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Ex-minister loses bid to stop Access bank from seizing property

Access bank

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday turned down a motion on notice seeking to stop Access Bank from taking over a property known as Etiebet’s Place in Ikeja, Lagos. The property located on Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way is owned by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Chief Don Etiebet, in the name of his firm, Obodex Nigeria Limited. ...

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FAAN warns MMA2, Gombe Airport, two others to pay their debts or risk being shut


The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has issued a notice to private and state-owned airports in Nigeria to settle their debts or be shut on May 1. General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, confirmed the development to Newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos. Reports show that the indebted airports include the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, Lagos, operated by ...

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FCDA demolishes buildings within Dokpesi’s AIT premises


Bulldozers from the Federal Capital Development Authority(FCDA) on Tuesday morning in Abuja demolished some buildings within the premises of the African Independent Television. Our correspondent gathered that officials of the agency came with policemen and forced their way into the premises before embarking on the demolition exercise. Some sets of buildings at the entrance of the television station located on ...

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FCTA addresses land dispute between Nigerian Army, Abuja indigenes

land dispute

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has waded into the lingering land dispute between the Nigerian Army and the original FCT inhabitants, appealing to both parties to sheath their swords and give peace a chance to allow the authorities continue in its efforts towards a permanent solution to the problem. While addressing the original inhabitant on Monday, the FCT Permanent ...

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Court orders interim forfeiture of alleged Diezani property


A property located at Plot 9, Azikiwe Road, Old GRA, Port Harcourt, Rivers State is to be temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria This is the order of Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. Last week Friday, the judge granted the order following a motion exparte filed and argued by the EFCC. The ...

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Lawyer disowns First bank over alleged forgery of documents

First bank

A legal practitioner and notary public, Mr. Godwin Imakhai, who was hired by First Bank plc to perfect a purported tripartite mortgage agreement allegedly entered between the bank and Whiteplains British School Abuja, has distanced himself from the documents. Imakhai who was summoned by the Hon. Uzoma Nkem Abonta led House Committee on Public Petitions told the committee at the ...

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FRC commends Lagos-Ibadan rail project


The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) says the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project has met the agency’s mandate of ensuring value for money and expected to be completed according to standards. Ibrahim Dauda, Director of the Audit Department, FRC, made the assertion during an inspection conducted by the agency’s team on the project in Lagos. Reports show that the FRC’s ...

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SON decries N4.5bn loss on building collapse

building collapse

The effect of building collapse on Nigeria economy has taken a toll on both lives and property of the citizens. Aside from the trauma, the devastating effects on property are better imagined than beheld. Speaking on the menace of building collapse in the country, the Standard Ogranisation of Nigeria (SON), said about 3,210 persons were killed and property worth N4.5 ...

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Woman drags neighbour to court over alleged assault


A mother of two, Firdausi, on Monday, dragged one Asiya, her neighbour to a Sharia Court l, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State for assault and threat to her life. The complainant, who resides at Abuja road by Oriokpata area in Kaduna State, told the court that  her neighbour, Asiya had on April 7, attacked her on her return from ...

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OAU warns against buying varsity land from encroachers


Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State have cautioned members of the public to be wary of land grabbers who encroach its property and sell to people. Besides, the university allayed fears that its dam was allegedly poisoned with chemicals by those who encroached on its land, insisting that the dam had been made wholesome for ...

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