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1976 Local Government Reform In Nigeria

AN APPRAISAL OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY IN NIGERIA By Adelana, Olamide Samson olamidelana@gmail.com +234 802 286 8888 Local Government is one of man's oldest institutions. The earliest form of Local governments exists in the form of clan and village meetings. In fact, democracy itself originated and developed along the lines of local governance initiatives in the ancient Greek city states. One of the major functions of LG is to bring about meaningful development in the rural areas. As...

Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Federalism 824  Words | 3  Pages

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Local Government Autonomy in Nigeria

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY IN NIGERIA; A NEED FOR CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM "The basic irony between the U.S system and ours is that; while the various forms of local government are working wonders even when they are not mentioned anywhere in the U.S constitution; complaints over the failings of the Local Governments abound here even when they are entrenched in and catered for by...

Constitution, Federal government of the United States, Local government 998  Words | 3  Pages

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The 1976 Local Government Reform and Physical Planning Development in Nigeria

THE 1976 LOCAL GOVERNMENT REFORM AND PHYSICAL PLANNING DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA S. A. Ifaturoti, Department of Estate Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Email: addyfax02@gmail.com Mobile Number: +234 706 270 9658 1.0 INTRODUCTION Local governments are an integral part of government. It is similarly the tier of government that is closest to the people being governed, and so the most effective means through which higher governments- state and federal- institute their...

Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Federalism 2624  Words | 10  Pages

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Effective Utilization of Revenue Available to Nigerian Local Government: a Case Study of Ijumu Local Government of Nigeria

OF THE STUDY Nigeria as a sovereign nation operates a federal system of government i.e the federal government, state government and the local government councils. Onwo (1992) Observed that each level of the three tiers of government derive its powers not from the magnanimity of the central government but from the constitution; each level of government has defined responsibilities assigned to it by the constitution. The implication of this is that the three segments of governments are mutually interrelated...

Autocracy, Democracy, Federal government 1680  Words | 6  Pages

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Local Goverment Administration and the 1976 Local Government Reform in Nigeria

COMMITTEE SYSTEMS IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT. Definition: Committee |System in Local Government is a mechanism of ensuring greater democratic participation of the citizenry in the law making process. Committee could be established due to the large volume of business to be transacted, Local Government may find it imperative to entrust some of their functions to committees. In running the affairs of the local government, the Local Government Executive Committee may set up standing and ad-hoc committees...

Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Government 7038  Words | 22  Pages

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Revenue Generation in Local Government Councils in Nigeria

REVENUE GENERATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILS IN NIGERIA. A CASE STUDY OF OBAFEMI/OWODE LOCAL GOVERNMENT Submitted by DAIRO ISAAC KUNLE Dept. Of Economics, University of Ibadan RESEARCH PROPOSAL INTRODUCTION Local governments are potentially very important for Nigeria as they play a significant role in generating revenue and encouraging civil involvement, as well as creating a visible link between taxes and service delivery. The increasing cost of running government coupled with dwindling revenue...

Council of the European Union, Federal government, Federal government of the United States 896  Words | 4  Pages

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The Thoeries of Local Government in Nigeria.

state therefore created local government as the third tier of government whose objective is to ensure effective, measurable and efficient service delivery to the people. Local government is faced with various difficulties. The major concern of this paper is to dwell on these difficulties and illuminates the factors that are responsible for them. In achieving this, the paper relies on descriptive approach and unstructured interview. It concludes that problems of local government are multifarious in nature...

Democracy, Federal government of the United States, Government 3686  Words | 11  Pages

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Local Government

Philippine National Government Supervision of the Local Government Units: is this working for development? Local Government Units refers to a political subdivision of a nation or state which is constituted by law and has substantial control of local affairs and as stated in the 1987 Philippine Constitution, specifically Article X, Sec. 2, that this territorial and political subdivision shall enjoy local autonomy. Thus, Local Governments exercise certain basic powers like police power, power of...

Federal government of the United States, Government, Local government 888  Words | 3  Pages

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Local Government

Introduction…………………………………………………………………………p.g.2 2. What is local government?…………………………………………………………….p.2 3. Hierarchy Roles of local government…………………………………………………p.2-3 4. Functions of local government………………………………………………………..p.g.3 (4.1) Line functions………………………………………………………………………p.3 (4.2) Supporting functions……………………………………………………………….p.3 5. Values and principles for local government…………………………………………..p.4 6. Challenges that affect local government………………………………………………p.5 7. Strategies to overcome these...

Democracy, Distribution, Government 1822  Words | 6  Pages

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Local Government

Local government defined the term local government refers to a political subdivision of a nation or state which is constituted by law and has substantial control of local affairs, with officials elected or otherwise selected, (De Leon, Hector, 2005). The broad scope of powers and tremendous obligations of the national government to the people has made it impossible for the national government to fully implement and enforce the law and solve the problems of the state. The creation of local governments...

Autonomy, Constitution, Cordillera Administrative Region 1424  Words | 6  Pages

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Local Government

LOCAL GOVERNMENT The national government in the 1990s sought to upgrade local government by delegating some limited powers to local subdivisions and by encouraging people to participate in the community affairs. Local autonomy was balanced, however, against the need to ensure effective political and administrative control from Manila especially in those areas where communist insurgent were active. The 1987 Constitution retain the three-tiered structure of local government. The...

Autonomy, District, Federal government of the United States 680  Words | 5  Pages

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Electoral Reform in Nigeria Problems and Prospects

organizations, and the international community have all sought to learn from 1999 and 2003 elections by launching projects that aim to improve the Nigerian electoral process (Carl Le Van, 2006). PROBLEMS The management of electoral system in Nigeria has had the following problems: * There have been a number of alterations of the register aimed at cleaning up the lists, but without any audit trail to show what changes were made, and under what authority. * Statistical analysis of the...

Ballot, Democracy, Election 1301  Words | 4  Pages

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Local Government and Grassroot Development

INTRODUCTION Local government areas are suppose to be the engines of national development. A quite rural community grows into a busting city, and the local leaders makes this possible. In an ideal and well developed nations of the world, when people are tired of living in the cities they retire or relocate to rural communities where life is less strenuous. However, the opposite is the case in Nigeria; living in a rural community is difficult because nothing works as it should. People are subjected...

Development, Economics, Human Development Index 1032  Words | 3  Pages

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Local Government Accounting System

Law No. 25 of 1999 on Financial Balance of the Central Government and the Regions, and the rules for its implementation in particular Regulation Number 105 Year 2000 on the Financial Management and Accountability of the starting fiscal year 2001, there has been a renewal in financial management area. With this autonomy, the area is given broad authority to take care of their own household with minimal government intervention. Local governments have the right and authority to use the vast financial...

Balance sheet, Cash flow, Cash flow statement 1549  Words | 5  Pages

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Local Government Administration and the Challenges

Brief Historical Background of Local government System in Nigeria Regardless of nomenclature, local government is a creation of British colonial rule in Nigeria. It has overtime experienced change in name, structure and composition. Between 1930s and 1940s, for instance, local government was known as chief-in-council and chief-and-council, where traditional rulers were given pride of place in the scheme of things. In the 1950s, election was introduced according to the British model in the western...

British Empire, Colonialism, Federal government of the United States 501  Words | 2  Pages

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Local Government in the Russian Federation

Project Proposal Local Government in the Russian Federation Author: Viktoria Faculty of Public Administration Research supervisor: O.Kalugina Moscow 2012 Intoduction. Abstract. The “new history” of local government in Russia dates back to the beginning of the 1990s...

Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Federalism 1874  Words | 6  Pages

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The Local Government Debt in China

The local government debt Abstract: As China’s economy has increasingly grown at an incredible high speed about average 9.8% gain every year before the 2008 financial, and china has became the world second-largest economy. Local government plays an important role in keeping such a rapid growth through the large amount of investment. However, the local government debt has increased substantially, following the growth of total economy. And the problems and potential troubles brought by the local...

Debt, Economics, Finance 1091  Words | 3  Pages

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Fiscal Federalism and Growth of Local Government Expenditure in Nigeria; Structural Analysispdf

Fiscal Federalism and the Growth of Local Government Expenditure in Nigeria (1976 – 2006): A Structural Analysis By Muhammed Tanimu NSU/ADM/Ph.D./032/10/11 A Seminar Paper Presented in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Ph.D in Public Administration to the Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Administration, Nasarawa State University, Keffi 2012 Abstract The paper highlights and assesses the nature, quality, value of particular issues and matters that have...

Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Federalism 3928  Words | 12  Pages

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Traditional Institutions, Constitution and the Challenges of Time with Particular Reference to Northern Nigeria

Challenges of Time with Particular Reference to Northern Nigeria. By Dahiru Rabe Department of History Isa Kaita College of Education, Dutsinma, Katsina. Being A Paper Presented at the History Week of Department of History, Isa Kaita College of Education,P. M. B. 5007, Dutsin- Ma. Katsina State. 26TH JULY, 2012. ABSTRACT Since independence there have been debates on what role traditional institutions should play in the governance of Nigeria. While some groups are of the opinion that they should...

British Empire, Colonialism, District 2240  Words | 7  Pages

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Local Government Tax Utilization and Mobilization in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects

Local Government Tax Mobilization and Utilization in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects By Adenike .A. ADEDOKUN Senior Lecturer Dept. of Public Admin. & Local Govt. Studies The Polytechnic, Ibadan. NIGERIA. Contents • Introduction • Theoretical Framework • • • • Tax Mobilization Local Government Finance and Revenue Utilization Problems and Prospects Conclusion Historical Background • • • • • • • • • • Based on Indirect Rule *Local government Ordinance of 1916 *Centralised budget system...

Federal government, Government, Local government 5429  Words | 16  Pages

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Financial Services Cluster in Nigeria

Assessment of the Business Environment in Nigeria THE NATIONAL DIAMOND Factor Conditions: Despite Nigeria’s substantial natural resources its infrastructure is inadequate, particularly its road and electricity networks, which are a significant obstacle to economic growth. Only 30% of the population7 has access to electricity and only 31% of the road network is paved. Shortcomings in operations and safety have given both the ports and air space a reputation as the most unsafe in the region...

Africa, Economic Community of West African States, Economics 1780  Words | 6  Pages

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Financial Problems in Local Government

1 LOCAL GOVERNMENT’S FINANCIAL CHALLENGES A fresh look at local government’s deliver obligations and resource requirements is needed. HILDEGARDE FAST makes the case for a differentiated approach. It is common knowledge that many municipalities in South Africa are financially in dire straits. In the public discourse, the focus is often on operational issues such as poor revenue collection, unsustainable debt burdens, and lack of financial management capacity. In seeking to understand the financial...

District, Economic growth, Economics 2185  Words | 6  Pages

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Nigeria Correctional System

Nigeria Correctional Systems 1 Nigeria Correctional System Chiquita Yusuff Axia College CJS/230 Nigeria Correction System 2 “Protect the society; reform the prisoner. If you cannot do the time, do not do the crime”. This is the motto used by the country of Nigeria, in regards to its correctional system. The slogan is an understatement when it comes to the actual...

Amnesty International, Capital punishment, Corrections 1115  Words | 4  Pages

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Financing Philippine Local Government

proposed program and is presented into two parts, namely: Part I – National Government Budget, and Part II - Budgets of the three (3) Energy Corporations. | The FY 2008 Budget Program | The total proposed expenditure program for FY 2008 amounts to P1.227 Trillion, computed on an obligation basis, as presented in Table I below and in Annex A. | Table I Summary of Appropriations and Obligations of the National Government, FY 2006-2008 (In thousand pesos) | | PARTICULARS | 2006 (Actual) |...

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Malnutrition in Nigeria Malnutrition in Nigeria is a long standing problem which has persisted since the 1960s and whose magnitude is on the rise. Food consumption, both in quality and quantity, has decreased substantially, especially with the commencement of the structural adjustment program (SAP) in 1986. Available studies have indicated that the introduction of economic reforms more than anything else has contributed to reduced food intake and the near collapse of nutrition oriented health...

