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Land ownership disputes threaten growth in mining investment

Land ownership disputes

According to Daily Trust, land ownership disputes for solid minerals sites between states and the Federal Government have been a contentious issue among stakeholders in the industry.  The contention is slowing down the growth of the mining sector at a time the President Buhari administration is intensifying effort at developing the sector for national economic diversification and development. Many genuine ...

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

Land Use Act of 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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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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LAND USE ADMINISTRATION AND E-GOVERNMENT

Land use administration

Land use administration in developed countries is carried out with ease and this is due to their adoption of E-government. However the situation is not the same in some developing countries and Nigeria is no exception. This article addresses concept of ICT model in Land use administration. Land remains pivotal to any meaningful development of man and his society. The ...

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Difference between Leasehold and Freehold

There are two fundamentally different forms of legal ownership: freehold and leasehold. Although estate agents tend to gloss over it, the difference can be between a home that is worth buying and one that isn’t. Many people who don’t sort this out when they buy a home end up regretting it – getting it wrong can be hugely expensive. For ...

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