• EFCC quizes Obanikoro’s daughter over N800m transaction

    EFCC quizes Obanikoro’s daughter over N800m transaction

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday quizzed Shalewa Obanikoro, the daughter of a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, over a transaction of N800m she allegedly made.

    Investigators said that Shalewa was grilled at the Lagos office of the EFCC for several hours alongside her mother, Moroophat.

    An impeccable source at the anti-graft agency said as part of investigations into the N4.7bn allegedly paid into the company account of Obanikoro’s sons – Babajide and Gbolahan – […]

  • EFCC grills Obanikoro’s wife over arms deal cash

    EFCC grills Obanikoro’s wife over arms deal cash

    The Department of State Services has arrested Alhaja Moroophat Onikoro, the wife of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, who has been in the United States since June, 2015.

    It was learnt that the suspect was arrested in front of her husband’s house located on Layi Ajayi-Bembe Street, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday.

    She was arrested in connection with the N4.7bn allegedly diverted from the Office of the National Security Adviser.

    The source said, “We arrested Alhaja Onikoro […]