URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING

ABUJA LAND AVAILABILITY CHALLENGES AND MISMANAGEMENT: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Abuja the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria has tremendous importance in the country\’s life and development. It is a hotbed for political fermentation, such that generates centripetal attraction from all corners of the country, perhaps nowhere has the need for judicious use and preservation of exhaustive land resources become …

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FLOODING IN NIGERIA CAUSES, EFFECTS AND SOLUTION

1.1 Background to the study Floods are major disasters affecting many countries of the world annually especially in most flood plain areas. Floods do not only damage properties and endanger the lives of human and animals but also produce other secondary effects like outbreak of diseases such as cholera and malaria as well. Flooding is commonly …

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THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF RURAL-URBAN MIGRATION ON THE RURAL AREAS: A CASE STUDY OF ORA VILLAGE IN OWAN WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE

ABSTRACT A lot has been said about the rising of rural urban migration in recent years. This phenomenon has attracted the concern of economists, the government both at the federal and state levels because of its attendant’s problems such problems associated with rural-urban migration on the rural areas include decline in agricultural production, migration decline, …

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IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT (A CASE STUDY OF ULI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN ANAMBRA STATE)

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Environmental planning the process of facilitating decision making to carry out development with the consideration given to the natural environmental, social, political, economic and governance factors and provides a holistic frame work to achieve sustainable outcomes. Environmental planning concerns itself with the decision making processes where they are required for managing relationships that …

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IMPACT OF PUBLIC PIT TOILET SYSTEM AND ITS ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS (A CASE STUDY OF UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN ENUGU STATE)

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study A pit toilet is a type of toilet that collects human feces in a hole in the ground. They use either no water or one to three liters per flush with pour-flush pit latrines. When properly built and maintained they can decrease the spread of disease by reducing the amount of human feces in the environment from open …

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RURAL DEVELOPMENT: A MEANS OF COMBATING RURAL-URBAN MIGRATION IN NIGERIA

Rural areas are a key sector in every nation’s economy and their rapid development and modernization have gained the attention of policy makers and governments all over the world. This is because a sizeable majority of the population lives therein therefore; the future of the country depends largely on it. The American Bureau of Census …

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EVALUATING THE PROBLEMS OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Solid wastes comprise all the wastes arising from human and animal activities that are normally solid, discarded as useless or unwanted. Also included are by- products of process lines or materials that may be required by law to be disposed of (Okecha 2000). Solid waste can be classified in …

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AN EVALUATION ON THE IMPACT OF URBANIZATION, ITS EFFECTS AND DISRUPTIONS ON NIGERIAN CITIES A CASE STUDY OF ABUJA

1.1 Background to the Study Urbanization is not merely a modern phenomenon, but rapid and historic transformation of replaced by predominantly urban culture. The last major change was the accumulation of hunters- gatherers into villages many thousand years ago. Village is characterized by common bloodlines, I timate relationships and communal behaviour whereas urban culture is …

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ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES ON GLOBAL WARMING.

Background to the study. The fingerprint of human activity has been detected in the recently observed warming on global and continental scales (Christidis et al 2011: 1922). This was also confirmed by Riebeek (2007:1) when he said that scientists have evidenced that humans are to be blamed for the global warming that is happening now …

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THE ANTIOXIDANT EFFECT OF SELENIUM ON MALATHION TOXICITY ON THE BRAIN OF MALE WISTAR RAT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1.           Background to the Study The single-dose acute oral toxicity test is used in preliminary evaluation of virtually all substances of suspected biological activity. The test is based on administration of graded dosage of chemical in relation to body mass. Malathion is an organophosphate insecticide which is registered for agricultural uses and …

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