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Court Orders Traffic Offenders To Forfeit Vehicles To Lagos Government

Court Orders Traffic Offenders To Forfeit Vehicles To Lagos Government

Press Statement: The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Court sitting in Ogba on Friday convicted six traffic offenders arrested by the convoy of the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode in Ijora-Olopa area of the State on December 16, 2015, while driving against traffic. Those arrested and convicted include Mrs. Adejoke Elemoro, Mr. Ogunlana Olatunji, Mr. Ganiyu Ayokuleyin, Mr. Ogunade ...

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Court Stops Ekiti From Ejecting Tenants

Supreme Court ends controversial land tussle in Taraba

An Ado-Ekiti High Court has restrained the Ekiti State government and its Housing Corporation from ejecting the embattled residents of Irewolede Estate, pending its ruling on December 9. Governor Ayo Fayose served a notice to eject those who fail to complete their mortgages  by November 30. The defaulters were to be ejected from yesterday. Those ejected on August 5 were ...

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T.B Joshua absent as trial over collapse building commences

T.B Joshua absent as trial over collapse building commences

The founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Temitope Balogun Joshua, was absent in court on Monday at the start of the trial over the collapse of a refurbished six-storey building inside his church premises in 2014. The building collapse killed116 people, mostly South Africans. In July, Oyetade Komolafe, a coroner, indicted the church and the engineers in charge ...

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Supreme Court ends controversial land tussle in Taraba

Supreme Court ends controversial land tussle in Taraba

Unable to establish any miscarriage of justice, the Supreme Court of Nigeria, has said it would not disturb the concurrent findings of the lower courts save in exceptional circumstances. With these words, Justices Ibrahim Muhammad, Muhammad Muntaka-Coomassie, Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, Nwali Ngwuta and Kumai Aka’ahs of the apex court brought to an end a land tussle between one Ibrahim Sakati, the ...

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Court to rule in Kashamu’s property seizure case Nov 18

Kashamu seeks to stop Fed Govt from seizing N20b property

Federal High Court, Lagos, Wednesday fixed November 18 to decide on the case filed by embattled Senator Buruji Kashamu against the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA and the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF. Kashamu is praying for an order of perpetual injunction barring NDLEA and AGF from taking over his properties, including a 24-flat housing estate at Egbe and ...

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NDIC floors Union Bank, firm over ownership of Fortune Towers

Fortune Towers, Victoria Island, Lagos

Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has succeeded in moving the Court of Appeal, Lagos, to set aside a ruling of a Lagos High Court, which held that the corporation’s suit on the lingering crisis on the ownership of an imposing complex, popularly known as Fortune Towers, situated at No. 27/29 Adeyemo Alakija Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, was an abuse of ...

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Abuja Pastor, Lawyer Fight Over Church Property

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A pastor, Ike John Chidiebere and a property developer/lawyer, Obioma Success are at daggers drawn over a church property located in the highbrow Garki district in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. While the lawyer and owner of the disputed property (Success) is bent on converting the property to a hotel/night club, the pastor of Richfield of God Church insists that a 2012 ...

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