About NIGIS AGENCY

Good land management confers security to the land owner/holder and helps the stability of a state. Any action on the land impacts on both the life of the people and the government and may alter the tone of developments and other activities. it is therefore a critical factor in national development. NIGIS is poised to provide the tool for modernizing and improving the management system, making it more efficient, functional and flexible.

The decisive moment in the transformational change in land administration in Niger state came under the direction and support of the Chief Servant, Dr. Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu CON who anchored the vision of his administration on innovation and technology.

Latest News

  • May 18, 2014

    NIGIS board members met to delibrate on matters aimed at making the life of Nigerlites better on Land titles aimed at reducing charges to a reasonable minimum rate.

  • May 18, 2014

    Telecom Mast operators can now make their applications online without the need of coming to our office before getting the forms.

  • Dec 17, 2013

    NIGIS end of the year media chat was held. Reports on the activities and revenue generated since 2012 was presented.

List of C of Os Signed

Commissioning of NIGIS Agency

NIGIS Agency was commissioned by the President and Commander in Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR in 2011, since then NIGIS has moved from project to a full pledged agency backed by law. The NIGIS Bill, which was passed and gazetted spelt out that the Agency shall be responsible:

 

i. For maintaining, generating, managing and providing information on land transactions;
ii. For registration of land instrument, regulation and control of conduct of searches on land;
iii. Production of certificate of occupancy; and
iv. Subject to the provision of this Bill, such other matters as the Governor may from time to time prescribe.

The law equally empowers NIGIS to:
i. Introduce, implement and sustain best practices for record of land ownership and title certification in Niger State
ii. Receive, conduct due diligence on, and verify applications for issuance of certificate of occupancy for land or grant of other rights over land or subsequent transaction in land, within Niger State and forward same to the appropriate authority.
iii. Develop and maintain a database of all land within the state particularly with respect to title and title history, location, size, use and other related indicators;
iv. Permit access to existing data on land for the purpose of conducting title searches for members of the public at a fee to be prescribed from time to time; and
v. Undertake all such other activates as required for efficient discharge of its mandate.