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Why Governor’s Consent Hinders Real Estate Development In Nigeria

Governor's consent

The Governor’s consent is a title document that establishes the consent of every Governor of the 36 states of the federation to all land transaction in the “said state”. Invariably, it is a means of perfecting the title on a land. Obtaining a Governor’s consent in Nigeria is a very herculean task. This article addresses the issue of the Governor’s ...

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“Sold property with fake C of O belonged to deceased” – Witness

Ajiwe community

Lagos – A prosecution witness, Adegboye Bajulaiye revealed to Lagos High Court how a convict sold property belonging to Late Mrs Francisca Awolaja  without the approval of his family. He disclosed while testifying in the ongoing trial of a convicted legal practitioner, Kole Bello, and three others who allegedly used a fake C of O. They were alleged to have committed the ...

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Electronic Building Plan Process Still Cumbersome – Town Planners

Electronic building plan

Mr Olaide Afolabi, President of the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON), on Friday called forwhen an improvement on the electronic method of processing building plan approvals in Lagos State. Afolabi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the electronic approach has yet make an appreciable impact on the process. He said that the electronic ...

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MACBAN, Benue chapter state readiness to vacate Benue valley

MACBAN, Benue chapter

“The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Benue chapter, says its members are ready to leave the Benue valley as the November 1 deadline for the implementation of the state’s Anti-Open Grazing Law draws nearer.”- Premium Times The Chairman of the association, Garus Gololo, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Makurdi that since the Government ...

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How to Correct Errors on Property Title Documents

Property title documents

Before you buy any property it is essential you do your due diligence. In this piece, you will get to know how to correct errors in your property  title documents especially on your survey It is usually a huge challenge correcting property title documents.I have seen surveyors make mistake on title documents and worse still these mistakes go undetected which ...

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Ogun justifies rejection of more than 60,000 C of O illegal Applications

60,000 C of O illegal Applications

TVC reports that Ogun state government has justified the reason for the rejection of more than 60,000 C of O illegal Applications under the Home Owners scheme. The Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun who was represented by the Commissioner for Urban and Physical Planning, Ronke Sokefun made this known in Abeokuta while presenting title documents to another set of beneficiaries of the ...

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Land Reforms and the Future of the Land Use Act in Nigeria

Buy Land In Nigeria

Human society the world over is heavily dependent on land and its resources. It is not an overstatement to say that without land there would be no human existence. In this article we take a critical look at land reforms and the future of Land use act in Nigeria. Man gets items very essential for his survival such as food, ...

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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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