The Social Sciences

Year: 2012
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Page No. 145 - 158

Modeling and Visualising the Geodemography of Poverty and Wealth across Nigerian Local Government Areas

Authors : Adegbola Ojo and Patrick Oseloka Ezepue


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