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Demolition: Victims cry out for compensation

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Demolition: Septuagenarian Samuel Adeolu had only returned from where he had gone to purchase some bags of wheat for use in his bakery. But as he alighted from his car, he suddenly stopped short. “What is this? What is this?”, he screamed as he beheld the ruin of what used to be his beloved bakery. That was four years ago ...

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Benue to mark 300 houses for demolition – Official

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Mr. Abraham Gbileeka, the General Manager of Benue Urban Development Board, says the board has marked no fewer than 300 buildings that contravene law for demolition in Makurdi. He said in an interview on Saturday in Makurdi that most of the affected structures were built on water channels. “It’s true that people are building on water channels and it is ...

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Oyo set to demolish N800M music house belonging to Yinka Ayefele

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The Oyo State Government on Wednesday explained that the demolition notice to Music House, Fresh Fm 105.9, Ibadan, owned by popular musician, Yinka Ayefele, was not based on sentiments or witch-hunting, saying that contravention notices were served to different organizations in the state since June 14, 2017, including all radio stations in the state. The government made this known in ...

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Court warns against Senator Hunkuyi’s house demolition

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A Kaduna High Court says the State Government risks court contempt and disobedience order if it demolished Sen. Suleiman Hunkuyi’s personal house at No. 18A, Inuwa Wada Road, Kaduna. The state High Court said there was an earlier order restraining the state government from any action on the property pending before it, warning that any action contrary to its order ...

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Supori community demands justice over demolition of 250 houses

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Residents and Landlords Association of Supori Community in Imota Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State is asking Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, to look into its case regarding the demolition of over 250 houses on April 5. The placard-carrying protesters numbering over 150 besieged the Lagos State House of Assembly, displaying placards with various inscriptions such ...

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Thugs attacked LASBCA officials as they demolish 2-storey building in Mushin

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Officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, on Thursday demolished a two-storey building under construction in Mushin area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. Irked by the demolition, thugs in the area attacked government officials, who were escorted to the area by police officers, and vandalised six vehicles. The attackers broke several windscreens, side mirrors and other vehicles parts with ...

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Kaduna says court lacks jurisdiction to order demolition of Senator Hunkuyi’s house

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Kaduna State government has asked the High Court sitting in Kaduna to dismiss the prayers and requests of Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi over the demolition of his house for lack of jurisdiction. Senator Hunkuyi, representing Kaduna North Senatorial District is demanding N10 billion from Mallam Nasir el-Rufai-led government as compensation for the illegal demolition of his house at No 11B Sambo ...

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Kaduna residents sue El-Rufai over planned demolition of houses

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More incompetent teachers to be sacked, Kaduna govt. declares OVER 192 residents of Zaria, in Kaduna State, have sued Governor Nasir El-Rufai over threat to demolish their houses. Counsel to the aggrieved parties, Bello Ibrahim, alleged that the government trespassed on the property in contention. He said the houses are located in Nasarawa, also known as Bayan Library, in Zaria ...

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