Introduction: Historical Evolution of Land Law; Sources of Nigeria land law, Terminology, Ownership, Possession, Titles, Rights, Liability in Land, etc. Customary Land Law; Modes of Acquiring title to Land Settlement, Expansion, Loan or Borrowing, Pledge or Pawn, Gift, Conquest, Allotment, Kola Tenancy, Concept and Ownership of land (i) nature of Title to land (ii) Control and Management of Community Land individual fights and extent of community land today (iii) Creation of Family Land; Nature and extent of member’s right in Family Land, Control of Family Land, Alienation of Family Land, Recovery of family land, improvement by a member on family land, termination of family land (iv) An outline of Succession of Right of Land.


Level of Study: 400 Level