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1. BACTERIOLOGICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF BOREHOLE WATER

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Background of the Study

Access to clean and safe drinking water is universally recognized as a fundamental human right and is vital for maintaining public health. The United Nations has emphasized the importance of water in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, which aims to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030 (United Nations, 2015). Despite global efforts, many regions, especially in developing...

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2. EFFECT OF PLASTIC POLLUTION TO THE ENVIRONMENT

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CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the study

Plastic pollution has emerged as one of the most pressing environmental issues of the 21st century, with profound impacts on terrestrial and marine ecosystems, human health, and the economy. Over the past decade, the proliferation of plastic waste has accelerat...

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3. STUDYING WATER BORNE DISEASE OUTBREAK AND PREVENTING MEASURES IN TAFAWA BALEWA LGA OF BAUCHI STATE

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ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to study Water Borne Disease Outbreak And Preventing Measures In Tafawa Balewa Lga Of Bauchi State. Specifically, the study assessed the prevalence and distribution of waterborne diseases in Tafawa Balewa LGA, Bauchi State, examine the socio-economic factors contributing to waterborne diseases in Tafawa Balewa LGA, evaluate the existing water infrastructure and sanitation practices in Tafawa Balewa LGA, and d...

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4. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND IT'S ASSOCIATED HEALTH RISKS AMONG RESIDENTS OF ANGUWAN ROGO METROPOLITAN A CASE STUDY IN JOS NORTH, PLATEAU STATE

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ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to environmental pollution and it's associated health risk among residents of ANGUWAN ROGO METROPOLITAN, JOS NORTH,  of PLATEAU State. Specifically, the study examined the knowledge of environmental Pollution among residents of ANGUWAN ROGO METROPOLITAN, JOS NORTH,  of PLATEAU State, assessed the perception of environmental Pollution among residents of ANGUWAN ROGO METROPOLITAN, JOS NO...

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5. HEALTH PROBLEMS RELATED TO INADEQUATE WATER SUPPLY AMONG THE PEOPLE OF MAIDUGURI METROPOLITAN COUNCIL AREA OF BRONO STATE, NIGERIA

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Background of the study

Access to adequate water supply is a critical determinant of public health and well-being. In many developing regions, including Maiduguri Metropolitan Council Area in Borno State, Nigeria, inadequate water supply poses significant health risks to the population. The health implications of water scarcity in such areas are profound, encompassing a range of diseases and health conditions.

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6. EVALUATION OF EFFECT OF WATER BORNE DISEASES AMONG PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN IN ZIDANGA DISTRICT OF NINGI LGA OF BAUCHI STATE

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Background of the study

Water is essential to human life, agriculture and animal husbandry, and modern industrial society. The absence of water precludes human existence. People must have access to adequate amounts of water as well as clean water that does not harm them when drunk. Both the quantity and quality of water are important. Reuse of water is common and through this mechanism human pathogens (of animal, human, or environmental origin) can...

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7. PRODUCTION OF BIOGAS AND BIOSOLIDS FROM TEA WASTE ANAEROBIC DIGESTION

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Background of the Study

Agriculture and food bio wastes present an opportunity for conversion into biogas, a source of renewable energy, through anaerobic digestion (Sau et al., 2014; Janke et al., 2015; Kader et al., 2015; Maile et al., 2017; Manyuchi et al., 2017; Wannapokin et al., 2017). Biogas is an odorless and colorless gas that has an ignition temperature of 650 °C to 750 °C, a calorific value of 20 MJ/m...

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8. biodegradation of crude oil by bacteria isolated from pristine soil

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Statement of the Research Problem

Industrialization, discovery of crude oil as a source of fuel and most human activities have impacted the soil and water directly or indirectly. Human and other life forms depend on the soil directly or indirectly for their survival. The negative impact of crude oil pollution on the soil and other environment is overwhelming and this has led researchers in search of possible ways to ameliorate this problem using a quick, safe, beneficial, benign and...

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9. UPWARD CONTINUATION AND SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF AEROMAGNETIC SIGNATURES OVER KALTUNGO AREA AND SURROUNDING CRETACEOUS SEDIMENTS, NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

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The methods of Upward Continuation and Statistical Spectral Depth Analysis were applied on Aeromagnetic data over Kaltungo Area in the Upper Benue Trough, Nigeria and the results are presented in this study. The area is bounded by Latitude 9 'N to 10 'N and Longitude 11 'E to 12 'E with an area cover of about 12,100 km2 . The Oasis Montaj software was used to isolate the residual field components from the total magnetic field and also to analyse the field at...

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10. SPATIAL-TEMPORAL VARIABILITY IN THE WATER QUALITY OF HAND DUG WELLS IN MINNA AND ENVIRONS, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

Spatial-temporal variability in the water quality of hand-dug wells was investigated in Minna and Environs. Hand dug well water pollution is a major problem in the study area. Hence, the need to carry out groundwater quality assessment using spatial analyst tool in GIS in the study area becomes imperative. The Study analysed selected physicochemical and microbiological parameters of hand dug well water. Mixed methods approach of quantitative and qualitative research methods...

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11. MULTI-CRITERIA EVALUATION OF THE APPROPRIATE OFFSHORE WIND FARM LOCATION IN NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

Energy sustainability requires meeting our energy needs upon which economic development depends. The need to improve on the present power generating capacity of Nigeria, has brought about energy diversification by increasing the present energy sources to include renewable resources and this has led to the idea of this work. This work is aimed at determining the appropriate offshore wind farm location(s) in Nigeria to address the issue of wind energy availability and utiliza...

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12. modelling LULC dynamics on the physical environment of Benue

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Statement of the Research Problem

The world population is increasingly becoming urban day by day and this has been causing a lot of concerns in the last few decades. Studies have shown that rapid urban growth can lead to social, physical and environmental problems (Mundhe and Jaybhaye, 2014; Ohwo and Abotutu, 2015). Under such urbanisation conditions, farmland and forests at urban suburbs may be transformed to built-up and industrialized areas which degrades the environment. Certain...

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13. ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG HOUSEHOLDS IN NIGERIA

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This study was conducted to assess knowledge, attitude and practice of solid waste management among households in Katsina State, Nigeria. Ex-post facto research design was used. Seven hundred and twenty (720) respondents were sampled from a population of 3,250,960 households in Katsina State, Nigeria. The respondents were drawn through multistage sampling technique, which consisted of stratified, simple random, and proportionate sampling techniques. A close ended questionna...

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14. IMPACT OF URBAN POULTRY FARMS ACTIVITIES ON KUJE SUBURBIA ENVIRONMENT, ABUJA, NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

The 21st Century has been characterised with an unprecedented rate of urbanisation. Presently, about 50% of global population are resident in cities, and this is projected to rise to 70% in year 2050. This rapid rate of urbanisation is associated with unemployment and urban food security challenges. To address the food security challenges in cities, urban residents have embraced the practice of urban agriculture – a practice which involves the production of animals an...

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15. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATION OF CHILD DEPRIVATION ACROSS NEIGHBORHOODS IN BIDA, NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

Child deprivation and how it can be reduced is a trending issue both at the global and national level especially in this 21st century. Despite the numerous policy and strategies put in place by the different tiers of government in Nigeria since independent in other to reduce Child deprivation in the country, deprivation is still persisting and has become a complex phenomenon that covers many dimensions of human and social behavior. It has widely been accepted that deprivati...

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16. EFFECT OF ANTHROPOGENIC PRACTICES ON AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES IN PARTS OF BWARI AREA COUNCIL ABUJA, NIGERI

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This study was carried out to evaluate effects of anthropogenic practices on agricultural activities in parts of Bwari area council (Igu, Mpape, Bwari and Bazango Kubwa). In order to obtain the pertinent information needed for the study a structured questionnaire was administered to the farmers as well as households of the study area. The Landsat Images of 1988, 2008 and 2018 of the study area was analysed to show that there are anthropogenic practices going on in the study...

