This project work critically examines possession as a means of proof of ownership to land. The question of possession, ownership, title to land and prescription shall be answered.
The approach is mainly analytical. The writer will employ the use of primary data like reports and statutory books. Secondary data like legal dictionaries and opinion of learned authors will also be employed.
This work will assist greatly legal minded persons to understand possession and ownership better.
Chapter one, lays the foundation by defining what land is, what possession is and critically examines the distinction between Possession and Occupation.
Chapter Two includes, possession and claim of title to land and the prescription under customary law.
Chapter Three includes, possession and trespass, proof of possession and Recovery of land.
Chapter Four includes, the conclusion and observation which will be made under possession under the Nigeria Law.