Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "land"

    Henceforth, you MUST have national identification number to own a land in FCT

Henceforth, you MUST have national identification number to own a land in FCT

The federal capital territory administration (FCTA) says the national identification number (NIN) is now mandatory for land allocation within the FCT.Muhammad Bello, FCT minister, disclosed this on Thursday when he received Aliyu Aziz, director-general, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).Bello said there is the need for every land allocated to be matched to an individual through NIN “in order to prevent [...]

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    Land use charge: We will respond positively to your yearnings, says Ambode

Land use charge: We will respond positively to your yearnings, says Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, says the ongoing dialogue with various stakeholders on the land use charge will yield a positive result.He was speaking on the criticisms and complaints that trailed the increase in the land use charge.In a statement by Habib Aruna, his chief press secretary, Ambode said the increment was all in a bid to protect the [...]

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    NBA on land use charge: Must Lagos be a paradise at the expense of the people?

NBA on land use charge: Must Lagos be a paradise at the expense of the people?

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja branch, has vowed to protest the upward review of land use charge in Lagos state.The government recently increased the land use charge, with property owners having to pay over 200 percent more than they paid in 2017.Speaking during a press conference on Wednesday in Ikeja, Adesina Ogunlana, chairman of the branch, said the increase [...]

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    ALERT: Bill to ‘forcibly’ take land from Nigerians for grazing still alive

ALERT: Bill to ‘forcibly’ take land from Nigerians for grazing still alive

A bill to compulsorily take land from Nigerians for the purpose of grazing is still in the national assembly.The bill, entitled National Grazing Routes and Reserve Bill, 2016, is sponsored by Sunday Karimi, a member of the house of representatives from Mopamuro/Yagba west/east federal constituency in Kogi state.A similar bill was rejected by the senate in November 2016, but the one in [...]

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    No one can force Benue to cede land for grazing, says Ortom

No one can force Benue to cede land for grazing, says Ortom

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, says his administration will not concede any part of its land for the establishment of grazing reserve for herdsmen.  Ortom made this known during the handing-over and inauguration of a shelter project for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Guma local government area of the state.The 100 bungalows project was initiated by United Nations High [...]

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    6 reasons women should own lands

6 reasons women should own lands

A lot of widows in 35 countries, including Nigeria, do not have equal land inheritance rights.In March, the gender equality bill, a bill to ensure gender parity, equal economic opportunities, and equality in marriage especially in terms of inheritance and land rights, was rejected by the senate.Some members, including Sani Yerima, a senator from Zamfara state, cited religious and [...]

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