Snr Officer at Ministry Of Land Allegedly Fails to Explain How He Aquired Assets Worth Sh1.2 Billion
A Snr Officer in the Ministry of Lands has been put on the spot by the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission for allegedly possessing assets worth Ksh. 1.2 billion. In a news report that has been shared by a reliable source of information, it has been reported that the suspect who has been identified as Owino Ochiel could not account, explain how he made his wealth.
"Rais Ruto Should Know That Days Of Imperial Presidency Is Over, Kabando Makes a New Claim
Hon. Kabando Wa Kabando has hits out at president William Ruto after he said that the Ministry of Lands will take over functions of National Land Commission NLC_Kenya. According to him president William Ruto's decision that the Ministry of Lands will take over functions of National Land Commission NLC_Kenya is illegal and irregular and unconditional.
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Interior Cabinet Secretary Prof. Kithure Kindiki has urged religious leaders to assist government in weeding out fake pastors and churches. The National Integrity Alliance has opposed the nomination of Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji as the next Director General of the National Intelligence Service. Seasoned criminal lawyers and senior figures at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution are angling to take over from Haji whose eight-year contract was cut short when the President made him the chief.
New Twist After Former MP Accuses Ruto of Allegedly Issuing an Illegal Directive on Sunday
In a strongly worded social media post, former Mukurweini constituency Member of Parliament, Honorable Kabando wa Kabando, has criticized President William Ruto's recent announcement that the Ministry of Lands will assume the functions of the National Land Commission (NLC). Kabando labeled the move as illegal, irregular, and unconstitutional, suggesting that it poses a threat to the principles of constitutional governance established by the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
News In: President Ruto Suffers A Setback As Politicians Slam His Plans To Strip NLC Valuable Plans
Politicians and interest groups have criticized President William Ruto's decision to remove the National Lands Commission (NLC)'s authority to assess land that the government planned to buy. The Azimio la Umoja alliance referred to the president's action as "illegal and unconstitutional." The institutions argued separately that NLC should be permitted to fulfill the requirements stipulated by the constitution.
Past Mistakes Come Back To Haunt NLC As Ruto Announces Major Shakeup
Having complained of unfairness by the National Lands Commission (NLC) in 2019 when it ruled to have his Weston Hotel pay the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) for the land on which the hotel sits after claims that the land was grabbed, President William Ruto has finally handed the NLC a blow, making an announcement that denies it capacity to conduct a key role that made it a powerful Commission in the country.
"Days Of Imperial Presidency Are Gone" Kabando Tells Off Ruto Over Directive On NLC, Alleged This
Former Mukuruweini constituency member of parliament Hon Kabando Wa Kabando, has told off President Wiliam Ruto over his move to slash powers of the National Land Commission. Former Mukuruweini constituency member of parliament Hon Kabando Wa Kabando. Photo/Courtesy. Taking to his official social media pages, the former Lawmaker noted that the declaration by the head of state is illegal and unconstitutional claiming that it is an effort to kill the 2010 Constitution.
Ksh1 Billion Land Belonging To Kisumu Law Courts Recovered By EACC.
Ksh1 Billion Land Belonging To Kisumu Law Courts Recovered By EACC. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has successfully recovered land worth Sh 1 billion belonging to the Judiciary in Kisumu. This follows an illegal and fraudulent excision of the land from Kisumu Law Courts in 1994 by a former Judicial Officer who was in charge at the time, with the assistance of the former Commissioner of Lands.
Experts raise concerns over Ruto’s directive to transfer land valuation role to Ministry of Lands
Legal experts, analysts and political leaders on Tuesday, May 23, raised concerns over President William Ruto’s directive to transfer the land valuation role from the National Land Commission to the Ministry of Lands. The President’s directive, some argued, may enhance the government's fight against corruption, but the transfer was against the Constitution and needed to be revisited.
Ruto Issues New Order, Limits NLC Authority
On Sunday, May 21, President William Ruto issued a new decree drastically reducing the authority of the National Land Commission (NLC). Speaking during a Thanksgiving ceremony in Isiolo, the President said that most of the NLC's widespread corruption can be traced back to its remuneration system.
EACC Successfully Recovers Kisumu Law Courts Land Valued at Kes.1 Billion
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) of Kenya has successfully recovered a piece of land valued at Kes.1 Billion that was grabbed from the Kisumu Law Courts premises in 1994. The land was grabbed by Charles Oyoo Kanyangi, who was the In-Charge of Kisumu Law Courts at the time, in collusion with former Lands Commissioner Wilson Gachanja.
