ISBN 9789788422648
Pages 272
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2012
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Land Law in Nigeria

Second Edition

by 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.

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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.