The general intendment of the Land Use Act is to expressly vests title, management and control of the use of land in the Governor and regulate the interest of the land holder by prescribing consent to alienate in all cases which involve subsequent transaction in land covered by a right of occupancy. Perfection of title … Continue reading GOVERNOR’S CONSENT, STAMPING AND REGISTRATION OF LAND INSTRUMENTS IN NIGERIA.
When a person dies, he lives behind all his assets and properties. In order to make a positive display of wishes and how his properties should be disposed after his death, he makes a will, which may also give additional directives as to his burial. This valid will confer authority on the executors to act … Continue reading What you should know about making a Will in Nigeria.
Everyday land transactions occur in Nigeria. Sometimes these lands are subject of dispute, or fraudulently sold to the purchaser even where there is an encumbrance on the said land. There are cases where a particular piece of land is sold to several persons and this causes dispute and litigation. Before purchasing piece of land, due … Continue reading HOW TO INVESTIGATE TITLE TO LAND IN NIGERIA.
There are occasions where a person dies intestate amassing a large amount of wealth acquired during his lifestlye which includes assets and monies in the bank without making a will or a valid will. This can cause conflict amongst the surviving relatives of the deceased as to who is entitled to manage and administer the … Continue reading HOW TO OBTAIN LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA.