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The Relationship between Poverty and Environmental degradation in Lagos

Poverty and environmental degradation in Lagos

Poverty and environmental degradation both share a mutual relationship in the Lagos Metropolis especially in areas that seem to be very congested. This article addresses the relationship between poverty and environmental degradation in Lagos. Lagos metropolis is inhabited by about 80% of the population of lagosians making it the most urbanized state in Nigeria today. With a population of over ...

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What You Probably Never Knew About Ogoniland

Ogoniland

Ogoniland is a region in the South-East of Nigeria. The land and people of the region have been subjected to various incidents of human rights violation, injustice, environmental pollution, degradation and hazards over the years by the actions and the inactions of the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Oil companies situated in its domain. In this article we highlight ...

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Environmental Impact of Building Projects in Nigeria

environmental impact

Environmental Impact is used to describe some implications of human activities on the environment. This article views the environmental impact of building construction projects in Nigeria. The environment is threatened severely by so many problems, some of which are caused by the activities of Construction Projects. The major environmental impacts of building construction projects include environmental pollution, resource depletion and ...

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How Open Waste Dumps Can Affect Rental Value

‘Effective waste management crucial for sustainable development’

There are many environmental factors that affect rental value of properties, albeit, in this article we will be taking a look at the effects of open waste dumps on rental values The issue of waste disposal and management were not problems to early humans, due to the fact that there were no population explosion and technological advancement at that time. ...

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Bayelsa LG chairman calls on FG to tackle environmental degradation and erosion

Bayelsa LG chairman calls on FG to tackle environmental degradation and erosion

Reports show that the chairman of Brass Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, Bello Bina, has called on the Federal Government to tackle the issue of environmental degradation and erosion without delay, to prevent possible loss of lives and property. Vanguard reports that Bina said that though the local government administration had taken over some shoreline protection projects abandoned by Niger ...

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How The Activities of Man Has Led To Land Degradation In Nigeria

Oil spills

Land degradation relates to the depreciation in the qualities and quantities of vegetation, soil resource, air, water resource among others. This article takes a look at the adverse effects of the activities of Man to the Nigerian environment. Land reclamation efforts for effective use constitute as a major panacea to the problems of land degradation in the not only in ...

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The Nigerian Built Environment at a glance.

Nigerian Built environment

Here is a compilation of what you should know about the Nigerian Built Environment, the structure, challenges and what should be done to make it better. The built environment is the human-made surroundings where people gather to live, work and play. It encompasses both the physical structures where people do these activities and the supporting infrastructure, such as transport, water ...

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Not all cheap homes are good bargains

Cheap homes

Some of us live in ridiculously cheap homes; apartments and houses we would never had thought we would buy or rent at the price we got them. However, what we fail to realise at that instant, probably due to the excitement of getting a new place to live at an amount entirely below your budget is that the house came ...

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Lagos Urges Residents To Refrain From Unwholesome Sanitary Habit

Lagos Urges Residents To Refrain From Unwholesome Sanitary Habit

“ Unwholesome sanitary habit of open defecation can be extremely inimical to Lagos citizenry as it poses threat to health, wreaks havoc on the environment, leads to epidemic outbreaks and gives room for perilous diseases to thrive.” Those were the words of Lagos State Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Babatunde Adejare during the commemoration of World Toilet Day in Lagos. He ...

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