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Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water
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Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water

A caretaker of one of the off campus lodges at the Federal Polytechnic Oko, has allegedly stabbed a student to death over issues surrounding the pumping of water. The deceased identified as Abuchi, an ND2 student of the Department of Public Administration was stabbed on the neck by the caretaker at Currency Lodge on Saturday, April 24. The caretaker It was gathered that the deceased and other tenants had gone to caretaker to complain about lack of water. The complaint led to a fight between both parties during which the caretaker stabbed Abuchi. Abuchi was rushed to a nearby hospital by his lodge mates where he was confirmed dead. The suspect was said to have fled after the student died. Police officers attached to the Oko Division reportedly arrived the scene in the...
Lagos Police Arrests Landlady’s Daughter For Beating Male Tenant To Death
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Lagos Police Arrests Landlady’s Daughter For Beating Male Tenant To Death

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Ms Tina Essi, f, for the alleged murder of 49 year old Christian Akparie of No 26 Orijamogun Street, Oreyo, Ikorodu, Lagos. Police preliminary investigation revealed that on 31st January 2021, an argument, over the payment of Nepa Bill, ensued between the Landladys daughter, Ms Tina Essi and the deceased, both of the same address, which led to a fight. After the fight, the deceased had continually suffered severe pains but unfortunately, on Saturday 6th February 2021 at about 7am while the deceased was being rushed to the General Hospital, Ikorodu, he gave up the ghost. The police operatives attached to Ikorodu Division of the command were contacted and arrested the suspect immediately. The Commissioner of Police has ordered that...
Landlord, Wife Cut Tenant’s Face Over Quit Notice
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Landlord, Wife Cut Tenant’s Face Over Quit Notice

A Lagos landowner, Samson Ekweozor, and his wife, Anurika Ekweozor, have allegedly physically assaulted their tenant, Mary Onyian, upon her family’s refusal to prematurely quit an apartment belonging to them at Ikotun-Egbe. Mary, who narrated her experience, said trouble started after the Ekweozors asked her family to vacate the apartment barely a month after they moved in without a plan to refund the rent paid for the apartment. The refusal of the Onyian family to move out of the house attracted the landlord's anger, which led to an attack on Mary leaving her face scarred for life. According to Mary, the landlord and his wife never opened up on the reason for the notice to quit just a month after she and her family moved in. She said: “We don’t know the reason we were aske...
It Is A Sin To Be A Tenant In A Rented Apartment – Pastor Charles Osazuwa
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It Is A Sin To Be A Tenant In A Rented Apartment – Pastor Charles Osazuwa

Charles Osasuwa, founder of Rock of Ages Christian Assembly Inc, has said it is a sin to live in a rented apartment. He said this in a message on his Facebook wall on Thursday. He went on to explain that it is actually a sin for Christians to live in a rented apartment because they will end up having two lords – Jesus and the landlord. He said “the tenant is always at the mercy of the landlord. The landlord can call the tenant anytime and he can request to use his apartment anytime. The Christian who is a tenant should work towards freeing himself from the second Lord which is the Landlord.” Osasuwa also said churches who operate in rented properties are not left out. He said “a church that operates in a rented apartment is having two lords. This should not be.” ...
Landlord Beats Up Tenant’s Wife For Turning Down Love Advances
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Landlord Beats Up Tenant’s Wife For Turning Down Love Advances

A woman, Mrs Comfort Giwa, said she got the beating of her life when her landlord, Mr Adisa Lukman openly brutalised her for allegedly turning down his love advances. The incident, according to Comfort, the incident happened on February 9, 2020, while she was talking to a friend outside their residence at 3, Idiatu Kilani Street in the Fagba area of New Oko Oba, Agege, Lagos. She said she was mercilessly beaten by the landlord during which she sustained varying degree of injuries on several parts of her body including a wound on her arm. She claimed that had made passes at her which she rejected on several occasions, after which he threatened to deal with her. ‘’I started having issues with our landlord, (Adisa), shortly after we moved into his house three years ago when he...
Landlord in Tears After he Saw the Condition Tenants Left his House
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Landlord in Tears After he Saw the Condition Tenants Left his House

