• Court orders Globacom to vacate base station, pay N32m to landowners

    Court orders Globacom to vacate base station, pay N32m to landowners

    A Bayelsa High Court sitting in Sagbama on Tuesday ordered Globacom Nig. Ltd. to vacate a piece of land belonging to the Agbereowei family of Bolou-Orua in Sagbama local government.

    The family had leased a portion of their land to the telecommunications firm to host its cell site.

    The court ordered the defendant to pay N32.5 million representing N24 million unpaid rents at N3 million per annum from 2008 to 2016 and N8.5 million as damages for distress and hardship caused the […]

  • Abuja landowners sue ministers, army over alleged violent dispossession

    Abuja landowners sue ministers, army over alleged violent dispossession

    Landowners have sued the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory from further trespassing on plots of land located in Maitama Extension.

    A firm, Ogenyi Global Resource instituted the charge at the High Court Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on behalf of landowners in the area, through their counsel, Amobi Nzelu.

    They alleged that the minister has no right to encroach on their plots of land.

    Other defendants in the suit marked CU/2566/16 are the Chief of Army Staff, Army Council as well as the […]