This Law regulates the relationship between tenants and landlords in the State of Lagos and defines obligations and rights of landlords and tenants and powers and jurisdiction of court in matters regarding tenancy.A tenancy agreement shall for the purposes of this Law, be deemed to exist where premises are granted by the landlord to a person for value whether or not it is: (a) express or implied; (b) oral or written or partly oral or partly written; or (c) for a fixed period.
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British influence and control over what would become Nigeria and Africa's most populous country grew through the 19th century. A series of constitutions after World War II granted Nigeria greater autonomy. After independence in 1960, politics were marked by coups and mostly military rule, until the death of a military head of state in 1998 allowed for a political transition. In 1999, a new constitution was adopted and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed.
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