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Title:Land acquisition for the Bornu railway extension in Northern Nigeria
Author:Marshal, J.R.N.
Periodical:Journal of Local Administration Overseas
Geographic term:Northern Nigeria
Abstract:A railway extension 400 miles Iong is under construction in Northern Nigeria from a point 22 miles south of Joe to Maiduguri, about 90 miles south of Lake Chad. Obtaining the land for, this, although passing largely unnoticed except by people on the spot, has been quite an interesting; preliminary to the engineering work: Legal and survey arrangements for occupation of land for railway extension; The work of the advanced lands team; Assessment and payment of compensation; Occupation of land for ancillary purposes; The lands team at work; Compensation calculations. Compensation statistics; map.