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Chief justice of Nigeria discusses recovery strategy for AMCON N5.4 trillion debts

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, and the President of the Court of Appeal, Zainab Bulkachuwa, said the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) can leverage the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) infrastructure in courts in its debt recovery mandate. The two justices’ spoke on Monday in Abuja at the interactive session between Justices of Supreme Court; Court of Appeal, ...

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Farmer arraigned over alleged unlawful damage of property

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A farmer, John Ologunleko, on Thursday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged unlawful damage of property, valued at N1.6 million. Ologunleko, 60, of no fixed address, is facing a five-count charge, bordering on felony, encroachment, unlawful damage, threat to life and breach of peace. The Prosecutor, Insp. Ayodeji Omoyeigha told the court that the ...

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Landlord docked for burgling tenant’s shop, stealing his property

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A 63-year-old landlord, Adekunle Santos, has been arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court for allegedly removing the entrance door of his tenant’s shop and taking away property valued at N994,850. Reports show that Santos on May 23 around 3.30pm allegedly broke into his tenant’s shop, Esther Demola, and removed her door, thereby exposing her goods to thugs, who allegedly carted ...

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Butcher arraigned for breaking into house and stealing valuables worth N260,000

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A 26-year-old butcher, Afeez Olatinwo, who allegedly broke into a house and stole N260,000 valuables, was on Thursday bought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The accused, who resides at Owodunni Street, Alagbado in Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of house-breaking and stealing. According to the prosecution, the accused broke into the house of the complainant, Mrs. Juliana Akinola, to ...

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Landlord arrested for allegedly leading gang to rob neighbour

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The Ogun Police Command on Wednesday arrested one Landlord called Adegbite Taoreed for allegedly robbing one Wale Okeyingbo of his car. Taoreed was arrested with one other accomplice, Taiwo Raheem, in Soyoye, a suburb of Abeokuta. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, paraded the suspect at the premises of the Federal State Anti Robbery Squad, Magbon, Abeokuta. Oyeyemi ...

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Bricklayer jailed for breaking into Oyo State government house

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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

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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

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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

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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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