Land tenure studies in Egba and Ondo areas of southern Nigeria

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Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Ibadan , Ibadan
Land tenure -- Nigeria, Southern., Egba (African pe


Nigeria, Sout

Statementby Segun Famoriyo.
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Author of The green revolution in Nigeria, Land tenure and agricultural development in Nigeria, Land tenure studies in Egba and Ondo areas of southern Nigeria. A STUDY OF CUSTOMARY LAND LAW AND TENURE PRACTICES OF SIX COMMUNITIES OF THE LOWER BENUE RIVER VALLEY OF NIGERIA By customary land law in Nigeria at the present time is because the Handing Over Notes on Southern Area of Tiv Division, ref.

GBODIV.2/ NAK. and Bohannan, Paul, The Tiv of Central Nigeria, London, p Author: James Edache Idoko Abbah. cil, gave judicial impetus to the corporate ownership of land in southern Nigeria by adopting the following analysis of the indige­ nous system of land tenure: "The next fact which it is important Land tenure studies in Egba and Ondo areas of southern Nigeria book bear in mind in order to understand the native land law, is that the notion of individual ownership is quite foreign to native ideas.

Land 11 [ by: 7. Land tenure studies in Egba and Ondo areas of southern Nigeria. Jan ; S Famoriyo; Famoriyo, S. Land tenure studies in Egba and Ondo areas of southern Nigeria.

This study therefore analyzes land policy, governance and accountability and draw out some implications on food production in Nigeria. The percentage of arable land to the total land area. The term land as understood in customary law has a wide application.

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It includes the land itself, i.e, the surface soil; it includes things on the soil which are enjoyed with it as being part of the land by nature, e.g, rivers, streams, lakes, lagoons, and creeks, growing trees, like palm trees, and dawadawar trees, or as being artificially fixed to it like houses, buildings and structures.

tenure security and land reform 2 the search for tenure security in africa 2 gaining access to land in a context of legal pluralism 2 the debate over land titling and registration 2 a new wave of land tenure reforms 5 learning lessons from experience 7 2.

changing land. The land use decree represents an attempt on the part of the government of Nigeria to modify land tenure in rural areas; the land use Decree has produced a number of unforeseen results.

This article compares the performance of the communal, individual and public land tenure systems. What is land tenure system in Nigeria.

Land tenure system Nigeria is a manner or a way in which a party occupies or holds some area of land. Societies formed the rules that regulate land tenure in order to control land ownership in the country.

With the help of tenure rules, it is easy to define the way of land. The Impact of Ondo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (OSOPADEC) - Soziologie - Studienarbeit - eb99 € -   The idea behind land tenure system in Nigeria is to regulate land ownership behaviours in the country.

There are various forms of land tenure systems in Nigeria ranging from communal ownership, inheritance tenure [ ] Currency ++ (0) From to there has been very little change in the total areas of land under the various tenure systems.

In general, leasehold land and public land has increased at the expense of freehold land and customary land, as can be seen in table 1. TABLE 1. Land area and tenure. Box 1 Poverty and Inequality Study 7 Box 2 Land rights 9 Box 3 Tenure and needs in informal settlements on communal lands 12 Box 4 Botswana’s customary land tenure system 13 unsurpassed elsewhere in southern Africa.

The area involved is shown on the accompanying map (Figure 2). About million rural households or. WHY LAND TENURE IS IMPORTANT. WHAT IS LAND TENURE. Land tenure Land administration Access to land Tenure security. WHY LAND TENURE SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN DESIGN OF PROJECTS.

Environmental issues Gender issues Conflict, migration and resolution processes The inter-relationship between issues. HOW LAND TENURE CAN BE CONSIDERED IN. Yorubaland is the cultural region of the Yoruba people in West Africa.

It spans the modern day countries of Nigeria, Togo and Benin, and covers a total land area ofkm 2 or about the same size as the combined land areas of Greece and Montenegro, of whichkm 2 (%) lies within Nigeria, % in Benin, and the remaining % is in Togo.

13 Wilson, Rodney J. A., ‘ Land Control in Kenya's Smallholding Farming Areas ’, in East Africa Journal of Rural Development (Kampala), v,pp.

–41, and ‘ Land Tenure and Economic Development: a study of the economic consequences of land registration in Kenya's smallholder areas ’, in Journal of Statistical and Social Inquiry.

