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FCTA addresses land dispute between Nigerian Army, Abuja indigenes

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has waded into the lingering land dispute between the Nigerian Army and the original FCT inhabitants, appealing to both parties to sheath their swords and give peace a chance to allow the authorities continue in its efforts towards a permanent solution to the problem. While addressing the original inhabitant on Monday, the FCT Permanent ...

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Suspected hoodlums beat journalist to pulp over land dispute

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A broadcast journalist and former chairman of Radio Kwara chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji ABDULAHI Adisa-Akodudu was on Thursday attacked and beaten to coma by suspected hoodlums over a land dispute in Ilorin. The incident occurred at lrewolede housing estate along Yidi road in Ilorin when the suspected hoodlums were demolishing two structures on the disputed ...

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UNILAG, FCET Akoka land dispute deepens

UNILAG

The Federal College of Education (FCE) (Technical), Akoka, Lagos, has said that the land dispute between it and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) had yet to be resolved in spite of the court and Minister of Education’s intervention. Mr. Ephraim Dada, Acting Provost, Federal College of Education (FCE) (Technical ), Akoka, said this in an interview in Lagos. The interview ...

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Many killed, property destroyed over land dispute in Cross River 

Cross River

There is mourning in Biase local government area of Cross River State where dispute over land has led to the death of many and displacement of several others. Reports revealed families in the affected areas including Abanwan, Urugbam, Egbor, and Ipene communities are now traumatised and looking to the authorities to come and restore order. Although more details about the ...

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Bankole accuses Gov Amosun of illegality over land dispute, writes IGP Idris

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Alani Bankole, the father of former Speaker of House of Representatives, Dimeji, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, accusing the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, and Attorney-General of the state, Olumide Ayeni, of flouting a court order on a land dispute involving him and the governor. But the governor in a swift reaction on Sunday through Mr. Ayeni ...

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Man allegedly took his mother’s life over land

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LAND DISPUTE – The people of Okpunoeze village in Uraugu community of Nnewi, Anambra, were on Wednesday thrown into mourning over the murder of Mrs. Bene Ikegwuonwu, 70, by her son, Chinedu Ikegwuonwu, 40. Reports show that the incident occurred at 8 a.m. after an altercation between the duo over a piece of land belonging to the suspect’s younger brother. ...

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48-year-old man threatens brother’s life over land dispute

man in court over land dispute

LAND DISPUTE – A 48-year-old man known as Oluwole Ogunfeyimi, was on Wednesday brought before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged threat to life and damage of his brother’s property worth N450,000. The accused who stays at No. 56, Akosile St., in Okitipupa, was arraigned before Magistrate Banji Ayeomoni on a three-count charge of threat to life, ...

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Land dispute: six houses razed as communities clash in Delta

six houses razed as communities clash in Delta

The Guardian reports that dozens of people were injured and about six houses torched in Aladja community yesterday as the unending land dispute between Ogbe-Ijoh and Aladja communities in Delta State boiled over yesterday. The fighting continued till in the evening when Navy, Army and Police personnel were deployed to both communities. No fewer than 18 persons, according to security ...

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