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Lawyer derobed for fraudulently increasing price of property


Adapted from the Judgment of Bage, JSC: Anthony Ojigho v. NBA & LPDC (2019) LPELR-46895(SC); [2019] 9 NWLR (Pt. 1678) 399. A lawyer, Mr. Anthony Ojigho, was petitioned for fraudulently increasing the price of a property which the Petitioner (Banjo Onanubi) paid the vendor through the lawyer. It was alleged that the lawyer fraudulently induced the Petitioner into paying N40 ...

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Lawyer remanded over alleged land fraud in Ilorin


The State High Court, Ilorin, on Friday ordered the remand of a legal practitioner Akeem Jimoh, for alleged land fraud. The presiding Judge Mahmud Abdulgafar, gave the ruling when the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Sessan Ola, overruled the oral application for bail made by the defence counsel V. O Aluko. Abdulgafar ordered the defendant to be remanded in the custody of ...

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Lawyer, three others close defence over alleged sale of late woman’s property

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LAGOS – A legal practitioner, Kole Bello who is standing trial for allegedly selling a dead woman’s property with forged documents has closed his defence before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the State High Court, Ikeja. The Lagos State Government had arraigned the lawyer, Bello before the court alongside Chukwu Victor, Friday Palmer, and Osumah Terry sometimes in October 2017, on ...

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Lawyer disowns First bank over alleged forgery of documents

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A legal practitioner and notary public, Mr. Godwin Imakhai, who was hired by First Bank plc to perfect a purported tripartite mortgage agreement allegedly entered between the bank and Whiteplains British School Abuja, has distanced himself from the documents. Imakhai who was summoned by the Hon. Uzoma Nkem Abonta led House Committee on Public Petitions told the committee at the ...

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Lawyer arraigned for allegedly forging late woman’s C of O

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JUSTICE Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja High Court on Friday fixed October 5 to rule on a no case submission filed by a legal practitioner, Kole Bello who is standing trial for allegedly forging a Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of landed property in Lekki. Bello who is standing trial alongside three others was expected to open his defence ...

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Supori community demands justice over demolition of 250 houses


Residents and Landlords Association of Supori Community in Imota Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State is asking Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, to look into its case regarding the demolition of over 250 houses on April 5. The placard-carrying protesters numbering over 150 besieged the Lagos State House of Assembly, displaying placards with various inscriptions such ...

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Any lawyer caught selling land will be debarred – RPC


By virtue of rule 7(3) of the Rules of Professional Conduct, the business of selling land is a trade or business incompatible with the practice of law. They disclosed that any lawyer caught in such act will be thoroughly dealt with. They sighted the example of the case of NBA v Ibebunjo (2013) 18 NWLR (Pt.1386). In this case, the ...

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The 6 Rangers Of Your Real Estate Journey

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A real estate journey involves the steps you take on the pathway of a real estate transaction or business. And just like in every journey we embark on, you are bound to meet people who will either make your journey eventful or hinder you from completing it. Investing in real estate is one of the best business decisions you can ...

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How I lost money in my early days of real estate investing- Mrs Adefunke Adeyemi


Mrs Adefunke Adeyemi is the Regional Director for Member and External Relations of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA).  She was recently identified as one of the 200 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) globally in recognition of her achievements. Adefunke advocates for the overall sustainability and growth of the industry as a whole, and is the intermediary between ...

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EFCC instructs court to finally forfeit Ikoyi properties

EFCC instructs court to finally forfeit Ikoyi properties

Justice Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court in Lagos, has fixed January 19, 2018 to entertain and rule on a motion filed by EFCC before the final forfeiture to the Federal Government of Flat 7B, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos. The anti-graft agency said that the wife of the sacked Director-General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, ( NIA )Folashade Oke, as the ...

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