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17. DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL FLOW DURATION CURVES FOR SELECTED RIVERS IN UPPER NIGER RIVER BASIN, NIGERIA

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It is common knowledge that the end user of stream flow data may necessarily not have any prior knowledge of the quality control measures applied in their generation. Thus, this study provides an intuitive attempt to provide an independent quality indicator to boost the confidence in the use of stream flow data by developing regional flow duration curves for selected ungauged station of the upper Niger River Basin, Nigeria. Toward this end, stream flow data for seven gaugin...

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18. ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACTS OF GULLY EROSION ON LIVELIHOOD OF RESIDENTS OF OHAFIA, ABIA STATE

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ABSTRACT

Although there are abundant natural resources in the world; however, the soil is one of the most valuable amongst all. Consequently, the major destroyer of this valuable natural resources is erosion which comes in different forms; sheet, rill, or gully. The impact of erosion particularly has become a cause of concern for many, especially in the Southeast region of Nigeria. This study therefore examined the impact of gully erosion on livelihood of residents in Ohafia LGA, wi...

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19. ASSESSMENT OF GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO FLOOD DISASTER IN KEDE FLOODPLAIN IN MOKWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, NIGER STATE

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Kede floodplain is under constant threat of devastating floods annually. The rural dwellers adopted strategies and even the government have developed the National Disaster Management Framework (NDMF) through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to respond to the issues of disaster risk but substantive success has not been attained. This research seeks to examine the government response strategies to flood disaster in Kede floodplain community with a view of makin...

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20. DETERMINATION OF PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND HEAVY METAL CONTENT OF SOIL AROUND THE VICINITY OF SELECTED INDUSTRIES IN KADUNA METROPOLIS

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The soaring trend of environmental contamination by heavy metals is a global issue. The continual monitoring of soils around industrial areas becomes necessary. The present study focused on the physicochemical and heavy metal concentration in soil around the vicinity of selected industries in Kaduna metropolis. The mean pH, electrical conductivity, % organic matter, % sand, % clay and % silt obtained were 7.16±0.35, 362.60 ±10.7µS/cm, 2.92±0.50, 7...

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21. CHARACTERIZATION OF POLLUTION HAZARDS OF SELECTED SURFACE AND GROUNDWATER SYSTEMS IN BIDA CATCHMENT AREA OF NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

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Water quality analysis was done for both surface and groundwater samples. For surface water, samples were taken from the upstream; middle; and downstream sections of the river Landzun. Similarly, for groundwater, samples were collected from specific locations around the Bida catchment area of Niger State, Nigeria such in a manner to allow for effective spread. Water samples for both surface and underground regimes were collected during the dry wet seasons. Laboratory analys...

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22. ASSESSMENT OF THE TOURISM POTENTIALS OF GURARA AND MAYANKA WATERFALLS IN NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

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Niger State has been blessed with various tourist attraction sites and of which Gurara and Mayanka waterfalls are among. So it’s in view of the vast opportunities these tourist sites have this study assessed the tourism potentials of Gurara and Mayanka waterfalls in Niger State, Nigeria. The primary sources of data used in this thesis include questionnaire administration, oral interview and reconnaissance survey. The secondary data used were journals, textbooks and co...

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23. ASSESSMENT OF MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION MASTS SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION EFFECT ON THE ENVIRONMENT OF MINNA, NIGERIA

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GSM base station popularly called telecommunication mast is an important infrastructure required for effective communication system. However, if not properly managed it can impact negatively on the environment and residents health. Therefore, this study attempts to examine the spatial distribution of GSM mast in Minna and its implication on the environment. The study adopts the descriptive-observational research design method. Primary data on the location of GSM mast, noise...

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24. THE IMPACTS OF INADEQUATE SANITATION ON THE HEALTH OF CHILDREN IN RURAL AREAS

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ABSTRACT

This research was conducted in two communities; Dandu and Wuro Chekke, Yola south, Adamawa state. The aim of the study was to investigate the availability of sanitation infrastructures and to find out the relationship between sanitation and health among children in the two rural areas of the state. This was done by conducting interviews and making observation of 50 respondents who were mainly mothers and their environment. The socio-economic status and sanitation practices...

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25. SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS AND IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR UNIVERSITY FOOD SERVICE

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Analysis of data to determine how much knowledge the American University of Nigeria food service has on sustainability as well as creating an improvement plan has formed the crux of this research paper. The American University of Nigeria has been able to provide and implement sustainability plans however these plans do not include the food service. To help determine what level of improvement is required, interviews were done, periodic visits and observations were also done....

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26. KNOWLEDGE AND AWARENESS OF THE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION ON THE HEALTH OF MOTORCYCLE RIDERS IN COKER/AGUDA LOCAL COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA.

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This study examined the knowledge and awareness of effect of air pollution on the health of motorcycle riders in coker/aguda local council development area. The sample consisted of 110 motorc...

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27. PUBLIC ACCEPTANCE OF A PROPOSED BAN ON PLASTIC BAGS IN NIGERIA: THE CASE OF YOLA-JIMETA, ADAMAWA STATE

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ABSTRACT

Plastic litter negatively affects the environment and human health. Therefore, some countries and states have banned or taxed plastic bag use. For example, Rwanda, Mexico City, and China have introduced bans on plastic bags, as have Kenya and Rwanda in Africa. In this study, I assessed public perceptions of a proposed federal ban on plastic bags in Nigeria. Using a structured questionnaire, I interviewed 200 customers and 10 shop managers in Yola-Jimeta, northeastern Nigeri...

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28. Potential Health Implications of Liquid Herbal Medicine in Jimeta-Yola Region, Northeastern Nigeria

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No studies have been conducted, to examine the negative impacts of liquid forms of local herbal medicine sold in Yola and Jimeta in Adamawa state, Nigeria. Therefore, this study aimed to assess the potential negative health impacts of these medicines, by conducting lab experiments to investigate the presence of pathogenic bacteria in purchased herbal medicine samples. 17 samples were purchased from Yola market and Jimeta. Standard laboratory experiments were conducted, usin...

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29. PREVALENCE AND KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT OF OBSTETRIC FISTULA AMONG WOMEN ACCESSING OBSTETRIC CARE AT GAMBO SAWABA GENERAL HOSPITAL ZARIA

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ABSTRACT

Background: Obstetric fistula is a breach in the birth duct by means of undue labor without appropriate and prone health aid. It is an obstructed labor lacking well-timed health interference, usually caesarean section. This is a condition where the baby always dies during labor. In the condition the woman concern is generally left with internal wound that leaves her leaking urine and waste. Objectives: The aim and objective is to assess the factors responsible for obstetric...

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30. Mothers’ Breastfeeding Practices and Attitudes toward Exclusive Breastfeeding in Adamawa State, Northeastern Nigeria

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ABSTRACT

Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) practice have been a serious public health concern, not only in Nigeria but in the world at large. It have severally been reported that there is low practice and awareness of EBF in Nigeria. I evaluated the variation in the level of knowledge of exclusive breastfeeding between mothers in Yola and those in Fufure IDP camp as well as their perceptions towards its practice. I also assessed the most effective medium of awareness for the knowledge o...

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31. KMOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING IN ADAMAWA STATE (CASE STUDY; YOLA SOUTH)

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The importance of breast milk over all other types of milk as the main food source for infants cannot be over-emphasized as established by numerous health and nutrition organizations. Early childhood is characterized by rapid growth, development of tissues and formation of organs. Breastfeeding is the optimal method for feeding infants. All the nutritional needs of children are provided by breast milk in the right amounts and duration. In Nigeria however, young infants may...

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32. INVESTIGATING THE PROBLEMS OF AGRICULTURAL CREDIT IN ADAMAWA STATE (CASE STUDY; YOLA SOUTH)

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ABSTRACT

This research was conducted with the aim of pointing out the problems that prevent farmers from having access to credit in Yola south. The research also gives an analysis of the socio-economic characteristics of farmers in the study area and their access to credit. Furthermore, the research also identifies the main sources of credit to farmers in the study area and the benefits derived from the credit obtained. During this research, three communities were purposively select...

