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Two-storey building collapses in Lagos State

Two-storey building collapses in Lagos State

Reports show that a two-storey building under construction at 21, Makinde Street, Alausa, Ikeja, collapsed yesterday. Vanguard reports that operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of Lagos State Building Control Agency and Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, moved to the scene in response to a distress call. According to Vanguard, the General Manager of LASEMA, Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu, ...

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Why You Need A Building Plan Approval

building plan approval

After ownership of land, one of the most intricate aspect of erecting a structure is processing a building plan approval. Having buildings erected on a large expanse of land without building plan approval is like, running a government without laws guiding it. Before an idea comes alive there is usually a period of imagination. The capture and establishment of an ...

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Land Verification in Lagos: What You Must Do

land verification

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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The 10 Commandments of Land Transactions In Nigeria

land transactions

For many, buying land is not much of a big deal, what is more worrisome is the ease of being defrauded in a country such as ours during land transactions. There have been many cases of land scams in the past and recent times. This article highlights the 10 commandments of land transactions in Nigeria every prospecting landlord must adhere ...

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House Of Reps Reveals Shocking Malpractices in Abuja Land Swap Investigations

Senate Gives Area Council 3weeks Deadline To Clean Up Abuja

The House of Representatives made shocking revelations yesterday as it unveiled malpractices in the award and allocation of 7,600 hectares of land to companies and individuals under the Land Swap programme. There were cases of unpaid dues and non- compliance with the requirements of the programme. A company, Gwagwa Concession Company, was allocated 841 hectares of land by the previous ...

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Landlord and Tenant Romance

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By Akinyemi Ayinoluwa Emeka Nwankwo is a legal practitioner with a viable law practice in Lagos. He is a fine gentleman with his head well screwed to his neck.  Temperate, unassuming, a charmer and a typical people-person. Little wonder, in his early 30s he has recorded huge milestones in his law career. Emeka resides in a peaceful, elitist neighborhood in ...

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Landlady Sets Tenant’s Apartment Ablaze To Eject Him

Landlady Sets Tenant’s Apartment Ablaze To Eject Him

One Mrs Nike Azeez who is a landlady in the Ijegun community of Lagos state, has been accused for setting the home of one of her tenants, Adeleke Shakiru on fire just to eject him from her compound. The incident happened on Tuesday April 12th. According to PM News, Nike and Shakiru have been at loggerheads over the use of ...

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Tenant Beats Landlord to Death Over ‘NEPA’ Bill

Kidnappers’ buildings In Anambra

A man has been arrested for beating his aged landlord to death over high electricity bill. According to the Ondo state Police Command, the man identified as Tope Akideji allegedly beat up 75-year-old Kayode Osunkalu of a building located at 17 Ayeferere street, Ondo town. The deceased reportedly invited all tenants to discuss how they were going to settle the ...

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Landlord & Tenant Matters: Time To Serve A Quit Notice

Landlord & Tenant Matters: Time To Serve A Quit Notice

A landlord has an unfettered legal right to terminate a tenancy upon giving adequate notice. This is because the property is his and he can at any time retrieve it subject to the conditions of the tenancy agreement. Once he abides by the provisions of the tenancy agreement, the tenant has no choice than to vacate possession. If the tenant ...

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