Nigerian Land Use Act

policy and principles by James, R. W.

Publisher: University of Ife Press in Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Written in English
Published: Pages: 195 Downloads: 90
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    • Land use -- Law and legislation -- Nigeria
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      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementby R.W. James.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 195 p. ;
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2469157M
      ISBN 109781360690
      LC Control Number87179945

On 29th March a rather monstrous and bizarre law of general application over Land in Nigeria, entitled The Land Use Act. came into effect. 1 Land Use Act , cL5 (Laws of the Federation ). The Land Use Act was originally enacted in and came into force on 29 March 2 RN Nwabueze "Alienations under the Land Use Act and express declarations of trust in Nigeria" () 53 Journal of African Law non – nigerians and the land use act It has been long the rule in Nigeria that non-Nigerians 1 are restricted in their rights to acquire and alienate any interest in right in or over land in the country. The Land Use Act of is made up of eight parts of fifty-one sections. It addresses four important issues arising from the former land tenure systems in Nigeria: the problem of lack of uniformity in the laws governing land-use and ownership; the issue of uncontrolled speculation in urban land; the question of access to land rights by Nigerians on equal legal basis; and the issue of.

Arts/Books; Kannywood; of one of its committees that the Land Use Tenure Act be expunged from the Constitution. area and any other part of the Nigerian territory that was lost to other.   Essays on the Nigerian Land Use Act by J. A. Omotola, Lagos University Press edition. Prior to the Land Use Decree of , the Nigerian land tenure system had become the object of intense attack and defence by vested interests promoting their views on changes in the tenure system which would best increase food and fibre production. iv associated with land tenure and administration in Nigeria. The report of one of these panels i.e., the Land Use Panel of eventually formed the basis of the Land Use Act.

In, “The Land Use Act, ” author J.K Agbosu considers the role of the act in the context of class relations in Nigeria. Namely, Agbosu () argues that "The Land Use Act, , is a product of the inherent contradictions of the colonial and neo-colonial dependent, pseudo-capitalist. economic structures established in Nigeria since colonial times" (1). Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features individual inherit interest in land intestate Islamic Law Kaduna Kano Lagos Land and Native Land Law land reform Land Registration Land Tenure Law Land Use Act law and custom law in Nigeria Laws of Northern Business & Economics / Real. Interview - The National Secretary-General of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Mr Akinpelu Adewumi, in this interview with EVELYN OKORUWA speaks on the need for government to come up. Download this Land Law text book from National Open University Download Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) Nigeria. Find below the link to download the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA). The Act provides for the Administration of Crimin.

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InThe Military Government of Nigeria passed the Land Use Act that abolished all freehold land in Nigeria. The Land Use Act was enacted in with the aim of energizing economic development by ensuring effective and equitable utilization of land and land resources in the country.

The Nigerian land use decree of stipulates that all land belong to the government Nigerian Land Use Act book same in trust for the public. This implies that the government allocates land to individuals and corporate entities based on the objectives of interested parties.

Objectives of Land Use Act Make land accessible to all NigeriansAuthor: Isaac B. Oluwatayo, Omowunmi Timothy, Ayodeji O. Ojo. The Land Use Act,is a product of the inherent contradictions of the colonial and neo-colonial dependent, pseudo-capitalist economic structures established in Nigeria since colonial times.

By the s these contradictions became so seŕious that they threatened to become a clog on the growth of the capitalist by: 6. (P.C.L) Of 15 which has gained general application to all the western region. 16 The most commendable of the Legislation in relation to Land Use is the Land Use Act which has removed Land holding from the shackles of diverse customary Laws into one unified Law and has become the main source of Land rights in Nigeria.

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.

THE LAND USE ACT: OWNERSHIP AND USE OF LAND IN NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION MEANING OF LAND AT COMMON LAW Generally, there are various definitions by different scholars as regards the meaning of Land at common law. One of such definitions was given by Niki Tobi, J.S.C., who defined land to include not only the surface of the earth and the sub soil, but.

Chap the last in the book is titled ‘The Land Use Act, Nigerian Urban and Regional Planning Act, and Climate Change in Nigeria.

By Theresa Ilegbune. The writer makes the submission which. LAND USE ACT. ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS. PART I-GENERAL. Vesting of all land in the State.

Control and management of land; advisory bodies. Designation of urban areas. Applicable law for the interim management of land. PART II – PRINCIPLES OF LAND TENURE, POWERS OF GOVERNOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, AND RIGHTS Nigerian Land Use Act book OCCUPIERS. Nigeria-law Land Use Act Chapter Laws of the Federation of Nigeria Arrangement of Sections Part I General 1.

