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What are the benefits of being the oldest Tenant in a house?

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Have you ever wondered why someone would stay in a particular house for over ten years and more? Our correspondents have interviewed various clients in the past who shared their tenant-Landlord’s experiences with us. Some of them talked about finding it stressful to move from one location to another hence, they earned the chief tenant title. This could be their ...

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Court arraigns landlady over alleged theft of tenant’s property

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A 53-year-old landlady, Rita Olukanmi, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing property worth N1.4 million belonging to her tenant. The accused, who resides at No. 19, Oduduwa St., Aboru, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, housebreaking and stealing. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, Insp. Victor Eruada told ...

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Landlord charged to court for slapping his tenant

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A 40-year-old landlord, Leke Adebola, who allegedly slapped his tenant, was on Wednesday brought before an Epe Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. Adebola, who resides at Imokun Noforaji in Epe, is facing a charge of assault. Police Prosecutor Moses Oyekanmi told the court that the accused committed the offence on April 7 at 10 am at his residence. According to ...

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Tenant kills Landlord, buries him in shallow grave

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Niger State Police Command has apprehended a tenant known as Maaruf Sarki, 34, for allegedly killing his landlord, Tasiu Shittu, after which he buried him in shallow grave in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammad Abubakar, confirmed this on Wednesday, adding that Sarki also stole N1.7m from the deceased, including an unregistered Honda ...

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When Your Best Friend Is Your Landlord

Landlord mistakes to avoid

Have you ever imagined a situation where your landlord is actually your best friend; be it childhood friend, buddy, colleague or even your ex-course mate? What are the advantages and implications of this sort of relationship? Find answers to the questions raised in this article Given that landlords wield so much power over their tenants, you’d think anyone who’s actually friends with ...

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10 Different Types of Nigerian Landlords

Nigerian Landlords are arguably the most interesting characters in the subconscious of the average Nigerian Tenant. In this article, we take a critical look at 10 different types of Nigerian Landlords that besiege us. For Nigerian Landlords, there is the good, the bad and the ugly side to them. Nigerian landlords come in different flavours or would it be fair ...

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Why A Duplex Is A House Design Worth Considering

House Design

Just like every real estate property, building a duplex is a great investment for homeowners and landlords. This article talks about why a Duplex is a house design worth considering. Home owners all across the country are looking for clever ways to get more from their block of land. With land prices on the rise and opportunities to build new ...

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Why a Professional Property Manager Should Manage Your Property

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For many property owners in Nigeria, asking a professional property manager to manage a property is like spending money like a drunken sailor. Most property owners don’t believe a professional property manager does anything special, so why employ one? There’s so much a professional property manager can do to that residential rental property or commercial property that would bring immense ...

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RENTING AN APARTMENT IN LAGOS: The Landlord, Agent and Tenant Drama

renting an apartment in Lagos

Renting an apartment in Lagos has become a feat that deserves a standing ovation for whoever can successfully scale through the hurdle without any hitches. And I’m talking about the prospective tenants and just maybe the real estate agents who are the middle men in the course of renting an apartment. As for the Landlords, they are usually the outsiders ...

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