Environmental & Physical Sciences

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An Assessment Of Solid Waste Disposal Practices In Residential Buildings (A Case Study Of Majidadi 'B' Ward, Bauchi)

ABSTRACT This research was conducted on “Assessment of Solid Waste Disposal Practices in Majidadi ‘B’ ward in the Bauchi metropolis” aimed at assessing the nature and the methods used by the users of the area, which was first carried out through survey with the use of structured questionnaires to some persons chosen from the study area. 152 questionnaires were administered out of which 84.87% response was received. The data was analyzed using frequency table and the use of pie chart t...

WATER SUPPLY PLANNING IN ARAWA, GOMBE STATE

  ABSTRACT Water is one of the most important natural resources for all life on earth. The availability and quality of water always have played an important part in determining not only where people can live, but also their quality of life. Even though there always has been plenty of fresh water on earth, water has not always been available when and where it is needed, nor is it always of suitable quality for all uses. Water must be considered as a finite resource that has limits and boundar...

TIPS ON CARRYING OUT A CASE STUDY FOR BEGINNERS

What is the purpose of conducting a Case Study? As the term Case Study suggests, it is the study of a particular case that is similar to your topic of design project. Doing a case study will help you understand the various aspects that you have to consider while designing. When students begin studying Architecture at a University, the first thing that they are supposed to become excellent at, is doing a documentation or a case study. It could be a case study of a small village, town, a villa...

The Relevance Of A Good Urban Design In Man-aging Urban Sprawl In Nigeria.

The condition of cities in Nigeria has become very alarming today, considering the state of planning in the country. Many cities have grown haphazardly without a plan, making it take the form of a slum and shanty settlements; it is expected that urban design principle can be utilized to design a habitable and aesthetically pleasing environment. This paper seeks to discuss the ways in which urban sprawl can be managed  with good urban design principles.

THE PLUTO DEBATE IN THE NEW DEFINITION OF SOLAR SYSTEM

This paper gives an overview of the Pluto debate in solar system. It explains the new definition of planet and how it affects students in the elementary schools. The paper also seeks the active participation of stakeholders in educating people on new discoveries in space explorations. Introduction The composition of planets in the solar system has been a point of debate among astronomers, planetary scientist, astrophysicist etc on the status of some planets. It is known that the planets, sat...

HEALTH IMPLCATION OF STUDENT HOUSING IN NIGERIA TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS: A STUDY OF KADUNA STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION GIDAN WAYA.

ABSTRACTThe student housing has been a major area of concern with increasing student population as a result of increasing interest in the higher institutions of learning over the years. The rise in population which has led to various problematic conditions of student housing which range from inadequate infrastructure facilities to overcrowding and poor sanitary conditions thus leading to severe health problems amongst students residing in hostels, has indeed met with renewed interest ...

THE ROLE OF MOTIVATION IN IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF ORGANIZATION A CASE STUDY OF ANAMCO MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD ENUGU)

   ABSTRACTThis research work undertaken to examine how the employee of Anamco manufacturing company LTD, Enugu more motivated and job satisfied. The concept of motivation and job satisfaction has to do with the total feeling involve in effect weighting the sum total influences in the job, the nature of supervisor etc. When the sum of total influences gives rise to positive feeling that is motivation and it also lead to satisfaction.  In surveying the role of motivation and job satisfactio...

Socio-economic impact of Obudu Ranch Resort on the host communities of Cross River State-Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis study examined the socio-economic impact of the Obudu Ranch Resort on the Host Communities, Cross River State-Nigeria. Data for the study were collected through questionnaire survey, interviews, field inventory and participatory rural appraisal (PPR) methods. The data generated were analyzed using descriptive statistics such as mean, percentages, averages, graphs, charts, frequencies and maps. An inferential statistics (Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Coefficient) was adop...

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Development Planning in Nigeria: Reflections on the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) 2003-2007

  ABSTRACT Nigeria returned to democratic rule in 1999 with the enthusiasm to chat new political and socio-economic dispensation. The introduction of National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) as a medium term planning strategy was a blueprint for new order. It contains all the envisaged policies and programmes of the federal government for the period 2003-2007 and far beyond, and serves as the fountain of the much-touted Obasanjo’s reforms. NEEDS is not only a macr...

Planning Implications of Housing Development in Jos Jarawa District, Jos North, Plateau State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT This study aims at examining the housing development in Jos Jarawa. 150 households were surveyed across the District employing simple random sampling technique in order to generate data on the physical, social and economics characteristics of households. The analysis revealed that residents are of high density zone with their occupation of householders being served as basis for establishing status. It assumes that the status of a person translates into his earning, which also influen...

THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU METROPOLIS IN ENUG STATE)

INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Housing is one of the three basic needs of mankind and it is the most important for the physical survival of man after the provision of food.  Decent housing is one of the basic needs of every individual, the family and the community in general.  As a pre-requisite to the survival of man, it ranks secondly only the food.  It is also one of the best indicates of a persons standard of driving and his place in a society.  The housing and individual ...

A TECHNICAL REPORT ON THE PROPOSED LANDSCAPE DESIGN OF FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

AIM AND OBJECTIVES The aim of the study is to improve the visual aesthetics of the whole environment at large and make the faculty more convenient for man through the provision of different facilities lacking in the area. OBJECTIVES The objectives are those principled processes we intend to follow so as to actualize our goal. (a)carrying out an in-depth study on the area so as to understand the site characteristics. (b)Secondly, to carryout a research on the faculty and     departments so...

A CRITIQUE VIEW OF COMPENSATION UNDER THE LAND US DECREE NO. 6 OF 1978 (A CASE STUDY OF HARMONY ESTATE UMUGCHIGBO ENUGU EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT ABAKPA NIKE ENUGU)

ABSTRACTIn Nigeria today, the government and its age ncies require land to carryout its development programs and due to the sentiment attached to land voluntary transfer of land by individual to the government is rare. So the government resort to compulsory acquisition and compensation paid there of the individuals whose right of accompany to land are extinguished due to over riding public interest. Laws are enacted to regulation the process of acquisition and compensation among host of other...

THE EFFECT OF SLUM ON PROPERTY VALUES (A CASE STUDY AGUOWA IN ENUGU, ENUGU STATE)

ABSTRACT The aim of this dissertation is to evaluate the effects of slum on property values at Aguowa via Trans-Ekulu and confirm that slum was responsible for the low property value in the area. The study showed that the slum occurrence was as a result of rural migration to urban areas and lack of original planning in the area. This work is organized in five chapters. Chapter one deals with the introduction, statement of the problem, purpose of study, limitation and delimitation, background ...


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