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Sanwo-Olu promises to rid Lagos of land grabbers

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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to fight land grabbing if elected governor of the state. He described land grabbing as “criminal and primitive,” saying those involved in the act would be dealt with. Sanwo-Olu stressed that land thugs were discouraging genuine investment in property business in the state, adding that ...

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Land Grabbers wreak havoc in Ibadan, Sacks over 100 residents

Land Grabbers

Gun-wielding land grabbers Thursday sacked residents of Ekerin layout, behind Abe Technical College, New Garage/Akala expressway in Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State from their houses. The land grabbers were also armed with padlocks, chains, red paint with which they mark ‘x’ on the affected buildings. Eyewitnesses said many people fled for their dear lives and others who were ...

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Engineer tackles RCCG over property encroachment

RCCG

An automobile and industrial engineer, Omotilewa Adediwura, has accused the Redeemed Christian Church of God(RCCG), City of Kings parish, of encroaching on a property he reportedly acquired in the Ijegun area of Lagos 14 years ago. News was gathered that Adediwura allegedly bought two plots of land in 2004 and acquired its Certificate of Occupancy. He reportedly travelled to England ...

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Land grabbers are threat to real estate industry – Expert

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Mr. Adeolu Ogunbanjo, Chairman, Association of Estate Agents of Nigeria (AEAN), has described the activities of land grabbers (Omo-Onile) as a major challenge affecting the development of housing and infrastructure in the country. Ogunbanjo made the observation in an interview in Lagos on Tuesday. He said the frequent demands of the land grabbers had discouraged many investors from investing in ...

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Monarch pledges to reclaim FECA land

FECA

A paramount rule, the Deji of Akure Kingdom, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo has avowed maximum and unalloyed support to the Federal College of Agriculture Akure (FECA) in its bid to reclaim over 825 hectares of land taken over by land-grabbers. Oba Aladetoyinbo who received a delegation led by the institution’s Council Chairman, Chief Bayo Oyero to his palace, condemned the encroachment ...

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How to deal with Omo-Onile wahala

Omo-Onile

Land grabbers popularly known in the south-west Geographical region of Nigeria as Omo-Oniles or Ajagungbaale in some quarters have become a menace to prospecting landlords and homeowners over the years. The troubles that emanate from the stables of omo-Oniles especially in Lagos and Ogun states can be life-threatening a times if care is not taken, little wonder Lagos state passed ...

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A Rant about The Menace Of Omoniles: Is Government Doing Enough?

Omo-Onile

Are you preparing to start construction on your landed property in Lagos? Have you budgeted a portion of the construction fee for the Omoniles? For how long will this trend continue? Shouldn’t the government take drastic measures to tackle the menace of Omoniles? If the pronouncement by the Lagos state government is to be taken seriously, then the days of ...

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Oka, Ondo residents protest over incessant activities of land grabbers

Ondo residents protest over incessant activities of land grabbers in the town

The Nation reports that residents of Oka in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State yesterday protested what they called incessant activities of land grabbers in the town. They said the traditional ruler, Olusegun Adegoju, the Oloja, and some prominent indigenes recently requested the original documents of their landed property. The protesters marched round major streets and converged on ...

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