A landlord said he "nearly cried" when he saw the state his tenants left his house in. Daniel Needes, from Bridgend in Wales, had rented the house out for two years. He said the house had been in "immaculate condition" after it was renovated by his late father and had been kitted out with new appliances. However, less than two years later, the tenants suddenly moved out without notice. When the landlord went to the house, he was shocked to discover the property had been completely trashed. Daniel, a single father, said: "I went down to the house as soon as I could and that's when I saw what they’d done. "To be honest, when I first saw it I nearly cried. They had completely trashed it. He claims the family didn't even tell him they were moving out. He says he only found o...
DPO allegedly assaults, strips Mercy naked; arrests her widowed mom
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DPO allegedly assaults, strips Mercy naked; arrests her widowed mom

A 20-year-old girl, Mercy Okoro, has accused the Divisional Police Officer in Ekpan, Delta State, SP Asanayin Ibok, of stripping her naked over a disagreement with a tenant. Mercy also accused Ibok of unlawful arrest of her widowed mother, Lucy Okoro, and her younger sister at about 3:00 p.m on Friday, January 10, 2019. She said a tenant, Andrew Obas, who had refused to pay his three months rent invited the Police to their home. The lady, who spoke in pidgin, added that, “We gave him four months which elapsed this January but he refused to pay. We asked him to pack out instead, he brought armed Policemen. They shot sporadically, came to our house and carried my sister, dragged her legs and kicked her. I held the Policeman that they should leave my sister alone. The DPO stripped me na...
Mother and her four children die of suspected food poisoning
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Mother and her four children die of suspected food poisoning

Four children and their mother were on Thursday evening found dead inside a rented house at Nantwala Village, Kiringente Sub County, Mpigi District in Uganda. Police preliminary investigations indicate that the deceased could have died of food poisoning. The deceased persons are yet to be identified since they were not known to residents as they had just settled in the area. Mr Francis Musisi, their landlord said he learnt of the incident when he went to deliver a receipt to his new tenants who occupied the single room only two days ago. “Eric Hagirimaana, the father of the children came to me on Tuesday and rented a room for his family. They [family members] had spent just two days in the house and we don’t know even the names of the wife,” he said on Thursday.   Mr...
Family Goes Spiritual Over Their Stolen Daughter Who Disappeared One Year Ago
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Family Goes Spiritual Over Their Stolen Daughter Who Disappeared One Year Ago

Osaruoname Omokpia is not a happy man. His sorrow began on June 24, 2018. That day marked the beginning of his recurring nightmare. On that day, two female tenants abducted his daughters, Christabel and Amanda. The culprits, Rose and Mary, kidnapped the minors and sold them to one Joy Odeh thus injecting agony into the lives of the Omokpias. However, in May, this year, fate deigned Omokpia a patronising smile as little Christabel was recovered in Enugu State from one Anioke Augustine, who bought her for N800,000. The recovery of Christabel uncovered a huge network of individuals engaged in sale and trafficking of children in the country. It was a tortuous investigation by men of the Edo State Police Command as they journeyed through five states in trail of Christabel before they reco...
Police Arrest Man Who Killed His Father’s Tenant in a Brutal Attack
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Police Arrest Man Who Killed His Father’s Tenant in a Brutal Attack

The man accused of killing his tenant in a brutal attack at the Ashanti Regional community of Gromesa in the newly created Adansi-Akrofuom District, has been arrested at his hideout in Accra. Abraham Mantey was alleged to have cut the throat of his father's tenant, Eric Tetteh, leading to victim's untimely death; throwing the Gromesa community into a state of shock last Sunday. The deceased, Eric Tetteh, a farmer, had his throat slit in the presence of his wife, Evelyn Dansowaa, around 7:00 pm for refusing to vacate his room. Suspect Abraham Mantey had ordered the deceased and his wife to leave the house but they refused, Obuasi Municipal Police Commander, DSP Martin Assenso, said. Abraham, therefore, allegedly attacked him with a machete after a short confrontation, while the ...
Blind Gospel Singer Accused Of Defiling His Tenant’s Daughter
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Blind Gospel Singer Accused Of Defiling His Tenant’s Daughter

A 49-year-old blind gospel singer, Anthony Okhiria, was on Monday paraded by the Edo state police command for allegedly defiling the 9-year-old daughter of his tenant, at house number 9, Isidahomen Street, Ekpoma. . He, however, denied having canal knowledge of the minor. According to him, “I didn’t defile anybody. I am a musician, I sing gospel music. My senior brother inherited the house from our father, but he lives in Lagos, so, I am the one in charge. The mother and her four girls live in my house, their church used to lay their rent. . One day, she came to tell me that the church said they are not going to pay the rent again. The woman did not want to pay me, she wanted to seduce me, but I did not agree. One​ day, she told me that she suspects that I like her, but I to...
Man Allegedly Kills His Tenant’s Boyfriend, Then Flees Immediately
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Man Allegedly Kills His Tenant’s Boyfriend, Then Flees Immediately

