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Shasha land acquisition: We followed due process – Lagos


The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that due process was followed in the acquisition of 4.882 hectares of land in dispute, located at Bameke, Shasha, in the Alimosho Local Government Area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the land is the subject of a suit filed by some members of the Akinlowo Olaife family of ...

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Niger govt commences construction of 200 housing units


The Niger State government and Happy Home Builders Nigeria Limited, under a Public Private Partnership, PPP, arrangement have commenced construction of 200 units of one bedroom bungalows and two-bedroom duplexes at the Abubakar Sani Bello Housing Estate along Suleja-Madalla Abuja Road, in Rafinsayin. The governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, who was represented by the commissioner for Lands and Housing, Alhaji Isa ...

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Niger pledges to ease acquisition of land for second phase of NHP


The Niger Government says it will remove obstacles hindering acquisition of land for the second phase of the National Housing Programme (NHP). Mr. Sani Lafiya, Director General, Projects Monitoring and Documentation, Governor’s Office, spoke during an inspection of the Minna NHP site, first phase by North Central Zonal Director, Mr. Valentine Nwaimo. Nwaimo was in the state in the company ...

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Muslims protest alleged acquisition of land by Fayose


Muslims community in Ekiti State has called on the government to revoke the land allegedly acquired by former Governor Ayodele Fayose in Ado-Ekiti for his son, to avert crisis in the state. The Muslims said that the land located at Atikankan area was acquired in 1940 under the late Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Aladesanmi Anirare, describing the alleged take-over as ...

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Deaf, Dumb protest over land acquisition in Ibadan


A group of persons, mainly deaf and dumb, on Monday, carried out a peaceful protest around Oyo state government house. They reacted against what they called “illegal acquisition of 20 acres from 39 acres of their land by the Oyo State government”. Mr. Silas Ike who is the National Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of Christian Mission for ...

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40 years obsolete Land Use Act stirs controversy

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There is heightened controversy bordering on Land Use Act. In this report, CHIKA OKEKE writes that the act which hits 40 years in March is jeopardising affordable housing delivery in the country. The challenges militating against the provision of affordable housing is enormous and efforts to address the shortcomings has produced insignificant results. From difficulties in acquiring land, titling and ...

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Shareholders urge FG on ease of land acquisition process, fees


In a renewed move to attract more real estate investors and encourage effective property documentation in the country, shareholders are seeking Federal Government’s intervention to ease land documentation process and fees charged on documentation. National Chairman, New Dimension Shareholders Association, NDSA, Mr. Patrick Ajudua, made the appeal at the just-concluded 12th Annual General Meeting of Infinity Trust Mortgage Bank, ITMB, ...

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Kano Governor issues acquisition notice to landowners of proposed mega gas pipeline

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Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has given landowners of the proposed mega gas pipeline by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) acquisition notice, preparatory to the commencement of the Project. This is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Malam Abba Anwar and made available to newsmen in Kano on Wednesday. The statement ...

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Industry experts suggest new ways to attract finance into real estate

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Industry expert– One major thing the Federal Government needs to tackle urgently is developing the real estate sector, which has not shown any sign of recovery from recession going by the number of abandoned projects dotting the landscape. As investors are beginning to show confidence in the Nigerian economy due to the government’s intervention in forex, rebound in the capital ...

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