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Managing the rapid growth of cities in Nigeria

Stephen Bola Oni

Managing the rapid growth of cities in Nigeria

by Stephen Bola Oni

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Published by Oluseyi Boladeji Co. in Zaria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Nigeria.,
    • Housing development -- Nigeria.,
    • City planning -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stephen Bola Oni.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT148.N5 O55 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 138 p. :
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1965458M
      ISBN 109781941367
      LC Control Number90199167
      OCLC/WorldCa20657507

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      Challenges and way forward in the urban sector Executive Summary v this, both the administration and political decision making have to work across sectors. Free access to public data is an essential prerequisite for integrated planning, and not just data and access, but the possibility to look for specific information and trends. The Economic Report on Africa (ERA) which examines how the continent can accelerate industrialization as a vehicle for Africa's structural transformation .

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