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Lagos issues deadline on Land Use Charge

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“Lagos State Government has given landed property owners till April 14 to pay the state Land Use Charge, or risk losing the benefit of enjoying 15 per cent discount for paying the levy. Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Modupe Ileyemi, said this in a statement on Saturday. The official said the state government was keen on early payment ...

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Experts calls for the repeal of land use act

Lagos house prices and economic recession

Professionals in the real estate sector have called on the Federal Government to repeal the Land Use Act of 1976. The Guardian reports that the experts made the demand at a mandatory continuing professional development seminar for Estate Surveyors and Valuers, at the Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State. According to The Guardian, those who made the call were Prof. Abel Olaleye ...

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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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Sam Adeyemi advocates for the revocation of Land Use Act

Sam Adeyemi advocates for the revocation of Land Use Act

According to The Cable, Sam Adeyemi, the Senior Pastor of  Daystar Christian Centre, says Nigeria’s Land Use Act is a formula for mass poverty, and must be removed, for the country to unleash its potentials. The Cable reports that Sam Adeyemi, while speaking at The Platform on Saturday about “unleashing potentials for wealth creation”, said “the elite class makes it ...

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Nigeria’s Land Use Act And The Common Man

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Since the enactment of  Nigeria’s Land Use Act in 1978, there have been many outcries concerning it. The controversy surrounding the Act is as heated as the corruption war of the Buhari administration. This article views the gains and the loss of Nigeria’s Land Use Act and how it affects the average Nigerian. Nigeria the pearl of the black world ...

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Nigerian Real Estate Sector And Government Control

real estate sector

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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Land Use Act Should Not Be Totally Abrogated – NIOB President

Land Use Act Should Not Be Totally Abrogated – NIOB President

The President of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Tijani Shuaib, in this interview with George Okojie, shares displeasure at the handling of the draft bill of the National building Code (NBC) which has gotten little or no attention by the National assembly. He also stated that land use act should not be totally abrogated. Read excerpts below: Builders have ...

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Ondo Generates N10billion IGR, Enforcing The Enacted Land Use Act

Ondo Generates N10billion IGR, Enforcing The Enacted Land Use Act

The Chairman of Ondo State Board of Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, Akin Akinsehinwa, said on Sunday that the state generated not less than N10 billion between January and November. Mr. Akinsehinwa, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Akure, said that the amount was 85 per cent of the amount targeted for the year. He said that ...

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“The Land Use Act must be overhauled”

Land Use Act

The 19th president of Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors & Valuers and the managing partner of Bode Adediji Partnership, Mr. Bode Adediji in this interview with Olushola Bello, laments over the huge housing deficit in Nigeria. Read Excerpts below: What is the problem with real estate in Nigeria? It is now a common knowledge that Nigerians have been suffering from ...

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