2007–2008 world food price crisis, Eating, Famine 1265  Words | 4  Pages

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education reforms and supervision in Nigeria

systems of Nigeria, with particular focus on the lack of responsive and appropriate supervision in the educational sub-sector. The reform efforts in education have not been yielding appropriate result because many of them are mere political rhetoric without necessary supervision and follow up actions. Nigeria therefore need to re-arrange her priorities and values by providing adequate funding and supervision for a healthy teaching/learning process in educational institutions in Nigeria so as to be...

College, Education, Gymnasium 2625  Words | 9  Pages

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Located in West Africa and bordering the Atlantic, Nigeria is a big country that occupies 356,667 square miles with a total population of 168 million. Nigeria is abundant in natural resources like coal, gold, lead, iron, salt, copper, and zinc, but it is best known as a big producer of oil. Thanks to its size, population, and resources, Nigeria is dubbed as “the giant of Africa” (Falola, 4). According to World Bank Data of 2010, Nigeria has an annual percentage growth rate as 8.0%, one of the world’s...

African slave trade, Atlantic slave trade, British Empire 1763  Words | 6  Pages

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Local Government in Tourism

Local Government has no Role to Play in Tourist Development The local Government is one of the keys to tourism development, a complete contradiction to that of the essay statement, which I believe really has no ground to stand on. In this essay I will illustrate this point by showing the roles with which local government plays within the community, and the importance it has to creating a successfully developed tourism product that maximises the benefits for not only the residences of the community...

Form of government, Government, Local government 2113  Words | 7  Pages

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Local Government Act of Sierra Leone

History In 1972, the local government system in Sierra Leone was abolished by the then Executive by a “Presidential declaration” which was achievable as there was no codified law or any constitutional provision to protect local government from such powerful actions by the Executive. This abolition effectively meant that Management Committees appointed by the President between 2002 and 2004 replaced local authorities. Binneh –Kamara in 2013 argues that the “Local Government act of 2004 was enacted...

District, Local government, Local Government Act 1894 785  Words | 3  Pages

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Government and Health Care Reform

Government and Health Care Reform Most people believe that Obama’s health care reform plan is about getting health care for everyone in America and making the health care system better for everyone. When everyone hears about health care reform and everyone thinks about the advantages and disadvantages to the issue. Through the research that has been done about this subject, there are more disadvantages to the issue than what everyone thinks. Some people are in favor of Obama’s health care reform...

Health care, Health care provider, Health economics 1433  Words | 4  Pages

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Local Governments in India

Naga Sravan Kilaru Political importance and the structure of Local Government. -“Democracy is an impossible thing until the power is shared by all” India, which had survived many onslaughts of foreign aggression or in other terms, colonial rule, was culturally and socially rich and diverse since times immemorial. It was a herculean task to administer such a very diverse composition that had very limited exposure to different other cultures or practises. Power hungry dynasties...

Constitution of India, District, Federal government 1480  Words | 4  Pages

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The Chinese Economic Reform: a Blueprint for Nigeria's Economic Plans

The Chinese Economic Reform: a Blueprint for Nigeria’s Economic Plans By: Salim Salihu Muhammed Over the years, government had embarked on several economic reforms aimed at bettering the lives of its citizenry; promising fulfilment of human needs for peace and security , clean air and water, food, shelter, education, arts, culture, and useful and satisfying employment; maintenance of ecological integrity through careful stewardship, rehabilitation, reduction in wastes and protection of diverse...

Bank, Deng Xiaoping, Economics 1907  Words | 6  Pages

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What Are Local Governments Role In Nation Building

review 2 Local government; Functions and Importance 2 Local government in nation building/development 2 Reference 4 Project research plan 5 Introduction 5 Aims 5 Objectives 5 Methodology and Materials 6 Expected results and output 6 Research plan timetable 7 Literature review Local government; Functions and Importance The political/appointed administration constituted by national law within a small geographic region that could cover cities towns and states is usually known a local government...

Federal government, Government, Local government 1569  Words | 9  Pages

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Challenges of Foreign Banks in Nigeria

changes in government policies and regulations which have led to a great deal of uncertainty. Foreign banks are scared from funding any project with a long gestation period. With this fear, most of these banks are now turning to major cash centres, that is, they are basically involved in deposits and disbursement of funds without getting involved in long term project financing. Thirdly corruption is endemic and has spread to every facet of the economy. It is widely prevalent in many government and public...

