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How Lagos widow retrieved land from land grabbers

How Lagos widow retrieved land from land grabbers

“Resulting from a report on the menace of land grabbing in Lagos State, Mrs Nneka Okoli, who was reported to have been deprived of her six plots of land, retrieved them after an intervention by the Lagos State government. KEMI BUSARI reports. Six plots of land located at the Isheri Osun area of Alimosho Local Governmnet Area of Lagos State ...

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60% housing stock in Nigeria is imported – Aliyu

Investors holding back on the Nigerian property market despite opportunities

“Mallam Ibrahim Aliyu is the chairman of Urban Shelter Limited and former managing director of Nigeria Industrial Development Bank now Bank of Industry. In this interview with CHIKA OKEKE, he regretted that 60 per cent of Nigeria’s housing stock was imported saying that over 70 per cent of workers rent houses. Many PMIs have been enmeshed in alleged corrupt practices ...

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Community laments invasion by land grabbers

Lekki land

“It was a story of tears and pains for members of Oko Ado Village, Ado Nla town in Eti-Osa Local Council of Lagos State when suspected hoodlums and land grabbers allegedly close to the state government invaded their community to forcefully deny them access to their property, which they claim was their landed inheritance.” – The Guardian Some of them ...

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Top 6 Viable Reasons Why Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps Was Formed

Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps

Lagos State has officially launched the re-branded Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC). This article addresses top 6 viable reasons why the security and safety outfit was established. In a ceremony at the Agege Stadium, Agege, on Monday, 27th March, 2017, the Lagos State Government officially launched the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps. However, since the establishment of the new Neighbourhod safety ...

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Effects of the Land Use Charge Law on Lagosians

effects of land use charge law

On March 25, the Lagos State Government gave landed property owners till April 14 to pay the state Land Use Charge, or risk losing the benefit of enjoying 15 per cent discount for paying the levy. This article discusses the effects of the land use charge law on Lagosians. Conceptually, Nigeria’s economic potential is well recognized as probably the biggest ...

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We’re Now Refocusing On Project Completion – Fashola

Federal Housing: Allottees protest alleged resell of plots

“Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, in this interview with select journalists in Maiduguri after a three-day tour of ongoing projects in the North-East zone, explains his vision of reconnecting Nigeria by roads, power and housing.  Honourable Minister, how would you react to the common notion that all Nigerian roads are bad? Well, I think that ...

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Man beheads 72-yr-old woman over parcel of land

Man beheads 72-yr-old woman over parcel of land

Vanguard reports that a man, who allegedly severed the head and wrists of a 72-year-old woman, identified as Funmilayo Shada, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command. The suspect, Adeoye Ikugbayigbe, told the police that he committed the act because he had been having a running battle with the deceased over a parcel of land. The Police ...

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Ambode, Owoseni urged to save Orile residents from land grabbers

Stakeholders seek Ambode’s intervention in reviving Nigerian Lamp Industry

“According to The Nation, the chiefs, indigenes and residents of Orile Fowoseje in Ibeju Lekki Local Government of Lagos State have appealed to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to save them from land grabbers.” They urged Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni to prevent their land from being snatched by hoodlums. Spokesman for the community Chief Najimdeen Fatai Ojomu, at a news conference in ...

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Police arraign four over alleged land grabbing

Police arraign four over alleged land grabbing

“The Police in Lagos have arraigned four men before an Igbosere Magistate Court, over offences allegedly bordering on conspiracy, land grabbing, conducts that are likely to breach public peace and unlawful conversation of fund. In a charge marked C/18/2015, the Police alleged that the defendants had between 2005 and 2017, conspired among themselves to forcibly and unlawfully take over a ...

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Eliel Group promotes real estate with new elevator technology

Expert predicts growth in Nigeria’s real estate investment

“IN order to encourage competition and promote quality standards in the Nigerian real estate sector, Eliel Jerahmeal Nigeria Limited and Weibo elevator company have partnered to provide the best of Webber elevator brands to strengthen industry operation in African region.”- Vanguard In a media chat with newsmen in Lagos, the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Eliel Group of ...

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