Core Values

Unlocking the Potentials of Lands for Sustainable Development...

Our Mission

To create the necessary platform and awareness for effective use of Niger State Land resources for Sustainable Economic growth and Development.

Our Vision

To provide descriptive and value to Niger State Land resources for Sustainable Development.

Happy New Year!!!


Dear Esteemed Land Title Holders,
As we usher in the promises of a new year, we extend our warmest greetings to you and your loved ones. May the coming months be filled with prosperity, joy, and new opportunities.

We take this moment to remind you, our valued land title holders, of the upcoming obligation regarding your Certificate of Occupancy. As per our established practice, the ground rent payment is due every first of January.
Important Reminder
Kindly be advised that the annual ground rent payment ensures the continued validity of your Certificate of Occupancy and helps sustain the seamless services provided by the Niger State Geographic Information System (NIGIS) Agency.

Payment Instructions
To facilitate a smooth process, we encourage you to proceed with the ground rent payment at your earliest convenience. You can conveniently make the payment through the official Niger State Internal Revenue Service portal or visit our office HQ for assistance.
Online Portal:
Office Address: Off Ladi Kwali Road, Ibrahim Badamasi Way, behind Ministry of Lands and Housing Minna, Niger State.

Your timely cooperation is highly appreciated, as it allows us to maintain accurate records. Should you have any inquiries or require assistance, our dedicated team is ready to assist you. Feel free to reach out via Phone: +2348024505605 or Email:
Best Regards,

ESV. Ibrahim Musa Jemaku
General Manager
Niger State Geographic Information System (NIGIS) Agency


Our Services

Geo-Spatial Information.91%
Legal Searches95%
Issuance of C of O100%
Land Related Transactions90%

Public Announcement!!!

Revocation of Certificate of Occupancy Due to Non-Payment of Ground Rents and Non-Development

In accordance with the authority vested in him by the Land Use Act, the Governor of Niger State has revoked the Certificate of Occupancy. This decision stems from the failure to fulfill obligations, including non-payment of ground rents and lack of development on the property, learn more...

Rate of Ground Rent Across Local Government Areas (LGAs)

Complex Buildings, Plazas, Private Hospital/Clinics, Private Schools, Poultry, Animal Husbandry, Orchards, Fish Ponds are Commercial use.

  • 1. Commercial = N50,000.00
  • 2. Agriculture = N500 / Hectare / Annum
  • 3. Residential / Religious = N10,000.00
  • 5. Industrial = N50,000.00
  • 6. Penalty = 10% / Year
  • 1. Commercial = N75,000.00
  • 2. Agriculture = N500 / Hectare / Annum
  • 3. Residential / Religious = N20,000.00
  • 5. Industrial = N75,000.00
  • 6. Penalty = 10% / Year
  • 1. Commercial = N30,000.00
  • 2. Agriculture = N500 / Hectare / Annum
  • 3. Residential / Religious = N7,000.00
  • 5. Industrial = N30,000.00
  • 6. Penalty = 10% / Year
  • 1. Commercial = N15,000.00
  • 2. Agriculture = N500 / Hectare / Annum
  • 3. Residential / Religious = N5,000.00
  • 5. Industrial = N15,000.00
  • 6. Penalty = 10% / Year
  • 1. Commercial = N10,000.00
  • 2. Agriculture = N500 / Hectare / Annum
  • 3. Residential / Religious = N5,000.00
  • 5. Industrial = N10,000.00
  • 6. Penalty = 10% / Year

Register Now

Expression of Interest for the Installation of Telecommunication Mast and Optic Fiber Installation, as well as Individual/Corporate Certificate of Occupancy Registration within the State

Property / Parcel Title Status

Confirm the Status of your Property/Parcel Title

Requirement for Land Titling and Other Related Transactions



C of O Processing Time Line

After meeting all necessary requirement.

2 Days

1. Lands department

  • Area Land Office to confirm the root of title from applicant submissions.
  • Director Lands to validate root of title.

2 Days

2 Days

2. Office of the Surveyor General.

  • Surveyor General to confirm the survey data submitted by the applicant.
  • Cartography unit to chat the survey data on Intelligent sheet to avoid encroachment.

1 Day

3. Town Planning department

  • Receives and review Site Analysis report for residential or Environmental Impact Analysis for applications that have some degree of impact to the environment.
  • Ensures that the proposed land use is compatible with existing development and conforms with the state Town Planning Policy and local needs.

1 Day

2 Days

4. NIGIS Agency.

  • Application reaches the final stage where 1, 2, and 3 above are double checked for quality assurance.
  • Letter of INTENT is prepared. Check list of all approved Intent here.
  • All file documents are scanned to Electronic Document Management System (EDMS).
  • Title Deed drawing is prepared.
  • Certificate of Occupancy is printed.
  • Schedule is prepared for Governor to sign the Certificate of Occupancy.


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