Contemporary issues in local government administration in Nigeria

by Iyabo Olojede

Publisher: Rakson Nigeria (Educational Publishers) in Lagos, Nigeria

Written in English
Published: Pages: 420 Downloads: 472
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  • Local government,
  • Rural development,
  • Public administration,
  • Education and state

Edition Notes

Includes biblographical references (p. 381-420)

Statementedited by Iyabo Olojede, Banji Fajonyomi, Jacob Fatile
LC ClassificationsJS7656.3.A2 C66 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 420 p. ;
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25020053M
ISBN 109780824766
ISBN 109789780824761
LC Control Number2011399050

  5. Ejisin J.A: A brief note on the historical Development of local government in Nigeria with particular reference to its finance. 6. Wraith Ronald: Local Administration in West Africa, George Allen and Unwin publishing company limited, London Author: Nse V. LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY IN NIGERIA: POLITICS AND CHALLENGES OF THE CONSTITUTION Asaju, K. Department of Public Administration Ahmadu Bello University, Kongo-Campus, Zaria Kaduna State, Nigeria. E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT This paper undertook a historical overview of the development of the local government system in Nigeria. From climate change to technology, social issues to health, contemporary issues abound in almost every area of our current lives. Contemporary issues help shape the fabric of our society. Some contemporary issues are useful and unifying for society like electronic banking while others can be divisive such as politics, climate issues, and more. The first and possibly one of the greatest challenges facing education in Nigeria is inadequate funding by the federal, state and local government. In the year , Nigeria’s education sector was again allocated much lower than the 26 percent of national budget recommended by the United : Kolawole Yetunde.

Local government administration in Nigeria have been characterized by bazaar mentality, poor accounting systems, unavailability of reliable data required for planning, over politicization, inadequate finance and poor revenue collection, greed, unnecessary government . This study reviews the administration of local government councils in Nigeria as an extension of the state by elected State Governors, without recourse to the dictates of constitution. The paper x-rays the factors that accounted for the ugly scenario and the implications of such practice on good governance and political system as a whole. The local government is the third tier of the administrative structure in Nigeria. There are local government areas (LGAs) in the country. The functions of Local Governments, as spelt out in the Constitution, are as follows: a. Consi. SUMMARY Nigeria is a federal republic with three tiers of government: federal (central), 36 states and local government. Although democratically elected local government is Ekiti Local Government Administration (Amendment Act) Sokoto Local Government Act File Size: KB.

Local government administration in Nigeria has come of age, not so much because of its efficiency and effectiveness, but primarily because of its longevity and resilience of its relevance in the administration of the country (Akhakpe, Fatile and Igbokwe-Ibeto, ). However, one of dominant and unique issue in local government administration. Local government autonomy and the challenges of grassroots development and civil service administration are also thoroughly analysed. Democratic Governance and Political Participation in Nigeria is a detailed, exhaustive, deep, stimulating and captivating narrative of the Nigerian situation. Get print book. No eBook available. ; the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Go to Google Play Now» Contemporary Issues in Collective Bargaining in Nigeria. Morakinyo Omole. Contemporary Issues in Collective Bargaining in Nigeria Lanre Omole Snippet view -   Speaker House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday in Abuja said the National Assembly was committed to ensuring that local government administration in .

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The book is dedicated to the memory Guy Mhone, a Malawian, who was among Africaís leading scholars in public administration and governance. His works focused mainly on public sector reforms and. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN NIGERIA’S DEVELOPMENT By ‘Lanre Adeyemi Dept. of Political Science and Public Administration Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko.

INTRODUCTION Establishing a State from colonial ruins from the African experience has been both violent and peaceful. Nigeria has been both fortunate and unfortunate that her path towards statehood was almost on a.

In Nigeria, one of the main objectives for the introduction of the local government administration, as the third tier of government, is to ensure adequate provision of municipal infrastructure.

Problems and Prospect Of Local Government Administration in Nigeria In Nigeria, local government is the third tier of the administrative structure, following the federal and the state government. So to speak, the local government is the closest structure to the people since it has to do with the grassroots.

And of course, that means, the [ ]. Contemporary Development Issues in Nigeria xi School Award for scholarly publication,IFRA (French Institute for Research in Africa) Research FellowshipAmerican Council of Learned Societies-African Humanities Programme Post-Doctoral Fellowship and African Studies Association Presidential Fellow Dr.

ABSTRACT: Local government administration in Nigeria is classified as the third tier of government while several problems have been its recurring decimal and various reforms since haven’t been able to make the system effective and responsible to developmental Size: KB.

