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Court orders interim forfeiture of 23 housing estates, companies belonging to Abdulrasheed Maina

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The Federal High Court Abuja, on Tuesday, granted an order of interim forfeiture of 23 properties belonging to Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team. Justice Folashade Giwa-Ogunbanjo gave the order of interim forfeiture following an ex parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The court also gave an order directing the publication ...

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Court overrules order for forfeiture of senator’s property

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The Federal High Court on Monday set aside an interim order for the forfeiture of the properties of Peter Nwaoboshi to the Nigerian government. The judge, Taiwo Taiwo, in his ruling on Monday overruled the earlier order by the same court because “due process of law” had not been followed. The court had made an initial order for the confiscation of 14 ...

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Man docked for allegedly destroying property worth N160, 000

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A 26-year-old unemployed man, Izuchukwu Bertram, was on Tuesday docked in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos, over alleged malicious damage. The accused whose address was not provided is charged with willful damage. READ ALSO: Robbery suspect in Ikoyi nabbed for stealing N14m property The Prosecutor, Sgt. Adegeshin Famuyiwa told the court that the accused committed the offence on ...

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6 in court over alleged N174,000 property theft 

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The defendants are Rabiu Mogaji, 45; Ashiru Hammed, 23; Isah Mohammed, 35; Abdullahi Adamu, 20; Sanusi Muhammed 22; Ali Saheed, 29 and Ashiru Umar, 20. The defendants, whose addresses were not provided in court, were brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court on a three-count charge of stealing property, assault, and breach of peace. They, however, pleaded not guilty of ...

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Lawyer, three others close defence over alleged sale of late woman’s property

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LAGOS – A legal practitioner, Kole Bello who is standing trial for allegedly selling a dead woman’s property with forged documents has closed his defence before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the State High Court, Ikeja. The Lagos State Government had arraigned the lawyer, Bello before the court alongside Chukwu Victor, Friday Palmer, and Osumah Terry sometimes in October 2017, on ...

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Man arraigned for allegedly stabbing neighbour with iron rod

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A Mararaba Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, on Tuesday ordered that 41-year-old Ako be remanded in prison, for allegedly stabbing his neighbour with an iron rod. The Judge, Ibrahim Shekarau, ordered that the defendant is remanded in Keffi Prison, pending further order of the court. Ako, who resides at Criss Park, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, is charged with assault and causing ...

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Businesswoman jailed over alleged N3m property theft

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A 55-year old businesswoman, Grace Akindele has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing some quantity of iron rods, bags of cement, gravel, blocks and sand, all valued at N3 million belonging to one Shittu Fausat Oladeide and allegedly threatening her life. A Police source revealed that the arrest of the accused was ordered by ...

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Firm’s Ikoyi property C of O gets nullified by court

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The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division has nullified the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) given by the Federal Government to Sunnyvale Nigeria Limited in respect of a parcel of land situated at Plot 25, Block 6, Ikoyi Foreshore, Lagos. The appellate court, in a lead judgment by Justice Ugochukwu Ogakwu, on March 6, 2019, restrained Sunnyvale Nigeria Limited, its ...

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EFCC arraigns banker over alleged N81.7m theft

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, Monday, arraigned a banker, Oladimeji Balogun for allegedly stealing N81,720,000.00. But the name of the bank where Balogun was a member of staff was not disclosed. EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade said in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja that the accused was arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of ...

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