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Borno: Land dispute resolved by supreme court


Faulting some of the claims and a certificate of occupancy said to have been issued to a dead man, the Supreme Court of Nigeria has dismissed an appeal seeking to claim ownership of a parcel of landed property in Borno State. The landed property is situated at Bolori in Maiduguri Metropolitan area of Borno State, which land is bounded by ...

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Ijesha community lose out on Ogun land to Sowemimo Family

“THE appellants in the instant case having not discharged the duty the law places on them of demonstrating that the concurrent findings of fact of the two lower courts are perverse cannot, therefore, succeed. Having resolved all the three issues the appellants formulated for the determination of their appeal against them, I find the appeal for that reason devoid of ...

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MUSHIN LAND TUSSLE: Apena family launches fresh suit

Ostensibly moved to protect vast landed property, said to be owned by six prominent families, the Apena family of Ojuwoye, Mushin, Lagos State, has instituted a fresh suit, at a Lagos High Court, seeking among others, judicial pronouncement over their inherited assets. The new suit, which is still at its infancy, brought in a representative capacity for the Osu Apena ...

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Tenant arraigned by Police for impersonation

Tenant arraigned for impersonation

A 47-year-old tenant, Onyekwere Micheal, has been arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for impersonation. The defendant was arraigned on three counts bordering on impersonation and unlawful possession of army accoutrement. It was gathered that Micheal, between September 2013 and November 27, 2014, with the intent to defraud, presented himself as a member of the Nigerian Army. We ...

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SYNAGOGUE COLLAPSE: T.B Joshua loses bid to stop inquest

Synagogue Collapse: Court adjourns ruling on a suit by an engineer to Nov. 9

The coroner probing the September 12 Synagogue building collapse, Magistrate O.A. Komolafe, has dismissed an application seeking a temporary suspension of the inquest. Komolafe, while dismissing the application on Wednesday, described it as an abuse of court processes. The Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, filed the application asking Komolafe to put on hold further ...

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Court suspends construction works on disputed land involving Lagos Governor and others.

A Lagos High Court Ikeja has restrained Lagos State governor and others, from further construction in a disputed property located at 7, Law Close, Magodo. Justice Atinuke Oluyemi halted further work on the site in an injunction she delivered last week, following an application by the claimant, Dr. Mrs. Abimbola Odumosu. Odumosu through her counsel, Adekunle Oyesanya (SAN), has approached ...

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