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Lawyer arraigned for allegedly forging late woman’s C of O

C of O

JUSTICE Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja High Court on Friday fixed October 5 to rule on a no case submission filed by a legal practitioner, Kole Bello who is standing trial for allegedly forging a Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of landed property in Lekki. Bello who is standing trial alongside three others was expected to open his defence ...

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Union Bank takes over firm’s property over alleged N5.2b debt

Union Bank

Union Bank of Nigeria Plc and its appointed receiver/manager, Gbenga Akinde-Peters have taken over landed property belonging to A-Z Petroleum Products Limited over the firm’s N5.2 billion debts. The take over of the property situated at Plot 3508 Cadastral Zone A06, Maitama District, Abuja, covered by a Certificate of Occupancy (C of O), dated September 7, 2005, with registration No. ...

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Anambra set to begin revalidation of land title documents on June 25

title documents

Anambra Government says it will soon carry out revalidation of title documents in some of the Government Layouts in the state. The Commissioner for Lands, Nnamdi Onukwuba, said on Monday that the revalidation was aimed at ascertaining the genuine plot owners and to determine the current status of every allottee. Onukwuba said It is also to ensure that genuine plot ...

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Why Governor’s Consent Hinders Real Estate Development In Nigeria

Governor's consent

The Governor’s consent is a title document that establishes the consent of every Governor of the 36 states of the federation to all land transaction in the “said state”. Invariably, it is a means of perfecting the title on a land. Obtaining a Governor’s consent in Nigeria is a very herculean task. This article addresses the issue of the Governor’s ...

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“Sold property with fake C of O belonged to deceased” – Witness

Ajiwe community

Lagos – A prosecution witness, Adegboye Bajulaiye revealed to Lagos High Court how a convict sold property belonging to Late Mrs Francisca Awolaja  without the approval of his family. He disclosed while testifying in the ongoing trial of a convicted legal practitioner, Kole Bello, and three others who allegedly used a fake C of O. They were alleged to have committed the ...

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Electronic Building Plan Process Still Cumbersome – Town Planners

Electronic building plan

Mr Olaide Afolabi, President of the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON), on Friday called forwhen an improvement on the electronic method of processing building plan approvals in Lagos State. Afolabi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the electronic approach has yet make an appreciable impact on the process. He said that the electronic ...

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MACBAN, Benue chapter state readiness to vacate Benue valley

MACBAN, Benue chapter

“The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Benue chapter, says its members are ready to leave the Benue valley as the November 1 deadline for the implementation of the state’s Anti-Open Grazing Law draws nearer.”- Premium Times The Chairman of the association, Garus Gololo, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Makurdi that since the Government ...

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How to Correct Errors on Property Title Documents

Property title documents

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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Ogun justifies rejection of more than 60,000 C of O illegal Applications

60,000 C of O illegal Applications

TVC reports that Ogun state government has justified the reason for the rejection of more than 60,000 C of O illegal Applications under the Home Owners scheme. The Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun who was represented by the Commissioner for Urban and Physical Planning, Ronke Sokefun made this known in Abeokuta while presenting title documents to another set of beneficiaries of the ...

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