MigunaMiguna Calls for Arrest and Prosecution of Those Responsible for Kisumu Law Courts Land Grab
The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) in Kenya has achieved a significant victory in its fight against corruption by recovering a piece of land worth Kes.1 billion that was grabbed from the Kisumu Law Courts premises in 1994. The land was illegally taken by Charles Oyoo Kanyangi, who was the In-Charge of Kisumu Law Courts at the time, in collusion with former Lands Commissioner Wilson Gachanja.
Gachagua Discloses What Would Have Happened Had Ruto Lost the Elections
The country's second in command Hon Rigathi Gachagua has let the cat out of the bag after disclosing what would happened had President Ruto lost the August election. Thumbnail photo While he was speaking during the graduation ceremony held at Kenyatta university yesterday, DP Gachagua revealed that the contested Kenyatta University's land would have now been grabbed and no one would be held accountable for doing that.
Senior Ministry of Lands Officials Swears Affidavits Over Gachagua's 1.5 Billion Land
Senior Ministry of Lands Officials have swore an affidavit to prove that the deputy president Rigathi Gachagua is the true owner of a city land valued at 1.5 Billion. The Ministry of Lands are expected to testify in court and explain how the other complainant forged the documents. Here is a link: https://twitter.com/StandardKenya/status/1593161713364488192?s=20&t=ySp8ejBbO8eBS4Bz267NqQ
The government confirms that Gachagua is the rightful owner of the disputed Ksh 1.5bn land.
The land in Embakasi Nairobi has been disputed by the Gachagua company against retired officer Michael Ohas. They said that the DP title deed was genuine and was part of the Land Registry records since 2012, when it was issued. The Ministry of Lands in the country has finally broken the silence regarding the land dispute worth 1.5 billion shillings involving the deputy president Rigathi Gachagua.
DP Gachagua Relieved After Court Declares Him To Be The Rightful Owner Of Disputed Land
JUST IN: Ministry of Lands official tells court that DP Gachagua is the rightful owner of Ksh1.5B disputed land near JKIA. In the case, Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua had claimed that former Director of Physical Planning John Michael Ohas tampered with records at the land office in a bid to rob him of the property.
Government Takes This Action After Dp Rigathi Gachagua Was Linked To The Land Near JKIA
Yesterday, a senior official at the Ministry of Lands associated Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua with the ownership of a Sh1.5 billion disputed Land near Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. Gachagua has been battling over the ownership of the property after John Ohas and Colombus laid claim who according to Gachagua's lawyer want to rob his agent.
Speculations Rife on What Gachagua Said About KU Land While Attending 52nd Graduation Ceremony
Deputy president Rigathi Gachagua on Friday graced the 52nd Graduation ceremony in Kiambu on Friday took a moment to refer a row last year pitting Kenyatta University Vice Chancellor Prof Paul Wanaina and the former regime of Uhhru Kenyatta. The row saw the versity boss ousted after he objected the move by the government to cede part of the university land World Health Organisation, that intended to set up a logistics hub and a Regional Centre for Decease Control and Prevention.
"Gachagua Owns Sh1.5bn Disputed Land" Ministry Of Lands Official Tells Court
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has found another reason to smile after a senior official at the land ministry testified in his 1.5b disputed land in Nairobi.According to reports by the Star Kenya,an official at the ministry of lands has given evidence in favor of the deputy president.The official revealed that the disputed land belongs to the deputy president.The disputed land which is based in Nairobi has been placed at 1.5 billion shillings.This comes a few days after officers from the DPP office urged the courts to drop Gachagua's graft cases stating that they lacked merit.The deputy president has severally stated that the cases were politically instigated by the previous regime of former president Uhuru.He also urged that more cases that were political be dropped by the DPP.What is your take on this latest development in DP Gachagua's case?
Another Major Win for DP Rigathi Gachagua After What Senior Ministry Officials Have Told the Court
Deputy president - elect Rigathi Gachagua and his wife Dorcas Gachagua. Image: DORCAS GACHAGUA /FACEBOOK The Ministry of Lands Wednesday confirmed that Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua legally acquired a disputed five-acre parcel of land in Nairobi County. Three senior officials from the ministry swore affidavits to prove that Gachagua and his company, Wamunyoro Investments Limited, are the registered owners of the disputed parcel valued at Sh1.5 billion and that the man claiming to be the owner forged the records.