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Ojukwu’s property : Bianca’s absence stalls trial

Ojukwu’s property: Bianca’s absence stalls trial

Ojukwu’s property Trial – The absence of Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu, widow of the late Ikemba of Nnewi, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu, Monday, stalled the suit she filed against Ojukwu Transport Limited, OTL, and seven others before a Lagos high court. Bianca had in the suit filed on behalf of her two under-aged children, Afamefuna and Nwachukwu (claimants) wanted the court to ...

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How Former Imo State Gov. Ohakim paid N270m cash for Abuja property

How Ex-Gov Ohakim paid N270m cash for Abuja property

Proceedings in the trial of former Imo State governor, Ikedi Ohakim, before Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court Abuja, resumed on Tuesday. At the resumed hearing, the prosecution witness gave a blow-by-blow account of how the former governor allegedly made a cash payment of $2, 290,000.00 (Two Million, Two Hundred and Ninety Thousand Dollars), for a piece of ...

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Court orders police to return Ugolor’s property and pay him N1 million as damages

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The High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State has asked the police to pay N1 million as damages to the Executive Director, African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Rev David Ugolor and immediately return his property still in custody. Ugolor’s assets were confiscated two years ago while being investigated over his alleged involvement in the 2012 gruesome ...

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Supreme Court backs lessee in Mandilas property transaction

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A Supreme Court of Nigeria, has dismissed the claims of three persons – Mrs. Olubukola Magreola, Miss Mojisola Magreola and Mr. Babajide Magreola in a property transaction involving them, Mandilas Group Limited and Rebold Industries Limited for not having the locus standi The trio had substituted the original respondent who died while the proceedings at the Court of Appellant lasted. And the judgment of ...

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Kashamu seeks to restrain Federal Govt from seizing N20b property

Kashamu seeks to stop Fed Govt from seizing N20b property

Kashamu seeks to restrain Federal Govt from seizing N20b property Senator Buruji Kashamu has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to restrain the Federal Government from seizing his property worth N20 billion for alleged drug trafficking allegations. In a fresh application, he sought an order of perpetual injunction restraining the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the Attorney-General ...

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Estate agent in court for alleged fraud, obtaining N301,000 from 5 persons

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A 42-year-old real estate agent, Ramoni Azeez, has been arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikorodu, Lagos State, for allegedly obtaining N301,000 to secure the same apartment for five persons. Azeez, who is facing a five-count charge bothering on stealing, was alleged to have separately obtained the money from five persons at different times and dates with a promise ...

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Property developer appears in court for allegedly defrauding 229 accommodation seekers

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A property developer, Lukman Adewole, was on Wednesday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding 229 accommodation seekers. Adewole, 51, who resides at No.1 Okerinde Street, Baruwa Ipaja, Lagos, was arraigned on 229-count charges bordering on conspiracy, obtaining under false pretext and stealing. The Prosecutor, Insp. Abraham Fadipe, told the court that the accused committed the offences ...

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AMCON Seizes G. Cappa Property Over N1.2 Billion Debt

G. Cappa Property

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over a property located at 8 Taylor Road in Ebute Metta, Lagos and owned by G. Cappa, a Nigerian construction company. The seizure of the property arose from the construction company’s alleged failure to pay a debt of more than N1.2 billion. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court in ...

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