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Abuja Orphanage: FCTA pledges to accommodate stranded children


The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said it will provide temporary accommodation for over 150 children, who were left homeless following an earlier demolition exercise in Kubwa, a satellite town in Abuja on Tuesday. The Director, FCTA Department of Development Control, Muktar Galadima, stated this during a joint press briefing with the owner of the affected property on Thursday ...

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NIESV asks FG to impose tax on real estate sector


The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has called on the federal government to impose tax on the real estate sector to generate income. The association also noted that government could generate income through taxes, levies, and fees, stressing that land-based taxes are good sources of income for the government. It argued that there about 15 different charges ...

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Osinbajo urges stakeholders to tackle problems of land administration


The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged stakeholders in land management to identify and address every imaginable problem that has hindered land administration and management in this country. Osinbajo gave the charge in Abuja on Monday while declaring open the National Stakeholders Dialogue on Land Reform in Nigeria, organised by the Presidential Technical Committee on Land Reform. According to ...

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Sustainable Society: The Role of Surveyors in creating a Sustainable Society

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There are thousands of definitions, ideas, concepts and models that define what a sustainable society is. Put simply, a sustainable society is one that “persists and thrives”. In this article we look at the role of surveyors in creating a sustainable society. A sustainable society is one that can progress without catastrophic setbacks in the foreseeable future. For billions of ...

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The Nigeria Bar Association lauds El-Rufai’s land reforms

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

“The Nigeria Bar Association lauds El Rufai’s land reforms. Governor Nasir El-Rufai was being commended for eradicating bureaucratic bottlenecks which characterised land transactions and administration. The association praised the governor for what it termed ‘transformation of the lands ministry’, saying the revolutionary approach in the land administration was laudable. The Chairman, Sherrif Ndasule, spoke at the opening of the 2017 ...

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Lagos generates N20 billion in land administration

Lagos state governor donates 120 generators to Lagos police command

The Guardian reports that in spite of the challenging financial crisis in the country and its attendant effect on businesses, the Lagos State government has announced a revenue performance of N20.7 billion from land administrations in the last one-year. The performance, which surpassed the total revenue of N11.4 billion recorded in the previous year, came from transaction on the sales ...

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Lagos embarks on automation system to fast-track and boost land administration

Elliot commends Ambode over Upgrade of Akodo Resort

In a bid to fast track and boost land administration in Lagos state, the Lagos Lands Bureau has commenced an Integrated Land Administration and Automation System (ILAAS), that is expected to benefit prospective land seekers, investors and corporate bodies operating in the state, as the system is devoid of all forms of bottlenecks that could slow down and make difficult business ...

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The Efficiency of The Land Tenure System In Nigeria

Land Tenure System

Human needs are insatiable and the want for land is no different. In fact, virtually all human activities require land. The Land tenure system in Nigeria and its effectiveness is the focus of this article. Due to the diverse needs of different human activities with respect to location and quantity of land, there is often an intense competition for land, ...

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Estate Surveyors Ask Fashola to Pursue Land Administration Amendment

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Following the dearth of housing supply and rising demand, estate surveyors and valuers have urged the Federal Government to ease land administration by reviewing and enacting title registration laws in the country. The surveyors, under the umbrella of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), in a proposal to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde ...

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