Research Papers/Topics in Environmental Law

A Review of the State of Electricity Generation in Nigeria from 2007 to 2015

Successive governments in Nigeria have shown commitment to improving the availability of electricity in Nigeria, with the formulation of several regulations and policies. Several projects to increase the generation capacity has been implemented, and some completed, but the transmission and distribution capacities have not grown pari passu. The electricity generation capacity, in 2014, has increased in steps from its values in 2007; although, more still needs to be done for Nigeria ...

Rural Electrification: Off-grid experience in the Niger Delta

The data for rural electrification projects, on-grid connectivity, population and others, was collected from the relevant papers and websites. The data was analysed graphically or statistically and the findings were discussed. The Niger Delta states have more generating, transmission and distribution facilities than in most other parts of Nigeria but these facilities are disproportionally distributed. Edo and Delta states have good electricity access, while Cross River and Bayelsa have th...

A Review of Oil and Gas Companies Compliance to Environmental Regulations in Nigeria

The goal of this research is to examine to what extent oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria had been compliant with environmental regulations and laws governing their operations. The projects executed by these companies that had significantly reduced environmental pollutions and how these companies responded to environmental related issues were discussed. The Oil and Gas companies discussed in this work have been relatively compliant, but stronger commitment and cooperation is need...

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF CATTLE GRAZING AND MOVEMENT ON FOOT IN NIGERIA: A PERSPECTIVE

Environmental degradation is a serious problem facing Nigeria’s environment. Until recently the major known causes of environmental pollution in the country include gas flaring, oil spillage, activities of artisanal miners, unsustainable exploitation of biological resources by the populace such as illegal logging, using of chemicals and explosives for fishing, emission of industrial effluents, poor waste management systems among others which a...

IMPACT OF PLANNING ORIGINS TO MODERN PLANNING

AbstractThis paper examines urban development, examples of skyscraper development in the world. The advantages that skyscrapers offers, what problems do we think were created by skyscrapers?  The aim of the topic is to examine the role of urban vertical development approach as a tool for urban planning and development. it also looks at concept plan that supported vertical cities, The main source of data collection for this research is secondary source. The paper is also based on the prem...