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Minister to support beneficiaries of Fadama III with land access

Minister to support beneficiaries of Fadama III with land access

“The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it would support beneficiaries of the Fadama III Additional Financing Graduates Unemployed Youths and Women Agro-Preneur Support (GUYS) programme to acquire lands.”- PM News The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, said this on Tuesday in Zuba, near Abuja at the official inauguration of Fadama III Additional Financing GUYS. Bello, represented by Hajia Amina ...

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History of Land ownership in Nigeria

land ownership in Nigeria

Land ownership in Nigeria can be quite a rigid process due to the very complex land tenure system in Nigeria. As a result, there have been calls from various quarters for a review of Nigeria’s land and property law and invariably a complete overhaul of the country’s land reform system. This article turns searchlight on the history of land ownership ...

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Expert tasks estate surveyors on homelessness

Expert tasks estate surveyors on homelessness

“Poverty, low access to mortgage finance got special mention when an expert gave a long list of factors that have made home ownership in Nigeria almost impossible. Other factors of homelessness include title holding, high cost of land, especially in urban centres, building materials which are largely imported, etc.”- Business Day Poverty is a native in Nigeria. It is estimated ...

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Mosque to set up e-library in Daura, Katsina state

e-library in Daura, Katsina state

“The steering committee of Karama central mosque, has received a plot of land to construct an e-library in Daura, Katsina state to facilitate research by students in the area.”- PM News The mosque committee had recently offered scholarship to 30 indigent students and medical assistance to 20 individuals. Malam Barau Musa, Chairman of the committee, said in Daura that work ...

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Abuja Land Dispute : Court Orders Demolition Of N2.5bn Property

Abuja land dispute

The Leadership reports that an Abuja High Court has ordered a developer, White Diamond Property Development Company, to remove 7 units of five-bedroom duplex worth N350 million each due to an Abuja land dispute. The court also awarded the sum of N10million as damages against the developer of the property, as penalty for encroaching on a piece of land belonging ...

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Businessman files committal action against House on the Rock

House on the Rock

“A Lagos based businessman, Gerald Chukwueke and four others have urged the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal to commit to prison, a popular Lagos Pastor, Paul Adefarasin and his church, House on the Rock for allegedly disobeying a court order restraining them from further trespassing on a land located in the Lekki area of the state.”- The Guardian ...

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Court adjourns suit filed by Word of Life Bible Church against Lagos

House on the Rock

“A Lagos High Court, Igbosere has adjourned the suit filed by the Incorporated Trustees of Word of Life Bible Church against the Lagos State government over non-issuance of building permit to October 11. In a suit marked LD/3040/14 before Justice Christopher Balogun, the church is asking the court to order the state government to issue it with building permit for ...

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Taraba governor says Mambilla crisis is land dispute-induced

Mambilla crisis is land dispute-induced

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has said the crisis in the Mambilla was neither religious nor ethnic, but that the Mambilla crisis is land dispute-induced. According to The Nation, he reiterated that there is no alternative to ranching as a solution to the crisis of confidence between herdsmen and farmers. Ishaku spoke at an interactive session with reporters in Abuja. ...

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Oyo flooding: Governor presents 20-year master plan

Oyo flooding: Governor presents 20-year master plan

“The final draft of a 20-year Ibadan city master plan aimed at tackling flooding, as well as charting a new direction for the city has been presented to the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.”- Daily Post The detailed master plan is expected to be submitted by September. The Ibadan drainage and solid waste master plans are aimed at ...

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Suleja flood: Niger donates N30m to victims

Niger donates N30m to victims of Suleja flood

The Nation reports that Niger Gov. Abubakar Bello has approved N30 million to the state Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) to provide relief materials to victims of Suleja flood. A statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Ndace, in Minna on Sunday said that the governor gave the approval when he visited some flooded areas in Suleja and Lapai ...

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