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PROOF OF TITLE TO LAND BY TRADITIONAL HISTORY- WHETHER PARTY WHO FAILS TO DISCHARGE HIS BURDEN TO PROVE HIS ROOT OF TITLE BY WAY OF TRADITIONAL HISTORY CAN TURN AROUND TO RELY ON ACTS OF POSSESSION OR OWNERSHIP

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“If a party pleads and relies on traditional history as proof of root of title and fails to discharge the burden of proof, he cannot turn round and rely on acts of possession or ownership. See Awodi vs. Ajagbe (supra) at page 599 D, and Udeze vs. Chidebe (1990) 1 NWLR (Pt. 125) 141 at 160.” PER A. D. YAHAYA, J.C.A., in

Bello Kwato Kwato V Alhaji Adamu Mai’gari Miji Yewa LER[2018] CA/A/728/2016 https://legalpediaonline.com/bello-kwato-kwato-v-alhaji-adamu-maigari-miji-yewa/


   
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