Land Use Act
The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has completed an assessment of land titling regulation across the states, which will enable developers and investors know requirements and processes for obtaining land titles in the country.
Legal experts at a public lecture in honour of a legal egghead, Alhaji Femi Okunnu (SAN), have identified flaws associated with the Land Use Act (LUA), enacted 45 years ago, which they attributed to bad draftsmanship, among other factors
One, two, three, four, five, … 42, 43 and 44 long years later, the Land Use Decree of 1978, promulgated by the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo, now retired, remains the governing law on land use in Nigeria. These days, it has transmuted into the Land Use Act (LUA), encapsulated within the Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.
10 Jan 2022
Notwithstanding heightened uncertainty and affordability challenges, experts are optimistic of improvement in the sector this year.
9 Sep 2021
In the course of elucidating why and how the practice of true federalism can lift this country from its morass of underdevelopment, this newspaper had focused on the mining sector, with a strong contention that it is best handled...
3 Aug 2021
Taraba State House of Assembly has frowned at the provisions of the Land Use Act 1978, which allows the Federal Government to control the natural resources underneath the land controlled
24 Mar 2021
One notable tragedy of the progressive front in Nigeria’s political practice is the palpable dearth of young entrants into its fold.
8 Mar 2021
Recent developments have shown that land acquisitions by state governments are becoming punitive rather than blessings, and pit communities against the authorities.
15 Feb 2021
There was preponderance of evidence that some state governments converted land acquired for public use to private interest, which has raised questions over improper application of the Land Use Act (LUA).
26 Jan 2021
Killings, maiming and clashes between farmers and armed herders have forced a number of states to adopt legislative measures against open grazing.
13 Jul 2020
First, we must appreciate the fact that what we are observing is a pandemic, meaning that, it is not only affecting Nigeria.
20 Apr 2020
As the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ripples across Nigeria, another wave of uncertainity may creep in for property owners as the novel coronavirus keeps people...