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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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Nigerian Military and Police Force clash over a piece of land

Nigerian military

The Nigerian military is said to be claiming ownership and began clearing a piece of land said to belong to the Nigeria Police Force along Kuje-Airport road in Abuja. Our reporter observed that the property already contained structures said to be accommodation and peacekeeping campground, bearing Nigeria Police insignia. But a large portion of the front part of the land ...

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Where in Lagos would you love to buy land?

Lands in Lagos

When it comes to selling property or land in Lagos State or any part of the world, the first thing you need to consider is the location. It is a very crucial aspect of real estate. Things like this would give you an insight to the location people are looking to invest and also find out possible demands of  people ...

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Kogi’s land reforms has curbed sharp practices – DG lands bureau


The Director-General of Kogi State Lands and Housing Services Bureau, Hajiya Maryam Ladi Ibrahim, has said that the digitalisation of land records into the database of the Kogi State Geographic Information System (KOGIS) has helped in curbing sharp practices associated with the state’s land administration. Mrs. Ibrahim, in an interview in Lokoja, said KOGIS was established to move Kogi away ...

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Obanikoro’s family recovers N500m houses, land from EFCC


A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, his wife and children have recovered three properties worth about N500m from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The properties include four terrace houses located at 44 Mamman Kotangora Crescent in the highbrow Katamkpe Extension area of Abuja; a parcel of land in Guzape District and a duplex at Olori ...

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Farmer arraigned over alleged unlawful damage of property

damage of property

A farmer, John Ologunleko, on Thursday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged unlawful damage of property, valued at N1.6 million. Ologunleko, 60, of no fixed address, is facing a five-count charge, bordering on felony, encroachment, unlawful damage, threat to life and breach of peace. The Prosecutor, Insp. Ayodeji Omoyeigha told the court that the ...

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NEWMAP rehabilitates 300 hectares of degraded land in Kano


The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in Kano state on Tuesday revealed that it has already embarked on rehabilitation of 300 hectares of degraded land across 12 frontline local governments that were been identified by the project as the most prone to erosion and desert encroachment in the state. Addressing newsmen after an inspection visit to the affected ...

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Obaseki showcases 1800 Emotan gardens, land at Edo worldwide convention

worldwide convention

With less than four weeks to the 27th edition of the Edo National Association Worldwide Convention (ENAW), holding in Toronto, Canada, the Edo State Government is set to parade her achievements in the housing, education and other sectors at the event. The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, will lead the state’s delegation to the Toronto convention, which has become ...

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Man allegedly took his mother’s life over land

land dispute

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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