LAND LAW – ROOT OF TITLE – Position of law where parties trace their root of title to one source


“Where there are competing titles, which trace their root to the same source, the one who can show a better title prevails. See: Omiyale Vs Macaulay (2009) FWLR (Pt. 479) 399: Otukpo vs John (2013) ALL FWLR (Pt: 661) 1509; (2012) LPELR-25053 (SC).” Per KUDIRAT MOTONMORI OLATOKUNBO KEKERE-EKUN, JSC in REG. TRUSTEES OF APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF CHRIST v. REG. TRUSTEES OF GRACE CHURCH OF CHRIST (2021-LCER-40497-SC) (Pp 27 – 27; Paras C – D)

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