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EFCC unseals buildings allegedly linked to Fayose in Ekiti


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has unsealed some properties it allegedly linked to a former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. Men believed to be EFCC personnel in a white-coloured bus with the number plate – BWR 627 AT – with police protection, on Thursday erased the markings from the buildings with ...

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Court overturns property forfeiture linked to Bala Mohammed

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Justice J.S. Tsoho of the Federal High Court Abuja discharged and set aside the interim order of forfeiture on grounds that EFCC had failed to prove that Bala Mohammed was the owner of the property. An Order of Interim Forfeiture of property allegedly belonging to Bauchi States Governor, Bala Mohammed obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), had ...

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Widow raises alarm over invasion of property by EFCC


An Abuja-based widow, Aisha Abubakar, has raised an alarm over the alleged invasion of her property by EFCC. The property is located at Plots 2070 and 2071, Cadastral Zone AO2, Wuse Zone 3, near Tamara Guest Inn, by the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC). Abubakar, who is also the managing director/chief executive officer, Sam’s Engineering Limited, told newsmen ...

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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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Estate agents arraigned for dishonestly selling property

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The police on Tuesday arraigned two estate agents who dishonestly sold a four-bedroom apartment for N3.5 million in an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court. Ahmed Saka and Zubairu Olasunkanmi are charged with four counts of Criminal Conspiracy, Criminal Breach of Trust, Cheating and Obtaining Property by false pretenses. The Prosecutor, Insp Isaac Yakub, informed the court that the suspects sold the house ...

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Chisco drags Oyelowo estate administrators to court over property


Chisco Transport Nigeria Limited has dragged the administrators of the estate of Chief Joseph Akanbi Oyelowo, Mr Oladuuni Oyelowo, and Mr. Olatunji Oyelowo before a Lagos High court, Igbosere over the property situated at no 6 Ikorodu road, Jibowu Yaba. The claimant in the suit no LD/5324GCMW/18 asked the court to declare that Lagos State Government is the lawful owner ...

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How to identify substandard buildings in Nigeria

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In the past few days, the Nigeria cyberspace and media has been filled with different news especially two cases of collapsed buildings one in Itafaji area of Lagos State and the other at Molete area of Ibadan. These two incidences had raised so many concerns about the structures and strengths of the buildings we have these days across Nigeria. This ...

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Two arraigned over alleged N13m property theft


Two men Iyanu Ogunsanmi; 20, and Eze Izuchuckwu; 21, who allegedly conspired to steal property worth N13 million, on Tuesday appeared in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Ogunsanmi and Izuchuckwu were arraigned alongside Emeka Iheagwu, 29, who allegedly bought the stolen property. The defendants, whose addresses were not given, are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, receiving stolen ...

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Fire razes property worth N7m in Lafia


Fire destroys property worth N7 million at a seven rooms apartment along the popular B.A.D road in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Eyewitnesses told newsmen in separate interviews on Tuesday in Lafia that the fire started at 11.30 a.m from one of the rooms and later spread to the other rooms. Ms. Aisha Ishaq, an eyewitness, and member of the affected family ...

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