BornoGeographic Information Service

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By Section 5(1) of the Borno Geographic Information Service Law, 2019 the Service is responsible for the administration and management of land matters in the State including issues relating to title, registration, searches, and such other responsibilities as may be determined the Governor.

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The Service also as the following responsibilities (amongst others) to:


Ensure that efficient and reliable servicers and secured products are made available to all stake holders and to advance good governance and transparency of land management in the State.


Introduce, implement, and sustain best practices for land tenure ship and title certification in the State.


Receive, conduct due diligence on, and verify applications for issuance of Right of Occupancy for land or the grant of other rights over land or subsequent transaction in the State.


Develop and maintain a database of all within the State particularly with respect to history, location, size, use and other related issues.


Permit access to existing date on land for the purpose of conducting title searches for members of the public at a fee to be prescribed from time to time by the Service.


Ensure conformity with the national standard concerning geospatial data.


Undertake such other activities as may be required for the efficient management and administration of land matters in the State.


Exercise such other powers as are incidental to the discharge of its responsibilities.


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