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33. EFFECT OF IRRIGATION USING WATER FROM FISH PONDS ON PLANT GROWTH IN NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

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The irrational consumption of water is one of the greatest problem in the world today. Irrigation of agricultural crops with fish effluent is one way to solve this problem. Rather than disposing of effluents gotten from aquaculture; then providing nutrients from fertilizer and irrigation from another source of water. We could use water containing fish effluent to irrigate agricultural crop. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of irrigating with water from fish...

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34. DO ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION CONDITIONS AFFECT MALARIA INFECTION RATES IN CHILDREN? A CASE STUDY FROM ABUJA,

35 Student Researchers

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This research was done using multiple methods case study to determine if environmental sanitation conditions affect malaria infection rates in children of two communities; one urban area and one rural area. Fasari settlement in Kuje Area Council was the rural case study while Wuse zone 6-, Abuja was the urban case study. The specific aim of this research was to investigate the incidence of malaria in children under 5- in relation to environmental sanitation conditions in th...

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35. ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES OF BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AMONG WASTE HANDLERS AT FMC, YOLA AND AKTH, KANO

35 Student Researchers

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The study uses FMC and AKTH as a case study in order to assess the knowledge, practices and attitudes of waste handlers on biomedical waste management. The study investigates the major problems associated with management and handling practices and the possible solutions to tackle those problems. Based on the findings from this study, recommendations will be proposed to the hospitals on ways to improve the system of biomedical waste management and handling. A total of 12 ind...

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36. DEFORESTATION CAUSES, EFFECTS AND CONTROL STRATEGIES

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ABSTRACT

Nigeria is naturally endowed with vast expanse of forest land, the swamp forests in the extreme Southern part of the country, the tropical rainforest in the South- western axis and the wooded savannah in the middle belt. Nigeria ranks among the countries of the world with abundant forest resources. This work was on the causes, effect and control strategies for Deforestation . the research work employed descriptive statistics for the analysis. causes, effect...

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37. ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION IN THE CONTROL OF MALARIA.

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This study was conducted to determine the effectiveness environmental sanitation practices on malaria prevention and control in Abeokuta metropolis, Ogun State, Nigeria. 

A descriptive cross-sectional study design was adopted for the study; A pre-tested structured questionnaire was used to generate data from 450 adult respondents who were selected using multi-stage sampling technique. An observational checklist was used to assess the sanitary...

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38. ASSESMENT OF CARBON MONOXIDE FROM BIOMASS BURNING IN RURAL HOUSEHOLDS IN ADAMAWA STATE, NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

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Indoor air pollution (IAP) kills 4 million people worldwide, particularly in developing countries where many people rely heavily on biomass for energy. Globally, 3 billion people use biomass fuel for cooking and heating. Burning biomass emits carbon monoxide (CO) and other pollutants. Hence, IAP is the leading cause of non-communicable diseases in the world. Women and children suffer most of the burden of IAP because they are usually responsible for cooking. In a rural, poo...

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39. THE EFFECT OF SOIL EROSION IN SETTLEMENT IN AGBOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, DELTA STATE

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This study examined the effects of soil erosion on settlement in Agbor, and its environs. It identifies the problems, conservation, strategies, control techniques and suggest proper management practices. The study adopts the survey research design in data collection through administration of 150 questionnaires to the respondents in Agbor coupled with direct field measurement of gully erosion effect on building structure in Agbor region. The data collected w...

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40. DOMESTIC WASTE DISPOSAL, EFFECT AND THE SOLUTIONS IN ENUGU STATE (A CASE STUDY OF ESWAMA)

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Domestic Waste Disposal is any material from plants and animals which cannot be recycle back into the environments or into the market for future use.  This domestic waste management disposal is of national and international concern. From analysis in question 1 it is proved that ESWAMA helped to control and manage waste disposal in the society.  The result of finding here indicates that ESWAMA was established to develop and implement p...

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41. THE IMPACT OF RECYCLING IN PRESERVING THE ENVIRONMENT  

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Waste has been identified as a huge environmental and health problem that if left unchallenged can hinder healthy and effective society. This study was therefore carried out to investigate the impact of recycling in preserving the environments. Furthermore, it attempted to ascertain the impact of solid waste management practice in Nigeria and to evaluate the role of government in waste management in Nigeria. The study adopted the descriptive survey approach...

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42. Hippos and Humans: Human-Wildlife Conflict at the Kiri Dam, Northeastern Nigeria

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ABSTRACT

Globally, human-wildlife conflict is increasing due to increased encroachment by human populations into natural habitats. The hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibious) is often involved in human-wildlife conflict in Africa. This conflict is a major threat to hippos, which are classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN. Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, has a relatively small number of hippos – estimated at 300 individuals. I investigated the perceptions and attitud...

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43. TEACHERS AND STUDENTS PERCEPTION OF THE TEACHING OF SEXUALITY EDUCATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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ABSTRACT

This research work sets out to investigate teachers and students perception of the teaching of sexuality education in some selected secondary schools in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State. A total of thirty (1000) students and thirty (100) teachers’ respondents were randomly selected from three (4) different schools in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area. The split half reliability was used to determine the reliability of the instrument and...

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44. DENTAL FLUOROSIS IN A RURAL NIGERIAN COMMUNITY: IS THE WATER TO BLAME?

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ABSTRACT

Drinking water can contain fluoride which is effective in preventing dental caries at concentration of ≤1.5 mg/L however at concentrations ≥1.5 mg/L, it could lead to dental fluorosis. Dental fluorosis is a disorder that occurs due to excessive fluoride intake during the mineralization of the teeth, resulting in an uneven distribution of brown and yellow coloration. I assessed fluoride levels in 19 samples of natural water sources (such as boreholes, streams, and well...

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45. CAMPUS CRITTERS: USING CAMERA TRAPS TO DETERMINE THE PRESENCE AND DISTRIBUTION OF WILDLIFE ON A NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY CAMPUS

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Widely used to study wildlife, camera trapping involves automated devices that record pictures or videos using infrared sensors that detect motion. Camera trapping has greatly improved scientific investigation as it can gather data on rare, cryptic, or nocturnal species. On the American University of Nigeria campus in Adamawa State, northeastern Nigeria, I used camera trapping to determine the presence and distribution of wildlife species and the habitat use of two nocturna...

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46. ASSESMENT OF BACTERIA FOUND IN THE NIGERIA UNIVERSITY FACILITIES AND POTENTIAL HEALTH IMPACTS

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ABSTRACT

Globally, human health is under threat due to the presence of diseases caused by microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses. Bacteria are found on almost all surfaces with which people come into contact and therefore pose a threat to human health. Antimicrobial resistance is a major health concern as these microorganisms can cause untreatable diseases. I tested the surfaces found in three buildings on the campus of the American University of Nigeria in Yola, Adamawa State,...

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47. PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS OF WATER QUALITY OF THE KIRI RESERVOIR

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ABSTRACT

Both water pollution and water scarcity are increasing global problems and particularly serious challenges for Africa. According to the World Health Organization, more people lack access to safe water in Africa than anywhere else in the world. To meet the growing demand for water worldwide, dams and irrigation systems are often built, particularly to provide water for agricultural needs. However, dams, especially large dams, may promote the spread of water-associated diseas...

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48. PRODUCTS MADE FROM RECYCLED MATERIALS: A STUDY OF PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS AND WILLINGNESS TO BUY IN YOLA-JIMETA, NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA

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Products that are made from recycled materials or are sustainably produced are becoming more common and popular globally as people become more environmentally aware. However, these products are often expensive or not widely available. In developing countries, additional obstacles to adoption of such products are lack of awareness and affordability. In this study, I investigated public perceptions of, and willingness to buy, products made from recycled materials in Yola-Jime...

