Nigeria: Plateau to Begin Collection of Ground Rent

[Daily Trust]Jos -Plateau State government has said it will begin collecting ground rents from land owners in the State effective from July 2013. The State Commissioner for Lands and Survey, Mr. Yilji Gomwalk, told journalists in Jos that the measure was part of the State government's effort to improve its internally generated revenue (IGR), stressing that his ministry had begun the enumeration of all landed properties to facilitate easy collection of rents from land owners across the state.