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Property developer arraigned for attempted murder, robbery

Presidency: Ogun, Nasarawa states lead N30K housing plans

“An Igbosere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Tuesday remanded a property developer, Felix Ezeamama, for attempted murder, armed robbery and unlawful damages. Chief Magistrate Abimbola Komolafe made the order following an application by the Officer in Charge, State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Departing (SCIID) Panti, Lagos, Effiong Asuquo, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP). Asuquo, relying on Section 264 (1) ...

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Order Lagos to give us building permit, church tells court

Order Lagos to give us building permit, church tells court

“The Incorporated Trustees of Word of Life Bible Church has asked a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, to order the state government to issue it with building permit for its plot of land in Victoria Island, having paid all necessary fees assessed by the state in respect of the planned structure.”- The Guardian In a suit marked LD/3040/14 before Justice Christopher ...

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EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets

EFCC goes after Jonathan’s wife’s assets

“The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is set  to apply for the final forfeiture of  choice properties  allegedly owned by former First Lady  Patience Jonathan.”- The Nation But the commission has been having difficulty in getting the original titles of the assets. They include Aridolf  Resort, Wellness and Spa  and  eight others. The anti-graft commission may ask the court ...

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Ex-Naval Chief used family company to acquire N600m property

How Ex-Naval Chief, used family company to acquire N600m property

“Peter Oguebie, managing director, Petrus Ogu Nigeria Limited, who is also a witness in the trial of a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, on Monday, May 22, 2017 told Justice A. S. Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja that his company sold a property worth N600million to the former naval chief through ...

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Court orders arrest of property developer

Lagos govt agency rejects request to demolish N28m building

According to The Nation, an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court has ordered the police to arrest a property developer, Felix Ezeamama, and bring him to court on a charge of unlawful property demolition. Chief Magistrate O. O. Oshin (Mrs) issued the warrant following Ezeamama’s failure to appear in court over an allegation that he masterminded the damage of twin blocks of flats ...

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Witness dies in court before testifying in land case

Lagos govt agency rejects request to demolish N28m building

Vanguard reports that an Ikeja High Court was on Thursday thrown into confusion after a witness slumped and died in the court just before testifying in a land case. The deceased who was in his late 30s had come to court to testify in a land dispute before Justice O.A. Olayinka. “Before the case was called for trial, he started ...

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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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