Land Law in Nigeria
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Land Law in Nigeria

Second Edition

Olong Adefi

This study, in nineteen chapters, deals with the various issues pertaining to land law in Nigeria. Namely: Concept of ownership; ownership and communal land holding under customary land tenure; individual land ownership; family land ownership; alienation under customary law; nature of customary tenancy; pledge; the law of property; an overview of the effect of the Land Use Act on customary ownership of land; The Nigerian Land Use Act; Land Use Act 1978; ways of declaration of title to land; legal mortgage; the position of landlord and tenant; the procedure for recovery of premises under the recovery of premises law; classification of right of occupancy; nature of prescription; march towards the reform of the Land Use Act.

ISBN 9789788422648 | 272 pages | 229 x 152 mm | 2012 | Malthouse Press, Nigeria | Paperback

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About the Author

Olong Adefi

Olong Adefi is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Kogi State University, Ayangba, Kogi State, Nigeria and barristers and solicitors of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

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