NIGERIA LAND LAW (LWPR 401)
i. Historical evolution of Land Law
ii. Sources of Nigerian Land Law
iii. Terminology – Ownership, Possession, titles rights, liability, land etc.
Customary/Islamic Land Law
(a) Modes of acquiring title to land, settlement, expansion; loan or borrowing; pledge or pawn; gist; conquest, allotment, lola tenancy
(b) Concept and ownership of Land
i. Nature of title to land
ii. Control and management of community land – individual rights and extent of community land today.
iii. Creation of family land; control of family land, alienation of family land, recovery of family land.
iv. An outline of succession to rights in land.