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Court strikes out Obanikoro’s suit

Court strikes out Obanikoro’s suit

According to The Guardian, a Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out a N100 million suit filed by Senator Musiliu Obanikoro and his family against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Obanikoro, his wife, Miroophat and his two sons, Gbolahan, Babajide and Fati, Babajide’s wife had sued the anti-graft agency for breach of their fundamental rights. They urged ...

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Saraki, Justice Ngwuta, others may forfeit ‘undeclared assets’

Saraki, Justice Ngwuta, Others May Forfeit ‘Undeclared Assets’

Signal reports that Senate President Bukola Saraki and Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court, among other defendants currently being prosecuted before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT may have their properties, which are subject of the charges preferred against them, temporality forfeited pending the final determination of their cases. This is according to the CCT’s new Practice Direction, 2017, ...

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Police arraign four over alleged land grabbing

Police arraign four over alleged land grabbing

“The Police in Lagos have arraigned four men before an Igbosere Magistate Court, over offences allegedly bordering on conspiracy, land grabbing, conducts that are likely to breach public peace and unlawful conversation of fund. In a charge marked C/18/2015, the Police alleged that the defendants had between 2005 and 2017, conspired among themselves to forcibly and unlawfully take over a ...

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Ex-MD drags FG to court over coal corporation property

ccording to Daily Post, the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria, REDAN, has threatened to take Surveyors to court if the proposed increment in the cost of preparing survey plans for lands across the country is implemented.

According to Daily Post, a former Managing Director of the Nigeria Coal Corporation, NCC, Sir Evarist Ibe has nursed fears over plans to eject him from his residence. He has therefore, dragged four agencies of the Federal government with its consultant, C.A Chizea & Co to the National Industrial Court Enugu division, for government’s inability to include him in the ...

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Man in court for disrupting church service, damaged property worth N5 million

Woman, Brother, Docked For Selling Step Daughter’s Property

According to The Nation, a 49-year-old man, Abiodun Adeyinka, who allegedly damaged  property worth N5 million belonging to the Celestial Church of Christ (CCC), on Monday appeared before an Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Adeyinka is facing a six-count charge bordering on malicious damage, conspiracy, unlawful assault and manner likely to cause breach of peace. The accused, however, pleaded innocence ...

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Lawyer writes Chief Judge, IGP on land encroachment

Woman, Brother, Docked For Selling Step Daughter’s Property

The nation reports that a lawyer, Gbenga Ajala, has asked the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris and Lagos State Chief Judge (CJ) Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade to investigate the alleged  land encroachment  belonging to his client, the Oloto family of Oto, on Lagos Mainland. Ajala, in a February 7 petition, said the lives of members of the family were being threatened by ...

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Land owner docked over alleged cheating, breach of trust

Woman, Brother, Docked For Selling Step Daughter’s Property

“A land owner was on Monday charged to an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for allegedly collecting N250,000 under false pretence of selling a plot of land to a prospective buyer. The Prosecutor, Insp. James Odaodu, told the court that the accused, Alade Usman, on Oct. 7, 2015, collected the money for the plot of land from one Ayamolowo David. The prosecutor ...

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Family drags FG to ECOWAS court over property demolition

property demolition case in court

According to The Nation, the Community Court of Justice, ECOWAS has adjourned till May 2, a case of human rights violation following the demolition of his property filed by Chief Damian Onwuham and 22 others against the Federal Government. Also joined in the case is the Imo State Government. Onwuham alleged that his rights and that of 22 other members ...

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Court grants firm ownership of Itedo land

ccording to Daily Post, the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria, REDAN, has threatened to take Surveyors to court if the proposed increment in the cost of preparing survey plans for lands across the country is implemented.

The Guardian reports that a Lagos High Court presided over by Justice Oyekan Abdullahi, has granted Bela Vista Property Development Company Limited ownership of Itedo land which had been a subject of dispute and litigation between some members of Itedo community and Bela Vista Property Development Company Limited. Other defendants named in the suit filed by Itedo community are the ...

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Landlord files contempt charge against taskforce on land grabbers


property demolition case in court

“A Lagos landlord, Engr. Babatope Bejide has filed a contempt
proceeding before a Lagos High Court, Igbosere seeking to commit to prison, the chairman of the Lagos land grabbers’Committee, Mr. Jide Bakare. The plaintiff has raise form 48, which is the notice of consequences of disobedience to court order, warning that Bakare stands the risk of being comitted to Prison if ...

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