Planning: Nigeria

Daramola, O. 2019

‘Environmental sanitation implication of the disposal of the dead: a tale of two traditional African cities’, Environment, Development and Sustainability, 21:2, 727-744.

Daramola, O. 2017

‘Polluting till death and beyond: A perception study of the disposal of the dead in a traditional African city’, Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, 28:3, 400-413.

Douglas, K. 2013

‘The current state of public cemeteries in Rivers State, Nigeria’, Nigerian Health Journal, 13:1, 58-61.

Ibhadode, C., Dirisu, A. & Akhimien, F. 2016

‘Adequacy or otherwise of cemetery space for sustainable human body disposal in Benin City, Nigeria’, Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 10:5, 566-571.

Onwuanyi, N., Ndinwa, C. & Chima, P. 2017

‘Public Cemeteries of Benin City: examining a neglected dimension of urban Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Environment, Science and Technology, 1:2, 367-378.

Onwuzuruigbo, I. 2014

‘Space of power and power of space: Islam and conflict over cemetery space in colonial Ibadan’, Journal of Urban History, 40:2, 301-317.


The Cemetery Research Group runs two events a year: in May and in November. Follow the links and send in an abstract