Author: Victor Gbonegun

The Impact of Inadequate Urban Planning on Nigerian Cities Summary: Nigerian cities are facing challenges due to the lack of implementation of urban planning laws, resulting in chaotic growth, demolitions, homelessness, and slums. The failure to enforce planning and construction regulations has led to informal settlements with substandard infrastructure. The recent demolitions in various cities have raised concerns about the absence of effective physical development plans. The National Bureau of Statistics highlighted the higher poverty rates in rural areas compared to urban areas, emphasizing the need for proper urban planning to address these issues. Despite the existence of the Nigerian…

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