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Nigerian Real Estate Sector And Government Control

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Since we became a republic, the real estate sector in Nigeria has been fighting for survival. Its stunted growth, development and dwindling fortunes over the years remain a major source of worry. This article aims to address the problems that arise from the role of government in the real estate sector. Real estate has continued to play a significant role ...

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What You Should Know Before Investing In Land

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Did You Know Investing In Land Is The Best Business Decision Man Takes? Buying a land is almost like the best thing to do with your hard earned money; however you choose to earn that money. It is an investment you rarely would regret. There are a thousand and one reasons why you would want to buy a land but ...

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Lagos state to issue Certificate of Occupancy within 90 days

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The Lagos State Government has said that new applicants for Certificate of Occupancy on properties would be issued the document within 90 days of payment. In a statement on Tuesday, the state government said that‎ the speed is to ensure that the process of applying and getting the copy of the C of O is not only less cumbersome but ...

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How to effect land excision in Lagos State

A lot of people have issues understanding what excision means. This is why I have decided to help out by writing this article on how to effect land excision in Lagos State. A portion of land is said to be excised if such has been legally released through a government gazette to the indigenous settlers. The Land use act of ...

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‘Beware of imposters’ – Ogun warns Homeowners’ charter subscribers

Ogun State distributes 5000 Cs-of-O

Whilst making effort to combat fraudulent acts trailing the housing scheme over allegation of imposters pretending to be officials of the Ogun state government, saddled with the responsibility of regularising property documents under its Homeowners’ Charter Scheme, the state has called on all property owners to be wary of such fraudsters. The announcement of caution, which came last week at ...

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Court suspends construction works on disputed land involving Lagos Governor and others.

A Lagos High Court Ikeja has restrained Lagos State governor and others, from further construction in a disputed property located at 7, Law Close, Magodo. Justice Atinuke Oluyemi halted further work on the site in an injunction she delivered last week, following an application by the claimant, Dr. Mrs. Abimbola Odumosu. Odumosu through her counsel, Adekunle Oyesanya (SAN), has approached ...

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Certificate of Occupancy: How to process it successfully

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For any building structure you see, whether a bungalow, duplex, sky scraper or even the foundational stage of a building, the Certificate of Occupancy, popularly called the C of O is what signifies legally that you have interest on the land upon which that property is standing on. It is a very important document in any land transaction and is ...

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