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Lagos Assembly speaker, Obasa, dragged into a land-grabbing case


Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has been mentioned in a land-grabbing case. It was reported that one Goriola Oyenusi invaded the land of Rexman Global Ventures Limited with some personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, claiming to have bought the land on behalf of the Speaker. According to the lawyer of Rexman Global Ventures Limited, Barrister ...

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Women protest against alleged land-grabbing by military in Delta

Women protest against alleged land-grabbing by military in Delta

“Scores of women yesterday took to the streets and barricaded the Effurun roundabout axis of the East-West Road in protest over an alleged land-grabbing by military in Delta and sale of about 185.20 hectares of prime property at Uvwie, Uvwie Local Council of Delta State by the Nigerian Army.”- The Guardian The protest, which started as early as 6:00 a.m. ...

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Kashowun family calls on Police commissioner over land grabbers

Residents fault Lagos over unlawful takeover of their landed property

“Members of the Kashowun family of Iponyin-Ade village in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State have called on the Ogun Sate Commissioner of Police, Mr Iliyasu Ahmed, to come to their rescue over the activities of land speculators and land grabbers who have constituted a threat to lives and properties in the village.”- The Nation In a petition dated ...

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‘Lagos will not tolerate land grabbing activities’

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The Guardian reports that the Special Adviser, Office of Civic Engagement, Lagos State, Kehinde Joseph has said the state government will not tolerate land grabbing activities, as it would be firm in implementing its property protection law. Speaking at a sensitisation programme on the Lagos State Properties Protection Law 2016, organised by the Office of Civic Engagement, Joseph said before ...

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Monarch dismisses land-grabbing claims in Delta community

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

“The Iyase of Idumuje Kingdom in Aniocha North Local Council of Delta State, Chief Chris Ogwu has debunked allegations of land-grabbing by ‘disgruntled’ persons, who want to frustrate the social and economic progress of the community.”- The Guardian He said sons and daughters of Idumuje Kingdom, who require land for infrastructural developments and projects were guaranteed allocation of lands after ...

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Olubadan warns land grabbers

Women protest ‘forceful acquisition’ of ancestral land

“The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, has declared land and boundary disputes as the most pressing challenge he is facing as a monarch. He went on ahead to warn land grabbers. The first class monarch, who received the Prof. TaoheedAdedoja-led Olubadan Advisory Committee at his Popoyemoja, Ibadan palace over the weekend warned land grabbers to ...

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Monarch advises against buying from land grabbers

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“The monarch of Orimedu community in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government of Lagos State, Oba Amusa Atiku, has advised people on how to go about the land in his domain. He said they should guard against buying land from hoodlums and land grabbers. The traditional ruler, at a news briefing in Lagos at the weekend, said the land at Orimedu had been ...

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Ambode, Owoseni urged to save Orile residents from land grabbers

Stakeholders seek Ambode’s intervention in reviving Nigerian Lamp Industry

“According to The Nation, the chiefs, indigenes and residents of Orile Fowoseje in Ibeju Lekki Local Government of Lagos State have appealed to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to save them from land grabbers.” They urged Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni to prevent their land from being snatched by hoodlums. Spokesman for the community Chief Najimdeen Fatai Ojomu, at a news conference in ...

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