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Family pleads rescue from Deputy Inspector-General of Police over land

Oyo state residents

According to The Nation, the Isunba/Ijiri Royal family in Ogun State has urged Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris and Ogun Police Commissioner Ahmed Iliyasu to rescue its members from a retired Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) Adeola Adeniji. Adeniji, the family claimed, had continued to forcefully collect the family’s property and harass them with thugs. In a petition ...

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Kashowun family calls on Police commissioner over land grabbers

Managing Director of Chief E. O. Ashamu Estate

“Members of the Kashowun family of Iponyin-Ade village in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State have called on the Ogun Sate Commissioner of Police, Mr Iliyasu Ahmed, to come to their rescue over the activities of land speculators and land grabbers who have constituted a threat to lives and properties in the village.”- The Nation In a petition dated ...

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Residents storm Assembly over forceful ejection by land grabbers

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

According to The Nation, scores of Ibeju Lekki residents yesterday stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly to protest the alleged forceful takeover of their land. They carried placards with inscriptions, such as, “Folami, bring peace and development, not death and destruction to your fatherland,” and “To defend our land and our people from Folami is a task that must ...

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Olubadan warns land grabbers

Women protest ‘forceful acquisition’ of ancestral land

“The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, has declared land and boundary disputes as the most pressing challenge he is facing as a monarch. He went on ahead to warn land grabbers. The first class monarch, who received the Prof. TaoheedAdedoja-led Olubadan Advisory Committee at his Popoyemoja, Ibadan palace over the weekend warned land grabbers to ...

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Monarch advises against buying from land grabbers

Lekki land

“The monarch of Orimedu community in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government of Lagos State, Oba Amusa Atiku, has advised people on how to go about the land in his domain. He said they should guard against buying land from hoodlums and land grabbers. The traditional ruler, at a news briefing in Lagos at the weekend, said the land at Orimedu had been ...

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How Lagos widow retrieved land from land grabbers

How Lagos widow retrieved land from land grabbers

“Resulting from a report on the menace of land grabbing in Lagos State, Mrs Nneka Okoli, who was reported to have been deprived of her six plots of land, retrieved them after an intervention by the Lagos State government. KEMI BUSARI reports. Six plots of land located at the Isheri Osun area of Alimosho Local Governmnet Area of Lagos State ...

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Community laments invasion by land grabbers

Lekki land

“It was a story of tears and pains for members of Oko Ado Village, Ado Nla town in Eti-Osa Local Council of Lagos State when suspected hoodlums and land grabbers allegedly close to the state government invaded their community to forcefully deny them access to their property, which they claim was their landed inheritance.” – The Guardian Some of them ...

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Ambode, Owoseni urged to save Orile residents from land grabbers

Stakeholders seek Ambode’s intervention in reviving Nigerian Lamp Industry

“According to The Nation, the chiefs, indigenes and residents of Orile Fowoseje in Ibeju Lekki Local Government of Lagos State have appealed to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to save them from land grabbers.” They urged Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni to prevent their land from being snatched by hoodlums. Spokesman for the community Chief Najimdeen Fatai Ojomu, at a news conference in ...

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LAND CONFLICTS: How it started and why it still occurs

Land conflicts

All over the world, people struggle for land. Many of them struggle with land conflicts and some of them struggle to solve them peacefully. This article aims to facilitate the understanding of people’s position, attitude and behaviour, as well as their underlying interests and motivation when an asset such as land ownership is at stake. From the ancient Greek myths ...

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Court grants 10 land grabbers N50m bail

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

Magistrate Wahab Balogun of Court 7, Lagos State Magistrates’ Court, Igbosere granted N50 million bail conditions to 10 land grabbers who pleaded ‘not guilty’ to four count charges against them. According to PM News, Balogun, who pronounced the bail conditions when 10 land grabbers were arraigned before the court said  “each of the accused is granted a bail in the ...

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