Bank, Economics, Economy 1696  Words | 6  Pages

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Federal and Local Government Funding

 Federal and Local Government Funding University of Phoenix Team A April 06, 2015 Federal and Local Government Funding Learning where America’s dollars are going is important. There is much to be discussed when considering local, federal, and state government funding and how each compares to each other as well as the differences between the three. Local, state, and federal budgeting systems truly work hand-in-hand in regards to the way they function. Local Security Organizations Budget...

Corporate tax, Federal government, Federal government of the United States 1119  Words | 6  Pages

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Tax Policy in Nigeria

collected will be spent. In Nigeria, the taxation system dates back to 1904 when the personal income tax was introduced in northern Nigeria before the unification of the country by the colonial masters. It was later implemented through the Native Revenue Ordinances to the western and eastern regions in 1917 and 1928, respectively. Among other amendments in the 1930s, it was later incorporated into Direct Taxation Ordinance No. 4 of 1940. Since then different governments have continued to try to improve...

Corporate tax, Income tax, PAYE 2265  Words | 7  Pages

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Philippine Local Government Taxation

Philippine Local Government Taxation Local government units, by virtue of the 1987 Constitution and the Local Government Code of 1991, otherwise known as Republic Act 7160 have been given the power to raise certain taxes. Power to Create Sources of Revenue (Sec. 129) • Each local government unit (LGU) has thepower to create its own sources of revenue and to levy taxes, fees, and charges • The grant of power to create sources of revenue is consistent with the basic policy of local autonomy ...

Corporate tax, Indirect tax, Local government 2125  Words | 7  Pages

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Local Government Regulation

to what effect did local government intervene to ameliorate the adverse effects of industrialisation on the populations of towns and cities? Towns and Cities in the nineteenth century grew extremely quickly as vast numbers of people congregated in urban environment’s which were created as a response to rapid industrialisation, this developed problems such as poor public health. The problems that became apparent had to be dealt with and this gave rise to local governments being set up to deal...

City, County, Developed environments 2328  Words | 7  Pages

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Local Government and Labor Law Reforms

Democracy and Economic Reform in Nepal: CONFLICT AND CONSEQUENCES FOR DEMOCRACY Prem Khanal Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow National Endowment for Democracy The views expressed in this presentation represent the analysis and opinions of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for Democracy or its staff. Outline of Presentation Political Forces in Nepal History of Economic Reform Political Resistance to Economic Reform Today: Financial Sector Labor...

Communism, Communist state, Democracy 3208  Words | 13  Pages

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Revenue Allocation Formula in Nigeria

REVENUE ALLOCATION FORMULA IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION Prior to the discovery of oil in Nigeria, other sectors of the economy thrived. Agriculture, for instance, was a major source of revenue for the Western Region. The Eastern Region that was less endowed devised other sources of revenue. All this has however changed since the discovery of oil in the country. This has led to the demise of the other productive sectors of the economy. In fact, Nigerians are poorer today than they were in the pre-oil...

Economic system, Economy of Nigeria, Federal government 2396  Words | 7  Pages

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Reflection Paper on Local Government Innovation

Reflection Paper Section # 4 Omandam, Ruth B. Local Government Innovation Local government innovation was long been practiced in some progressive cities in the Philippines. San Fernando Pampanga, Bulacan, San Carlos Negros Occidental, Naga City to name some few. These cities local government leaders exhibits strong willed determinations on improving their constituents way of living to high quality of life. Innovation in local governance per se is different for every places, depending on the type...

Governance, Government, Local government 1647  Words | 5  Pages

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the management of pension scheme in Nigeria has been inundated by multiple and diverse problems arising from which retirement became dreaded by workers especially in the public service. The failures of pension schemes in the country have been attributed to poor pension fund administration, outright corruption; embezzlement of pension fund; inadequate build-up of funds and poor supervision. There have been several reviews of pension schemes by the federal government which have also caused implementation...

Cash balance plan, Economics, Economy 1824  Words | 6  Pages

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State and Local Government

State and Local Government Paper POL/215 University of Phoenix January 15, 2006 Introduction The city of Fountain, Colorado is a full service municipality. Within the city, several actively responsive city boards see to the needs of the community and plan for the city’s future growth. One such board is the City Council, which holds regularly scheduled meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. Each meeting follows the same basic structure and allows for input from local citizens...

