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Oyo set to demolish N800M music house belonging to Yinka Ayefele

Yinka Ayefele

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


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


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


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


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


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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El-Rufai can’t shut me down by demolishing my property – Senator

El-Rufai can’t shut me down by demolishing my property - Senator

A senator of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the demolition of his property by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, in the state, noting that he has no case against the governor and has ‘forgiven him’. Suleiman Hunkuyi said this while addressing journalists on Tuesday. He also explained that he still sees and takes Mr. El-Rufai, ...

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Federal Government abandons plan to demolish 1,400 buildings in Abeokuta

Federal Government abandons plan to demolish 1,400 buildings

The Federal Government may have dumped the plan to demolish about 1,400 buildings in Abeokuta for the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project, due to what it described as huge compensation cost. Speaking to newsmen on Monday in Ibadan after meeting with officials of the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), the Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said the compensation cost ...

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3,000 houses marked for demolition to pave way for standard railway line

Railway line:3,000 houses marked for demolition to build new constructions

No fewer than 3,000 houses and offices have been marked for demolition between Lagos and Ibadan to pave way for ongoing construction of standard gauge railway line from Lagos to Ibadan. LEADERSHIP checks show that some of the properties marked for demolition in Lagos include; Railway Stations owned by Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos, portion of Nigeria Army Barracks ...

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