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N4.745bn: EFCC goes after Obanikoro

Former Minister of state for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro is being probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over N4.745 billion curious transfers made into the company account of his two sons Babajide and Gbolahan in Diamond Bank. The bank account number is 0026223714.

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Obanikoro, Shekarau and 12 other Jonathan’s ministers lose severance package

No fewer than  14  ministers in the  Goodluck Jonathan Administration will not receive  any severance package from the  Muhammadu Buhari government having allegedly failed to meet the requirement for benefitting from such. It is also gathered that  most of the new  36 ministers  inherited  decrepit offices, making it difficult for them to  settle down for work. The ex-ministers that may …

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PDP dissociates self from Ekiti rigging scandal; Fayose, Obanikoro, Omisore others on their own

The leadership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party has distanced itself from the ongoing controversy over the Ekiti rigging tape in which some senior members of the party were heard planning how to rig the governorship election held in the state on June 16 last year. In the recording, Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose; a former Minister of State for …

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Ekiti Election Leaked Tape: Police to probe Fayose, Obanikoro, Omisore and others

THE police are now poised to investigate  the leaked   audio tape  on how top members of the Peoples Democratic  Party (PDP) , including two ministers  and an army general , allegedly plotted to rig the June 2014 governorship election in Ekiti State. Federal Attorney-General / Minister of Justice  Mohammed Bello Adoke(SAN)  directed Police Inspector-General  Suleiman Abba to   conduct the investigation …

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Obanikoro denies rigging Ekiti election

The immediate past Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has denied involvement in rigging the 2014 Ekiti governorship election as captured in a leaked recording of a meeting between him, Ayo Fayose, the state governor, Iyiola Omisore, a former senator, and the Nigerian army. The recording, published by Saharareporters Friday, provides substantial evidence of a meeting on the eve …

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