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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...

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...

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 i...

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.IntroductionThe 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, satelli...

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.

Role of planners in transportation

Abstract Transport is very key and important in the socio- economic transformation of any region or country. It is the life wire upon which other socio-economic activities of any nation depend. Be that as it may, government at all levels are always anxious to provide efficient transport services to meet the ever increasing desire of man to move freely while pursing his day to day activities. In the developed world, attention is shifting to the evaluation o...

EFFECTS OF URBANIZATION AND INDUSTRIALIZATION ON THE HYDROLOGIC REGIME AND ON WATER QUALITY IN ABUJA

ABSTRACTUrban sprawl is the most challenging effect of man’s activities on the environment; man tends to move from region of low socio-economic activities(Rural areas) to region of high and increasing socio-economic activities. Abuja which lies within Latitude 9o251N and 9o201N of the equator and longitude 5o251Eand 7o391E of the Greenwich meridian have experience influx of people since 1991 after the movement of the federal capital territory to the region. This increase has not only affect...

IMAX ENGINEERING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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THE EFFECT OF COMMERCIAL LAND USE ON AND VALUE A CASE STUDY OF OGUI URBAN

ABSTRACTLand use can be described as a way, manner or older in which land is used by people in an area for different purposes. Commercial land itself is one set aside the local authority for legal economic activities and business transactions. It account for by far the largest proportion of the total area that has more economical value.     Commercial activity is one of the indices for appraising urbanization provision of commercial land for such activities of Ogui – urban be...

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

ABSTRACTThe 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 a...

POPULATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE “NIGERIA CASE STUDY”

ABSTRACTClimate unpredictability and change in climatic parameters have direct influence on environment and human existence. A negative change in the climate, always have its corresponding dysfunctional impacts on man and the ecosystem globally or locally. Flooding poor agricultural yields famine, and even death are some of the catastrophic effects of drastic climate change.Knowledge and information on the climatic variation parameters in an environment is very vital for environmental study a...

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

ABSTRACTThis 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 influenc...

FIRE FIGHTING

 ABSTRACT The purpose of fire fighting training is to highlight the fundamentals of fire fighting to enable personnel fight incipient fire. Fire is a very rapid chemical reaction between oxygen and a combustible material, which results in the release of heat, light, flames and smoke; or a combustion process of oxidation characterized by the production of heat, flam...

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