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Lagos Goes After Late Pa Fashina’s Property Against Court Judgment

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LAND MATTERS – An administrator of the properties of the late Pa Kayode Fashina, a philanthropist, is concerned that the Lagos State Government is surreptitiously trying to grab their property in Ikoyi, despite ruling by a Federal High Court that Lagos should back off, Bennett Oghifo reports Last week, Governor Akinwumi Ambode inspected the property on Plot 439 Karimu Giwa ...

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Family battles govt over Lagos Island property

Lagos Island property dispute

If found guilty, some officials of Lagos State Government, working with the Lagos State Urban and Renewal Agency (LASURA) and the State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) may be committed to prison over an allegation of disobeying a court in an ownership dispute of property located at number 49, Martins street, Lagos Island. But the state government has debunked the claim ...

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FCDA floors Obi in court over Abuja landed property

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Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), Abuja and others have for the second time won a legal battle over the soul of a choice landed property, Plot 1337 Asokoro District A04, FCT, Abuja, courtesy of a Court of Appeal, Abuja. Also on the winning side with FCDA are the Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and one Mohammed Sanni. By the judgment ...

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Former AGF, Aondoakaa loses bid to claim N50m Abuja property

Former AGF property case

A former Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Michael Aondoakaa, on Monday lost the bid to claim a N50 million property at the Abuja Prince and Princess Estate. Mr. Aondoakaa, and his brother, Ordoo Aondoakaa, were locked in a legal tussle with an Abuja-based business man, Friday Audu, over the ownership of a two-bedroom house in the estate. Claiming to ...

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Houston Churches Sue City for Trying to Take Their Private Property

The Houston Housing Authority found itself in the middle of a sticky lawsuit this week when the agency tried to use eminent domain to “steal” two historic churches’ property as part of an urban renewal project. A Texas attorney representing the two churches is alleging that the city intended to use some of that property to build a for-profit business. ...

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QMB battles Lagos, NTDA over planned takeover of Lekki land

Dispute over Lekki land

Dispute over Lekki land – A proposal by the Lagos State Government, through its agency, New Towns Development Authority (NTDA) to convert the original use of a landed property located at Plot 8, Block 138, Lekki Peninsula Residential Scheme 1, Lagos State, known as NEPA Reservation for another use is raising some dust within the fast growing town. The land, ...

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Real estate agent escapes misconduct charge

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A real estate agent who held several open homes in a former Headhunters gang house so contaminated with meth that one visitor suffered dizziness and a clogged mouth has escaped misconduct charge. Real estate agent Gary Murphy and the agency he worked for, Property Link Groups Ltd, were each charged with misconduct over the sale of the Auckland house. In ...

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Federal High court orders former Governor to Forfeit multibillion naira property

A Federal High court in Lagos has ordered that four companies associated with former Enugu State governor, Chimaroke Nnamani, be forfeited to the Federal Government. The four companies – Rainbownet Nigeria Limited, Cosmos FM, Capital City Automobile Nigeria Limited and Renaissance University Teaching Hospital – were convicted by a judge of the Lagos court, Mohammed Yinusa, on Tuesday after pleading ...

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