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Lagos: Landlord’s brother-in-law allegedly stabs tenant to death

Lagos

The brother-in-law of a Lagos landlord, Chukwuemeka, has allegedly used knife to stab the tenant of his sister’s husband, Kazeem Balogun, to death in the Iso-Pako area of Iyana Ejigbo in the Ejigbo Local Council Development Area of the state. It was reported that Chukwuemeka and Kazeem always quarrelled with each other, but on the day of the incident, the ...

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5 Rental Mistakes That Could Make You Lose Your Property

Rental Mistakes

Real estate rental investing seems so easy; passive income, property appreciation, tax benefits and more but people often makes some serious rental mistakes. The reality of life as a landlord isn’t so rosy. It’s hard work. It takes time, research and careful study to understand the business. It’s far easier to lose money on rental property than to make money. ...

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Whose responsibility is it to fix your leaking roof?

leaking roof

We’ve heard so many tales of landlords and their shenanigans. Someone once opined that the reason landlords behave the way they do is that LORD in their name while they treat their tenants like the ANT in their name. So back to our question, whose responsibility is it to fix your leaking roof? This question should have been a very ...

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Lagos landlord arraigned for allegedly raping 14-year old girl

Lagos

The defendant, James Inuoha, was arraigned before a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on charges bordering on defilement. According to the prosecutor, Jide Martins, the defendant willfully had unlawful sexual intercourse with the victim without her consent. Martins told the court that the incident happened on January 4, 2016, around 11.30am at No. 25 Samuel Amoore Street, Idowu Estate, ...

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Describe your landlord’s daughter in one sentence

landlord's daughter

If you have never lived in a rented apartment owned by a man who has a beautiful daughter, you may not understand this write-up. The connection between landlord’s daughter and bachelors in the house can be compared to that of the seeker and a mother confessor. Their little shenanigans give their fathers a mini-heartbreak which makes some of them very ...

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What do Landlords have against single ladies?

Single ladies

Single ladies are disgruntled with the menace of landlords who deny them the right to have a roof over their head simply because they are single. A certain Facebook user once shared the ordeal she had with her landlord and it was quite embarrassing. When she was on a quest to get an apartment, most of the landlords refused to ...

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Tenant arrested for renovating house without landlord’s consent

property owners

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

agent

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

landlord tenant disputes

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?

notice to quit

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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