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Confusion between Landlords and tenants over tenement rates payment


There seems to be confusion among residents of Warri following the introduction of “Residential Tenement Rates ” by the Warri South Local Government Council led by Hon. Michael Tidi. Tidi explained in a chat that there is “Commercial” and “Residential Tenement Rates” in places like Lagos State but he insisted that the payment is not for the tenants but for ...

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False claims on ground rent is a punishable offence- Delta Govt.

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The Delta State Task Force on ground rent has expressed concern over alleged attempt by some property owners to falsify claims of payment of ground rent. It warns that it is a chargeable crime that could land the culprits in prison. The Task force described the allegation as regrettable, warning the act was not only a disservice to the progress ...

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Why You Should Enjoy Living And Working In Lagos


Lagos may be the most populated city in Nigeria but it is also the most economically viable city in West Africa and one of the best places to live on the African continent. This article explains why you should live and work in Lagos. I have a couple of friends who swore never to live in Lagos while we were ...

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What Is Responsible For Urban Decay?

Urban decay

Urban decay occurs when a part of a city falls into disrepair and abandonment. Characteristics of urban decay include high unemployment rates, high crime rates, depopulation, desolate-looking landscapes, abandonment of buildings and split families. The factors that are responsible for urban decay is the focus of this article. Urban decay does not have one single cause, but rather a combination ...

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Why Do Some Lagos Landlords Avoid Igbo Tenants?

Lagos Landlords

Residential segregation by ethnicity has become a common trend with Lagos Landlords, especially if the tenant is from the eastern part of Nigeria. In this article we analyse the circumstances that has led to this seeming bias. In Nigeria, having enough money to pay for the type of apartment you wish to rent for a period of time isn’t enough ...

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Top 5 Most Underrated Yet Fabulous Nigerian Cities

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There are some cities in Nigeria that are quite fabulous with grandeur but you don’t usually get to hear so much about these cities because they are in a class of their own only known to few. These cities may not stand the competition prominent Nigerian cities of Abuja, Lagos, Calabar and Port Harcourt pose but they still stand out ...

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Rotary commences physiotherapy project in Delta hospital

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

The Rotary Club of Warri has launched the construction of a Physiotherapy Departmental project at the Central Hospital, Warri, in Delta State. Vanguard reports that the President of Rotary Club of Warri, Daniel Agbofode, in his remark shortly before the flag-off of the multi-million naira project, explained that the decision to embark on the project became necessary following the upsurge in ...

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Land trespass: Okumagba calls on Okowa to avert looming ethnic crisis in Warri

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Vanguard reports that Okere Urhobo Kingdom in Warri has urged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to stop alleged conspiracy by a clique in his administration to illegally grab an expanse of land the community released to the state for public use decades ago. Vanguard reports that in a statement in Warri, one of the community leaders, Prince Mitaire ‘Mimi’ Okumagba, noted that ...

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Ugborodo Community Lays Fresh Siege To Chevron


The dispute between the people of Ugborodo, an Itsekiri riverine community in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State and Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, which started, last Tuesday, with the villagers laying siege to the company’s facility in Escravos deepened this morning. While the barricade of the Escravos Tank Farm continued on sixth day (today), a section of the community ...

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The Menace Of Land Grabbers In Nigeria

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Land grabbers won’t be called land grabbers if their activities were legal. According to WIKI, Land grabbing is the contentious issue of large-scale land acquisitions: the buying or leasing of large pieces of land in developing countries, by domestic and transnational companies, governments, and individuals. This article looks into the menace of land grabbers in Nigeria and how their activities affect the common ...

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