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Land fraud: two brothers ‘steal’ sister’s N25m

Land fraud

Land fraud: three men, including two brothers, were yesterday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly forging a document and stealing N25million from a woman, Uzezi Obahor. Paul Obahor, 42, his brother, Isaiah, 32; and Sunday Okovwutu, 52, are standing trial on a four-count charge of conspiracy, stealing, forgery and failing to report felonies. Prosecuting Inspector Simeon Imhonwa told ...

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Man in custody for ‘N350,000 land fraud’

Land fraud

The Nation reports that in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State Chief Magistrates’ Court, has remanded a 31-year-old man, Lamidi Alaba, in prison custody for alleged N350,000 land fraud. Police prosecutor Caleb Leranmo told the court the accused committed the offence on June 23 at Ajebamidele in Ado-Ekiti. He alleged the accused obtained N350,000 from Falana John under the pretext of having a ...

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Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

PM News reports that a family in Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria has petitioned Governor Ibikunle Amosun over an alleged forceful eviction from its expanse of land by a popular land grabber in the area.

PM News reports that a family in Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria has petitioned Governor Ibikunle Amosun over an alleged forceful eviction from its expanse of land by a popular land grabber in the area. The family, Owuyo Elemuren, claimed that from time immemorial according to the native law and customs, was the owner of the large expanse of land at ...

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Court orders final forfeiture of Diezani’s Banana Island property

Banana Island property

According to The Guardian, a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered permanent forfeiture of a 37.5m dollars Banana Island property in Lagos, belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government. Justice Chuka Obiozor, who gave the ruling, also ordered that the sums of 2.7 million dollars and N84.5 million realised as rents ...

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Jealous lover arraigned for damaging hotel’s property

Land fraud

“A Bureau de Change (BDC) operator, Ahmed Ibrahim, was yesterday arraigned before an  Ikeja Magistrates’ Court  for allegedly damaging an hotel’s property while searching for his girlfriend and her lover.”- The Nation Ibrahim, 35, of Bolaji Street, Agege, was arraigned before Mrs G.O. Anifowoshe, on a two-count charge of wilful damage of property and breach of the peace. Prosecuting Inspector ...

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Court orders total closure of Ondo popular automobile market

Ondo popular automobile market

Daily Post reports that the Ondo State High Court, sitting in Akure, the state capital has ordered the total closure of Ondo popular automobile market along Akure / Ilesa expressway. The court held that the State Government did not properly acquire the land before citing the auto-market on it. The automobile market was one of the gigantic projects celebrated by ...

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Former Dunlop sues bank over alleged illegal acquisition of land

Land fraud

“Giant Tyre Manufacturing Company DN Tyre and Rubber Plc, formerly Dunlop Nigeria Plc, has instituted a $14.6million suit on a commercial bank, a church and five others over alleged illegal acquisition of land.”- Vanguard The claimant, the owner of 20.22 acres of land at plot 23, Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja in the suit before a Lagos High Court, is alleging ...

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Court orders forfeiture of Diezani ‘s $37.5m Banana Island property

Banana Island property

According to The NATION, Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of a Banana Island property, Lagos bought for $37.5m in 2013 by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Justice Chuka Obiozor, a vacation judge, made the order yesterday following an ex parte application by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) counsel Mr. Anselem Ozioko. The EFCC, in documents filed in ...

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Nigerian gets house in UK with fake British passport

The Nation reports that a Nigerian bus driver forged a British passport so he could live in a council house for more than a decade, a court heard.

The Nation reports that a Nigerian bus driver used a fake British passport so he could live in a council house for more than a decade, a court heard. Christopher Aghalibe, 53, allegedly submitted the document along with his application for housing to the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in September 2000, according to a report by Mailonline. The ...

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Abuja Land Dispute : Court Orders Demolition Of N2.5bn Property

Abuja land dispute

The Leadership reports that an Abuja High Court has ordered a developer, White Diamond Property Development Company, to remove 7 units of five-bedroom duplex worth N350 million each due to an Abuja land dispute. The court also awarded the sum of N10million as damages against the developer of the property, as penalty for encroaching on a piece of land belonging ...

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