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Ten major issues affecting Real Estate Industry in Nigeria

Real Estate Industry

In the real estate industry, Nigeria is experiencing rapid urbanization, with an estimated annual national population growth rate of just over 2% and an annual urban population growth rate of about 4%. The population is becoming more and more focused to the urban areas, towns and cities with just under 50% of the population living in urban areas — and ...

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Land grabbers as threat to Nigeria’s real estate sector

Oyo State

Land grabbing in Nigeria will remain an albatross to the citizens of the country until decisive measures are taken to reverse the ongoing trend. Land in the country has continued to appreciate coupled with the fact that in the southern part of Nigeria land ranks like gold because of its sparse nature. Take, for instance, states like Anambra and Lagos ...

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Fayose’s former aide gets six months jail over land encroachment


An Ado Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a former Chairman of Ado Local Government Area, Mr. Taye Fasuba, to six months imprisonment over unlawful entry into a land and malicious damage to property. Senior Magistrate Omolola Akosile, in a judgment delivered on Monday, found Fasuba guilty as charged in two of the three counts before the court and sentenced him ...

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Nigerian Military and Police Force clash over a piece of land

Nigerian military

The Nigerian military is said to be claiming ownership and began clearing a piece of land said to belong to the Nigeria Police Force along Kuje-Airport road in Abuja. Our reporter observed that the property already contained structures said to be accommodation and peacekeeping campground, bearing Nigeria Police insignia. But a large portion of the front part of the land ...

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Where in Lagos would you love to buy land?

Lands in Lagos

When it comes to selling property or land in Lagos State or any part of the world, the first thing you need to consider is the location. It is a very crucial aspect of real estate. Things like this would give you an insight to the location people are looking to invest and also find out possible demands of  people ...

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Kogi’s land reforms has curbed sharp practices – DG lands bureau


The Director-General of Kogi State Lands and Housing Services Bureau, Hajiya Maryam Ladi Ibrahim, has said that the digitalisation of land records into the database of the Kogi State Geographic Information System (KOGIS) has helped in curbing sharp practices associated with the state’s land administration. Mrs. Ibrahim, in an interview in Lokoja, said KOGIS was established to move Kogi away ...

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Obanikoro’s family recovers N500m houses, land from EFCC


A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, his wife and children have recovered three properties worth about N500m from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The properties include four terrace houses located at 44 Mamman Kotangora Crescent in the highbrow Katamkpe Extension area of Abuja; a parcel of land in Guzape District and a duplex at Olori ...

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Farmer arraigned over alleged unlawful damage of property

damage of property

A farmer, John Ologunleko, on Thursday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged unlawful damage of property, valued at N1.6 million. Ologunleko, 60, of no fixed address, is facing a five-count charge, bordering on felony, encroachment, unlawful damage, threat to life and breach of peace. The Prosecutor, Insp. Ayodeji Omoyeigha told the court that the ...

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NEWMAP rehabilitates 300 hectares of degraded land in Kano


The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in Kano state on Tuesday revealed that it has already embarked on rehabilitation of 300 hectares of degraded land across 12 frontline local governments that were been identified by the project as the most prone to erosion and desert encroachment in the state. Addressing newsmen after an inspection visit to the affected ...

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