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49. ANALYTICAL STUDY OF PROSTATE CANCER IN MEN LIVING IN ADAMAWA STATE; CASE STUDIES IN FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTER YOLA, DAAMA CLINIC AND ZENITHCARE

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ABSTRACT

The research is on the analysis of prostate cancer in men living in Adamawa state, this topic is essential to determining certain degenerative factors that make individuals more at risk of being diagnosed with the condition. Some of these factors include age, genes, lifestyle etc. The sample size afforded an opportunity for data collection with the aid of questionnaires and interview techniques which enhanced the knowledge of prostate cancer epidemiology, screening methods...

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50. AN IN VITRO STUDY OF THE ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED PLANT SPECIES FOUND IN ADAMAWA STATE, NIGERIA

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The antibacterial activity of plant extracts compared to a known antibiotic (ampicillin) was evaluated against ten gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria which can infect humans. In addition, the efficacies of different extraction methods were studied. Soxhlet, cold aqueous, and hot aqueous extractions were used in this study. Moreover, extracts from the following plants were utilized: Zingiber officinale (ginger); and the leaves of Agave americana (agave), Musa acuminata...

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51. AN ASSESSMENT OF COLIFORMS IN THE AMERICAN UNIVERITY OF NIGERIA WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

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INTRODUCTION

Generally, water has numerous purposes: drinking; bathing; washing clothes and dishes; cooking; flushing toilet, irrigation, just to name a few. Its significance cannot be over stressed. This is on the grounds that every day each individual uses water for one thing or the other. As water flows throughout the distribution system, microorganisms can contaminate the flow of water through the pipes, air valves, pump boosters, network of piping system and so...

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52. ANALYSIS OF HEAVY METALS CONCENTRATIONS IN COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE FISH FROM THE YOLA- JIMETA REGION, NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA AND PUBLIC-HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

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ABSTRACT

Commercially available (farmed and wild) fish in the Yola-Jimeta region, Northeastern Nigeria were investigated to find out if they present a public health threat. The fish species used for the study was catfish from the farm and the wild (Benue River) fish. The concentrations of six heavy metals were analyzed. These metals include: cadmium (Cd), iron (Fe), zinc (Zn), manganese (Mn), lead (Pb), and ...

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53. ASSESSMENT OF THE HOUSING CONDITION AND SOCIO ECONOMIC LIFESTYLES OF SLUM DWELLERS IN AKURE NIGERIA

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STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

The process of urbanization which means specific changes in the distribution and structure of population as well as in a size and character of a settlement, their network or system, has many sided relationship with slums formation. The rapid rate of urbanization witnessed in the last century has produced more slums in the major cities of the world, particularly in developing countries where thousands of rural people move into the major citie...

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54. THE EFFECT OF REFUSED DISPOSAL ON HUMAN HEALTH IN NIGERIA ( A CASE STUDY OF BAYELSA STATE)

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STATEMENT OF PROBLEM

The problem of ineffective and inadequate Waste management is a major problem to our society and the world at large, this is because improper waste management has led to the outspread of various diseases and health and environmental hazard.

Generation of toxic air and water pollutants, along with mountains of solid and hazardous wastes, which is becoming an overwhelming problem in Yenagoa Metropolis.

Strong possibility of a s...

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55. MANAGING WASTE IN MANUFACTURING FIRMS FOR EFFECTIVE PRODUCTION

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ABSTRACT

Waste management practices have emerged due to environment degradation and are adopted mainly to reduce negative impacts on environment. The focus of the study was therefore to examine the effect of waste management practices of  manufacturing firms on effective production Nigeria. The practices need resources for their implementation thus may result to possible impacts on the  manufacturing firms effective production. The study employed census survey research des...

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56. MANAGEMENT OF ABATTOIR WASTE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF BODIJA AND AKINYELE MARKET)

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Background of the study

Management of Abattoir wastes has been of great concern in Nigeria. Almost every day in all the urban and rural markets in our county Nigeria, animals are slaughtered while the meats are sold to the public for consumption. Meat wastes sprang up from killing and also dehairing, paunch handling, rendering, trimming, processing and clean-up operations. That is the reason we will say that abattoir wastes often contain blood, fat, organic and inor...

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57. IMPACT OF SANITARY LANDFILLS TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

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Abstract

Landfills have for long been generally thought to have diminutionary effect on residential property values. Various researches sparked off by this contention have proved contradictory in some instances. This study attempts to examine the impact of the four State established landfills on residential property values in Lagos State,  each  of  varing  sizes  and  having  various  degrees of contamination.   A...

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58. ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND OIL SPILLAGES: AN INDICTMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

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    1. Environmental Degradation

Before environmental degradation is considered we must first of all know what is environment or what constitutes the environment.

Environment is the natural world in which people, animals and plants live. The Black’s Law Dictionary also defines it as the totality of physical, economic, cultural, aesthetic and social circumstances and factors which surround and affe...

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59. PUBLIC LATRINES AND ITS ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS

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ABSTRACT

A lot of public latrine poses a very serious problem to the people of Awka and also to other places across the country. The problem of open defecation which some people often refer to as going to the bush or bush shitting has persistently been difficult to address in Awka and Nigeria because of the unavailability of good public and home toilets both in the cities and local communities or villages. A lot of people live without proper sanitat...

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60. SOLID WASTE SEGREGATION AS A STRATEGYFOR IMPROVED WASTE MANAGEMENT IN AMAC, ABUJA.

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Abstract

Solid wastemanagement is an established environmental health challenge in most societies. The heterogeneousnature of municipal solid wastemakes its management particularly complex. Waste segregation which is key to proper solid waste management has not been adopted in the Nigerian society. Improper waste segregation could result in diarrheal diseases. The study was designed to assess solid waste segregation as a strategy for improved waste management in AMAC, Abuja.

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61. PROMOTING ECOCENTRIC OVER ANTHROPOCENTRIC VALUES IN A BUILT ENVIRONMENT THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

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Abstract:

Today, the mechanized man is capable of defacing the Sun despite its hotness, was it close and within man’s reach; just to satisfy his quest for pleasurable comfort even to the detriment of his neighbour. Man on a daily basis engages in anthropogenic activities that he thinks good enough to enhance order in the social environment without pausing to think for a second the high level of disorder these activities cause in the natural environment. As...

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63. OIL SPILLAGE AND ITS ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS

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 Abstract

This study is on oil spillage and its environmental effects. The major objective of the study is to ascertain the effect of oil spillage in the environment. The total population for the study is 200 selected residents in Niger Delta region. The researcher used questionnaires as the instrument for the data collection. Descriptive Survey research design was adopted for this study. A total of 133 respondents made farmers, youths, civil servants and marri...

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64. EFFECTS OF GULLY EROSION ON THE ENVIRONMENT (A CASE STUDY OF OKO, ANAMBRA STATE)

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STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

          Erosion generally degrades land and affects not just plants and animal but is capable of taking away human’s life, though it a natural disaster but ways of preventing it can be thought about. Gully erosion seems to be a factor of discourse every rainy season because maybe the government have decided to pay deaf ears to this menace, sometimes because they must have tried to work on...

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65. CHALLENGES OF POOR DRAINAGE SYSTEMS AND FLOODS CONTROL IN LAGOS METROPOLIS, NIGERIA

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Abstract

Flooding is persistent in Lagos Metropolis. The objective of this study is to ascertain the causes, magnitude, and effects; and to indicate directions for policy makers and urban dwellers. Topographical maps were used for data collection on the physical environment. Some physical measurements were made of the drainage channels and floods. 200 inhabitants of the metropolis were randomly selected and made to respond to some questions. In addition, authoritie...

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66. ASSESSMENT OF GROUNDWATER POTENTIAL ZONES IN OKEERO LGA OF KWARA STATE NIGERIA USING GIS-BASED INTEGRATED APPROACH

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ABSTRACT

In this study, Remote Sensing (RS), Land-sat 8 digital data, and digital elevation models (DEMs) from the Advanced Space-borne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER), Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) along with other stereotypical data such as geology and rainfall were digitized and analyzed to create various thematic maps (geology, land use/cover, soil, drainage density, rainfall and slope maps) required for groundwater modelling in the...

