Land Use Charge
To curb fraudulent practices in the payment of Lagos land use charges, Lagos State government has designed a platform known as Lagos On-line Assistant, LOLA, on 0815 433 3883
The Oyo State Governor ‘Seyi Makinde has commenced the payment of Land Use Charge by paying bills on his private properties, urging property owners in the state to follow suit.
15 Sep 2020
Ogun State government said it had granted a 50 per cent discount on Land Use and Amenities charges. This grace will be enjoyed by investors who show up for payment on or before September 30. A statement by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Kunle Somorin, stated that the Dapo Abiodun led-government had put…
11 Nov 2019
Despite the reprieve promised by the Lagos government to property owners, professional groups and the organised private sector after protests that trailed...
20 Aug 2018
Some indigenes of Ondo State have condemned the newly introduced land use charge by the State government, describing the policy as an attempt to ‘steal the people’s land through the backdoor’. The State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, last week, launched the Automated Land Use Charge Payment System in Akure, giving landowners three years waiver and asked…
10 Apr 2018
Before I begin this legal excursion, I crave the indulgence of my noble readers, to permit me, as a forerunner, to cast a bird’s eye view on the general principles upon which the doctrine of federalism rests. Nigeria is a Federation of States and Federal Capital Territory (See Section 2 (2) of the Constitution) where…
2 Apr 2018
As controversy continues to rage over the new Lagos Land Use (LUC) law, stakeholders have once again urged the State’s House of Assembly to pave way for discussions on any increase by reverting to the old rate.
28 Mar 2018
Aggrieved residents and stakeholders yesterday thronged the Lagos State House of Assembly to demand the reversal of the new land use charge.
20 Mar 2018
Lagos has been in the proverbial eye of storm ever since it commenced distribution of demand notices for the payment of Land Use Charge for 2018. Many property owners expressed surprise at the figures they saw in their bills.
19 Mar 2018
The Lagos State police command yesterday warned some protesters planning to block the Third Mainland Bridge and other critical public infrastructure in the state over the new Land Use Charge...
18 Mar 2018
Despite facing scathing criticisms over the controversial increment in the land use charge, the Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, told Property & Environment Editor, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM, that the purpose of the jerk is to increase internally generated revenue, and to ensure that all economic activities on real estate give returns to the…
18 Mar 2018
Chairman of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Adesina Ogunlana, in this interview with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA, explains why the NBA is against the 2018 Lagos State Land Use Law. Why is the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) against the new Lagos Land Use Charge Law? We are against it for two fundamental reasons-…