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How to get Governor’s Consent in Lagos state

Governor's consent in Lagos state

Obtaining Governor’s consent in Lagos state is the means of perfecting title for all land transactions within the state. The issue of getting a property can sometimes be very daunting if you have to think about the stress and many processes involved. First, you have to be sure what you’re buying is genuine and will not be sold to anyone ...

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How to Correct Errors on Property Title Documents

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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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Lagos survey plan fee to go up three times current fee

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Survey plan fee for Lagos state is going to be three times its current fee and this will take effect from April 1, 2017. For Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry Ojo and Ajeromi Ifelodun local governments, survey fee is currently 120,000 naira;  350,000 naira will be the newly increased cost. Lagos Island, Etiosa, Ikeja and Apapa which are presently set at 300,000 ...

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Land Verification in Lagos: What You Must Do

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Land Verification is a vital part of any land transaction. When buying a new home or landed property in Lagos it is essential you get your facts right and be well-informed on the nitty-gritty involved before you cash on the investment. This article highlights what you must look out for during your land verification especially in Lagos. It deals specifically ...

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Why You Should Survey That Land Now!


A Survey plan is a document that measures the boundary of a parcel of land to give an accurate measurement and description of that land.  This article highlights important facts why a survey plan is needed for your land. The people that handle survey issues are Surveyors and they are regulated by the office of the Surveyor general in Lagos ...

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Before you Purchase that Lagos Property – 3

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This is the last part of the series – Before you purchase that Lagos property. Last week we talked about the Acquisition/Purchase proper when it comes to property acquisition in Nigeria with reference to Lagos. Here is the concluding part: EFFECT OF NON-REGISTRATION Where documents created over a land transaction are not registered it renders such documents inadmissible in a ...

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The Relevance of a Survey Plan

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Some people like to ask ‘what is the relevance of a survey plan?’. A survey plan’s primary purpose is to prove the identity of a land which comes handy when a dispute ensues. A survey plan becomes of utmost importance for any success to be attained in any land suit. A plaintiff seeking for declaration of title to land has ...

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Issuance of Certificate of Occupancy in Ogun State

A Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) is a document issued by Authorities to a land owner as evidence of ownership of land. It contains the terms and conditions for the grant of the land. A C of O is issued by the Governor of a state or the President in the case of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which power ...

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