Land tenure systems can very complex which is why in Nigeria, different types of land tenure systems are recognized. This division into types helps to further clarify the types of rights a person can hold over land depending on the rules of the tenure system being operated over that particular piece of land.

Agricultural Administration 17 () Land Administration in Nigeria: Case Studiesof the Implementation of the Land Use Decree(Act) in Ogun, Ondo and Oyo States of Nigeria Yakub L. Fabiyi Departmentof AgriculturalEconomics,Universityof Ife, Ife-Ife,Nigeria (Received April,) SUMMARY The land tenure system in Nigeria was changed by proclaiminga Land Use.

laws or practices, and land redistribution to the poor. In southern Africa, tenure reform must address a range of problems arising from settler colonisation and dispossession.

Many of the areas referred to as communal were deliberately created to further colonial policies. They served as reservoirs for cheap migratory labour.

The first edition of the book examined land restitution procedure in South Africa’s post-apartheid era (William Beinart, Peter Delius and Michelle Hay, ).

The second volume of the book aims to consider the phenomenon of land ownership, tenure and restitution in Africa. “ Some Comments on Land Tenure in Egba Division, Western Nigeria,” Africa 31 (), –69; and Sudarkasa, Niara, Where Women Work: a Study of Yoruba in the.

Nigeria - An economic analysis of natural resources sustainability: land tenure and land degradation issues The scope and urgency of the threats to Nigeria's rural land are no secret. Ina working group dedicated to formulating a national agricultural land policy began the process with a comprehensive articulation of the challenges.

The pressure for land has its greatest impact in areas held under customary tenure. In Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger, these are overwhelmingly in rural areas.

This situation persists despite the efforts of decentralization policies, which have sought to devolve management of land tenure systems to. LAND TENURE BEFORE Land in the rural areas of the former Bantustans is categorised as unsurveyed, unregistered state land, and “trust land”.

The current roots of this classification can be traced to the and Natives Land Acts. In terms of the Act, occupation of land was based on a ‘permission to occupy’ (PTO) system.

Since the price spikes of and the renewed interest in smallholder agriculture as an engine for poverty reduction, land tenure has again become an issue of focus for the development community, especially in the rural areas of Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and South Asia.

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Some development experts argue that strengthening the property rights of the rural poor leads to increased. The interest shown in the conference and debate on “Land tenure issues and challenges: perspectives on land tenure in Africa”, organised with the Technical Committee on “Land Tenure and Development” on 6 June at the AFD, confirms the belief we have held since the s that land tenure is a crucial issue for public policies on spatial planning, growth and reducing poverty and.

The Nigerian nation had had a multiplicity of land tenure system until the Land Use Act which harmonized all the systems. The land use pattern in Nigeria estimated arable land to be about 33% of the total land area, permanent pastures cover 44%, permanent crops cover 3%, forest and woodlands 12%, and others 8%.

The research team argued that Nigeria's land tenure problems are very complex and that there was need for careful and pragmatic reform the recommendations made included a reform of the Nigerian land law, and the need to introduce regulatory measures with regards to ownership, acquisition and disposition of land.

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earch team also suggested. Egba people were parts of the famous pre-colonial African Oyo empire (Kingdom) in Nigeria. Up until the 18th Century, the Egba people lived in a cluster of villages around a place known as Orile-Itoko, as a subject territory of the old Oyo Empire, which was one of the strongest empires that ever existed in West Africa.

In the Southern Nigeria, land was held by the community, village, or family. In the main land was owned by extended lineage, individuals having only usufructuary rights by virtue of their member of the group.

Colonial Era The Colonial Nigeria was divided into colonies and protectorates where multiplicity of land tenure systems existed. Nigeria. Prevailing systems of land tenure. At present, most of the land in the country is for leasehold and the governor of the state may grant statutory rights of occupancy for 99 years.

Indigenous areas are governed by customary land tenure (18). Rent is fixed at the governor’s discretion. Certificates apply to urban or rural land and must.Nigeria is a middle income country that primarily generates revenue through its natural resources, particularly the export of oil, which puts the country among the 10 larger exporters of oil in the world and represents one third of Nigeria’s GDP.

However, Nigeria’s economy also depends on agriculture, which provides employment for more than half the rural population.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meek, Charles Kingsley, Land tenure and land administration in Nigeria and the Cameroons.

London, H.M. Stationery Off.,