A REVIEW OF THE FORMS AND PATTERNS OF RURAL NEGOTIATIONS IN THE SIX GEOPOLITICAL AREAS OF NIGERIA BY
POPOOLA, OLUWAFEMI OLATUNJI
RURAL EXPANSION PLANNING
OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE, IFE
FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT
OFFICE OF DOWNTOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
DR A. A. ABEGUNDE
Nigeria is situated in West Africa, roughly among Latitude 4В°N and 14В°N and Longitudes 4В°E and I5В°E. The country's the majority of southerly stage is near Brass inside the Niger Delta, which is about north with the Equator. The country's northern boundary is around at 14В°N. Her westerly boundary operates roughly along Longitudes 3В°E. Her easterly boundary operates from a point to the south west of the estuary of the Combination River to northwards practically to Long, 15В°E, To the south of Pond Chad. Physique 2 . 1shows the location of Nigeria. Nigeria has a total land part of 923, 768 square kilometres. This is 4 times the spot of Ghana and about 13 times the region of Macizo Leone. It truly is four occasions the area from the United Kingdom Nigeria covers about one 7th of the successful area of West Africa
Nigeria can be divided into 6 geo-political specific zones for successful administration and political significance, the areas and specific zones are: 1 ) North Western world, comprising of Sokoto, Kebbi, Kaduna, Kano, Zamfara and Jigawa states. 2 . North Central composed of of Kwara, Kogi, Level, Nassarawa, Benue and Niger states. 3. North East comprising Taraba, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Bauchi and Gomb states. 4. South west composed of of Lagos, Ogun, Escucho, Osun, Ondo and Ekiti states. your five. South South comprising of Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers Cross Waterways and Akwa Ibom states. 6. To the south East comprising of Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia states. Each of these geopolitical zones features its unique style of settlements and ways of carrying out things. вЂѓ
RURAL PAY OUT IN NIGERIA
Rural pay outs have been explained variously simply by different experts at diverse points in time. An area is usually rural in Nigeria in the event one or more in the following conditions are satisfied; 1 . If the population is less than 20, 000 inhabitants.
2 . The occupants are mostly involved in primary creation activities (farming, fishing, link and die, etc). three or more. If the negotiation is not just a Local Government headaquaters. 4.
TYPES OF COUNTRY SETTLEMENT
As time immemorial, guy has constantly sought to be together with other people of just like minds and similar interest; this has led to the formation and establishment of numerous settlements with different patterns and form. A number of the identified classes of countryside settlement contain; 1 . Farmstead: this is a settlement located right inside the planting, usually including of about two to 4 houses. Maqui berry farmers usually stay there when they are working on the plantation and they do not wish to return house after every day's function. A farmstead is usually composed of a farm house and the buildings near that such as barns and chicken breast houses. Such a real estate unit is generally the home of a gentleman, his wife or girlfriends or wives and his kids. It is a momentary shelter. 2 . Camps: this really is a rural settlement with less than 10 buildings usually in ribbon form; it could be a temporary negotiation. It can be referred to as 3. Huts: these are negotiations with less than 50 structures. This is a more permanent arrangement. 4. Hamlets: A hamlet is made up of a few housing devices located in a single place. It has two or more farmers and their people 5. Semitown (Villages): A village includes a larger quantity of housing models which may be arranged in a variety of ways in one place. They are often dispersed, whereby a housing unit is definitely separated from the neighbours by large, available spaces, bush or farmland. They may be nucleated in which case the housing products are grouped together. They may be linear because when they are strung along a road or perhaps river. A village might have a population starting from a few hundred to a few thousands of. Right from since the beginning,...