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Tenant risks a 3-year jail term after allegedly assaulting landlady

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A commercial motorcycle operator, Mohammed Ajah, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly using his motorcycle to block his landlady from entering her house. Ajah, 24, resident at No. 1 Oshinaga St., Oke-Ira, Ogba, Lagos, is facing two counts bordering on assault. The prosecutor alleged that the defendant assaulted one Mrs. Franca Enweke by ...

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Court remands landlady who threw out tenant’s property to evict him

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A landlady, Musli Tiamiyu, broke into her tenant’s apartment and threw out his property in the rain in a bid to evict him, the prosecution told an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday. The 44-year-old trader, who resides at 10, Olorunshola St., Ojodu, a Lagos suburb, is being tried for burglary, damage, stealing and assault. Police Prosecutor Innocent Odugbo said the ...

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Landlady removes house roofing, tenants lament loss of property

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Tenants of a building on Ijero Road, Apapa, Lagos State, have lamented the loss of their property after their landlady allegedly removed the roof of the house. The landlady was said to have been represented by the caretaker, Mrs. Tawakalitu Omotosho. It was gathered that the exercise, which started around 6 AM. on Sunday while it was raining heavily, led ...

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Court arraigns landlady over alleged theft of tenant’s property

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A 53-year-old landlady, Rita Olukanmi, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing property worth N1.4 million belonging to her tenant. The accused, who resides at No. 19, Oduduwa St., Aboru, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, housebreaking and stealing. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, Insp. Victor Eruada told ...

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Couple granted bail of 40,000 after defrauding Landlady of N490,000

Couple granted bail of 40,000 after defrauding Landlady of N490,000

A couple, Ademola Kafaru and Mojisola, who allegedly defrauded their landlady of N490, 000, were on Wednesday released on a N20, 000 bail each, an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court ruled in Lagos on Wednesday. The Magistrate, Mrs O. Sule-Amza, who gave the ruling, also ordered them to produce two sureties who must show evidence of gainful employment. The couple who lives ...

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Why Do Some Lagos Landlords Avoid Igbo Tenants?

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Residential segregation by ethnicity has become a common trend with Lagos Landlords, especially if the tenant is from the eastern part of Nigeria. In this article we analyse the circumstances that has led to this seeming bias. In Nigeria, having enough money to pay for the type of apartment you wish to rent for a period of time isn’t enough ...

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Landlady’s thugs stab carpenter to death

A 27-year-old man, Michael Abodurin, has been stabbed to death by hoodlums called by his landlady, Mrs. Idowu Adenekan, in the Oworonsoki area of Lagos. According to PUNCH, the problem started after the deceased’s friend could not pay back the N200 he borrowed from the landlady last year. It was gathered that after it dawned on Adenekan that the debtor ...

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