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A CRITICAL EXAMINATION ON LAND USE AND ALLOCATION PROCEDURE (A CASE STUDY OF OWERRI)

ABSTRACTThe aim of this project is to examine and evaluate the physical, social and economic effects of the present location of land use activities the Owerri Urban and recommend solution to the problems identified. Thus it involves the examination and analysis of the extend of development of land use activities problems caused by the development of these land use activities. The impact of government programmes and policies as regards the pattern of development and finally to suggest alternat...

The Effects of Land Use Act on Housing and Property Development in Nigeria

ABSTRACTWe have watched over the decades the problems encountered in acquisition of land and subsequently in obtaining the approval of certificate of occupancy and property development in Nigeria. In the commencement of the Land Use Act 1978, it was stated that whereas it is in the public interest that the rights of all Nigerians to the land of Nigeria be asserted and preserved by law. Our concern is not really another criticism against the Act but an in-depth evaluation of how it has achie...

A CRITIQUE VIEW OF COMPENSATION UNDER THE LAND USE 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...

AN EVALUATION OF PROPERTY RATING PRACTICE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACTIn writing this thesis, I have been afforded an opportunity to put in writing my views about AN EVALUATION OF PROPERTY RATING PRACTICE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA) of Enugu State. This thesis has been planned in such a logistic and sequential pattern to give the reader a general clue of property rating practice and how it operates Enugu North local government area particularly.Chapter One: This captioned the Introduction. The particular chapter gives ...

ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECT OF THE PROVISION OF HOUSING ESTATE ON RESIDENTIAL HOUSING DELIVERY (A CASE STUDY OF WORLD BANK HOUSING ESTATE OWERRI)

ABSTRACTThis dissertation deals chiefly with an analysis of the effect of the provision of housing estate on residential housing delivery with a case study of world bank housing estate Owerri.  The key impetus for this research on the analysis of the effect of the provision of housing estates on other residential house in this particular area of study arises from its sudden changes in states. This study examines the effect of this changes on the physical environment and the populati...

FINANCING OF REAL ESTATE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF EBEANO HOUSING ESTATE ENUGU)

ABSTRACTFor sometimes now, it has been observed that some people dwell in tents while others live in thatched mud houses, some yet live in dilapidated concrete buildings while other chose to live in tenements, bungalows, flats and messiness of varied structural strength and aesthetics. Also, the size of these structures and their construction materials vary greatly and site differences exist. As a result of these observations, the study was on the housing problems and why these discrepan...

MANAGEMENT OF COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY AT AWKA METROPOLIS)

ABSTRACTIn this recent times there has been inflationary trend in the Nigerian economy this has also effected different sectors of the economy including the financial affairs as long as one registers he becomes a management of commercial properties. The lack of trained professional to handled the commercial properties constitutes the first major obstacle to management in the way it is understand the Quack Again. Being that they are not trained in the profession are not capable in carried out ...

PROBLEM OF COMPULSORY ACQUISITION AND COMPENSATION UNDER THE LAND USE ACT OF 1978 (A CASE STUDY OF AKURE AIRPORT)

ABSTRACTThe word land means different things to different people and in different context. These different meanings notwithstanding, land, since prehistoric time, has been of elemental significance to the affairs of man.In this thesis the various interests compulsory acquired were looked into. The compensation paid for these interests were adequately examined to determine the adequacy of the compensation. In the payment of compensation, time factor was also considered  to determine the e...

Rating Administration In Nigeria (A Case Study Of Nnobi In Idemili South Local Government Area In Anambra State)

ABSTRACT Property rating in Nigeria is a major contribution of knowledge in the area of rating administration in Nigeria has not been accorded the priority it deserves as an important item of re  venue for local government authorities which rely mainly on funds from the federation account. In developed countries of the world, local government authorities depend to a large extent on the revenue from property rating to finance their programmers. Because most local government...

RURAL MANAGEMENT AS A STRATEGY FOR REDUCING RURAL - URBAN MIGRATION IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ISHIELY LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EBONYI STATE)

ABSTRACT Rural resources have a lot of potential which needed to be brought into full production as to uplift the values. These values can only be achieved when other resources like times, money, infrastructure, expertise and the like are applied. The high demand of products is expected to propel the application of the said resources into maximum production which in turn increase the value of rural environment, confirming value to be a function of profit.Unfortunately, government policie...

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN OGBETE MAIN MARKET, ENUGU

ABSTRACT It is always known that cleanliness is next to godliness and health is wealth Good health is achieved if there is good management of the environment. The need for a good management of the environment cannot be over emphasized since there is a continuing environmental decay as a result of increased urbanization. Pollution is a major problem of urbanization of which most of the causes have been identified as industrial combustion, solid waste generation, oil spillage dis...

THE APPRAISAL OF THE EFFECT OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ON PROPERTY VALUE (A Case study of commercial properties in Awka)

ABSTRACTThe principal objective of property management is to maintain a property in a state to command the greatest possible net return and to protect the owner’s capital investment at all times, one unique feature of commercial properties is that they are of multiple occupation. Considering the huge capital investment in their construction, it is prudent that their efficient management should be of paramount importance. As with all forms of public properties, the management of commerc...

THE CAUSE OF ABANDONED PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ABUJA (CASE STUDY FCDA)

ABSTRACTThe continues abandoning of public projects at various levels of development all over the country is of great concern not only to the governments themselves but more to civil servants who are too inadequately accommodated.In this research work efforts have been made to identify, analyzed and discuss the basic causes of abandonment federal capital development Authority (FCDA) projects.Chapter one serves as an introduction which outlines the background of the study, statement to the pro...

THE PROBLEM OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN ENUGU METROPOLIS (A CASE STUDY IN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY (I.M.T) CAMPUS III ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThis research work is aim at examining the practices and problems solid waste management with particular reference to IMT Campus III.The research choose the random sampling Technique based on the population concentration from three (3) location within  the study area.The data obtained were analysed using percentage statistics method. From the analysis of data and discussion the practices in the use include open dumps and open burning which indicate poor management.To ensure prope...

Effect Of Facility Management On Urban Water Supply In Owerri Capital City Of Imo State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis research work is a careful study of effects of facility management on urban water supply in Owerri capital city of Imo state. The work was a handiwork of thorough and detailed fact finding task about ‘facility management’ and ‘urban water supply’ embarked upon by the researcher as is portrayed in various chapters and sections of this report. This work therefore tends to disclose the existence of limited and poor assess to good and safe drinkable water to...


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