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What will you do if your landlord slaps you in a heated argument?

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Rent issues come with a lot of dramas attached to it. Landlord-tenant relationship can be quiet hilarious and full of unwarranted embarrassment at times. Some of these landlords unapologetically put law into their hands. After all, it’s their house and this is Nigeria where anyone can do anything and get away with it. What will happen if your landlord slaps ...

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Court remands landlady who threw out tenant’s property to evict him

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A landlady, Musli Tiamiyu, broke into her tenant’s apartment and threw out his property in the rain in a bid to evict him, the prosecution told an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday. The 44-year-old trader, who resides at 10, Olorunshola St., Ojodu, a Lagos suburb, is being tried for burglary, damage, stealing and assault. Police Prosecutor Innocent Odugbo said the ...

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When Is The Right Age To Buy A House In Nigeria?

When is the right age to buy a house in Nigeria

In your honest opinion, when do you think is the right age to buy a house? At what point in life should an individual begin to consider acquiring a land and building his first house? This is an issue i would be addressing today, so take your time to digest this article carefully. Buying a house, is one of, if not ...

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What are the benefits of being the oldest Tenant in a house?

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Have you ever wondered why someone would stay in a particular house for over ten years and more? Our correspondents have interviewed various clients in the past who shared their tenant-Landlord’s experiences with us. Some of them talked about finding it stressful to move from one location to another hence, they earned the chief tenant title. This could be their ...

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Court arraigns landlady over alleged theft of tenant’s property

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A 53-year-old landlady, Rita Olukanmi, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing property worth N1.4 million belonging to her tenant. The accused, who resides at No. 19, Oduduwa St., Aboru, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, housebreaking and stealing. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, Insp. Victor Eruada told ...

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Landlord charged to court for slapping his tenant

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A 40-year-old landlord, Leke Adebola, who allegedly slapped his tenant, was on Wednesday brought before an Epe Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. Adebola, who resides at Imokun Noforaji in Epe, is facing a charge of assault. Police Prosecutor Moses Oyekanmi told the court that the accused committed the offence on April 7 at 10 am at his residence. According to ...

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Tenant kills Landlord, buries him in shallow grave

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Niger State Police Command has apprehended a tenant known as Maaruf Sarki, 34, for allegedly killing his landlord, Tasiu Shittu, after which he buried him in shallow grave in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammad Abubakar, confirmed this on Wednesday, adding that Sarki also stole N1.7m from the deceased, including an unregistered Honda ...

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When Your Best Friend Is Your Landlord

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Have you ever imagined a situation where your landlord is actually your best friend; be it childhood friend, buddy, colleague or even your ex-course mate? What are the advantages and implications of this sort of relationship? Find answers to the questions raised in this article Given that landlords wield so much power over their tenants, you’d think anyone who’s actually friends with ...

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10 Different Types of Nigerian Landlords

Nigerian Landlords are arguably the most interesting characters in the subconscious of the average Nigerian Tenant. In this article, we take a critical look at 10 different types of Nigerian Landlords that besiege us. For Nigerian Landlords, there is the good, the bad and the ugly side to them. Nigerian landlords come in different flavours or would it be fair ...

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