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What will you do if your Landlord serves you a notice to quit today?

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Landlords in Nigeria believe they are the lord and saviour of their tenants so they do whatever they want and whenever they want it. We have heard the case of a Landlord that removed his tenant’s roof, threw out his properties before he came back from work. This question was birthed as a result of the different crazy scenarios we ...

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Any lawyer caught selling land will be debarred – RPC


By virtue of rule 7(3) of the Rules of Professional Conduct, the business of selling land is a trade or business incompatible with the practice of law. They disclosed that any lawyer caught in such act will be thoroughly dealt with. They sighted the example of the case of NBA v Ibebunjo (2013) 18 NWLR (Pt.1386). In this case, the ...

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Demolition notice issued to properties that breached town planning laws-Edo State

Edo State dishes out demolition notice to buildings that breached town planning laws

The Edo State Government has served demolition notice to developers in Benin metropolis whose buildings breached the state town planning laws. Speaking to journalists at the weekend in Benin, the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Edorodion Oye Erimona  said the notice serves as a final reminder to those whose properties contravened the state’s laws on urban development. “If ...

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Ambode, Owoseni urged to save Orile residents from land grabbers

Stakeholders seek Ambode’s intervention in reviving Nigerian Lamp Industry

“According to The Nation, the chiefs, indigenes and residents of Orile Fowoseje in Ibeju Lekki Local Government of Lagos State have appealed to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to save them from land grabbers.” They urged Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni to prevent their land from being snatched by hoodlums. Spokesman for the community Chief Najimdeen Fatai Ojomu, at a news conference in ...

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Lawyer writes Chief Judge, IGP on land encroachment

Woman, Brother, Docked For Selling Step Daughter’s Property

The nation reports that a lawyer, Gbenga Ajala, has asked the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris and Lagos State Chief Judge (CJ) Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade to investigate the alleged  land encroachment  belonging to his client, the Oloto family of Oto, on Lagos Mainland. Ajala, in a February 7 petition, said the lives of members of the family were being threatened by ...

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Lagos State Tenancy Law at a glance

The promulgation of the Lagos tenancy law of 2011 came as respite for tenants who had been suffering in the hands of shylock landlords who had become excessive and brutal in their demands. The Law was set up to regulate rights and obligations under tenancy agreements and the relationship between the landlord and the tenant including the procedure for the ...

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