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67. ASSESSMENT OF HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AND THE AFFORDABILITY IN OGUN STATE (CASE STUDY OPIC AND OGUN STATE HOUSING)  

35 Student Researchers

ABSTRACT

The main aim of this study is to assess housing development and the affordability in Ogun State.Survey research design was adopted for the study The purposive sampling method was adopted in selecting respondents in the organisations involved in the planning and execution of the organisations‟ housing projects as were identified by the personnel and human resource departments of the organisations. Following the sampling methods described above, the propo...

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68. APPRAISING LAND ACCESSIBILITY UNDER LAND USE ACT

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ABSTRACT

This study appraised land accessibility under the Land Use Act. The case study area for this research has been Lagos state with special attention paid to the following local government areas in the state, namely: Lagos-Island local government, Apapa local government, Mushin Local Government, and Ikeja local government.

A total of 80 questionnaires were administered with 20 being given to each local government and a total of 65 questionnaires were retrieved. The pr...

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69. AN ASSESSMENT OF SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL PRACTICES IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

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 Abstract

This research was conducted on “Assessment of Solid Waste Disposal Practices in Majidadi ‘B’ ward in the Bauchi metropolis” aimed at assessing the nature and the methods used by the users of the area, which was first carried out through survey with the use of structured questionnaires to some persons chosen from the study area. The total population for the study is 200 residents in Majidadi ‘B’ ward in the Bauchi me...

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70. EXAMINATION OF CAUSES OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT FAILURES AND ABANDONEMTS IN NIGERIA

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Abstract

Abandoned projects and construction failures includes construction projects and civil infrastructure development projects such as houses, churches, schools, roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, airfields, and harbors. . This study was conducted to investigate the causes of failure and abandonment in Nigeria's construction projects. The survey method was adopted for this study. The results reveal that failure and abandonment of construction projects hinder th...

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71. THE IMPORTANCE OF WASTE MANAGEMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION

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ABSTRACT

Sanitation is an important foundation for health, economic development and well-being hence waste management (Bartram &Cairncross2010; WSP 2010).The perception of household waste as unwanted material with no intrinsic value has dominated attitudes towards it management. Waste management is therefore defined as the collection, storage, transportation, processing, treatment, recycling and final disposal of waste. The study was conducted in the AMAC Area of FCT. The object...

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72. THE EFFECT OF FOOD PACKAGING MATERIALS ON THE ENVIRONMENT

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Abstract

This thesis focuses on the attributes of packaging that can be used to preserve resources efficiently and reduce the environmental impact of the  food-  packaging system. The service perspective is used to increase knowledge about consumer interaction with packages. Fifteen packaging attributes, for example, ‘easy to empty’, ‘hygienic’ and ‘contain the right quantity’, were identified as influencing the amount o...

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73. THE EFFECT OF AGBARHO SLAUGHTERHOUSE EFFLUENT ON THE AGBARHO RIVER WATER

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ABSTRACT

Direct discharge of Slaughter houses effluents into water bodies contributes to problem of water pollution. This study assessed the impact of Agbarho Slaughter House effluents on Agbarho River in Nigeria using standard methods to measure the physiological characteristics. The results made it evident that most of the chemical parameters in this study exceeded the accepted standards; phosphate was seen to range between 0.34-109mg/l with a mean value of 27.62m...

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74. THE EFFECT OF REFUSED DISPOSAL ON HUMAN HEALTH IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF BAYELSA STATE)

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Abstract

This research work was carried out on the problems and prospects of waste disposal in Bayelsa state, aimed at providing solution to problems of waste disposal in Bayelsa state. The major objectives of the study are; to determine the quality of waste generated in the study area, to assess the impact of indiscriminate waste dump on the socio-economic lives of the respondents, to suggest possible management methods to the observed problem.     &nbs...

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75. SOLID WASTE SEGREGATION AS A STRATEGY FOR IMPROVED WASTE MANAGEMENT IN AMAC, ABUJA.

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Abstract

Solid wastemanagement is an established environmental health challenge in most societies. The heterogeneousnature of municipal solid wastemakes its management particularly complex. Waste segregation which is key to proper solid waste management has not been adopted in the Nigerian society. Improper waste segregation could result in diarrheal diseases. The study was designed to assess solid waste segregation as a strategy for improved waste management in AM...

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76. ASSESSING URBANIZATION AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH QUALITY IN NIGERIA

35 Student Researchers

ABSTRACT

 Urbanization refers to general increase in population and the amount of industrialization of a settlement. It includes increase in the number and extent of cities. It symbolizes the movement of people from rural to urban areas. Urbanization happens because of the increase in the extent and density of urban areas. Due to uncontrolled urbanization in India, environmental degradation has been occurring very rapidly and causing many problems like land ins...

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77. PLANNING FOR INFORMAL ACTIVITIES

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BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

The Urban settlement over the world witness great influx of people from the rural area. These people move to the urban centres because of the basic infrastructure and services rendered. The white collar job (Formal activities) cannot cater for the increased population; as such, informal activities takes off. These informal activities if not planned and controlled, contravene the provision of the planned Urban settlement.Urbanisation is not un...

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78. MARKET SEGMENTATION AS AN EFFICIENT TOOL OF ACHIEVING INCREASED MARKET SHARE

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Abstract

This main aim of business is to seek, attract and retain customers who will use the company various products to meet their needs or solve their problems. Successful service organization must therefore understand how customers view services and in what ways it presents a different advantage relative to the company’s offering. Therefore the main objective of this study is to determine the efficiently of market segmentation in increasing market share of...

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79. MARINE POLLUTION IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA: ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACTS TO SHIPPING OPERATIONS AND MARINE ENVIRONMENT

35 Student Researchers

 ABSTRACT

The study examine effect of marine pollution in sub Saharan Africa, with emphasis on Nigeria: analysis of the impacts to shipping operations and marine environment, This study was undertaken majorly to assess the effect of marine pollution in Nigeria. Specific objectives of the study are: To examine the effect of marine pollution in Niger delta on the community of living organisms in Nigeria, To ascertain whether there is any significant impact of mar...

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80. MANAGEMENT OF RURAL URBAN MIGRATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

This thesis studied the Management of Rural-Urban Migration and Economic Development in Nigeria: The case of Anambra State. Development of a Country or State depends on its ability to manage and deal with challenges that come with development, such as over-population, pressure on facilities (roads, electricity), accommodation problems, environmental pollutions and other implications. In conducting this study, the researcher elicited relevant data from both...

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81. KNOWLEDGE OF BREAST SELF EXAMINATION AMONG FRESH FEMALE STUDENTS

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ABSTRACT
Breast self examination is a monthly examination a woman can perform by herself to check for breast cancer, breast self examination is cheap and not painful, however it is dependent on the knowledge and attitude of women and young girls towards it. This study was carried out to assess the knowledge of breast self examination among fresh female students in the University of Benin.
A sample size of two hundred students was drawn from the population of stu...

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82. INFLUENCE OF HOME ENVIRONMENT ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

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ABSTRACT

The principal aim of this research is to ascertain the influence of the home environment on academic performance among secondary school students. To determine this, four research questions where formulated which comprises the questionnaire that was used to solicit factual information from students in Egor local Government area in Edo State through proportionate stratified random sampling techniques. The sample used consisted of hundred students. The data wa...

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83. AN APPRAISAL OF INVESTOR CONFIDENCE IN THE NIGERIAN REAL ESTATE SECTOR

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ABSTRACT

The overall view of the Nigerian investment environment can be deemed non-profitable to the plain eye. It is only upon research that a better understanding of the country’s investment market can be appreciated by the layman and the professional (investment expert) alike. In attaining this understanding of the Nigerian investment market, this study aimed to appraise the level of investor confidence in the Nigerian real estate sector. In achieving this...

