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Bricklayer jailed for breaking into Oyo State government house

Oyo State government house

A 35-year-old bricklayer, Sunday Ajayi, has been jailed for six months by an Ibadan Magistrates’ Court sitting in Iwo Road after being found guilty of breaking into the Oyo State Government House in the Agodi area of Ibadan and stealing property worth N535,000 from members of the police bomb squad stationed on the premises. Police prosecutor, Sunday Ogunremi, told the ...

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CBN introduces dispute resolution platform for mortgage banks


In a renewed effort to build public confidence as well as engender soundness and stability in the mortgage banking sub-sector of the Nigerian banking industry, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has established a Sub-committee on Ethics and Professionalism for Mortgage Bankers. The sub-committee which is a self-regulatory body is the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Platform/Financial Ombudsman for the mortgage ...

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51 year old man faces N20m property fraud charge

property fraud

Property Fraud – A 51-year-old man, Hakeem Garba, who allegedly defrauded 300 people of N20 million on pretext of building apartments for them, on Monday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Garba is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretences. According to the prosecutor, ASP Roman Unuigbe, the accused committed the offences with three ...

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Court grants man N2.9m bail over N2.9M property theft

property theft

Property theft- A 26-year-old security guard, Friday Okon, on Monday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing his employer’s valuables worth N2.9 million. He was, however, released on bail in the sum of N2.9 million. Okon, who resides at Road 15, Alabeko Street in Lekki area of Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and ...

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Nollywood actress arraigned over property theft

Nollywood actress

Popular Yoruba nollywood actress and filmmaker, Yetunde Akilapa, was yesterday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with the break-in and stealing of valuables worth N7 million. The actress is standing trial on a three-count bordering on burglary and stealing to which she pleaded not guilty. Police Prosecutor Benson Emuerhi told the court that the accused committed the offences ...

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Court arraigns construction engineer for allegedly stealing N2m worth of cement


Police on Tuesday arraigned a 37-year-old engineer, Ayodele Ade-Aina, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 800 bags of cement. The accused, who lives at Aggrey Road, Yaba in Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of stealing and false pretext. The prosecutor, Sgt. Michael Unah alleged that the accused, under false pretext, obtained 800 bags of Lafarge cement valued ...

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Court urged to end property dispute between First bank and WBS

First bank

Mr. Francis Nwufoh, the Advisory Board Director, Whiteplains British School (WBS), Jabi, Abuja has appealed to the Federal High Court to find a lasting solution to the ongoing dispute on a property between First Bank Plc and the school management. The Director whose school matter was before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court equally appealed to the Economic ...

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Hotel sues 3 ex-managers to court over N45m property damage


The management of Cozy World Hotels Ltd, Acme Road, Agindigbi, Ikeja area of Lagos has dragged three former managers of the hotel before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly damaging their properties valued at N45m, forgery of documents, stealing and threat to life. The management of the Hotel also accused the former managers of allegedly converting their properties to their ...

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Court remands landlady who threw out tenant’s property to evict him


A landlady, Musli Tiamiyu, broke into her tenant’s apartment and threw out his property in the rain in a bid to evict him, the prosecution told an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday. The 44-year-old trader, who resides at 10, Olorunshola St., Ojodu, a Lagos suburb, is being tried for burglary, damage, stealing and assault. Police Prosecutor Innocent Odugbo said the ...

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