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CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES

ABSTRACT The study is on the Causes and effects of abandoned residential properties. The major objective of this research is identifying the causes of abandonment of residential properties in Benin City. Others are: To examine the effects of abandonment of residential properties in Benin City, To identify the solutions to issues of abandoned residential properties in Benin City. Methodology: The major instrument used for this study is the questionnaire.The surveys ...

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EFFECTS OF GULLY EROSION ON THE ENVIRONMENT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Erosion is one of the surface processes that sculpture the earth’s landscape and constitutes one of the global environmental problems. Soil erosion is perhaps the most serious mechanism of land degradation in the tropics (ElSwaify, et al., 2002). However, gully is visually the most impressive of all types of erosion (El-Swaify, 2000). Gully erosion is a well-defined water worn channel (Monkhouse and Small, ...

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THE ROLE OF PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP IN HOUSING FINANCE, DELIVERY AND MAINTENANCE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study was intended to evaluate the role of private partnership in housing finance, delivery and maintenance in Nigeria. This study was guided by the following objectives; To examine the role of private partnership in house finance, delivery and maintenance in Nigeria, To ascertain the level of investment in housing delivery and maintenance in Nigeria, To identify the problems of housing finance, delivery and maintenance in Nigeria. The study ...

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AN ASSESSMENT OF CROSS VENTILATION IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this study is to assess the cross ventilation in public buildings like; Churches, Mosques, Schools and so on, and the need to ensure that they are well ventilated to prevent suffocation and other health hazards. The study uses the survey method in form of questionnaires because it gives the opportunity to make inferences about the characteristics of a population which is the purpose of the ...

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IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT The study examine impact of environmental planning on rural development, This study was undertaken majorly to evaluate the impact of environmental planning on rural development and to determine if environmental planning help in the development of rural communities. Concerning methodology for this study, data for this study was collected from the respondents through the use of questionnaires. Questionnaires were shared to all 32 respondents of the organization, and field surveys ...

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THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRIALIZATION ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT The study is a critical examination of the impact of industrialization on rural development. The researcher identified a manufacturing company ‚ÄúUNICEM‚ÄĚ in Akamkpa LGA of cross river state and evaluate efforts made towards managing rural development through industrialization in the area. Ascertained the role of Government in the management of rural development through industrialization, especially in Akamkpa Local Government. Determined the impact of industrialization on rural development. Identified the ...

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INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT, REAL ESTATE AGENCY REBRANDING AND REVIEW OF NATIONAL HOUSING POLICY

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY With a population of about 173 million people, Nigeria is the largest country in Africa and accounts for 47% of West Africa’s population. Given these large reserves of human and natural resources, the country has significant potential to build a prosperous economy characterized by rapid economic growth through real estate rebranding leading to infrastructural development that can significantly reduce poverty, inequality and ...

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CAUSES OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FAILURES AND ABANDONEMTS IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Abandoned projects and construction failure including building and other civil engineering infrastructure development project like houses, churches, schools, roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, air port, sea port etc. litter the whole Nigeria. Osemenan (1987) reported that Nigeria has become the “world’s junk-yard of abandoned and failed projects worth billions of naira and it is greatly unthinkable that Nigeria blessed with so great potentials ...

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PROBLEM AND PROSPECT OF LAND REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

¬†CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Real Estate is the expression most widely used in the USA and in the English Language generally to describe a form of ownership in land. Both words ‚Äėreal‚Äô and 'estate' have their origins in English law developed in the Middle Ages. English law has no room for outright individual ownership. This was a privilege reserve to the crown (originally to William the conqueror, ...

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TENEMENT HOUSING AND INDUCED DOMESTIC CONFLICT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Human beings are naturally gregarious and no human being is an island on his own. There is therefore a need for them to interact, cohabit, and do things in common. The Port harcourt metropolis has witnessed continuous growth in demand for housing units by low-income earners for all types of properties, especially during the era of economic boom in the 1980s (Oni, 2008). ...