The State Government sometimes delay payments to the Local Government Areas and in most cases do not remit the complete % to the Local Government Areas. There is thus, the need to grant Local Government Areas full autonomy as well as increase its funding as it would help to enhance grass root participation in the development of Nigeria.

Get Your Custom Essay on Contemporary Issues in Nigeria Public Administration Just from $13,9/Page Get custom paper Over the years, the public sector has been criticized by successive governments, the private sector and the Nigerian people from all works of life for its failure to perform. Contemporary issues in public procurement.

works and services carried out by the Federal Government of Nigeria and all procurement entities. delve into the problems of local government, let us attempt to look at its evolution in order to foster our understanding of the salient issues being raised in this paper.

EVOLUTION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT Contemporary issues in local government administration in Nigeria book IN NIGERIA The history of local government systems in Nigeria dates back to colonial Size: KB. This paper examines the intergovernmental relations prescribed by the Nigerian Constitution of In particular it discusses the elevated constitutional status of local government, tracing the origins of this to the local government by: 4.

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Insecurity has been high in the northern part of Nigeria. But in recent times, the incidents are beginning to affect the eastern part as well. This is evident in the bomb blast that occurred in the Eziorsu community in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo state on Thursday, June 6,which claimed three s: Nigeria (/ n aɪ ˈ dʒ ɪər i ə / ()), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a sovereign country located in West Africa bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.A federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja Calling code: + 1 Department of Local Government Studies, Faculty of Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria CORRUPTION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA: A DISCOURSE OF CORE ISSUES By Adeyemi, O.

Oluwatobi1 Introduction Nigeria is rich in natural and human resources, with a population of over File Size: KB. Return to Article Details Local government administration in Nigeria: the search for relevance Local government administration in Nigeria: the search for relevanceCited by: 2.

(Odo, ). A development oriented local government system is expected to be a vehicle for the provision of goods and services, which are necessary pre-requisites for meaningful grassroots development.

The local government reforms in Nigeria Author: Zainab Arabian. The Nigerian state therefore created local governments as the third tier of government with the objective of ensuring effective, measurable and efficient service delivery to the people.

There is no gainsaying that local government administration in Nigeria is faced with numerous : KO Olaniyan. local government administration in Nigeria (within the period of study) portrayed them as failed institutions. The paper canvassed the need for synergy and collaborative approach to community development and reform initiatives anchored on “theory to practice” policy inclination.

Political corruption is a persistent phenomenon inNigeria was estimated to have lost over $ billion to corruption since independence. Inthe country ranked th in the countries listed in Transparency International's Corruption Index (with Somalia, at th, being the most corrupt, and Denmark the least).

selected from four secondary schools in Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State. Of the participanb 20lJ (%) were males while (°/.)) were females. Participants' mean age was (±). Data were collected using structured questionnaires consisting of widely-used and.

Local Government Autonomy is the answer. The Senate and House of Representative have respectively set up committees to review the constitution and the senate President David Mark, in setting up the 47 member senate committee had posed a number of questions.

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This book reasonably examined the Problems of Local Government Finance in Nigeria with emphasizes on accountability and transparency in revenue generation. The challenges to democracy, some of the several problems of Nigerian sustainability, state of the Nation, Corporate Governance, and some current political : Sunday Uhunmwuangho, Philomena Urhoghide.

Such as a book that is written today is a contemporary book. It also means that two things existed at the same time in history. So 2 people born in the same decade are said to be contemporary to. Local governments are the third tier of government in the Nigeria system of administration.

The other two are the Federal, and State Governments. They all have their. The quest or agitation for local government autonomy has been a recurring decimal in the evolution of the Nigerian federation. The process of democratizing local government administration started as far back as The three regional governments enacted the Northern, Western and Eastern Nigeria Local Government laws of Size: 45KB.

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Contemporary Issues in Nigeria and Africa's Development: A. administration can be vibrant, result-oriented, and functioning of contemporary bureaucracy as a centre point, with a focus on the reform of the civil service to guarantee efficient and effective service delivery in Nigeria (Olaopa, ; Ladipo, ), are urgently necessary to achieve.

Public administration is fraught with issues and dilemmas in the Western world of today, exemplified by the issues and dilemmas that occur in the United States at federal, state, and local levels.reforms of local government administration in Nigeria that have succeeded in making local government an irrelevant federating unit of the Nigerian government.

Using theoretical analytical method, the paper found that local government system in Nigeria has been an unfortunate orphan under the File Size: KB.Nigeria: Current Issues and U.S. Policy Successive Administrations have described the U.S. relationship with Nigeria, Africa’s largest producer of oil and its largest economy, to be among the most important on the continent.

The country is Africa’s most populous, with more than million people.