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‘Synagogue building was attacked’ – Investigator

Synagogue building

A 37-year-old weapon researcher and graduate of Chemistry from the University of Maiduguri, Mr. Biedomo Iguniewei, has said that the collapsed six-storey building within the premises of the Synagogue Church for All Nations could have been felled with a high energy infrasonic radiation. Iguniewei on Monday told the coroner probing the circumstances surrounding the September 12 tragedy that he was ...

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Tenant arraigned by Police for impersonation

Tenant arraigned for impersonation

A 47-year-old tenant, Onyekwere Micheal, has been arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for impersonation. The defendant was arraigned on three counts bordering on impersonation and unlawful possession of army accoutrement. It was gathered that Micheal, between September 2013 and November 27, 2014, with the intent to defraud, presented himself as a member of the Nigerian Army. We ...

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SYNAGOGUE COLLAPSE: T.B Joshua loses bid to stop inquest

Synagogue Collapse: Court adjourns ruling on a suit by an engineer to Nov. 9

The coroner probing the September 12 Synagogue building collapse, Magistrate O.A. Komolafe, has dismissed an application seeking a temporary suspension of the inquest. Komolafe, while dismissing the application on Wednesday, described it as an abuse of court processes. The Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, filed the application asking Komolafe to put on hold further ...

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Synagogue collapse case adjourned till Friday, 5th December

Synagogue Collapse: Court adjourns ruling on a suit by an engineer to Nov. 9

The coroner probing the September 12 Synagogue building collapse, Magistrate A.O. Komolafe, has suspended further sitting till December 5, 2014. Due to the abrupt suspension of the court’s proceeding on Wednesday, Komolafe could not take the testimonies of all the witnesses that had been invited to appear before the court. The decision to suspend sitting, came after the Founder, Synagogue ...

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Court suspends construction works on disputed land involving Lagos Governor and others.

A Lagos High Court Ikeja has restrained Lagos State governor and others, from further construction in a disputed property located at 7, Law Close, Magodo. Justice Atinuke Oluyemi halted further work on the site in an injunction she delivered last week, following an application by the claimant, Dr. Mrs. Abimbola Odumosu. Odumosu through her counsel, Adekunle Oyesanya (SAN), has approached ...

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Estate Agent dupes 56 people

A developer and four estate agents have been arraigned before a magistrate’s court sitting in Lagos for allegedly collecting a sum of N19.4m from 56 persons under the guise of letting out a self-contained apartment on Yusuf Street in the Iyana Ipaja area of the state. We gathered that the accused persons – Chief Adeoye Ogundipe (70), Chief Wasiu Jinadu ...

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43-year-Old Woman Pleads Guilty In Real Estate Fraud

A Utah County woman has changed her plea to guilty in a real estate fraud case in which she was accused of using straw buyers and inflated appraisals to obtain loans to purchase houses that were sometimes a $1 million in excess of the actual selling price. Portia Louder, 43, Highland, pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of ...

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