CCTV and Crime Prevention in Private Gated Communities: A Case of Eti-Osa Local Government Area, Lagos, Nigeria

  • A. M. Alabi University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Femi Adekunle Balogun University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • J. A. Adeleye University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Abstract

One of the issues confronting urban communities today is the movement of individuals from underestimated (country) territories in the mission for rewarding openings for work (Giles, 2011). The overall degree of urban people rose definitely from 13% (220 million) in 1900; to 29% (732 million) in 1950; further rose to 49% (3.2 billion) in 2005; and at-risk to climb to 60% (4.9 billion) by 2030 (UN World Urbanization Prospect Report, 2005). There is a general inclination that the expanding populace because of individuals' relocation from country zones to the urban areas combined with common increment are probably going to present more prominent difficulties to the wellbeing of lives and properties, particularly in the optional urban communities of the creating scene where the ability to react to security issues is negligible. Tibaijuka (2007) expressed that around 60 percent of every urban inhabitant in creating nations have been survivors of wrongdoing.

Published
2021-04-21
How to Cite
ALABI, A. M.; BALOGUN, Femi Adekunle; ADELEYE, J. A.. CCTV and Crime Prevention in Private Gated Communities: A Case of Eti-Osa Local Government Area, Lagos, Nigeria. KIU Journal of Humanities, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 1, p. 39-50, apr. 2021. ISSN 2522-2821. Available at: <https://ijhumas.com/ojs/index.php/kiuhums/article/view/1169>. Date accessed: 28 july 2021.