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Oyo govt. warns property owners against fraudulent task force operatives


The Oyo State government has cautioned property owners in the state to beware of fraudulent individuals parading themselves and extorting money as government Task Force members, saying that adequate measures are being taken to checkmate this worrisome activity. The government said that its representatives are equipped with relevant documents and identification to distinguish them as genuine government officials and they ...

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Kaduna set to prosecute 56 property owners over unpaid ground rent

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The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) said on Tuesday that it would prosecute owners of 56 properties in the state over unpaid ground rent. Executive Chairman of the service, Mukhtar Ahmed, made the disclosure in Kaduna at the launch of a digital application that integrates all the 63 revenue generating agencies in the state. He said that a task ...

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NDDC compensates Umudike property owners


The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has embarked on payment of compensation to villagers who own buildings, economic trees and monuments destroyed by the Commission while constructing four access roads in Umudike community in Ohaji Egbema LGA of Imo state. Paramount ruler of the community, Eze-Ali James Nwanro, and the youth president of the community, Ndubuisi Uche, who were supervising ...

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Court orders Abuja Area Councils to stop collecting tenement rate

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A court in Abuja has described the collection of tenement rate by the six area councils of the Federal Territorial Capital (FCT) from property owners as unconstitutional and has consequently barred them from further collecting the proper tax. Justice Valentine Ashi held that the collection of the property tax by the six councils was usurpation of functions donated to the ...

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Kebbi approves N948million to compensate property owners affected by road projects

Kebbi State Governor

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has approved the release of N984 million as compensation to property owners affected by ongoing township road construction projects in eight major towns in the state. The governor disclosed this in a statement by his Press Secretary, Alhaji Abubakar Muazu, made available to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Monday. Giving a breakdown of the amount, ...

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Lagos compensates property owners affected by Agege-flyover project

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The Lagos State government yesterday approved payment of over N1.4 billion as compensation for affected property owners on the alignment/right of way for construction and re-construction of dilapidated roads, flyover and ramps aimed at alleviating traffic gridlock in parts of the metropolis. The approval, the state said, was to improve the economic lives of affected property owners. Appreciating the gesture, the ...

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Ogun state has paid over N4 billion as compensation to property owners

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“The Ogun State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite, has disclosed that since the inception of the Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led administration in 2011, the state has paid over N4 billion as compensation to property owners that gave the right of way for road construction across the state.”- The Nation He also said the state government has decided to ...

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Scrutinise Land Registries to Fight Corruption – Real Estate Professionals

Scrutinise Land Registries to Fight Corruption, Say Real Estate Professionals

Heads of anti-corruption agencies stated recently that the government should publish the names of property owners in Nigeria as one of the ways to cub money laundering and other forms of financial crimes. Prior to this recommendation, the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) had signed a pact with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) designed to ...

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How termites can destroy your home

Guess what else can lead to the collapse of that building of yours…A relentless real estate property agent in the nuisance category. Termites are tiny wood-boring insects that are silent killers to homes and other buildings; their preoccupation is destruction. They have been around since the beginning of time because they are adaptable to ever-changing environments. Their ability to cause ...

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