Land Use Act

A aerial view of Lagos showing the Third Mainland bridge, on October 7, 2022. - With the UN forecasting the world will soon hit 8 billion people, Lagos and other African cities are bracing for fast-paced growth that will make them among the globe's new megacities. Already Africa's most populated city with around 20 million, Lagos already strains from heaving traffic and poor services that barely cater to an urban sprawl where wealthy waterside enclaves neighbour cluttered poorer districts. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Key steps to bridge Nigeria’s housing gap, engender homeownership

In the last three decades, the housing deficit in Nigeria has risen to an extremely disturbing level. Available data shows that in 1991, Nigeria’s housing deficit was seven million.
8 months ago
A general view of the city of Lagos, Nigeria, on March 3, 2023. (Photo by Patrick Meinhardt / AFP)

Road to economic recovery and development in Nigeria

I will like to call on the President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, his executive arm, and the new National Assembly legislators to seriously consider the urgent review and possible amendment of the Land
12 months ago
Executive Director, Enterprises Services, Lagos State Development and Property Corporation, Mr. Adeniyi Aromolaran (left); President, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers(NIESV), Johnbull Amayaevbo presenting an award to the representative of the Lagos State Governor, Special Adviser on Housing, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka; Deputy Director, Directorate of Law Regularisation, Lagos State Lands Bureau, Mrs. Toyin Agbalaya and Director, Directorate for Law Regularisation, Lagos State Lands Bureau, Mr Adebayo Wasiu Olayinka at 2023 Merit Award Night organised by the institution in Abuja.

NIESV compiles data on land titling, seeks Land Use Act review

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
1 year ago
Emmanuel Orhoro (Left), Alex Muoka, Anthony Eze, Olanrewaju Obadina, Alhaji Femi Okunnu, CON, SAN (celebrant), Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, CON, SAN (Chairman of the occasion and Honourable Minister for Works and Housing), Adebola Lema, Mrs. Olamojiba Lema, Stephen Obajaja, Mrs. Evelyn Obajaja and Prof. Oludayo Amokaye, SAN at the public lecture organised by Legal Torchbearers and Torch Voal Ltd on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Lagos Island, Lagos State in commemoration of Alhaji Femi Okunnu’s 90th birthday.

45 years after, stakeholders identify flaws in Land Use Act

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
1 year ago
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