City, City council, Councillor 731  Words | 3  Pages

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A Review of Revenue Generation in Nigeria Local Government: a Case Study of Ekiti State

A Review of Revenue Generation in Nigeria Local Government: A Case Study of Ekiti State Destiny Chiagozie Abstract: Local government is faced with varieties of difficulties to source adequate revenue from federal government, state government and the internally generated revenue, such problems are cogwheel to the smooth running of local government administration. They are; the dishonesty on the part of officers collecting the revenues, such as cases of printing receipts by the officers had been...

Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Local government 3705  Words | 14  Pages

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Comparison of Mexico and Nigeria

University The Adventure to Democracy In the midst of the prevalence of democratic transitions, a number of developing countries are seeking to achieve the successful consolidation of civil order in modern days. Among those participants, Mexico and Nigeria has been spotlighted for the completely contrastive endings at the end of their long-adventures towards democratization since their independence; Mexico, from its independence, has maintained the political stability despite the authoritarian single-party...

Democracy, Democratization, Election 1936  Words | 6  Pages

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Examining Personnel Control as a Control Mechanism for Local Government System

EXAMINING PERSONNEL CONTROL AS A CONTROL MECHANISM FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM INTRODUCTION: For the purpose of clarity, it is imperative to conceptualize the key concepts in this question before delving into the answer. They include: personnel control and local government. According to bussinessdictionary.com personnel control refers to “Administrative discipline of hiring and developing employee’s so that they become more valuable to the organization. It includes (1) conducting job analyses...

Employment, Federal government, Federal government of the United States 1385  Words | 5  Pages

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economic crisis in nigeria

Economic Crisis in Nigeria. NIGERIA. (google)The evolution of Nigeria was from about 1849 until it attained independence in 1960. During this period a lot of events occurred, and is largely the story of the great impact of the British on the Nigerian people. The colonial authorities (British) sought to define, protect and realize their imperial interest in the portion of West Africa because of its endowment with natural resources, apparently this occurred about hundred years ago. The British...

Economic growth, Economics, Gross domestic product 1705  Words | 5  Pages

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Larson in Nigeria

to Kano, Nigeria, to begin a two-year term in an agricultural ministry in the Kano area. He returned to the United States in 1981 and enrolled in the Interdisciplinary track of Wheaton Graduate School. In June 1982 he returned to Nigeria under SIM, where he planned to complete his graduate degree while continuing mission work. In August 1984, Larson returned to Wheaton College Graduate School and received an M.A. in 1986. Larson established a joint venture in Nigeria in 1994, with local partner who...

Cash, Cash flow, Corporation 1284  Words | 4  Pages

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Ngos and Policy-Making in Nigeria

important step in the actualization of any vision, whether it be embarked upon by the government or a private institution. All over the world, there has being an increasing level of input from NGOs into policy making in nations. NGOs are legally constituted organisations whose influence has become indispensable to society. The paper seeks to highlights the role these organisations play in policy making in Nigeria. Relevant literature has been extensively consulted and reviewed to assess their relevance...

Civil society, Government, Non-governmental organization 1958  Words | 7  Pages

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Melisse Valeton American History 1 8 November 2012 Antebellum Reform The antebellum period was a time of many reforms throughout the US. A change in the society and ones views on the US. During this period there were movements that a plethora of reformers used to change the US into a more democratic place. Reformers looked at the US as it having many evils that needed to be eliminated, such as slavery, alcohol, women rights and jails. They took many approaches and strategies in order to improve...

American Civil War, Dorothea Dix, Dorothea Dix Hospital 845  Words | 3  Pages

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Bhutan, Empowering local Government

Empowering Local Government The PDP pledges to empower the local government to give it more administrative powers, whereby, it will be given maximum autonomy to take decisions, to prioritize developmental activities, and even change developmental activities based on the need and urgency. It would receive more financial powers, as PDP believes local government bodies have limited financial power, in terms of available funds or the discretion to use it. Within the first week of forming the government...

