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10 Different Types of Nigerian Landlords

Nigerian Landlords are arguably the most interesting characters in the subconscious of the average Nigerian Tenant. In this article, we take a critical look at 10 different types of Nigerian Landlords that besiege us. For Nigerian Landlords, there is the good, the bad and the ugly side to them. Nigerian landlords come in different flavours or would it be fair ...

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Co-tenancy: The gains of renting an apartment with a roommate

co-tenancy

There comes a time in our life when staying alone can be a bit traumatizing. Single people who rent apartments without a corresponding flat mate or roommate do so mostly due to privacy but there are times they wish it was different. In this article we will be discussing the gains of renting an apartment with a flat mate. Co-tenancy ...

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The Travails of a Lagos Tenant

Tenant in Lagos

Getting an accommodation in the city of excellence is never a walk in the park. In most cases a tenant in Lagos does pass through thick and thin to find shelter because of the competitive nature of the city which is the fastest growing city in Africa, with a population of over 21 million people. In this piece, Solomon Izuagie,a ...

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Bad Market – Episode 7

Bad market - episode 6

Timi made certain that I didn’t leave his room without instilling enough fear in me that would ensure that I didn’t say a word of what I discovered when I stumbled into his room. I was literally thrown out of his room afterwards. ::::::::::::::Read Previous episode here:::::::::::: As I stepped into the lobby, his threats played out in my head ...

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The Challenges of Finding Accommodation in Lagos

Finding accommodation in Lagos

Over the years Lagos has become home to every Tom, Dick and Harry which makes the city of excellence a real estate  hotbed and as  such a case of survival of the fittest for those in search of a place to call home. In this article, Lekan Linkin Lofinji examines the challenges of finding accommodation in Lagos. If you are ...

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Would you prefer to live on campus or off campus?

Would you love to live on or off campus

The decision of whether to live on campus or off campus is the next important thing after securing an admission. This decision directly or indirectly affects the quality of living as a student-Undergraduate or Postgraduate. We conducted an opinion poll on Facebook and we got very interesting reactions. We gathered that there is an approximate balance in the number of ...

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Take The #SackYourLandLord Test

#SackYourLandlord

When it comes to finding the right apartment to reside in on lease or permanent basis, many of us misplace our priorities. And due to the excitement of finally getting a place after months of rigorous search especially in a densely populated place like Lagos, we fail to ask the right questions, now that’s just a part of it. There ...

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8 Things Every Bachelor Should Have In His Apartment

Apartment

If there is an apartment you will visit without high expectation as regards the arrangement of furniture, items and personal effects in the apartment then that house has to be owned by a bachelor. It’s a common trend to go to a single man’s house and meet disorderliness in its perfect state. More like most of us were born with ...

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When Your Best Friend Is Your Landlord

Landlord mistakes to avoid

Have you ever imagined a situation where your landlord is actually your best friend; be it childhood friend, buddy, colleague or even your ex-course mate? What are the advantages and implications of this sort of relationship?  This article answers the aforementioned question. Given that landlords wield so much power over their tenants, you’d think anyone who’s actually friends with his landlord is on ...

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