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84. AN ANALYSIS OF POLITICAL PROBLEMS ON LANDFILL TAX IN NIGERIA

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Abstract

 This research examines the problem eminent in the design of landfill taxes in the achievement of sustainable waste management in Lagos city. It has employed an empirical qualitative method. It first shows the mutual contribution of the achievement of waste management to the progress of sustainable sanitation and water resource management. Secondly, it displays the distributive and incentive roles of environmental taxes in the achievem...

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85. AIR POLLUTION CONTROL WITHIN AN INDUSTRIAL ENVIRONMENT

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ABSTRACT

The Air pollution damage function regulation   employed so far in addressing environmental  issues Nigeria oil and gas industry are not adequate. The researcher employed opinion survey techniques of face to face interviews, telephone interviews and questionnaires in gathering data for the study.  The data were analyzed and tested with the statistical techniques of chi-square (x2 ).  At the end of the tests, the following result...

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86. A KNOWLEDGE OF BREAST SELF EXAMINATION AMONG FRESH FEMALE STUDENTS

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ABSTRACT
Breast self examination is a monthly examination a woman can perform by herself to check for breast cancer, breast self examination is cheap and not painful, however it is dependent on the knowledge and attitude of women and young girls towards it. This study was carried out to assess the knowledge of breast self examination among fresh female students in the University of Benin.
A sample size of two hundred students was drawn from the...

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87. REFUSE DISPOSAL SYSTEM

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ABSTRACT

The main objectives of this study were to find out the problem of refuse disposal in Colben in Ovia North East Local Government Area. This work also aimed at the possible solution in solving this ugly trend and also the use of public collection to enhance the problem of refuse deposal in Colben in Ovia North East Local Government Area . To achieve the laid down objective, the researcher carried out the investigation by designing a well structured questionn...

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88. RECYCLING AND REUSE: ALTERNATIVES TO WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA

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Abstract

Waste is a global environmental issue that is becoming most noted in developing countries. Public attitudes towards reusing and recycling solid waste in the Makurdi Metropolitan area of Nigeria have been sought, in tandem with their awareness of waste management options, to determine the extent to which these various approaches are utilised and to identify strategic avenues for improvement. To date, the waste management strategies of the s...

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89. FACTORS INFLUENCING FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

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ABSTRACT
This study in its totality is an attempt to investigate the factors influencing female participation in sports among undergraduate students of the University of Benin. The need for this study becomes necessary owing to the fact that despite the health benefits derivable from sports participation, female participation is at the very low level.

During the process of carrying out this investigation, two hypothesis were formulated and tested. 150 copies...

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90. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF SOLID WASTE LANDFILLING

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Abstract

Inevitable consequences of the practice of solid waste disposal in landfills are gas and leachate generation due primarily to microbial decomposition, climatic conditions, refuse characteristics and landfilling operations. The migration of gas and leachate away from the landfill boundaries and their release into the surrounding environment present serious environmental concerns at both existing and new facilities. Besides potential health haz...

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91. ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE AND HEALTH STATUS OF TRADERS

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ABSTRACT

This is a descriptive research study on Environmental Hygiene and Health Status of traders in Akpan Andem Market. This study aimed at examining how regular disposal of waste can affect the health status of traders in Akpan Andem Market. To assess the availability of sanitation facilities and its effect on health status of traders in Akpan Andem Market. To examine the availability of regular water supply and its impact on health status of traders in Akpan An...

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92. ENVIRONMENT SYSTEM IN SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

Environmental Management System refers to management of an organization’s environmental programs in a comprehensive, systematic, planned and documented manner. It includes the organizational structure, planning and resources for developing, implementing and maintaining policy for environmental protection. It is not surprising that collectively, SMEs also have major. The increasing demands for consideration of the environmental im...

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93. ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS AND SPORTS

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ABSTRACT

This study explored the impact of environmental factors on the effective teaching and learning of physical education and sports and sports in Lagos state secondary schools. The study was guided by research objectives, questions and hypotheses that included the influence of school location, school facilities and modern supervision techniques on the effective teaching and learning of physical education and sports and sports in Lagos stat...

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94. ASSESSMENT OF POTENTIALS OF WASTE TO WEALTH

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Abstract

Municipal solid wastes re-use and recycling have multiple socioeconomic and environmental benefits that have not been adequately examined in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. The objectives of this research are to: examine the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of waste management entrepreneurs; identify the sources and destinations of recyclable municipal solid waste; analyse the quantity of waste materials (metal...

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95. ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH RISK OF URBAN FLOODING

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ABSTRACT

This study examined the assessment of environmental and health risk of urban flooding. Nigeria is the most populous Black race country in Africa and in the world with a total land area of 983,213 km2 occupied by over 160 Million people: The interaction of these millions of people with their environment has left indelible mark on the landscape. Urbanization, deforestation, flooding, desertification, over population and all kinds of pollution are some of...

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96. EFFECTS OF EMPLOYEES' MOTIVATION ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE

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ABSTRACT

The issue of motivation has continually posed a big challenge to business organizations around the globe especially in the manufacturing industries where high levels of productivity affect or play a major role in determining the profitability, growth, development, stability and future success of an organization. Therefore an organization in a bid to achieve success in maintaining a competitive edge over its rival as well as avoid a steady decline in the productivity levels...

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97. AN ASSESSMENT OF THE MANAGEMENT OF GARBAGE COLLECTION AND WASTE DISPOSAL IN IMO STATE

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ABSTRACT

Poor waste management has been a major problem to human existence and it affects both rural and urban areas. Various methods of waste disposal exist and this study assessed the waste management practices among residents of Owerri State, Imo state, Nigeria. It was a descriptive cross sectional study in which a total of 282 residents of Owerri State were selected by multi- stage sampling technique and studied using self and i...

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98. ANALYSIS OF DOMESTIC SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

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ABSTRACT

 Solid waste management has become the greatest problem facing many urban and semiurban 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 Government, Niger State, Nigeria. This was achieved through chara...

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99. ANALYSIS OF POVERTY STATUS OF FOREST DWELLERS IN COASTAL COMMUNITIES IN ONDO STATE

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ABSTRACT

This study analyzed poverty status of forest dwellers in coastal communities of Ondo State, Nigeria. Ten communities were randomly selected in the coastal region of Ondo State. In the two local government areas that were selected, two sets of structured questionnaires were administered to ten randomly selected respondents in each of the communities visited. The result of the study shows that 60% of the respondent in both communities has no...

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100. AN EXAMINATION OF THE PROBLEMS OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

This study examined the problems of Solid Waste Management in Nigeria. To achieve this purpose, a stratified and systematic random sampling technique was used to draw the sample from the six geopolitical zones of the country namely North-West, North-East, North-Central, South-West, South-East and South-South. From each zone a state was selected; thus the total number of states involved in the study was six. Based on the findings of this stu...

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101. EFFECT OF LAND USE ACT ON PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

Real estate development and use of land are prompted primarily by the products and satisfaction that could be derived therefrom. It is a common knowledge that the Land Use Act has since its inception, provided answer to the socio-economic problem of making land readily available for desired objectives especially in the area of landed property development which is retarded in Enugu. This study which adopted the survey research approach, analysed the effects of the Land Use A...

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102. EFFECT OF HAND WASHING ON THE PREVENTION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of the work was to study the effect of hand washing on the prevention of infectious disease among secondary school students in Kaura Ward, Zaria L.G.A. Kaduna. The goal was to know how well the knowledge of hand hygiene is known to the students and their attitudes towards maintaining good hand hygiene and to find possible ways for better adherence. The quantitative research method was used. Questionnaire was divided in 4 sections and distributed...

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103. INCIDENCE OF DEFORESTATION AMONG THE POPULACE AND ENVIRONMENT

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ABSTRACT

Nigeria is naturally endowed with vast expanse of forest land, the swamp forests in the extreme Southern part of the country, the tropical rainforest in the South- western axis and the wooded savannah in the middle belt. Nigeria ranks among the countries of the world with abundant forest resources. This work was on the causes, effect and control strategies for Deforestation . the research work employed descriptive statistics for the analysis. causes, effect...

