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  • 1. PLANNING IMPLICATIONS OF HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

    » 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 establishi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  342 engagements | 

  • 2. INFLUENCE OF PLANTATION AGE ON CHARACTERISTICS OF Gmelina arborea

    » INTRODUCTION Wood presents a unique challenge in use because of its variability and the directional nature of its basic structure. These are the sources of some of its attractive features but they require also that they be handled and applied in ways appropriate for good end use.  The ways in which the structural  features  of  the  particular  species  determine  their properties  and  ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  179 engagements | 

  • 3. EFFECTS OF GLOBAL WARMING

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1        Background of the Study Geographers have over the years noted regional imbalances in warning trends that seemed to render the term “global warning” invalid. While annual temperature averages unquestionably continued to rise through the late 1990s and early 2000s, over heated areas in the Northern Hemisphere often were matched by excessively cool regio...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  401 engagements | 

  • 4. DELINEATION OF AQUIFER DEPTHS AND ITS CHARACTERISATION USING GEOPHYSICAL METHOD

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0       INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF STUDY Water is an essential liquid to human lives and continuous existence of the ecosystem. Water has some physical characteristics that guaranteed its wholesomeness: it must be colourless, odourless, tasteless, and readily foam with soap or detergents. The human body and blood is composed of 60 75% of water as such needed enough w...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  266 engagements | 

  • 5. EFFECTS OF GULLY EROSION ON THE ENVIRONMENT

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0      INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF STUDY Erosion is one of the surface processes that sculpture the earth’s landscape and constitutes one of the global environmental problems. Soil erosion is perhaps the most serious mechanism of land degradation in the tropics (ElSwaify, et al., 2002). However, gully is visually the most impressive of all types of erosion (El Swaify, ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  410 engagements | 

  • 6. DETERMINATION OF FLOWING BOTTOM-HOLE PRESSURE FROM WELL-HEAD DATA

    » CHAPTER1 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGRAND OF STUDY      Interpretation of data from Well test analysis have been based on the implicit assumption that the reservoir is a homogeneous single layer. However, the real petroleum reservoir, is a composition of layers with unique interlayer characteristics. The individual layers are usually separated from each other by an interface which could be eith...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  270 engagements | 

  • 7. TECHNICAL CONSIDERATION OF THE EFFECT OF SOLAR RADIATION ON NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0      INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF STUDY Solar radiation (a renewable energy resource) has direct impact on energy generation in addition to agriculture and water resources. The energy resource was observed to be affected by climate changes induced by CO2 emissions (Pan et al., 2004). With enormous solar potential across Nigeria, a moderate seasonal effect of climate cha...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  278 engagements | 

  • 8. SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECT OF POPULATION GROWTH IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF DEKINA LOCAL G...

    »   SOCIO ECONOMIC EFFECT OF POPULATION GROWTH IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF DEKINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE. ABSTRACT This research is aimed at investigating into the socio economic effect of population growth in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State. To actualized this investigation, chapter one started with background of the study, statement of the problems, purpose of the study, resear...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  45 pages |  1,171 engagements | 

  • 9. GEOLOGY OF AKING AND ITS ENVIRONS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The study area is situated in Akampka Local Government Area of cross river state (figure 1) and the area forms part of the Oban Massif which constitutes the basement complex of south eastern Nigeria (fig2)the area lies between latitude 050 221N and 050 261N and longitude 0080 361E and 0080 381E greenwich and covers about 72km2     The study area consist of such Map...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  488 engagements | 

  • 10. GEOGRAPHY TEACHERS AND STUDENTS PERCEPTION OF FACTORS AFFECTING STUDENTS PERFORM...

    » ABSTRACT The summary of this finding is on teachers and students perception of factors affecting  students performance  in Geography Examinations. The study has been able to identify the three hypotheses statement that were tested and rejected using chi square methods of statistics. Hence, the three hypotheses were rejected.   The  three hypotheses identified the teachers and students...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  716 engagements | 

  • 11. WATER SUPPLY AND CONSUMPTION

    » ABSTRACT This study examines the domestic water supply and consumption in Ibadan north east local government area of Oyo state, Nigeria. Primary and Secondary data were used during the study. Primary data were gathered through the use of administered questionnaires. A Structured questionnaire was used to solicit information from two hundred and forty (240) randomly selected households. This questi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  677 engagements | 

  • 12. THE PHYSIO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF CLAY THROUGH LABORATORY ANALYSIS

    » CHAPTER ONE  1.0 INTRODUCTION Clay is a common name for a number of fine grained earthly materials that become plastic and tenacious when moist, and that becomes permanently hard when baked or fired. According to (Velde, 1995), clay is applied to materials having a particle size less than 2 micrometers and to the family of minerals that has similar chemical composition and common crystal structur...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  378 engagements | 

  • 13. RAINFALL TRENDS AND VARIABILITY

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION      1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Rain is liquid water in form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then precipitated that is, become heavy enough to fall under gravity (Mordurch, 1995; Sala and Lauenroth, 1982). Rain is a major component of the water cycle and is responsible for depositing most of the fresh water on the Earth. It provides ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  608 engagements | 

  • 14. PERCEPTION OF URBAN BEAUTIFICATION PROGRAM

    » CHAPTER ONE                                                               INTRODUCTION 1.4    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Urban areas are the engines of economic growth as well as location for complex network of activities essential to basin human function of living and working (Mattingly, 1995). The lure of employment and the perceptio...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  515 engagements | 

  • 15. AN EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF ANTHROPOENIC ACTIVITIES AND DOMESTIC WASTE ON SU...

