Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Recent Submissions

  • Housing Affordability, Government Intervention and Housing Informality: An African Dilemma? 

    Oyalowo, B.A; Nubi, T.G; Lawanson, T.O (Open UCT Publications, 2018)
    The imperfections associated with housing markets have often been the basis for government intervention policies. The purpose of this article is to show the need for governmental responsiveness regarding local realities ...
  • Factors influencing the quality of rail transport services in metropolitan Lagos 

    Agunloye, O.O; Oduwaye, L (Academic Journals, 2011)
    This paper presents user’s opinion on the factors influencing the quality of rail transport service passengers’ operation and also evaluates the relationships between the adopted factors (variables of the quality of rail ...
  • Sustainable Housing Satisfaction Determinants in Metropolitan Lagos, Nigeria 

    Onifade, V; Lawanson, T; Adewale, Y (Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 2018)
    An important component of housing consumption is housing satisfaction. The determinants of housing satisfaction have been well documented in literature. Meanwhile, the determinants across the residential densities have not ...
  • Urban landscape planning experience in Nigeria 

    Oduwaye, A.O (1998)
    Nigeria, a nation with a population of more than 88 million has about 30% of its population living in urban areas. This proportion of the population in urban settlements has great implication on land-use planning and ...
  • Correlates of Land Value Determinants in Lagos Metropolis, Nigeria 

    Olayiwola, L.M.; Adeleye, O.A.; Oduwaye, A.O. (Routledge, 2005)
    This paper examined the relationship that exists between various land value determinants in metropolitan Lagos, Nigeria. Using factor analysis and principal component techniques, it showed that a high level of co-variation ...
  • Challenges of sustainable physical planning and development in metropolitan Lagos 

    Oduwaye, L. (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2009)
    Currently the concept and adoption of sustainable development is one of the most commonly adopted in recent time. This paper therefore examines the application of the concept in the physical development process in Lagos ...
  • The Urban Public Space and Religious Extremism in Northern Nigeria 

    Albert, I.O; Lawanson, T. (Pan-African University press, 2019)
    The postcolonial history of Northern Nigeria is replete with deft cases of violent religious extremism. While some of the conflict episodes were mass-based and spontaneous such as the Sharia crises of 2000 in Kaduna, as a ...
  • Modernism 

    Ilechukwu, V.U (University of Ibadan Publishers, 2016)
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  • Comparative Analysis of National Housing Policies and Housing Supply Situations in Nigeria and South Africa 

    Anyakora, M.I; Ilechukwu, V.U; Nubi, T.G (Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Lagos, 2012-05-05)
    Often the disparity in housing situations of various countries are traced to corresponding differences in: the housing policy formulation process, contextual provisions of the policies, macro economic situation, and level ...
  • Urban Redevelopment and the Right to the City in Lagos, Nigeria 

    Lawanson, T.; Odekunle, D; Albert, I.O (Pan-African University press, 2019)
    This study investigates the interface of forced evictions, the right to the city and urban development in Lagos, Nigeria. It particularly focuses on issues surrounding the 1990 Maroko forced evictions. The paper, through ...
  • Residential Land Values Determinants in Onitsha, Nigeria 

    Ilechukwu, V.U; Salau, T.I (Department of Building, University of Lagos, 2018-06-24)
    Among the many determinants of city development, land value is a major factor. The past urban economics studies have shown that land value is largely determined by location factors such as distance from Central Business ...
  • Transport and Sustainable Livelihood in Lagos - Badagry Peri - Urban areas, Nigeria 

    Alade, A; Olaseni, A; Ilechukwu, V (Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania, 2019-11-20)
    This study explores the influence of transport on sustainable livelihood in selected peri-urban areas of Lagos-Badagry corridor,southwest Nigeria to establish transport improvement priorities for sustainable livelihood. ...
  • Assement of Waste Management and Urban Governance in Lagos Metropolis 

    Ilechukwu, V.U; Oduwaye, A.O (UNCRD and University of Nairobi, 2012-07-30)
    Abstract Amidst rapid urbanization, this paper examined solid waste management along with urban governance in Lagos metropolis since the technical-financial approach has failed to develop the kind of governance needed to ...
  • COrrelates of Public Transport Demand in Lagos Metropolis 

    Ilechukwu, V.U; Salau, T.I (Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Bahir University, Ethiopia,, 2019-11-08)
    Studies have shown that the public transport demand in urban areas are mainly determined by interrelated trends, significant among which are the population characteristics such as car ownership, household size, income and ...
  • A Paradigm Shift in Urban Economic Theories: The re-examination of Land and Housing values Determinants in African Cities 

    Ilechukwu, Victor; Ilechukwu, V. (Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania, 2018-09-25)
    ABSTRACT The past urban economic studies have shown that land and housing values are largely determined by location factors such as distance from Central Business District (CBD), ignoring the non-location factors like ...