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Court affirms interim forfeiture of a property belonging to Peter Nwaoboshi

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

“Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos yesterday affirmed the interim forfeiture of a property belonging to representative of Delta North in the Senate, Peter Nwaoboshi.”- The Guardian Justice Anka had, on April 24, 2017, granted an interim forfeiture of the said property, a 12-floor high rise building to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Counsel ...

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Miscreants take over construction sites in Okpanam community, Delta

Okpanam community, Delta

“Property developments in Okpanam community, Delta state capital is suffering major set backs following take over of construction sites by miscreants.”- The Guardian The Guardian learnt that continuous reported cases of intimidation, disruption of ongoing building projects, infliction of injuries and seizure of working tools of developers and workers is really affecting housing development in the area. It was learnt ...

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Delta state inherits N1 billion debts in unpaid rents

N1 billion debts in unpaid rents

The Guardian reports that the Delta State government under Governor Ifeanyi Okowa inherited N1 billion debts in unpaid rents for ministries in rented apartments, Commissioner for Lands and Surveys, Chika Ossai has said. He said this yesterday in Asaba while responding to inquiries over the unpaid rents for the property occupied by the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He ...

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Women protest against alleged land-grabbing by military in Delta

Women protest against alleged land-grabbing by military in Delta

“Scores of women yesterday took to the streets and barricaded the Effurun roundabout axis of the East-West Road in protest over an alleged land-grabbing by military in Delta and sale of about 185.20 hectares of prime property at Uvwie, Uvwie Local Council of Delta State by the Nigerian Army.”- The Guardian The protest, which started as early as 6:00 a.m. ...

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Group urges Delta Government to take over disputed land

Three communities in Enugu state

“The Centre for Defence of Human Right (CDHR), has urged the Delta Government to take over the disputed land between Ogbe-Ijoh and Aladja communities of the state. Mr Kehinde Taiga, the Chairman of the centre, made the call in an interview with newsmen in Warri on Sunday.”- Vanguard Taiga said government takeover of the land had become necessary to prevent further ...

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Monarch dismisses land-grabbing claims in Delta community

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

“The Iyase of Idumuje Kingdom in Aniocha North Local Council of Delta State, Chief Chris Ogwu has debunked allegations of land-grabbing by ‘disgruntled’ persons, who want to frustrate the social and economic progress of the community.”- The Guardian He said sons and daughters of Idumuje Kingdom, who require land for infrastructural developments and projects were guaranteed allocation of lands after ...

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Delta Assembly to Okowa: Stop Edo from encroaching on our land

Women protest ‘forceful acquisition’ of ancestral land

“DELTA State House of Assembly has passed a resolution urging Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to urgently intervene and stop Edo State Government from encroaching on the state’s land under the guise of public private partnership with Michelin Rubber Company.”- Vanguard The resolution followed a motion to that effect by the member representing Ukwuani constituency in the House, Mr Alphonsus Ojo, seconded ...

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