Perfection of title to land in Lagos State is primarily governed by the Land Use Act and the Lagos State Lands Registration Law, Cap L41, Laws of Lagos State, 2015 (“LRL”). Section 2 of the LRL provides that every document of interest or title to land in Lagos State must be registered in accordance with the provisions of the LRL. By Section 32 of the LRL, a registered holder of title to land has power to dispose or deal with it and create any interest or right over it, subject to obtaining the required Governor’s consent. We have in this article, provided a step-by-step guide for obtaining the consent of the Governor and registering titles to land in Lagos State. We also highlighted the relevant points to note while drafting the transfer instrument(s) and how to package the consent application documents to avoid incessant queries and delays by the Lands Bureau/Registry. Click here to download the full article.