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IMPACT OF SLUM ON VALUE OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Slums are home to the poorest of urban populations in Africa. The houses inhabited by slum dwellers are mostly decrepit, overcrowded, in neighborhoods that are prone to flooding and beset with poor sanitation and shortage of potable water. Slums are easily formed in areas experiencing rapid urbanization without commensurate increase in the provision and maintenance of housing and infrastructure. Slums have been conceptualized ...

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THE ROLE OF CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES TOWARDS DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL COMMUNITIES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This research work was designed to see to the way the areas could be developed through the co-operative society with Idah Local Government Area of Kogi State as a case study, Oral interview were carried out, several book were consulted and also, finding of registered co-operative societies and number of their members were carried out. From the findings, it revealed that those areas with co-operative societies gain more government ...

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ASSESSING THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION AND LOCATIONAL IMPACT OF PETROL SERVICE STATIONS

ABSTRACT This project examines the locational impact of petrol stations in Uvwie local government area. Primary data was collected using questionnaire and secondary data was collected from Ikonos digital imagery of Warri metropolitan area, 50 petrol stations were analyzed and questions administered to the respondents regarding to the locational impact of the petrol stations in the study area. The study result reveals, that the establishment and location of these petrol ...

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WASTE GENERATION AND MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

1.0   INTRODUCTION  1.1        Background of the study 1.2        Statement of problem 1.3        Objective of the study 1.4        Research Hypotheses 1.5        Significance of the study 1.6        Scope and limitation of the study 1.7       Definition of terms 1.8       Organization of the study CHAPETR TWO 2.0   LITERATURE REVIEW CHAPETR THREE 3.0        Research methodology 3.1    sources of data collection 3.3        Population of the study 3.4        Sampling and sampling distribution 3.5        Validation of research instrument 3.6        Method of data analysis CHAPTER FOUR DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS ...

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TENEMENT HOUSING AND INDUCED DOMESTIC CONFLICT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Human beings are naturally gregarious and no human being is an island on his own. There is therefore a need for them to interact, cohabit, and do things in common. The Port harcourt metropolis has witnessed continuous growth in demand for housing units by low-income earners for all types of properties, especially during the era of economic boom in the 1980s (Oni, 2008). ...

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IMPLICATIONS OF GULLY SPREAD IN ETINAN L.G.A

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY       Gully spread is a menace or phenomena that causes degradation, depletion of some minerals and natural resource on the earth surface. Farmland, forest, household, properties and entire ecosystem is affected by the menace of spread. As it getting advanced, when proper measures for check and monitoring are lacking, prevention is difficult where depth of above 6 feet is created. Globally, international ...

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ASSESSMENT OF VARIOUS HOUSING PROGRAMMES

Table of content Chapter One Introduction 1.1    Background of the Study 1.2    Statement of Problem Research Questions 1.4    Aim and Objectives 1.5    Hypothesis 1.6    Scope of the Study 1.7    Significance of the Study Research Justification Limitation of the Research 1.10 Constraint of the Study Area 1.11 Organization of the Study Chapter Two Literature Review 2.1 Conceptual Framework 2.2 Theoretical Framework 2.3 Empirical Review Chapter three Research methodology 3.0 Introduction 3.1 Research ...

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THE IMPLICATIONS OF AIR POLLUTION ON HUMAN HEALTH

Abstract This study is on the implications of air pollution on human health. The objectives of the study was to assess the effect of air pollution on human health, to assess the diseases cause by air pollution, to ascertain the relationship between air pollution and human health, to assess on how to control air pollution.In line with these objectives, twonull hypotheses were formulated and two alternate hypotheses. The population of ...

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ASSESSMENT OF WATER QUALITY OF SOME PRIVATE BOREHOLES IN HOUSING ESTATE

INTRODUCTION  1.1        Background of the study 1.2        Statement of problem 1.3        Objective of the study 1.4        Research Hypotheses 1.5        Significance of the study 1.6        Scope and limitation of the study 1.7       Definition of terms 1.8       Organization of the study CHAPETR TWO 2.0   LITERATURE REVIEW CHAPETR THREE 3.0        Research methodology 3.1    sources of data collection 3.3        Population of the study 3.4        Sampling and sampling distribution 3.5        Validation of research instrument 3.6        Method of data analysis CHAPTER FOUR DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS AND ...

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