    » Abstract   The microbiological and organic pollutants characteristics of umuosoko stream in ikwuano local government area, Enugu state, Nigeria were carried out. Twenty water samples were collected from four different parts of the river.  The pour plate technique was employed for the isolation of micro organisms. Colonial morphology, Gram staining and biochemical tests were used for identificat...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  450 engagements | 

  • 16. DISTRIBUTIONAL PATTERN OF AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC WORKSHOP

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Automobile Industry can be refers to as the collection of firms that produce, manufacture broadly automobiles using the same raw material, pattern of production while the definition of small scale industries varies from country to country and from time to time. Automobile mechanic workshop is an example of small scale industry because it’s not attached to main productio...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  451 engagements | 

  • 17. CORROSION INHIBITION OF ALUMINIUM IN AN ACIDIC MEDIUM

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 3.0            Background of Study Corrosion is an irreversible interfacial reaction of a material (metal, ceramic, and polymer) with its environment which results in consumption of the material or in dissolution into the material of a component of the environment. Corrosion could also be defined as the degradation of materials’ properties due to interaction...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  334 engagements | 

  • 18. AN ASSESSMENT OF THE PERCEPTION OF LOCAL FARMERS ON CLIMATE CHANGE

    » CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY 1.1 Introduction Climate change is one of the greatest contemporary environmental challenges and is global in dimension.  The rising incidences of extreme climatic events associated with climate change are giving the greatest of the concerns. Even for skeptics,  events such as prolonged dry seasons, long rainfall durations and excessively long Harmattan peri...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  585 engagements | 

  • 19. SPATIO-TEMPORAL ANALYSIS OF THE PREVALENCE OF WATERBORNE DISEASES

    » Abstract   Waterborne diseases have been a major health issue globally because of the burden it places on man. As a result of this, the present study therefore aimed at analysing the spatio temporal pattern of waterborne diseases, using Kwara State as a case study. Primary and secondary data were obtained from questionnaire survey, Focus Group Discussions, interviews and published and unpublished...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  669 engagements | 

  • 20. AN ANALYSIS OF THE DOMESTIC WATER DEMAND AND SUPPLY

    » ABSTRACT   Water is one of the basic human need and imperative for sustaining quality of life on earth. However, its unbalance and unmanaged used make it scarce. This study analyzes the Domestic Water Demand and Supply in Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State. Focuses on the analysis of the sources of water resource in Ilorin, assessing factors affecting water demand and supply and their relationship. T...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  788 engagements | 

  • 21. ANALYSIS OF DOMESTIC SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

    » ABSTRACT   Solid waste management has become the greatest problem facing many urban and semi urban areas in Nigeria. The management of solid wastes in recent time has become a very big challenge. The problem of waste generation, handling and disposal has reached a disturbing level in Nigerian urban centers. The study analyzed domestic solid waste management strategies in Tunga, Chanchaga Local Go...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  657 engagements | 

  • 22. ANALYSIS OF ROAD TRAFFIC CRASH

    » ABSTRACT   The phenomenon of road traffic crash along Abuja lokoja highway has been a source of concern in view of the loss of life and its socio economic consequence. This study examined the causes of road traffic accidents along Abuja Lokoja highway using a survey questionnaire and secondary data obtained from the Federal road safety corps (FRSC) Kogi State and Federal Capital Territory ( FCT) ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  600 engagements | 

  • 23. ASSESSMENT OF COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

    » ABSTRACT   The rural poor are really non beneficiaries of the enormous development efforts of the past three decades. This study is aimed at assessing community participation in rural development projects in Sapele LGA, Delta state. Data were generated from both primary and secondary sources. The study adopted a multi stage sampling technique of which first, among the five districts, four were pu...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  631 engagements | 

  • 24. ASSESSMENT OF URBAN ENCROACHMENT ON AGRICULTURAL LAND

    » ABSTRACT   Urban expansion constitutes one of the key agents of land use change with the impact felt at local, regional and global levels, such impact include spatial growth on agricultural land. This study assesses urban encroachment on agricultural land in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, Nigeria using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information techniques. Three imageries of LandSat TM...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  670 engagements | 

  • 25. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF RURAL-URBAN DIFFERENTIALS IN SEX PREFERENCE

    » ABSTRACT   In spite of the significant campaign for the equality and desirability of both sexes of children, empirical evidence and reality indicate that the practice of child sex preference is still rampant in Nigeria. The study examined differentials in sex preference between rural and urban areas in Kaduna state. A total of 400 respondents, were sampled randomly for questionnaire administratio...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  441 engagements | 


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