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Land Owners Sue Fayose, Demand N650million

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The owners of the land acquired by the Ekiti State Government to build an airport have sued the state and demanded N650million as damages. The plantation farmers dragged the state government and Governor Ayo Fayose to court for what they described as “unlawful and forcible acquisition” of their land. In a suit number HAD/71/2015 filed before an Ado Ekiti High ...

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Delta Sets Up Committee To Identify Undeveloped Plots Of Land In Asaba

Delta Sets Up Committee To Identify Undeveloped Plots Of Land In Asaba

The Delta State Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Development, Sir Dan Okenyi, has set up a committee to identify undeveloped plots of land earlier allocated to individuals and organisations in the metropolitan area of Asaba, Delta State capital. The committee, headed by Mr. Alex Eboka, will identify plots that were yet to be developed by their owners two years ...

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HOW TO GET BUILDING PLAN APPROVAL IN LAGOS

Processing a building plan approval is one of the most intricate aspects of erecting a structure. I like to think of building plan thus: Every idea starts with the gift of imagination! However, it has been proven that even the shortest pencil is better than the longest memory. Imagination needs to be captured otherwise it becomes a thing of the ...

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No Going Back On Land Use Charge Law – Oshiomhole

No Going Back On Land Use Charge Law-- Oshiomhole

At the presentation of the report carried out on the Edo state revenue generating reforms carried out by former chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue service. Governor Oshiomhole who immediately signed the report seized the opportunity to clear the air on the land use charge law. Governor Oshiomhole noted that the target of the Land Use Charge Law is not ...

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Landlord rapes tenant’s daughter at Bonugo Village, Abuja

Bonugo Village | Landlord rapes tenant's daughter

A 46-year-old landlord, simply identified as Sunday, was last Friday arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old daughter of his tenant at Bonugo village in Kwali Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). A source who craved anonymity disclosed this to our reporter on Sunday, saying the incident happened after the victim’s parents, who are tenants in Sunday’s house, went ...

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Landlord stabs tenant over girl

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Doctors at the Central Hospital in Benin City battled to save the life of one Alex Aigbogun who was stabbed in the stomach by his landlord, simply identified as Enogieru. The victim rushed to the hospital at about 9:00am Wednesday by policemen in a Hilux van. Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred at about 12:00midnight, but the victim’s family has no ...

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Before you Purchase that Lagos Property – 3

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This is the last part of the series – Before you purchase that Lagos property. Last week we talked about the Acquisition/Purchase proper when it comes to property acquisition in Nigeria with reference to Lagos. Here is the concluding part: EFFECT OF NON-REGISTRATION Where documents created over a land transaction are not registered it renders such documents inadmissible in a ...

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Before you Purchase that Lagos Property – 2

THE ACQUISITION/PURCHASE TRANSACTION PROPER This is the second topic in the series – Before you purchase that Lagos property Last week we talked about the legal framework preceding the acquisition of land in Nigeria with reference to Lagos. This week we will be looking at the processes involved in the purchase and acquisition of such property. Now, where the Purchaser’s ...

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