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Lawyer writes Chief Judge, IGP on land encroachment

Woman, Brother, Docked For Selling Step Daughter’s Property

The nation reports that a lawyer, Gbenga Ajala, has asked the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris and Lagos State Chief Judge (CJ) Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade to investigate the alleged  land encroachment  belonging to his client, the Oloto family of Oto, on Lagos Mainland. Ajala, in a February 7 petition, said the lives of members of the family were being threatened by ...

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Land owner docked over alleged cheating, breach of trust

Woman, Brother, Docked For Selling Step Daughter’s Property

“A land owner was on Monday charged to an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for allegedly collecting N250,000 under false pretence of selling a plot of land to a prospective buyer. The Prosecutor, Insp. James Odaodu, told the court that the accused, Alade Usman, on Oct. 7, 2015, collected the money for the plot of land from one Ayamolowo David. The prosecutor ...

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Civil Servant Who Testified Against Badeh Owns Houses Across 3 States

Civil Servant Who Testified Against Badeh Owns Houses Across 3 States

Salisu Abdullahi, a former director of finance of the Nigeria air force, on Monday, admitted to owning property across three states in the country. Abdullahi, who had testified against Alex Badeh, former chief of defence, at the federal high court in Abuja, also admitted that some of his property had been marked for investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

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Court Grants Lekki Gardens MD Bail

Lekki Gardens MD Detained Over Building Collapse

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court on Thursday granted bail to Robert Nyong, the Managing Director of Lekki Garden Homes, where a five-storey recently building collapsed killing 35 people. The Chief Magistrate, Afolashade Botoku, also admitted Taiwo Odofin, the contractor of one of the collapsed buildings, to bail in the like sum of N10 million with two sureties in like sum. ...

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Court Backs NICON To Submit Fresh Facts On Kwara Ground Rent Controversy

Court Backs NICON To Submit Fresh Facts On Kwara Ground Rent Controversy

NICON Insurance Corporation Plc has gotten the backing of a Court of Appeal, Ilorin Judicial Division, to raise fresh issues in a land matter involving it and the Kwara State Government. However, the victory was not on the whole appeal initiated by NICON against the Governor, Kwara State, Attorney General, his counterpart, Commissioner for Land and Housing, Kwara State and ...

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Business Man Docked For Alleged Damage Of Property

misconduct charge court stories alleged fraud

The police in Anambra have arraigned a 55-year-old Onitsha-based business man, Mr. Kenneth Okigbo, for allegedly damaging a shop valued at N248,350, property of one Chinedu Anthony Okonkwo, on December 15, 2015. Mr. Okigbo was arraigned before an Onitsha Magistrate court presided over by M.N. Amaduah of the Magistrate Court 7, Onitsha. In the charge, the police said Okigbo willfully ...

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Court Orders Paramount Ruler To Quit Property, Pay N10m Damages

Estate Agents Charged To Court For N6m Fraud

A Benin High Court has ordered paramount ruler (Otaru) of Auchi, Alhaji Aliru Momoh Ikelebe III, to vacate Bendel Hotel, Auchi, belonging to Orbit Building Society Limited, not later than 31 days. The hotel is located in the plot of land housing the present palace of Auchi. Justice Esohe Ikponmwen who gave the order while delivering judgement in a suit ...

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Estate Agents Charged To Court For N6m Fraud

Estate Agents Charged To Court For N6m Fraud

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two estate agents for allegedly defrauding one Lucky Obonifua to the tune of N6m. It was learnt that the suspects – Ibukun Samuel, 42, and 47-year-old Olukayode Adebayo, had shown Obonifua a building purportedly for sale in the Ogba area of Lagos. According to punch metro, it was gathered that an agreement was ...

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Landlady Battered By Female Tenant Over Marijuana

Landlady Battered By Female Tenant Over Marijuana

A landlady, Obasuyi Abimbola, has been battered by her female tenant, Mujidat Ibrahim, for allegedly barring her from selling a narcotic substance suspected to be marijuana in her compound in Lagos State, western Nigeria, pm news reports. Following the assault, the suspect, Mujidat was arrested and charged before Isolo Magistrates’ court with the alleged offence. The incident happened at 37, ...

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