LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND CHALLENGES OF AUTONOMY IN KOLOKUMA/OPOKUMA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, BAYELSA STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study examined the challenges of local government autonomy in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Specifically, the study interrogates the following questions: 1. Does federalism guarantee local government autonomy? 2. Does the financial dependence of local… Read More

HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION IN NIGERIA PUBLIC SERVICE: A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE SPORTS COUNCIL

ABSTRACT This thesis discuses the need for human resources development and utilization, an activity that has been denied attention in the public sector. It presents various techniques that may be applied by decision makers/resources developers for the effective utilization human… Read More

IMPLEMENTATION OF EDUCATION SECTOR REFORMS AND THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY EDUCATION IN ENUGU STATE NIGERIA, 2011-2014

ABSTRACT The study evaluated the impact of education sector reforms on the quality of education in Nigeria, with a focus on Enugu State between 2011 and 2014. Specifically, the study investigated the link between the implementation of special intervention programmes… Read More

THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN NIGERIA’S LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM: THE CASE OF IMO STATE

ABSTRACT This study investigated the Local Government Legislative Council and Accountability in Nigeria’s local Government system with focus on Imo state. It utilized the qualitative and quantitative methods in data collection and analysis; with the theory of post-colonial state serving… Read More

CHALLENGES OF MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION IN THE RIVERS STATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT, 1999- 2011

ABSTRACT This study focused on the challenges of manpower development and utilization in the Rivers State Local Government system. The study was interested in examining the extent inadequate manpower development affected productivity in the Rivers State Local Government system; ascertaining… Read More

ELECTION PLANNING, ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA (1999 – 2010)

Abstract This study investigates the Planning Administration and Management of elections in Nigeria with emphasis from 1999 –2010. The study becomes imperative following the deteriorating of the democratic process in Nigeria. We focused our empirical verification on two key areas… Read More

THE PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF REVENUE GENERATION IN NIGERIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM: A STUDY OF NJIKOKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, 1999-2012

Abstract Local governments in Nigeria are faced with many difficulties in generating adequate finance to perform their constitutional responsibilities; such problems are a cog in the wheel to the smooth running of local government administration. These challenges include dishonesty on… Read More

MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS (MDGS) AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA, 2006-2015.

Abstract This study has critically examined the Millennium Development Goals and poverty reduction in Anambra State, Nigeria. Specifically, the study examined how lack of good governance in the management of Millennium Development Goals funds undermined poverty reduction in Anambra State,… Read More

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION IN THE NIGERIAN CIVIL SERVICE: A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE CIVIL SERVICE (2000 – 2010)

Abstract This Thesis explores human resources development and utilization, in Enugu State civil service, an activity that has been neglected in the public sector. It presents answers to the following questions. The intent is to provide a useful basis for… Read More

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AND INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN ABIA STATE, NIGERIA, 2007-2014

ABSTRACT Following the enactment of the Infrastructural Concessions Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Act in Nigeria, Abia state government keyed into the framework of the PPP in 2007. This was in a bid to bridge the infrastructural gap in the state and… Read More