Vesting of land in the state. 2 Controland management of land advisorybodies. 3 Designation of urban areas. Applicable law for the interim management of land. Part II. The paper argues that land ownership structure in Nigeria has evolved over the years until when a single land policy document, otherwise known as the Land Use Act of was established to.

What is Land Use Planning act. It`s usually known as the Land Use Act of or the Land Use Decree. The President Olusegun Obasanjo is the main person who is responsible for the implementing the act into the body of the constitution of the Federal Republic of was provided during the military regime in Nigeria.

Land Use Act Chapter L5 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria Arrangement of Sections Part I General 1. Vesting of land in the state. 2 Control and management of land advisory bodies.

3 Designation of urban areas. Applicable law for the interim management of land. Part II Principles of Land tenure 5. Powers of the Governors in relation to. Unfortunately, the Land Use Act merely made mention of the term Land tenure law in a very loose sense in section 4.

Lo and behold, what the Act did is to vest all land comprised in the territory of each state in the Federation in the Governor of that state and such land shall be held in trust and administered for the use and common benefit of.

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the nigerian land use act: a curse or a blessing to the anglican church and the ikwere ethnic people of rivers state Article (PDF Available) January w Reads How we measure 'reads'.

25 For instance, the right of occupancy system in northern Nigeria based on the Land Tenure Law (above at note 3) and the dual system in southern Nigeria based on customary land law and the estate system received from English law. The nature and incidence of customary land tenure have been explored in a long line of cases in the context of the Land Use Act: Abioye v Yakubu [] 5.

Land Reforms and the Future of Land Use Act in Nigeria discusses the legal status and nature of the Land Use Act as a piece of legislation, its departure from pre-Land Use Act legal regime and any justification thereto.

Part three is devoted to a discourse on the nature and types of rights created under the Act i.e. right. The land use Decree No. 6 of otherwise popularly called Land Use Act was promulgated on 29th March,the effective date of the commencement of its operation in Nigeria.

It is a statutory approach or device used by the federal government to consolidate and harmonize the diverse tenures prevalent in the country before the promulgation. The Land Use Act which seeks to regulate land ownership, is unarguably one of the most contentious legislations in Nigeria today.

The law, the brainchild of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo when he. Essays on the Nigerian Land Use Act [J A Omotola] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library.

Books on Nigerian Law. Constitutional Law Akande, J.O. The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with annotations Lagos: MIJ. Whereas in the commencement of the Land Use Act No. 6 on 29th March,it was stated that “whereas it is in the public interest that the rights of all Nigerians to the land of Nigeria be asserted and preserved by law”.

scrutinize on the provisions of land use Act as regards to rural land development in Nigeria by government and developers (Private and Public) taking cognizance of Nnobi.

Aims and Objectives of the Study The main purpose of this research work is aimed at analyzing the effects of Land Use Act of Land Use Act Chapter L5 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria Arrangement of Sections Part I General. Since the enactment of Nigeria’s Land Use Act inthere have been many outcries concerning it.

The controversy surrounding the Act is as heated as the corruption war of the Buhari administration. This article views the gains and the loss of Nigeria’s Land Use Act and how it affects the average Nigerian.

Land Use Act a. This is about the most popular law governing real estate practice in Nigeria. It was first enacted by the Federal Government inbut Lagos State has since domesticated it and enacted its own Land Use Act (Cap L60, Laws of Lagos State ).

Download Complete Project / Seminar Research Material on "The Land Use Act; Ownership And Use Of Land In Nigeria" for Faculty of Law in Nigerian Universities. Inan unjust law, called the Land Use Act was passed.

It is the law that governs the use and management of land in Nigeria. According to this law all land in Nigeria, apart from those vested. Chapter Two of “Problem Of Compulsory Acquisition And Compensation Under The Land Use Act Contains: Literature Review, Origin Of Compulsory Acquisition, The Public Lands Acquisition Act, Compensation Under The Act, Basis For Compensation, Items For Compensation, The Land Tenure Law Of Northern NigeriaThe Land Use Act Of (Decree No.

The immediate past Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom, Uwemedimo Nwoko, has called for the removal of the Land Use Act from the statutes book in Nigeria. 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 Format: Paperback.The Law of Nigeria consists of courts, offences, and various types of laws.

Nigeria has its own constitution which was established on 29 May The Constitution of Nigeria is the supreme law of the country. There are four distinct legal systems in Nigeria, which include English law, Common law, Customary law, and Sharia h law in Nigeria is derived from the colonial Nigeria, while.The LSG also extended the period for the payment of all annual Land Use Charge (“LUC”) Demand Notices forto Saturday, April 14 th, The latter is to enable Property Owners and affected Occupiers take the option of enjoying the discounts available for the prompt and early payment of .