J.M. Shishi. Since 2009 he has attended 60 court sessions on behalf of the community. He has practiced law for 20 years and is a senior lecturer at Nassarawa State University in Keffi.
In 2007 a retired police commissioner claimed to have purchased 127 ha of land in Gunduma, Karshi Development Area, Nassarawa State. When locals refused to vacate the land they had farmed for their whole lives, policemen armed with guns arrested the farmers. Continue reading
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Interview with Olayinka Osinubi, Competence Centre for Rural Development Programmes, Ibadan Province
Les Femmes et le Foncier – Les enjeux de l’accès, de la propriété et du contrôle
Perspectives 2.13 French
Land grabbing in Ibadan, Oyo State, in Nigeria is not as critical as in other parts of the country. However we keep a watchful eye on the phenomenon in and around this State in the South West of Nigeria. Mr OLA, a rural development officer in Ibadan, has told us what is going on there. Continue reading