A man has allegedly killed his tenant’s boyfriend, Arnold Ogboru in Akwa Ibom after they duo had an altercation over a shared apartment with the lady. According to the grieving mother, Mrs Miranda Ese Ogboru, who cried out on Facebook over the alleged murder, the suspect, Emmanuel Douglas Okpongete, is currently on the run and she seeks help in tracking him down. According to the deceased’s sister, Venessa, Okpongete killed her brother, with the assistance of the security guard, before fleeing the scene. She wrote: “Okpongete Killed my brother, Arnold, last night, and he is now on the run. All efforts by the police to get to him, have proven abortive. There was an altercation between them after Arnold tried to talk to him about invading his girlfriends privacy. Arn...
I Pretended To Be Engaged In Order To Get An Apartment In Lagos – Actress Teniola
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I Pretended To Be Engaged In Order To Get An Apartment In Lagos – Actress Teniola

Nigerian actress Teniola A. Aladese, has revealed that she pretended to be engaged in order to get an apartment in Lagos state. Sharing the below image she wrote about how she had to lie that she was engaged so as to get an apartment. She also claimed that landlords discriminate based on tribe when billing for rent. She wrote; House Hunting in Lagos. Today, I succumbed to pretending to be engaged in order to get an apartment. I had gotten tired of not getting an apartment because some landlords have chosen to regard me as the ‘Irresponsible single woman’. And I had lost out on good apartments in good locations owing to this reason. Check this. You are a single independent woman. You have a job. You can pay your rent. But hey, they don’t want you because you are single ...
Landlord Wanted To Sleep With Me And My Daughter – Woman
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Landlord Wanted To Sleep With Me And My Daughter – Woman

A woman in Ota, Ogun State, Mrs Omolara  Balogun, has accused her landlord, Mr Tunde Olaoluwa, of trying to sleep with her and her daughter.   Mrs Balogun levelled the allegation during the hearing of a case on house rent at a Customary Court in the town. She said she gave the landlord N26,000 being the accumulated rent for nine months for a room at N2,500 a month, saying he refused to collect the money and instead asked her to vacate the accommodation. According to her, she had cause to believe that Olaoluwa was ejecting her because she and her daughter refused the landlord’s  sexual advances, and not because she was owing him house  rent. She added that she experienced burglary incidents frequently in the house for which she complained and the landlord did nothing, pointing...
Delta Court Awards N500,000 Against Landlady, Police Over Assault On Tenant
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Delta Court Awards N500,000 Against Landlady, Police Over Assault On Tenant

A Delta State High Court sitting in Otor-Udu in Udu Local Government Area of the State on Tuesday awarded the sum of N500,000 against a landlady, Mrs. Gloria Oriako and the Nigeria Police Force. DAILY POST reports that this was over unlawful arrest and detention of a tenant, Mr. Francis Doye for his failure to pay his rent. The Court presided over by Hon. Justice F.N. Azinge in his ruling also granted an order for perpetual injunction restraining the respondents from further arrest and detention of the tenant. Immediately after the judgement, Barr. Omemiroro Ogedegbe in a statement claimed that his client, Francis Doye who, was a resident at a building owned by Mrs. Gloria Oriako in Jeddo Community in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State was in arrears of rent for three month...
Nigerian Man Allegedly Throws His Tenant Down From Storey Building In Italy For Refusing To Have Sex With Him
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Nigerian Man Allegedly Throws His Tenant Down From Storey Building In Italy For Refusing To Have Sex With Him

A Nigerian man has been arrested for throwing his tenant down from a 3-storey building in Florence, Italy. According to Drumbeatnews, Daniel Chukwuka allegedly did this because the victim, Precious, allegedly refused to have sex with him.According to Precious, on that faithful day, when she returned from work, her landlord, Chukwuka, came to her room and demand for sex with her, which she refused. While attempting to rape her, he realised that she had her phone on record and this provoked him to beat her and then throw her from the building. She, however, survived, but currently in a hospital in Florence Italy, with spinal cord issues and broken legs. Chukwuka has since been arrested and the case is in court.
Landlord Arrested For Killing Tenant In Abia
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Landlord Arrested For Killing Tenant In Abia

