• Man, 47, arraigned for beating up father’s tenant

    Man, 47, arraigned for beating up father’s tenant

    For allegedly beating up his father’ s tenant, Abayomi Shorungbe, 47, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

    The accused, who works at the Ikeja airport and resides at 8, Ejire Lane, Orile-Agege, a suburb of Lagos, is being tried for conspiracy and assault.

    The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the court that the offences were committed on Oct. 24 at the accused’s residence.

    Ogu said the complainant, one Mr Adewale Adejoro, is one of the tenants of […]

  • Lagos tenant tears neighbour’s manhood over toilet bowl

    Lagos tenant tears neighbour’s manhood over toilet bowl

    A 41-year-old man, Michael Essien, has reportedly inflicted serious wound on the manhood of his neighbour, 24-year-old Okechukwu Chiagba, in Lagos State over accusation of using a defecation (toilet) bowl, popularly called ‘potty’, without his permission.

    The incident occurred on Friday in a ‘face me I face you’ apartment in Shasha, the Egbeda area of the state.

    The victim, who narrated the story to the Punch, said: “On Thursday night, my wife went out to use the toilet. We normally use potties. […]

  • Landlord stabs tenant to death, remanded in prison

    Landlord stabs tenant to death, remanded in prison

    For allegedly stabbing his tenant to death, Gbade Metibemu is to be remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons pending legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution.

    Metibemu, 34, was presented to face trial in a charge of murder before Magistrate K. A. Ariyo of an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on Thursday, but his plea was not taken.

    The prosecutor, Corporal Hafsat Ajibodu, said the accused committed the offence on July 21 at 10, Apollo Street, Makoko, Lagos.

    Ajibodu said the accused […]

  • Reps plan Bill to regulate tenant and landlord relationship in FCT

    Reps plan Bill to regulate tenant and landlord relationship in FCT

    Yakubu Dogara, the speaker of the House of Representatives, has reiterated the imperative of regulating the tenancy agreements that formalise the landlord and tenant relationship in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

    Dogara also stressed the importance of having a functional transport authority, which will regulate the operations and services rendered or obtained by residents from those who own and operate commercial means of transportation in the territory.

    The speaker stated this on Thursday at a one-day public hearing of a “Bill For […]

  • SEE What Happened To Lagos Landlord Who Set His Tenant Ablaze

    SEE What Happened To Lagos Landlord Who Set His Tenant Ablaze

    A landlord in Lagos,Sola Solomon, who reportedly set his tenant ablaze in Idumota area of the state is dead.

    Police source on Wednesday stated that the house owner’s death was occasioned by the injuries he sustained while torching the tenant identified as Abeeb Daraloye.

    According to The report, trouble began between the pair when they had a disagreement over the use of the toilet in their compound.

    The unforgiving landlord would later pour petrol on Abeeb and torched him with a lighter after […]

  • SHOCKING: Landlord Sets Tenant Ablaze In… Pushes Him Down From 3 Storey Building (PHOTO)

    SHOCKING: Landlord Sets Tenant Ablaze In… Pushes Him Down From 3 Storey Building (PHOTO)

    A landlord in the Idumota, Lagos Island area of Lagos State, Sola Solomon, has allegedly poured petrol and set fire to one of his tenants, identified simply as Abeeb, aka Ogbon.

    Report gathedred that as the victim struggled to put out the flames, the 67-year-old landlord pushed him down from the top floor of the three-storey building.

    The father of one was said to have landed with a thud, as the flames ate through his body.

    Our correspondent was told that Abeeb had barely spent five months […]