Urban development policies in Nigeria: planning, housing and land policy.

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Abstract

Nigeria is the largest and most urbanized country in Africa. This article discusses how Nigerian planners and geographers see three policy areas central to urban development: planning; housing; and land policy. Major themes which emerge from this survey are the need to control urban development and the importance of appropriate tools to be available for that purpose. -from Author

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)435-442
Number of pages8
JournalUrban Law & Policy
Volume8
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1987

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