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Experts identify Land titles as one of the challenges facing property market

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Stakeholders in the real estate industry have identified uncertainty over land titles as one of the major factors inhibiting the growth of the industry in the country. Other inhibitors, according to them, are regulatory bottlenecks, difficulties in obtaining permits and approvals, infrastructure deficit and funding constraints. The stakeholders spoke in Lagos at the 7th edition of the Real Estate Unite ...

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Obaseki assures property owners ease in acquiring titles


The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured prospective owners of housing units in the Emotan Gardens, the state government-backed 1800-unit housing project, of adequate security and ease in acquiring titles. The Emotan Gardens is an affordable 1800-unit housing project being developed by the Edo Development and Property Agency (EDPA), through a joint venture partnership with real estate firm, ...

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APBN decries bureaucracy in getting Building approvals, Land titles

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President/ chairman of Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Dr. Idris Omede has decried the delays on issuance of land titles, with a call that the ease of doing business through the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) should address the challenges. This is even as he disclosed that genuine government action to reactivate and reinvigorate Ajaokuta steel company ...

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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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Fashola signs 615 applications for land transactions

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola, has signed all the pending 615 applications for land transactions, mortgages, assignments and debentures. This is as a result of the delegation of authority to issue consent for land transactions. The Minister disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Tuesday adding that the letters were already being issued to the applicants. “Just ...

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Lagos pays N8 billion compensation to land owners

N8 billion compensation to land owners

According to The Nation, the Lagos State government has paid N8 billion compensation to land owners ; individuals and groups whose property had been affected by capital projects in the last one year. The Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Urban Development, Mrs. Yetunde Onabule, broke the news at a seminar on: Urban Thinkers’ Campus: The City We Need. The governor’s ...

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Ambode signs 11,034 land titles in two years

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Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says 11, 034 land titles have been signed and issued in the state between 2015 and 2017,  The Nation reports. Ambode made the disclosure in Ikeja on Thursday while commissioning the upgraded and redesigned Land Registry of the state. He said that the land titles include 4,602 Certificates of Occupancy, 6,118 governor’s consent and ...

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Delta State partners firm for issuance of land titles

Delta State partners firm for issuance of land titles

In a bid to enhance and ensure transparent land administration system in Delta State, the State government has launched an Information Communication and Technology (ICT) centre. The Information Communication and Technology (ICT) centre is a partnership deal between the government and Queensbridge Investment Limited, to fast-track the issuance of Certificate of Occupancy to land owners and also boost the Internally Generated ...

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