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Landlady Sets Tenant’s Apartment Ablaze To Eject Him

Landlady Sets Tenant’s Apartment Ablaze To Eject Him

One Mrs Nike Azeez who is a landlady in the Ijegun community of Lagos state, has been accused for setting the home of one of her tenants, Adeleke Shakiru on fire just to eject him from her compound. The incident happened on Tuesday April 12th. According to PM News, Nike and Shakiru have been at loggerheads over the use of ...

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10 Ways To Resolve Landlord/Tenant Disputes

disputes

Once you have decided to become a landlord, you’ll need to be prepared for disputes that will inevitably arise with your new tenants. Being prepared will help you avoid being caught unaware by a dispute. This article aims at suggesting ways by which dispute between landlords and tenants can be resolved. Instead of immediately going to court, there are many ...

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Are Tenants Now Haunting Landlords?

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There was a time when the word landlord sent chills down the spines of erring tenants; the days of old when an eviction notice was like a death penalty.  Albeit what is obtainable these days is that tenants now believe they have equal footing with their landlords, they can even go on to call their bluffs and possibly commit arson. ...

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Tenant Beats Landlord to Death Over ‘NEPA’ Bill

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A man has been arrested for beating his aged landlord to death over high electricity bill. According to the Ondo state Police Command, the man identified as Tope Akideji allegedly beat up 75-year-old Kayode Osunkalu of a building located at 17 Ayeferere street, Ondo town. The deceased reportedly invited all tenants to discuss how they were going to settle the ...

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Landlord & Tenant Matters: Time To Serve A Quit Notice

Landlord & Tenant Matters: Time To Serve A Quit Notice

A landlord has an unfettered legal right to terminate a tenancy upon giving adequate notice. This is because the property is his and he can at any time retrieve it subject to the conditions of the tenancy agreement. Once he abides by the provisions of the tenancy agreement, the tenant has no choice than to vacate possession. If the tenant ...

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Pregnant Tenant Dies After Fight With Neighbor

Pregnant Tenant Dies After Fight With Neighbor

Police in Lagos state have arrested a tenant named Tawa Biodun for fighting her heavily pregnant neighbour, Esther Oluwadiya, in their compound in Ikotun, Lagos on Monday Feb. 8th. The woman who was pregnant with twins later died from complications from the fight. According to PM News, the deceased was rushed to Igando General Hospital and then referred to the Lagos ...

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Tenant Stabs Pregnant Woman To Death Over N1,000

Tenant Stabs Pregnant Woman To Death Over N1,000

A Tenant nursing a six-month old pregnancy simply identified as Mrs. Ikhuoria, has been allegedly stabbed to death by her neighbour over N1,000. It was gathered that the deceased had on Monday gone to demand from her neighbour, identified as Mama Emmanuel, to pay back the N1,000 loaned to her, when an argument ensued between them.   The owner of ...

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Landlady Battered By Female Tenant Over Marijuana

Landlady Battered By Female Tenant Over Marijuana

A landlady, Obasuyi Abimbola, has been battered by her female tenant, Mujidat Ibrahim, for allegedly barring her from selling a narcotic substance suspected to be marijuana in her compound in Lagos State, western Nigeria, pm news reports. Following the assault, the suspect, Mujidat was arrested and charged before Isolo Magistrates’ court with the alleged offence. The incident happened at 37, ...

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Landlord Arrested As Tenant Dies While Packing Out

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Detectives at the State Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba, are investigating a 60-year-old landlord, Kareem Ajao, for allegedly killing his tenant, Chukwuyenre Eke. Punch Metro learnt that the incident happened on Chief Kenneth Street, Ilogbo, in the Ajangbadi area of Lagos State. It was learnt that Chukwuyenre, a businessman, and the landlord had been having a running battle over payment ...

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