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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF WASTE GENERATED IN ABATTOIRS - A CASE STUDY KADUNA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE

ABSTRACTThis project aimed at finding out the Environmental Health Implications of Waste Generated in Abattoirs- A Case Study of Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Questionnaire, personal observations, oral interview and labouratory analysis were used to collect the data. Water samples were taken from the selected area to assess the level of PH, BOD, Colour, Test, and Odour. Out of the total number of households which is 3418, 358 were randomly chosen to obtain their vi...

Unique Desert Caves as a Valuable Geological Resource: First Detailed Geological Heritage Assessment of the Sannur Cave, Egypt

Caves are commonly used for the purposes of geological conservation and tourism, but such experience is very limited in desert areas of northeastern Africa. The Sannur Cave discovered near Beni Suef in Egypt a few decades ago has been investigated in order to judge about its importance as geological heritage. It is established that the study territory contains three principal elements that can be attributed to geological heritage. These are the Sannur Cave itself, two quarries of the so-ca...

Assessment of Residential property Rental value variations in peri-urban areas of Minna Niger State

The aim of this research is to assess the residential property rental variation in peri-urban areas of Minna Niger State and to achieve this aim; objectives were drawn after deep observations on the study areas. Imperative literatures on residential property, rental values and property value were reviewed. The researcher gather data and information through the use of structured questionnaires in which 157 were administered  136 retrieved from the tenants in the study areas for the re...

THE SHRINKING LAKE CHAD: IN NEED OF URGENT ACTION

The Lake Chad, is a source of water to millions of people in West Africa, has shrunk by nine-tenths due to climate change, and poor irrigation projects, which has been largely reported. The humanitarian disaster in the region is one of the world’s largest and most complex humanitarian tragedies. 

Smart Cities A Euphemism

What is a smart city? Can the concept work in a country like India?Current situation in the context of Indian economyWhat has the idea done to the  Indian socio-political environment?How has the self seeking political administration "used" the concept to its "financial"advantageHow can our existing cities be made "smart" 

IT the Practice of Property Management in Lagos

ABSTRACT  O ne pervasive, potent force sweeping across the globe today is Information Technology. IT has become an enabler in multiple areas of human life. Business organisations, including professional services firms, in present times deploy IT to proactively and effectively drive service delivery. Appreciating that information is the lifeblood of their existence, the firms have come to the awareness that they need to embrace the opportunities presented by IT...

ACHIEVING ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN NIGERIA

Environmental problems like desertification, deforestation, and pollution have become important paradigms in Nigeria in the last three decades. Similarly, Government, Non-governmental Organizations, corporate bodies and individual’s interests in reducing, stemming and / or mitigating the consequences of environmental degradation is very commendable. Many of the generally acknowledged global environmental problems (greenhouse warming, ozone depletion, soil erosion, chemical managem...

Remediation by Enhanced Natural Attenuation (RENA)

The search for crude oil has expanded in many parts of the world with positive results in some members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Regardless of the numerous socio-economic gains from the discovery of crude oil, spills sometimes occur during production operations, or due to accidental discharges, leakages from corroded bunkers and transport vessels, and human errors. These spills contaminate the surrounding environment and negatively affect the ecosy...

Carbon footprint and climate change

A measure of the total amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) emissions of a defined population, system or activity, considering all relevant sources, sinks and storage within the spatial and temporal boundary of the population, system or activity of interest is known as Carbon footprint.

ROLE OF ESTATE SURVEYOR AND VALUER IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY (A STUDY OF FIRST CITY MONUMENT BANK OWERRI, IMO STATE)

ABSTRACTThis work examined the role of the Estate Surveyor and Valuer in the banking sector using First City Monument Bank Owerri as study area. The writer adopted both the primary and secondary sources of data in the course of carrying out the research. The researcher found out amongst others that professional Estate Surveyors and Valuers are not employed on full time basis in the Bank but rather their services are sought when the need arises to handle most of the complicated issue...

ANALYSIS OF FIRE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN PORT HARCOURT METROPOLIS, RIVERS STATE/ NIGERIA

Fire emergency has become a recurring phenomenon in school environment. Unlike the developing countries, the availability of preparedness measures in most of the schools in developed countries has tremendously reduced the impact of incidences (U.S. Fire Administration, National Fire Data Centre, 2007). In developing countries, however, the contrary is the case, the lack of or inadequate preparedness measures in most schools, and the increase in fire incidents are raising alarm. The...

An Analytical Study of Vulnerability and Adaptive Measures to Flood Disaster in Rivers State: A Case of Ahoada West Local Government Area.

The study was carried out to analyze the vulnerability and adaptive measures to flood disaster in Rivers State focusing on Ahoada west local government area. Structured questionnaire was used in collecting data from a total of number of one hundred and eighty  (180) respondents in Ahoada west local government area out of which one hundred and seventy two  (172)were retrieved. Data for this study were collected from primary and secondary sources.  The primary source was fr...

THE IMPACT OF ECONOMIC RECESSION ON PUBLIC PROJECT DELIVERY IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis study identified the impact of economic recession on public project deliveryEkiti state,Nigeria. Economic recession is a barrier to the completion of a projectdelivery. Thisisacommonissueencounteredin the construction industry across theglobe most especially in the developing countries. Ekiti-State,more than15% ofconstruction projects experienced more than five months delay while some wereabandoned as a result of economic recession. Hence,the study of the impact ofeconomicrecessi...

The challenges of digital innovation in quantity surveying profession

Table of ContentsCHAPTER ONE 21.0 INTRODUCTION 21.2 PROBLEM STATEMENT 41.2.1 MAIN PROBLEM 41.2.2 SUB-PROBLEM 41.3 DELIMITATION/SCOPE OF THE STUDY 51.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 51.5 AIM AND OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 51.6 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 61.7 DEFINITION OF TERMS 6CHAPTER TWO 72.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 72.1 DIGITAL INNOVATION 72.1 BENEFITS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION 122.3 BARRIERS AND CHALLENGES OF DIGITAL INNOVATION 13CHAPTER THREE 203.0 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 203.1 METHOD ...

Low cost housing in Southern Africa

Housing for the poor in South African is the least problem dealt with in this country, looking at the past years of South Africans low cost housing for most people that are living in rural areas that are not economically active or at a distance from the economical areas have not been provided with housing at all. People living in area of low income have no quality housing, but will only depend on their own informal and traditional methods of house construction to have shelter.TABLE OF CO...


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