• No land for grazing in Benue, Governor Ortom insists

    No land for grazing in Benue, Governor Ortom insists

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state on Friday said the state government would not concede any part of its land for establishment of grazing reserve for herdsmen in the state.

    Ortom made this known during the handing-over and inauguration of Daudu Shelter Project for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Guma Local Government Area of the state.

    The 100 bungalows project was initiated by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in collaboration with the state government and Benue Non-Governmental Organisation Network (BENGONET).

    Ortom, […]

  • Containers to land at Ntigha Dry Port in December 2017 – Shippers Council

    Containers to land at Ntigha Dry Port in December 2017 – Shippers Council

    An official of the Nigeria Shippers’ Council, Christian Chimezie, has said that containers would land at the Ntigha Dry Port in Isiala Ngwa North, Abia State by December 2017.

    Chimezie, the zonal coordinator of the council, said the committee inaugurated by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State was working hard to realise the target date for the delivery of the port.

    He told the News Agency of Nigeria in Aba, Abia State that the government was committed to realising the port to […]

  • Ogun proposes 25 years jail term for land grabbers

    Ogun proposes 25 years jail term for land grabbers

    According to reports, the Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday passed into law a bill proposing 25 years imprisonment for anyone found guilty of fraudulent conduct and forceful takeover of landed property in the state.

    The Majority Leader of the assembly, Mr Adeyinka Mafe, moved the motion for the third reading of the bill which was seconded by Mr Adebowale Ojuri.

    The bill had sought to prohibit forcible entry and occupation of landed properties, violent and fraudulent conduct in relation to landed […]

  • Man, 92, allegedly hangs self in Ebonyi over land

    Man, 92, allegedly hangs self in Ebonyi over land

    Residents of Amangballa village in Afikpo North Local Council of Ebonyi State woke up on Tuesday to discover the body of a 92- year-old Horri Oko Eluu dangling over a rope at the Ogo Square.

    An eyewitness said that the deceased’s sons who were abashed over the abominable incident, had quickly untied their father’s dangling body and deposited it in the mortuary at Mater Miscrecordia Hospital, Afikpo.

    Wondering what would have made a nonagenarian to commit suicide, inquiries revealed that he was […]

  • Suspected land grabbers kill Lagos monarch’s son

    Suspected land grabbers kill Lagos monarch’s son

    Some land grabbers and their thugs have invaded the Federal Housing Estate in the Alagbado area of Lagos State, killing Jamiu Olipede, the son of Oba Musiliu Olipede, the Olorile of Itori Oke Egba land, Ogun State.

    It was learnt that Jamiu’s death was the culmination of a land crisis in the estate, as the land grabbers had claimed that part of the land on which the Federal Government built the estate belonged to them.

    It was gathered that 29-year-old Jamiu, who […]

  • Three Men Assassinated Over Land Dispute in Lagos (Graphic Photos)

    Three Men Assassinated Over Land Dispute in Lagos (Graphic Photos)

    Three persons have been brutally assassinated in a horrific manner by assassins over a disputed land tussle in Lagos State.

    Three men have been brutally assassinated over land dispute at Isiwo Road igbodu, Lagos over land related matter. It was gathered that the men were murdered because of a land dispute.

    According to Olaitan Temitope, his brother Deacon Hassan, PA and driver were brutally assassinated by the rampaging thug and their bodies dumped at a nearby bush.

    Olaitan Temitope wrote: “It’s a painful […]

  • FG will not force any state to provide grazing land, says Ogbe

    FG will not force any state to provide grazing land, says Ogbe

    As the controversy surrounding the demarcation of grazing ground for Fulani Cattle rearers in the states by the Federal Government ranges on, the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Monday threw more Lights on the controversy.

    The Minister on a working visit to Adamawa State told Newsmen at the Palace of the Lamido Adamawa after a courtesy call that the Federal Government has now shelved the issue of grazing fields and has opted for ranches.

    According to Ogbeh those states that do […]