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Tenant arrested for renovating house without landlord’s consent

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A tenant, Adebukola Oladipo, has been arrested by the police for purportedly damaging a building belonging to her landlord, Ediac Ezemuede. It was learned that Oladipo rented a guesthouse consisting of five rooms, an open space and two stores from the landlord in 2016. The landlord in his statement to the police said Oladipo damaged the building for reasons best known ...

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55-year-old agent arraigned for alleged N1.2m fraud

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A 55-year-old property agent, Bolaji Ajetumobi, has been arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court for alleged fraud estimated at N1,241,000. He was arraigned by the police on 12 counts bordering on the crime before Magistrate Olumide Fusika. The police said Ajetumobi connived with others at large to collect the sum of N1.2m from nine different persons on the pretext of ...

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11 Ways To Resolve Landlord Tenant Disputes

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Once you have decided to become a landlord, you’ll need to be prepared for disputes that will inevitably arise with your new tenants. Being prepared will help you avoid being caught unaware by a dispute. This article aims at suggesting ways by which dispute between landlords and tenants can be resolved. Instead of immediately going to court, there are many ...

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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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How Landlords Can Keep Their Tenants Happy

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Majority of Nigerian tenants don’t believe the average Landlord can be nice and dandy or even have the tendency to be nice. This article talks about how landlords can go out of their way to be nice to their tenants. Honestly, I am tired of hearing tenants complain about their landlords. These days no one seems to have something good ...

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Landlord docked for burgling tenant’s shop, stealing his property

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A 63-year-old landlord, Adekunle Santos, has been arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court for allegedly removing the entrance door of his tenant’s shop and taking away property valued at N994,850. Reports show that Santos on May 23 around 3.30pm allegedly broke into his tenant’s shop, Esther Demola, and removed her door, thereby exposing her goods to thugs, who allegedly carted ...

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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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