ASSESSMENT OF WOMEN RESIDENTS HOUSING SATISFACTION IN MILLENNIUM AND DOLPHIN ESTATES, LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract The study examined the housing satisfaction amongst women in Lagos State, the most populated urban centre in Nigeria where housing problem is prominent. Residents of two (2) housing estates (Millennium and Dolphin estates) constructed by the Lagos State Government between 1980s and 1990s but later sold out to private individuals were sampled using structured […]

USING THE PARETO PRINCIPLE TO CONTROL BUILDING COST IN NIGERIA

Abstract The reduction of slum dwellers through enhanced provision of adequate, safe and affordable housing is one of the critical targets of the sustainable development agenda of the United Nations. By implication, the construction cost of residential buildings needs to be reduced to make them more affordable. Reduction in the cost of cost-significant building elements […]

SOCIAL SUPPORT IN THE AFTERMATH OF FLOODING: A STUDY AMONG URBAN POOR DWELLERS IN ACCRA

Abstract Every community has varying perceptions on disaster and therefore develop different mitigation efforts to overcome it. Social support is considered to be an important factor influencing an individual’s reaction to stress. This study is purely a qualitative research that aims at assessing the availability of social support for urban poor dwellers in the aftermath […]

COMMUNITY PERCEPTION ON SOLID WASTE AND ITS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN BEDELE TOWN, OROMIA REGION, ETHIOPIA

Abstract The aim of this study was to assess community perception on solid waste management practice in Bedele Town, Oromia region, Ethiopia. Sampled households interview, field observation and key informants were used for data collection. Focus group discussion was also employed to cross check the data collected through interview. Food waste, plastic bags, plastic bottles, […]

LIVELIHOOD AND HAZARD VULNERABILITY OF COMMERCIAL MOTORCYCLE AND TRICYCLE RIDERS IN ORILE-IGANMU AREA, LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract Since commercial motorcycle and tricycle have become a recognized means of transportation in Nigeria, it has generated research interest among scholars with different focuses and findings. This paper examines the activities of commercial motorcycle and tricycle riders as a means of livelihood and their vulnerability to hazards associated with their works. The study was […]

A GEOMARKETING PERSPECTIVE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS DISTRIBUTION IN BENIN CITY

Abstract Marketing planning and business development analysis relied on understanding and mental images of the geographic space acquired by constant commuting of the market space. This is ineffective as various stakeholders involved in banking businesses do have varying degree of understanding of the geographic space. This research explores the use of geospatial technology as a […]

URBAN FARMING IN VACANT LANDS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS: A STUDY OF GREENHOUSE FARMING IN AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO TOWN, NIGERIA

The paper highlights the role of urban farming in vacant spaces in tertiary institutions, the need to support the local food economy and contribute nutritious and fresh foods to needy students and staff.  Materials for the study were gathered through secondary data from journals, books and personal interview which centred on a prepared schedule held […]

DIMENSIONS AND DETERMINANTS OF RURAL URBAN MIGRATION IN ETHIOPIA: THE CASE OF HOSANNA TOWN

This study was conducted in 2018 to assess the determinants of rural-urban migration in Gofer Meda sub city of Hosanna Town, South Ethiopia. For this study a descriptive cross-sectional survey design with a mixed approach was employed. A sample of 200 households from 1200 households was taken proportionally using random sampling technique. Questionnaire and key […]

CORRELATES OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT DEMAND IN LAGOS METROPOLIS

Studies have shown that the public transport demand  in urban areas are mainly determined by interrelated trends, significant among which are the population characteristics such as car ownership, household size, income and occupation, as well as travel purpose, distance, frequency, speed, cost, comfort and traffic volume. Given the fact that there exist dominant focus and […]