Title to Land and the use of land in Nigeria is governed by the Land Use Act (Cap. L5, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004) (“the Act”).
The Act entrusts all land in urban area of each state, to the State Governor, while land in rural area is vested in the Local government within their area of jurisdiction (this excludes land vested in the Federal Government).
This Act was meant to standardize land administration in the Country.
Registration of property to get a valid title to land in Nigeria is evidenced through:
Why Invest In Nigerian Real Estate? First ask, what is Real Estate?
Real estate simply means the buying or leasing of properties that are residential or commercial. Properties like Flats, terrace apartments, detached houses,maisonettes, Condos, warehouses, office buildings, shopping malls, parking lots to name a few.
Why invest in Nigerian Real Estate you ask? Here are 7 reasons why people invest in real estate;
3 STEPS TO PREVENTING HOUSE FIRE may not cover the many intense steps taught to HSE experts. However it could just save your life and those of your loved ones.
An accessible Extinguisher
So the first step and the most important is to have a fire escape plan. A plan you will rehearse with your family or neighbors at least two times in a year. How and what do you practice? You practice your escape; go down on your stomach and forearm to where there is more oxygen and crawl out. You can practice this with your eyes closed, knowing that electricity may be out and it may be dark, practice till you know the route blind folded. You should also note the exit and entrance doors on your property. Make it a fun game to spot the second exit once you are in a new building, giving you an alternative for you in case the main door is blocked.
The second is an old scout motto BE PREPARED. No one is hoping you experience a fire, but as you hope for the best, you should also expect the worst, so be prepared to escape at all times. Always be prepared for a house fire and confirm that your fire alarms, fire extinguishers,and smoke detectors work. A plus is to have an adjustable ladder in case your escape is to be from a window or the roof.
Finally step 3 make safety a habit, you can prevent house fires by taking simple safety precautions. Simply educating those around you especially children. Always turning off your gas when you leave the kitchen. Keep highly flammable items outside the house (gas, gasoline, firewood others). Use lighters as opposed to match sticks. Avoid candles and exposed flames like fireworks inside the house.
4 Safety Tips for driving during this rainy season, knowing that driving while it rains heavily can be very difficult and in some cases dangerous. Whenever you are driving and there is a heavy downpour, it is important you drive slowly and carefully as the wet roads and visibility low which increases the danger. However, we would like to share with you 4 safety tips to help keep you safe and to avoid any accident while driving this rainy season.
4 Safety Tips to driving in the rainy season
Headlights: Headlights help light up the road and make the road more visible to you and other drivers, so when driving in the rain it’s advised that you utilize them. Most Toyota cars (popular in Nigeria) have fog lights, for more visibility, it’s more difficult to spot a car coming in the opposite direction when they do not use their lights.
Hydroplaning: Hydroplaning occurs when you drive on wet roads and high speed.. You must ensure not to make sudden motion because you might lose control of your car . It is very important you drive slowly and avoid speeding when there is heavy downpour and don’t drive close to other cars so you won’t have to stop suddenly.
Windscreen: First of all ensure cracks and damages on your windscreen are fixed immediately. Then ensure your wiper is functioning well and replace old wipers which are sold in traffic all over lagos. They help free your windscreen from clogs and blurring moist. These two steps alone and now you can see 5 times clearer even in a heavy downpour.
Be alert: Always look out for large vehicles such as trucks and trailers while driving because they lose control during heavy rainstorm and most drivers find it very difficult driving under such wet weather. Always keep some distance from big vehicles on the road at all times when driving to avoid accidents.
Rei Obaigbo4 Safety Tips for Driving During Rainy Season
Decluttering your home is not as difficult as it may seem, let’s be honest everyone has clutter in their homes whether we want to admit it or not. A cluttered home is not just toxic for your health it can lead to stress. Here are simple steps to help declutter your home from the living room to the kitchen.
How do we begin
Let us start with the living room, it is usually the first place your guests walk into, and can come off as disorganized or messy if there are excess amounts of items. Here are steps to making your living room look put together and sophisticated.
Organize the coffee table
Declutter your entertainment center
Organize your bookshelf
Pick up unused accessories
The bedroom is the second most important area in the home and a perfect way to start getting it organised, is by removing the piles of clothes in it and cleaning out the closets. Here are also steps to making your bedroom clutter free;
Declutter the wardrobe
Install hooks on the back of the door
Install Corner Shelves
Add in storage pieces as needed
After the bedroom, for those with children their room is yet another major clutter zone. In three steps you can declutter their room, first
Go through the kids’ toys with them
Divide room into sections
Purchase storage boxes
Now the bathroom, let’s face it— you haven’t used some products in your cabinet in months, dispose of them.
Pull all items out of the bathroom
Install Wall-Mounted holders
Wash or discard rugs and towels
Take a few minutes out of your day to organize and declutter the final room in your home, the kitchen.
Reduce pots, pans and Tupperware
Tackle the “junk” drawer
Clean out the fridge
Eliminate excess decorations
You are now an expert in organizing each room in your home, from tackling your living room mess to removing unnecessary items from your kitchen or cleaning out your bathroom.
World Water day is 11 days away. March 22nd 2019 is World Water Day. Every year the United Nations sets the date aside to create awareness and focus attention on the importance of water. It is celebrated annually around the world with a variety of events, that can be educational, theatrical, musical or lobbying in nature.
Safe water is any safely managed drinking water service that is free from contamination, available when needed and accessible on premises. In 2010, the United Nations recognized;
“the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and for all human rights.”
Today billions of people are still living without safe water struggling to survive and thrive. Access to water underpins public health and is, therefore, a critical element for sustainable development.
world water day
Some Key Facts
2.1 billion People live without safe water in their homes.
1 in 4 primary schools globally have no drinking water services.
Over 700 children under five years of age die every day from diarrhoea linked to unsafe water and poor sanitation.
Around 158 million people collect their drinking water from surface water, such as ponds and streams.
Around 4 billion people – nearly two-thirds of the world’s population experience severe water scarcity during at least one month of the year.
By the year 2020, up to 700 million people worldwide could be displaced by intense water scarcity.