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Court dismisses Obanikoro’s N100m suit against EFCC

Obanikoro Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro

he Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out the N100m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Obanikoro; his wife, Moroophat; his sons, Gbolahon and Babajide; and a daughter-in-law, Fati, had sued the anti-graft agency for what they termed an unlawful invasion of their houses and seizure of some of their properties.

They had, through their lawyer, Mr. Lawal Pedro (SAN), urged the court to declare as null and void the items seized from their houses on June 14, 2016, by the EFCC.

They also prayed the court to award N100m damages against the EFCC in their favour for the violation of their rights to privacy.

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