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Monarch pledges to reclaim FECA land

FECA

A paramount rule, the Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo has avowed maximum and unalloyed support to the Federal College of Agriculture Akure (FECA) in its bid to reclaim over 825 hectares of land taken over by land-grabbers. Oba Aladetoyinbo who received a delegation led by the institution’s Council Chairman, Chief Bayo Oyero to his palace, condemned the encroachment ...

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How to deal with Omo-Onile wahala

Omo-Onile

Land grabbers popularly known in the south-west Geographical region of Nigeria as Omo-Oniles or Ajagungbaale in some quarters have become a menace to prospecting landlords and homeowners over the years. The troubles that emanate from the stables of omo-Oniles especially in Lagos and Ogun states can be life-threatening a times if care is not taken, little wonder Lagos state passed ...

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A Rant about The Menace Of Omoniles: Is Government Doing Enough?

Omo-Onile

Are you preparing to start construction on your landed property in Lagos? Have you budgeted a portion of the construction fee for the Omoniles? For how long will this trend continue? Shouldn’t the government take drastic measures to tackle the menace of Omoniles? If the pronouncement by the Lagos state government is to be taken seriously, then the days of ...

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Oka, Ondo residents protest over incessant activities of land grabbers

Ondo residents protest over incessant activities of land grabbers in the town

The Nation reports that residents of Oka in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State yesterday protested what they called incessant activities of land grabbers in the town. They said the traditional ruler, Olusegun Adegoju, the Oloja, and some prominent indigenes recently requested the original documents of their landed property. The protesters marched round major streets and converged on ...

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Community leader cries out over forceful seizure of landed property

Community leader cries out over forceful seizure of landed property

“A community leader in Oke- Eletu area of Ijede Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, Chief Oluwaremilekun Aina Shobote, has cried out to the Lagos State government over an alleged attempt by some people to forcibly dispossess him of a landed property.”- The Nation The distraught 75-year-old narrated how a man identified as Toyin and others asked for his permission ...

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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

Residents fault Lagos over unlawful takeover of their landed property

“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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