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Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

A Sokoto Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered the remand of 48-year-old  estate agent, Lawali Maigara, for alleged land fraud. The defendant was accused of defrauding one Mubarak Bello of Fakon Iddi area of Sokoto of N400,000 on land transaction. The defendant was arraigned on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy, breach of trust and cheating, offences contrary to Sections, 312 ...

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Court affirms interim forfeiture of a property belonging to Peter Nwaoboshi

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

“Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos yesterday affirmed the interim forfeiture of a property belonging to representative of Delta North in the Senate, Peter Nwaoboshi.”- The Guardian Justice Anka had, on April 24, 2017, granted an interim forfeiture of the said property, a 12-floor high rise building to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Counsel ...

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Man defrauds hair care company to acquire property

defrauds hair care company to acquire property

Premium times reports that a Septuagenarian, Shakin Oworu, allegedly defrauds hair care company to acquire property. He was on Wednesday charged at an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Mr. Oworu, aged between 70 and 79, was arraigned alongside his daughters, Bukola ‎Opara (Née Oworu) and Nasiru Ismaila, on a four-count charge of conspiracy, forgery, stealing and receiving stolen property. The ...

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ICPC arraigns treasurer of Nigerian Union of Teachers over N495.8m housing fraud

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

“The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said yesterday it has arraigned the Treasurer of Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal, Mr. Percy Ndam, to court for alleged  N495.8 million fraud.”- The Nation Ndam was accused of conspiring with two contractor, Frank Igbinedion and Uche Nwedi,  to convert the cash into personal use. The said funds ...

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Teenager jailed 39 months for stealing church’s property

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

“An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Wednesday, sentenced a teenager, Muyideen Nasiru, to 39 months imprisonment for stealing church’s property– aluminum frames and other items worth N500,000 from a church.” – The Nation The magistrate, Mrs. O.K. Omotosho, sentenced Nasiru after he pleaded guilty to a three-count charge of conspiracy, break-in and stealing. Omotosho said the convict should spend his ...

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Police arraign fake Oba of Lagos over Lekki Airport Investment project

Lekki Airport Investment project

“The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti-Yaba, Lagos, yesterday arraigned a man before a Magistrate Court, who claimed to be the Oba of Lagos and using same to perpetrate fraud in the proposed Lekki Airport Investment project.”- The Guardian The police told the court that the suspect falsely presented himself to the victim, who is the complainant, Moriselade ...

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UK Court stops Alison-Madueke and associates from disposing properties

Alison-Madueke

According to PM News, documents issued by a UK court that restrain former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her business fronts, Jide Omokore and Kolawole Aluko, from disposing of properties acquired through the dodgy Strategic Alliance Agreements (SAAs) facilitated by the erstwhile minister have been released. The assets in question were acquired via companies listed as third parties in ...

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

Court remands land agent for alleged 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’

Court remands land agent for alleged 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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