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Land Use Act: The trend of land acquisition by host Government

Land Use Act of Nigeria

It is debatable that the Nigerian Land Use Act of 1978 has not absolutely transferred ownership of land to the Governor of states in Nigeria. In this article, we look at the trend of  Land Acquisition by host Government. It is argued that the citizens have no rights or interest over the land in the country beyond their occupation because ...

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First Empire calls on govt to ease land acquisition

land ownership in Nigeria

First Empire calls on govt to ease land acquisition The First Empire Group has highlighted the need for the government to enhance the process of acquiring land in order to bridge the over 17 million housing deficit in the country. The Head of Energy, First Empire Group, Mr. Dimeji Oganla, stated this in Lagos, while announcing the company’s new housing ...

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Land Acquisition Policy in Nigeria

land acquisition in Nigeria

Since 1978, the major legislation regulating land acquisition within the country has been the Land Use Act of 1978 which states that all land in a State is to be held in trust by the State Governor for the benefit of all Nigerians. By law, foreigners may also acquire land wherever it is located in the country from either the ...

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