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Construction firm, NACENN, prays court to dismiss suit against it

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“A construction firm, NACENN Nigeria Limited has asked the Enugu State High Court to dismiss the over N267m suit brought against it by the former Vice Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka, Prof Ilochi Okafor (SAN). Managing Director of the company, Engr. Ezekiel Ezulike, while testifying in the suit before Justice H.D Eya, stated that Okafor was not ...

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Lagos arraigns Lekki Gardens MD alongside others for manslaughter

Lagos arraigns Lekki Gardens MD alongside others for manslaughter

“The Lagos State government yesterday arraigned the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Mr. Richard Nyong, before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere over alleged complicity in the events leading to the collapse of a building in Lekki area of the state on March 10, 2016.”- The Guardian Nyong was arraigned alongside others before Justice Sybil Nwaka over alleged ...

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Benin High Chief docked for forgery and destruction of building

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“A high chief in the palace of the Oba of Benin, Chief John Osamede Adun, has been docked before an Egor Magistrate Court for alleged forgery and destruction of building worth N22m.”- The Nation Chief Adun who is popularly known as ‘Bob Izua’ was arraigned alongside two others on six count charges bothering on forgery of documents, procuring execution of ...

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Stop construction, court tells Property Mart

Stop construction, court tells firm

The Guardian reports that Justice T.A.O Oyekan-Abdullahi has ordered Property Mart Real Estate Investment Limited to stop further construction work on its Grenadine Homes project located at Sangotedo, Lagos. Justice Oyekan-Abdullahi gave the restraining order following a motion on notice filed by Complete Leisure Estate Nigeria Ltd alleging that Property Mart Ltd had trespassed on its parcel of land where ...

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N4.7 Billion Debt – AMCON takes over properties in UK, Lekki, Ijebu-Ode Estates

N4.7 Billion Debt - Amcon takes over properties in UK, Lekki, Ijebu-Ode Estates

“The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) yesterday on an order of a Federal High Court seized multi-billion naira properties in Lagos, Ogun and United Kingdom from three property firms and eight others following an alleged N4,680,343,681.47 bank debt.”- All Africa The assets, including land, houses, cars and generating plants, were seized in execution of an order granted by Justice ...

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BoI dragged to court over Lord Rumens’ N5.6bn Estate

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Vanguard reports that the children of a Lagos socialite, late Chief Olatunji Ajisomo Alabi, a.k.a, Lord Rumens, have filed a suit against the Bank of Industry Investment and Trust Company Ltd before a Lagos State High Court, over alleged mismanagement of their father’s N5.6billion estate.  The children who are Babatunde, Oladipo, Subuola, Awojuola, Rukayat, Olukemi and Adeola Alabi, had on ...

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Businessman in court over N86 million land fraud

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According to The Nation, Justice Angela Otaluka of the FCT High Court, Lugbe on Monday commenced trial in a case involving Idris Shuabu, a developer and Ikechukwu Sebastian for allegedly obtaining N86 million under false pretence. Prosecution counsel, Mr Richard Dauda, who led Shuaibu in evidence at the witness box, said his 26 hectares of land was revoked by the ...

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