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Fayose’s former aide gets six months jail over land encroachment


An Ado Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a former Chairman of Ado Local Government Area, Mr. Taye Fasuba, to six months imprisonment over unlawful entry into a land and malicious damage to property. Senior Magistrate Omolola Akosile, in a judgment delivered on Monday, found Fasuba guilty as charged in two of the three counts before the court and sentenced him ...

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Family drags Amosun, two others to court over alleged land encroachment


The Balogun Oko-Osi/Olubete royal family of Gan-un, Ogun State, has dragged Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State to the Ota Division of the State High Court over alleged encroachment into the family landed property situated at Gan-un Village, Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State. Ogun State Attorney-General and some unknown persons were joined as co-defendants in the suit. The ...

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Elderly man climbs mast to protest land encroachment

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An elderly man, Musa Wakatu, has climbed a telecommunication mast in Abuja to protest an alleged land encroachment by Atiku Abubakar’s University, American University of Nigeria (AUN). According to reports given, he climbed the mast at Nicon Junction in Maitama area of Abuja on Monday, November 12. In the leaflets he threw at the crowd who surrounded him, Wakatu alleged ...

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Land speculators destroy LASU extension plan

LASU extension plan destroyed

For years, successive governments had paid lip service to developing the Lagos University (LASU), Ojo to facilitate the institution’s expansion. Unfortunately most of the land that could have been used for this purpose had been encroached on illegally which had hindered its development. The institution is currently in talk with the illegal occupants with the aim of getting them to ...

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FAAN seeks to control land encroachment around airports in Nigeria

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According to Nigerian Tribune, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), is seeking partnership with various state governments in a bid to stop airports land encroachment by farmers across the nation. Speaking with journalists in Sokoto at the 15th National Council of Transportation on Tuesday, the Managing Director of FAAN, Saleh Dunoma, lamented that the high rate of encroachment into airports ...

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Family appeals to Ambode over land encroachment

Women protest ‘forceful acquisition’ of ancestral land

“The Igbaro Oteshade royal family of Oko-Addo, Eti Osa Local Council of Lagos State, has sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) appeal to the state government over alleged encroachment of its property.  Baale of the town, Chief Olayiwola Lawal, head of the family, Pa Mojid Balogun; and the secretary, Asset Management Committee, Prince Malik Eshinlokun, led the charge as family ...

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Lawyer writes Chief Judge, IGP on land encroachment

Woman, Brother, Docked For Selling Step Daughter’s Property

The nation reports that a lawyer, Gbenga Ajala, has asked the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris and Lagos State Chief Judge (CJ) Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade to investigate the alleged  land encroachment  belonging to his client, the Oloto family of Oto, on Lagos Mainland. Ajala, in a February 7 petition, said the lives of members of the family were being threatened by ...

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