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Lawyer derobed for fraudulently increasing price of property

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Adapted from the Judgment of Bage, JSC: Anthony Ojigho v. NBA & LPDC (2019) LPELR-46895(SC); [2019] 9 NWLR (Pt. 1678) 399. A lawyer, Mr. Anthony Ojigho, was petitioned for fraudulently increasing the price of a property which the Petitioner (Banjo Onanubi) paid the vendor through the lawyer. It was alleged that the lawyer fraudulently induced the Petitioner into paying N40 ...

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Estate developer scams 200 accommodation seekers of N50m in Lagos

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The police have arrested a real estate developer, Alabi Idowu, for allegedly defrauding over 200 intending tenants in a newly-constructed building at No. 1 Karimu Street, off Oyebanjo Street, Alapere, Ketu, Lagos State. Report gathered that the developer allegedly also posed as the landlord of the building to defraud the prospective tenants to the tune of N50m. The developer, while ...

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Man jailed eight months for concealing Information from EFCC

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A 24-year-old man, Akeredolu Oluwafemi Temidayo, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for hiding vital information from operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, when under interrogation. Akeredolu (aka Susan Henderson) had received a landed property from one Rose Kirkley, an American citizen, pretending to be a nurse with a special skill to ...

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N3.9bn Fraud: Court orders forfeiture of Badeh’s properties to FG

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Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja has convicted a company, Iyalikam Nigeria limited, connected to the late Chief of Defense Staff, Alex Badeh of corruption and money laundering charges. Justice Abang in a Judgment delivered in the suit filed against late Badeh and his company, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) upon conviction, ordered ...

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Man buries murdered victim after raiding his home

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A murder suspect in Niger State, Adelowo Adedayo, 31, on Tuesday led police detectives to a shallow grave at the APC Quarters, Suleja in the Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State, where he allegedly buried one Abdullahi Liman. The suspect was apprehended by detectives from the ‘B’ Division, Suleja, who were acting on information from the family of the ...

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Police re-arraigns Badagry prince over alleged fraud of late father’s estate

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The police have re-arraigned Semasa James, the prince of Kweme Land of Badagry, Lagos in an Ikeja Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding the estate of his late father. Semasa was initially arraigned on a two-count charge of stealing and forgery, he however denied the charges – The prince re-arraigned alongside Afolabi Kazeem, whom the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of ...

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Court sentences developer to 2,670years imprisonment for defrauding 133 tenants

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An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has sentenced a property developer, Alhaji Ayobami Oseni, to 2,670 years imprisonment for duping 133 accommodation seekers of N25 million. Chief Magistrate O. O. Olatunji convicted Oseni following his plea of guilty to 267 counts of conspiracy, obtaining under false pretenses and stealing. He sentenced Oseni to 10 years imprisonment with no option of ...

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Land speculator docked over alleged 710,000 scam

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A land speculator, Ibrahim Yusuf, on Friday appeared before a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged N710, 000 scam.‎ The defendant of Arab Road, Kubwa, Abuja was docked on a charge of cheating, an offence he denied committing. Police prosecutor, Babajide Olanipekun, said that Sani Abubakar of Kubwa, Abuja, reported the case at Kubwa Police Station on April ...

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Court arraigns contractor over alleged N52m fraud

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A 42 year-old building contractor, Adegboyega Olamilakan was on Friday, arraigned before an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court, Isabo in Ogun, for allegedly defrauding his customer of N52million. Olamilakan, whose address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge of fraud, stealing and threat to life. The Prosecutor, Insp. Sunday Eigbejiale, told the court that the accused committed the offences in 2016 ...

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