The landlord of a building located at Plot 22, Obohia Road, Aba, Abia state, Ogbonnaya Igwe, has been arrested by police operatives attached to the Ndiegoro Police Division in the state for allegedly shooting dead his tenant, one Mrs. Ijeoma Chibuzo. According to the police, it took the intervention of a combined security team from the Counter-Terrorism Unit and others that were deployed in Obohia to stop angry mob from setting the suspect’s building ablaze. The Abia state Police Public Relations Officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna, while confirming the arrest of the suspect, said: “it took the police over three hours to break into the suspect’s house. “He was apprehended with the gun he allegedly used in killing the victim. “Although investigation into the matter was still ongoing, prel...
Tenant Docked Over Alleged N70,000 Electricity Bill Fraud
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Tenant Docked Over Alleged N70,000 Electricity Bill Fraud

A 35-year-old man, Tony Hamza was on Wednesday arraigned in a Gudu Upper Area Court, Abuja, over alleged N70,000 electricity bill fraud. ‎Hamza of Dakwo village, Abuja, was docked on charges of criminal breach of trust and cheating.‎ ‎The prosecutor, Donaldtus Abbah, told the court that one Chukwu Anthony and 20 others of Dakwo village reported the matter at the Apo Police Station on June 7. According to him, the plaintiffs who are co-tenants of the defendant, contributed N70, 000 for February and March electricity bill. The prosecutor said that the said sum was given to the defendant to settle the bill, but he converted same to his personal use. Abbah said the offences contravened Sections 312 and 322 of the Penal Code. The defendant pleaded not guilty, while the judge, ...
Woman Pours Boiling Water On A Girl In Imo, Flees With Husband
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Woman Pours Boiling Water On A Girl In Imo, Flees With Husband

This girl was taken to a Radio station on Sunday My Radio Fm 101.1Owerri . Her story!! According to her mum Mrs Ngozi Mkwazema a widow and a native of Emekuku in Imo state but living as a Tenant in Obazu Mbieri in Mbaitolu LGA. She gave her daughter’s name as Chika an 11 year old girl and a primary 6 student. It happens that on Saturday 20th around 8pm there was a fight between her children and that of her Co-Tenant which she gave her name as Mrs promise a mother of 3 and married to one Mr Obinna a Keke driver from Ebonyi state. When Miss Chika (the victim) came to separate the fight, Mrs promise started beating her and at the same time insulting her Mother. According to the girl “‘She started insulting my mother and calling my two big sisters prostitutes so I talked back to her and...
Senate Pegs Landlord’s Rent Duration At One Year In FCT
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Senate Pegs Landlord’s Rent Duration At One Year In FCT

The Tenancy Bill is to Establish a Relationship between the Landlord and the Tenant. This Tenancy Bill shall apply to all Premises within the FCT including business and residential premises unless otherwise specified. The resolution reads as follow: It shall be unlawful for a landlord or his agent to demand from a sitting tenant rent in advance of six months from a monthly tenant and one year from a yearly tenant in respect of any premises without prejudice. It shall not be unlawful for a sitting tenant to offer or pay rent in excess of a year for a yearly tenant and 6months for a monthly tenant. It shall be unlawful for a landlord or his agent to demand from a new or would be tenant rent in excess of a year in respect of any premises; It shall not be unlawfu...
My Landlord Drank Beer Worth N45,000 In My Beer Parlour, Tenant Tells Court
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My Landlord Drank Beer Worth N45,000 In My Beer Parlour, Tenant Tells Court

A 38- year -old tenant, Genesis Genius, on Wednesday, told a Masaka Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Nasarawa State, that his landlord, Manzo Hassan, is owing him for the beer he drank in his beer parlour. Genesis, a resident of Masaka, was taken to court by Hassan for owing him N120,000 rent arrears. Genesis agreed to pay the arrears, but insisted that his landlord should pay him his beer money first, in order for him to add to pay the rent arrears. “My landlord always come to my beer parlour to drink, after drinking, he will not pay me, I am sure he is using it to replace the money I am owing him. “He has been doing it, the money he is owing me amounted to a huge sum, he should pay me, so that I can pay him as well,’’ the tenant said. The defendant told the court that his land...

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