Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 371

Full Length Research Paper

The paradox of post-colonial urban growth in the city of Zaria, Nigeria

Sani Ma’aruf
  • Sani Ma’aruf
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Environmental Design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 20 October 2018
  •  Accepted: 17 December 2018
  •  Published: 31 January 2019

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