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104. IMPROVING URBAN RESIDENTS AWARENESS OF THE IMPACT OF HOUSEHOLD ACTIVITIES ON CLIMATE CHANGE

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ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to examine improving urban residents awareness of the impact of household activities on climate change with special reference to Abeokuta South, Ogun State. Specifically, the study  aim to examine the causes of climate change, find out the awareness level of residents in Ogun state, investigate the impact of household activities on climate change and analyze how to improve urban resid...

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105. DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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3     BACKGROUND THE OF STUDY

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system came into existence when companies were intent on developing stronger bonds with their customer. According to [Kenbrell, (2002)], CRM is the process of managing detailed information about individual customers and carefully managing all customer “touch point” to maximize customer loyalty.

I-cell Telecommunication Nigeria Ltd is a telecommunication fir...

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106. THE IMPACT OF MANAGING ELECTRONIC WASTE TO ENSURE GREEN COMPUTING

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ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to examine the impact of managing electronic waste to ensure green computing  in Oshodi Local Government, Lagos State. Specifically, the study examined what electronic and computing waste is all about. The study Also, examined the impact of electronic waste on the environment. Furthermore, the study aims to find out the effect of electronic waste on the health of a person. And finally, proffer solution to the issue of electro...

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107. THE IMPACT OF RECYCLING IN PRESERVING THE ENVIRONMENT

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ABSTRACT

Waste has been identified as a huge environmental and health problem that if left unchallenged can hinder healthy and effective society. This study was therefore carried out to investigate the impact of recycling in preserving the environments. Furthermore, it attempted to ascertain the impact of solid waste management practice in Nigeria and to evaluate the role of government in waste management in Nigeria. The study adopted the descriptive survey approach...

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108. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT

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ABSTARCT

This study was carried out on the effectiveness of intelligent transport in Lagos State. To achieve this, four significant research objectives were formulated. The survey design was adopted and the simple random sampling techniques were employed in this study. The population size comprise of staff of the Logos State ministry of transportation. In determining the sample size, the researcher conveniently selected 119 respondents while 110 wer...

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109. LAND TENURE SYSTEM IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OWERRI MUNICIPAL COUNCIL)

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ABSTRACT

The aim of this study is to examine Land Tenure system in Nigeria using Ikeduru L.G.A Area, Owerri Municipal council in Imo State  as case study. Survey research design was employed for the study with the aid of convenience sampling method, 36 staff of the ministry of Agriculture in Owerri Municipal was selected as the  participant for the study. Well structure questionnaire was issued to the enrolled participant of which 30 were...

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110. LAND AVAILABILITY CHALLENGES AND MISMANAGEMENT: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS

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ABSTRACT

This study was carried out on land availability challenges and mismanagement using Lagos State as case study. To achieve this 3 research questions were formulated.  The survey design was adopted and the simple random sampling techniques were employed in this study. The population size comprise of all the administrative staff of Lagos State Land Bureau Agency. In determining the sample size, the researcher conveniently selected 67...

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111. THE EFFECT OF HAZARDOUS METROPOLIS: FLOODING AND URBAN ECOLOGY IN NIGERIA

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ABSTRACT

Although better known for its sunny skies, Nigeria suffers devastating flooding. This book explores a fascinating and little-known chapter in the city’s history—the spectacular failures to control floods that occurred throughout the twentieth century. Despite the city’s 114 debris dams, 5 flood control basins, and nearly 500 miles of paved river channels, Southern Californians have discovered that technologically engineered solutions t...

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112. THE EFFECT OF FLOOD ON ROAD USERS

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ABSTRACT

Urban flooding has attracted growing public concern due to rising intense precipitation and increasing consequences. Accurate risk assessment is critical to an efficient urban flood management, particularly in transportation sector. This paper describes the effects of flood on road users in Lagos state, where some areas are prone to flooding.

A descriptive study to evaluate the potential impact and risk of flood on road Users and road networks in...

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113. CHARACTERISTICS OF SOLID WASTE IN AKURE, ONDO STATE

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​​​​​​Background of the Study

Solid Waste is one of the most daunting environmental sanitation concerns confronting the globe today, and despite massive expenditures in the industry, it has consistently declined (African Union 2015). In today's world, many goods are intended to be used once and then discarded. M...

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114. EFFECTS OF SANITATION PRACTICES ON THE HEALTH OF RESIDENTS OF IGBO EFON IN ETI-OSA LOCAL GOVERNMENT, LAGOS STATE

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 Background to the Study

Poor environmental quality is widely recognized as posing a severe threat to social and economic development, as well as to human survival. Environmental deterioration, in the opinion of Adeniyi (2017), has a higher impact on developing countries like Nigeria, impeding and upsetting socioeconomic progress. According to Daramola and Olowoporoku (2016), social misbehaviors such as careless littering, improper domestic was...

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115. EVALUATION OF HOUSEHOLD WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN ZARIA CITY KADUNA STATE

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INTRODUCTION

One of man's greatest risks today is the poor sanitary state of his surroundings, which is produced by his everyday activities such as waste creation, population growth, and the resulting rise in agricultural, industrial, and commercial operations.

Wastes are substances, materials, or items that have been wasted because they are useless or undesirable, faulty, or have no more value for human economic production, activities, or processes (A...

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116. AN INVESTIGATION OF THE CAUSES OF MARINE ACCIDENTS IN NIGERIA'S INLAND WATERWAYS

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Background to the study

An accident on a vessel is an occurrence that was not planned for. Its severity might range from no damage to the vessel to the loss of the vessel in its whole, from no damage to the cargo to the loss of all of the cargo, and from no injuries to fatalities among the crew (Cameron, 2022). Therefore, the primary goals of legislation governing vessel safety and the implementation of such requirements are the avoidance of marine...

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117. AN INVESTIGATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS

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BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY

Nigeria, which can be found in West Africa, spans a total of 983,213 square kilometers throughout its landmass. According to estimates provided by the World Bank, the country now has an estimated population of more than 150 million people, which results in an average density of more than 120 people per square kilometer. The contemporary types of industrial activity are a comparatively new phenomenon in the annals of Nigeria&#...

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118. AN EXAMINATION OF DOMESTIC WATER DEMAND AND SUPPLY A CASE STUDY OF ILORI, KWARA STATE

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Background of the study

Water is necessary for life, and its availability, usage, and spatial distribution are all linked to economic growth and societal progress. Aside from oxygen, water is essential to life; it is a cornerstone for human success because adequate and high-quality water supplies offer a framework for human social, economic, and cultural development (Ward, 1975, Young, 2006). The significance of water to man cannot be overstated; aside from shelter,...

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119. AN APPLICATION OF DUE PROCESS IN EXISTING PROCUREMENT METHODS IN NIGERIA

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BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY

The construction industry activities include procurement of goods and services as well as the execution of a variety of physical structures and infrastructure (Ayangade, Wahab and Alake 2009), using different procurement methods.  The activities of construction industry has helped in  contributing to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Gross fixed capital formation and creation of high level of employment to the changing...

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120. EFFECT OF EARLY LIFE EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION ON DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDHOOD ASTHMA

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ABSTRACT

There is increasing recognition of the importance of early environmental exposures in the development of childhood asthma. Outdoor air pollution is a recognized asthma trigger, but it is unclear whether exposure influences incident disease. We investigated the effect of exposure to ambient air pollution in utero and during the first year of life on risk of subsequent asthma diagnosis in a population-based nested case-control study. The...

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121. EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION IN EMERGING URBAN CENTRE OF AFUZE

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ABSTRACT

This study examined the effects of soil erosion in emerging urban centre of Afuze, and its environs. It identifies the problems, conservation, strategies, control techniques and suggest proper management practices. The study adopts the survey research design in data collection through administration of 150 questionnaires to the respondents in Afuze coupled with direct field measurement of gully erosion effect on building structure in Afuze region. The data...