Bhutan, Bureaucracy, Civil servants 1099  Words | 4  Pages

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Colonialism and Its Effect in Nigeria

surpass the reforms that took place since the inception of the Human Rights Act up until the time it was implemented. The difference that has been brought into the functionality of the judiciary can be likened to the difference between day and night. Given the chance to undertake the same research again, I would major on the institutional reforms that have been birthed out of the implementation and integration of the Human Rights Acts into law. Ecological exploration The colonization of Nigeria dates back...

British Empire, Colonialism, Developed country 2098  Words | 7  Pages

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Gsm Revolution in Nigeria

THREE YEARS OF GSM REVOLUTION IN NIGERIA By Ernest C. Ndukwe, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) INTRODUCTION ♦ Telecommunications is acknowledged as one of the most important infrastructures essential to the socio-economic well-being of any nation. ♦ The globalisation of world economy has further amplified the importance of telecommunications to the economy. ♦ The Telecommunication Sector is one of the fastest-growing sectors, and in terms of capitalization...

Employment, Mobile phone, Names of large numbers 622  Words | 5  Pages

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Nigeria, a Multi Ethnic Nation

INTRODUCTION Nigeria is a multi-ethnic nation with various cultural groups that are about three hundred in number. In 1947, Nigeria was not yet a nation. Nigeria now has been a multi-national society, one of the sociological problems of building Nigeria as a nation is multi-ethnicity with its concomitants such as multilingualism and completive ethnicity. There were varieties of lines which existed between the various states and people which were the predecessors of modern Nigeria. But on the other...

Ethnic group, Ethnic nationalism, Ethnicity 1331  Words | 5  Pages

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Newspaper in Nigeria

global recession, combined with the rapid growth of web-based alternatives, caused a serious decline in advertising and circulation, as many papers closed or sharply retrenched operations.[1] General-interest newspapers typically publish stories on local and national political events and personalities, crime, business, entertainment, society and sports. Most traditional papers also feature an editorial page containing editorials written by an editor and columns that express the personal opinions of...

Advertising, Lagos, Mass media 1327  Words | 6  Pages

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Nigeria Essay: Oil Theft in Nigeria One may argue that Nigeria’s GDP comes solely from its natural resources, namely crude oil. It is a rentier state that allows foreign multi-national corporations to allocate its oil resources while charging these foreign multi-national corporations for money. Recent reports have indicated that Nigeria has arrested two Britons and 10 Nigerian citizens for trying to bribe military officers to facilitate oil theft. This is a huge issue because it means that these...

Crime, Nigeria, OPEC 982  Words | 5  Pages

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Human Resources Development in Nigeria Local Government

as it offer high level of development? The quality of welfare and training given to the local government personnel has significant impact on their operational efficiency and behavioural integrity. Therefore, the government through the Local Government Service Commission should give serious attention to the provision of appropriate and adequate welfare and training of the Local Government personnel. Ojofehinti (1992) stated that the subject of management of human resources in...

E-HRM, Human resource management, Human resources 5358  Words | 19  Pages

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http://peoplesdailyng.com/changing-nigerians-identity-diaspora/ http://olorisupergal.com/nigeria-rich-country-poor-people-by-gbenga-ogunbiyi/#.UpH2I9Lik8o Nigeria is a member of both the Commonwealth of Nations, and the African Union. LANGUAGE There are hundreds of languages spoken in Nigeria. The official language of Nigeria,English The languages spoken in Nigeria are said to be 521. The official language is English while the major ones that are spoken are Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba...

Africa, Atlantic slave trade, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 1269  Words | 5  Pages

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Management: Local Government Areas of Nigeria and Delta State University


Delta State, Lagos, Local Government Areas of Nigeria 1789  Words | 10  Pages

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Mental Health in Nigeria

The mental health problem is global and millions of people are affected. It exists in Nigeria such that it has become a public health issue, yet the mental health system in Nigeria appears to be inept in meeting the needs of sufferers of mental illnesses. This paper discusses the increasing importance of mental illness as a public health concern globally with particular emphasis on the Nigerian mental health issue. It is organised into various sections discussing the global mental health problem;...

Health care, Health economics, Medical ethics 2821  Words | 7  Pages

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