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  • HOUSING AS THE FUNDAMENTAL LINK TO TACKLING COVID-19 IN NIGERIA

    HOUSING AS THE FUNDAMENTAL LINK TO TACKLING COVID-19 IN NIGERIA

    BY

    Dr. Akintade Afolayan

                                       

    Dr Akintade Afolayan is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Estate Management, University of Lagos. He is a member of the Land Management and Administration and African Urbanisation …

  • Are Lagos Residents coping well with the Coronavirus Pandemic?

    Are Lagos Residents coping well with the Coronavirus Pandemic?

    Victor ONIFADE

    Senior Lecturer, Urban and Regional Planning and Member of Sustainable Cities and African Urbanization Dynamics Research Cluster, University of Lagos

     

    Nigeria  first confirmed case of the coronavirus pandemic disease 2019 was announced on 27 February 2020, when an Italian citizen in Lagos tested positive. . To control the spread of COVID-19, the Federal Government …

  • Coronavirus in Lagos: Reflections on Mobility and Transport Poverty

    Coronavirus in Lagos: Reflections on Mobility and Transport Poverty

    Richard Unuigboje

    Assistant Lecturer, Urban and Regional Planning and Member of Pro-Poor Research Development Cluster, University of Lagos

     

    Lagos is the epicenter of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in Nigeria. Data results from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) statistics shows that the state has recorded almost 50% of cases; 176 with 5 deaths, as at April 12, 2020. The Covid-19 …

  • A general overview of pipeline explosion; Issues and way forward

    A general overview of pipeline explosion; Issues and way forward

     

    Oluwakayode Ashamu

    Phd Candidate in Urban Planning and Member of Pro-poor

    Development cluster

     

    Introduction

    The life cycle of oil and gas operations and activities is associated with risk. A major aspect of it is the transportation of petroleum products, either by rail, road or pipes with negative consequences to the environment, loss of life and livelihood [1]. Distribution of petroleum products …

  • Local responses to the Coronavirus lockdown: adapting to change in Lagos Island

    Local responses to the Coronavirus lockdown: adapting to change in Lagos Island

    Damilola Oluwo

    Assistant Lecturer in Urban Planning and member of Pro-poor Development Cluster

     

     

    “Future history will teach us if a lockdown was a justifiable unprecedented drastic measure applied in such a scale. However, it already teaches us a hard lesson that urban hardship is not only related to climate change and natural disasters, but also to viral viruses penetrating and …