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122. EFFECT OF EARLY LIFE EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION ON DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDHOOD ASTHMA

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BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Earlier studies have generally relied on simple measures of traffic proximity and density to estimate exposure and have not found an association between air pollution and asthma incidence (Ciccone et al. 1998; English et al. 1999; Wjst et al. 1993). More recent studies have used modeling approaches that provide high -resolution estimates of neighborhood-scale variations in air pollution. Several studies using this approach ha...

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123. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS

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ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to examine environmental pollution in Nigeria: issues and solutions using Amuwo Odofin, Lagos State as a case study. Specifically, the study sought to identify the issues of environmental pollution in Nigeria, analyze the impact of environmental pollution in Nigeria, and determine the solutions to the challenges of environmental pollution in Nigeria. The study employed the survey descriptive re...

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124. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY STRATEGY FOR REDUCING HEALTH RISKS IN URBAN AREAS

35 Student Researchers Qualitative

ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to examine environmental protection agency strategy for reducing health risks in urban areas. The study was specifically aimed at evaluating the roles of the environmental protection agency in reducing health risks in urban areas in Nigeria, assess the performance of environmental protection agency in reducing health risks in urban areas in Nigeria, ad investigate problems affecting the effectiveness of envir...

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125. ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION IN THE CONTROL OF MALARIA

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ABSTRACT

This study was conducted to determine the effectiveness environmental sanitation practices on malaria prevention and control in Abeokuta metropolis, Ogun State, Nigeria.  

A descriptive cross-sectional study design was adopted for the study; A pre-tested structured questionnaire was used to generate data from 450 adult respondents who were selected using multi-stage sampling technique. An observational checklist was used to a...

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126. ASSESSMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND VARIABILITY IN COASTAL REGION

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ABSTRACT

Climate change is now generally recognized as the greatest challenge to sustainable development, especially in a developing country such as Nigeria. Lagos State is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and unless concerted and urgent action is taken, it could result in widespread ecosystem degradation, thus disrupting socio-economic development and the welfare of the people. Due to these potential impacts, some of which a...

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127. IMPACT OF URBANIZATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH QUALITY

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EXCERPT FROM THE STUDY

Probably most of the major environmental problems of the next century will result from the continuation and sharpening of existing problems that currently do not receive enough political attention. The problems are not necessarily noticed in many countries or then nothing is done even the situation has been detected. The most emerging issues are climate changes, freshwater scarcity, deforestation, and fresh water pollution and population growt...

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128. KNOWLEDGE OF RECYCLING IN OREDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

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EXCERPT FROM THE STUDY

 Improperly managed waste from the household and communities is a serious health hazard which causes the spread of infectious diseases. Waste unattended to attracts flies, rodents, and organisms that cause prevalence of diseases. Wet waste decomposes and releases bad odor, resulting in unhygienic conditions of immense public health risk e.g. the plague outbreak in Surat. Excessive Solid waste generated should be handled with utmost care a...

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129. BACTERIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF WATER IN HALLS OF RESIDENCE IN UNIVERSITY OF BENIN

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EXCERPT FROM THE STUDY

In this research, the mean total bacteria counts were 32.0 × 104 cfu/ml in Borehole water at Hall 1, indicating high level of pollution of the Borehole water due to human and animal activities (Table 1). These counts are higher than the acceptable counts of 0 cfu/ml for drinking water [13]. The higher total bacteria counts especially in the two well waters at Hall 1 and Hall 2, and the two river waters at Hall 3 and Hall 4 is an indication of the pr...

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130. ANALYSIS OF WATER SUPPLY PLANNING

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Background of the Study

Apart from air, water is the most important resource to man. He can survive longer without food than without water. Water is a unique liquid, without it life as we know it, is impossible. It is necessary for the life of most animals and plants. Every living cell has water as its primary composition. The human body is composed of about 75% of water, for this reason, it can be boldly said that man is literally walking bags of water (Ashley, 200...

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

35 Student Researchers Quantitative

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Refuse generation started with the history of man and gained more attention when man began to live in communities. During the 1st century with industrial revolution rapid population growth in the develop world and the volume of waste produce was relatively small. Today in developing nations, like, Nigeria, solid waste accumulate in every city causing serious health and environmental hazard.

The practice of dump...

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132. MANAGEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH HAZARD IN THE OIL PRODUCING AREAS OF BAYELSA STATE

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ABSTRACT:- 1956 oil was first struck in commercial qualities in Oloibiri in the present day Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Accordingly, the discovery of oil has brought economic prospect to the nation and environmental degradation to the lives of the people who lived around multinational oil companies, where oil exploration activities is carried out.

Ø The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) estimated that a...

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133. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND IT'S ASSOCIATED HEALTH RISK AMONG RESIDENTS OF NKPOR, IDEMILI NORTH, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE

35 Student Researchers Quantitative

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

It has been observed in recent times that the role the environment play to a nation‟s development process can not be relegated to the background. Apart from being the physical surrounding for natural habitats, the environment provide the basis for human exploits for agricultural, industrial, commercial, technological and tourism development of a society (Gbehe, 2004). For this and several other reasons, environmental issues n...

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134. ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF INDUSTRIAL WATER POLLUTION

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BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Water pollution is a major problem in the global context, and it has been suggested that is the leading worldwide cause of deaths and diseases (Ademoroti 1996). The growth of the major industrial cities also caused water pollution.  All too often, rivers that pass through urban areas became a receptacle for human waste products, both domestic and industrial. Sewage, as in most cities, was washed out into the streets wher...

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135. RECYCLING AND REFUSE AS ALTERNATIVE MEASURES TO WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA

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Background to the study

Cities are at the nexus of a further threat to the environment, namely the production of an increasing quantity and complexity of wastes (Jude, 2019). The estimated quantity of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated worldwide is 1.7 – 1.9 billion metric tons.2 In many cases, municipal wastes are not well managed in developing countries, as cities and municipalities cannot cope with the accelerated pace of waste prod...

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136. AN EVALUATION OF THE CHALLENGES TO PROVIDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN NIGERIA

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Background Information

Housing has a central importance to quality of life with considerable economic, social, cultural and personal significance. Though a country’s national prosperity is usually measured in economic terms, increasing wealth is of diminished value unless all can share its benefits and if the growing wealth is not used to redress growing social deficiencies, one of which is housing (Erguden, 2001). Housing plays a huge role in...

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137. AN ASSESSMENT OF HOUSING DEMAND AND SUPPLY

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Background of the study

Housing is one of the basic necessities of man and has no doubt a profound impact on the health, welfare and productivity of the individual others are clothing and food. Housing must not be considered purely as shelter but against lifestyle which encompasses with economic, social and educational needs  which must be able to meet the need and aspiration of the residents as well as contribute to the physical, mental, socia...

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138. RECYCLING AND REFUSE: ALTERNATIVES TO WASTE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA

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Background to the study

Cities are at the nexus of a further threat to the environment, namely the production of an increasing quantity and complexity of wastes (Chika, 2018). The estimated quantity of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated worldwide is 1.7 – 1.9 billion metric tons.2 In many cases, municipal wastes are not well managed in developing countries, as cities and municipalities cannot cope with the accelerated pace of waste pro...

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139. EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW THE POLITICS OF EARTH PROTECTION

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BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY

Environmental laws are meant to safeguard humans from extinction. It is also the responsibility of the Nigerian federal government to assist in the oil and gas sector in order to prevent oil spills into the oceans (Jane et al, 2007).

International law has always adopted a "hands-off" attitude to mining. States have sovereignty, or supreme, autonomous political and legal authority, over their own natural re...

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140. AN EVALUATION OF THE CHALLENGES TO PROVIDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN NIGERIA

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Background Information

Housing has a central importance to quality of life with considerable economic, social, cultural and personal significance. Though a country’s national prosperity is usually measured in economic terms, increasing wealth is of diminished value unless all can share its benefits and if the growing wealth is not used to redress growing social deficiencies, one of which is housing (Erguden, 2001). Housing plays a huge role in...

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