Musiliu Obanikoro

Musiliu Obanikoro

Nigerian Politician
Born 1957

Musiliu Olatunde Obanikoro is a Nigerian politician. He served as Senator for Lagos State from 2003–2007, and was later appointed High Commissioner to Ghana.

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1989 32 Years Old He returned to Nigeria in 1989 and started his political career immediately. … Read More


1999 42 Years Old He was appointed State Commissioner for Home Affairs and Culture in 1999 and served for four years before he was elected Senator of the Federal republic of Nigeria.
2003 46 Years Old Musiliu Obanikoro was elected senator for Lagos Central in April 2003, running for the Alliance for Democracy (AD).During the election, each side accused the other of hijacking ballot boxes. … Read More
2004 47 Years Old He was appointed by President Olusegun Obasanjo as a member of the 2004 Amirul-Hajj Committee. In February 2005, Obanikoro was among senators who urged the African Union chairman, President Olusegun Obasanjo, to use military force if necessary to restore democracy in Togo. … Read More
2006 49 Years Old In July 2006, Engineer Funsho Williams, who was seeking to become PDP candidate for the Lagos State governorship election, was murdered. … Read More


In April 2007 Musiliu Obanikoro ran for governor of Lagos State on the PDP ticket, but lost the election to Babatunde Fashola of the Action Congress. … Read More
2015 58 Years Old He is rumoured to be interested in contesting for the governorship of Lagos state in the 2015 polls and will be up against the likes of Jimi Agbaje, Adebayo Doherty and Kitoye Branco-Rhodes for the PDP ticket.
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