

    The wife of former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, Moroophat Obanikoro has been ordered by a Federal High Court to forfeit her property in Abuja. The Court in Abuja, ordered the forfeiture of the property pending the outcome of investigations into her husband and children. The court also rejected a …

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