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Lagos informs property owners to obtain valid development permit


The Lagos State Government has asked property owners within Federal Government acquisitions to obtain valid development permit to prevent their buildings from being sealed or demolished. The General Manager, Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority, Mr. Funmi Osifuye, said the validation was necessary to prevent disruption or demolition by LASPPPA due to lack of building plan approval. Osifuye said the ...

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Sowore promises to repeal Land Use Act if elected as president

Land Use Act

Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has vowed to repeal Nigeria’s existing land use act if he becomes President. The Land Use Act, enacted in 1978, governs land regulation in the country, but has long been criticised for vesting too much power in state governors who are responsible for allocation of land. While speaking at a town ...

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Bankole accuses Gov Amosun of illegality over land dispute, writes IGP Idris

land dispute

Alani Bankole, the father of former Speaker of House of Representatives, Dimeji, has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, accusing the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, and Attorney-General of the state, Olumide Ayeni, of flouting a court order on a land dispute involving him and the governor. But the governor in a swift reaction on Sunday through Mr. Ayeni ...

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CBN set to promote Nigeria’s mortgage guarantee scheme


A Pilot feasibility study for the establishment of a mortgage guarantee scheme which provides credit loss protection to lenders in case of borrower default is underway. Tentatively christened Nigeria Mortgage Guarantee Company (NMGC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is promoting the scheme in collaboration with World Bank and other stakeholder partners under the Nigeria Housing Finance Program (NHFP). The scheme ...

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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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How To Buy Land In Nigeria

Buy Land In Nigeria

Searching for where to buy land in Nigeria is not a walk in the park especially when the buyer is new to property transactions.  In view of this, the first thing that should come to mind when you want to buy land is the issue of finance. Although finance is the major fuel that drives the intent to buy land, ...

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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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Land Reforms and the Future of the Land Use Act in Nigeria

Buy Land In Nigeria

Human society the world over is heavily dependent on land and its resources. It is not an overstatement to say that without land there would be no human existence. In this article we take a critical look at land reforms and the future of Land use act in Nigeria. Man gets items very essential for his survival such as food, ...

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