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Court sentences developer to 2,670years imprisonment for defrauding 133 tenants

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An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has sentenced a property developer, Alhaji Ayobami Oseni, to 2,670 years imprisonment for duping 133 accommodation seekers of N25 million. Chief Magistrate O. O. Olatunji convicted Oseni following his plea of guilty to 267 counts of conspiracy, obtaining under false pretenses and stealing. He sentenced Oseni to 10 years imprisonment with no option of ...

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Court grants interim forfeiture of Former First lady’s property

Ex First Lady

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, granted an interim forfeiture order of a property belonging to former first lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, who granted the order, held that it was to enable the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigate the acquisition of Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation, a property liked to Mrs. Jonathan. Dimba, however, held ...

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Court arraigns landlady over alleged theft of tenant’s property

landlady

A 53-year-old landlady, Rita Olukanmi, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing property worth N1.4 million belonging to her tenant. The accused, who resides at No. 19, Oduduwa St., Aboru, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, housebreaking and stealing. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, Insp. Victor Eruada told ...

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Rainstorm destroys property worth millions of naira in Kwara

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Property worth  millions of naira in both residential and public buildings in Ilorin, Kwara state were destroyed by a late Tuesday evening rainstorm accompanied by a windstorm. Affected areas in the metropolis included Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Adewole, Alore, Oloje, Ogidi, Gaa-Akanbi, Okolowo, River Basin and Zango communities, just as the state capital had experienced power outage since Tuesday evening. It ...

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Property worth millions of naira lost as fire razed ECWA church

ECWA

Fire outbreak razed First ECWA Church Complex in Gusau, Zamfara state, the Associate Pastor of the Church, Mr Micah Liti has confirmed. Liti, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Monday, said the fire started around 1 a.m on Monday when the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) restored electricity. According to him, the complex of ...

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Estate agent bags 1,230 years imprisonment for defrauding client of N28M

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Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere yesterday convicted and sentenced an estate agent, Babatunde Habeeb to 1,230 years imprisonment for defrauding 101 unsuspecting accommodation seekers of N28 million, under the false pretence of giving them accommodation. The estate agent, Habeeb, also known as Babatunde Salawudeen, was handed the verdict after the judge found him guilty ...

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