INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS AND THE PERFORMANCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT Intergovernmental relations is associated with states having a federal administrative system where the relationship between the federal, central or national government and major sub-national units (province, region or state) are formally spelt out in the constitution. This seek to promote peace and harmony among the levels of government which are the federal, state and local government, to enhance the emergence of co-operative rather than competitive federation and to solve the problem of rural and urban poverty. In chapter one of this research work, the background in need for the study is to be discussed, the statement of the problem, objective of the study which is to determine if the constitutional provisions for local governments and their relations in the central government are prevalent, and also to determine the present structure and pattern of intergovernmental relations were discussed. The literature review such as works done by Bello-Imam (1966) and Wright (1974) is to be reviewed. This is done in other to review relevant and related literature to the problem under study. The system theory was used to analyze the work. The scope of the study and limitations of the study was further discussed. Chapter two deals with the constitutional provision for the existence of local governments in Nigeria and their various roles they can play in the local level. Chapter three focus on the comparative and cooperative relationship between the local government and other tiers of government such as the state and federal government. Chapter four, here the autonomy in terms of generative income, authority of the local councils, decision making by the local government as provided by the constitution is discussed. Finally, chapter five which is the last chapter deals with the summary of findings, conclusion and recommendation. Therefore, this research work will help us hopefully to understand the intergovernmental relations and performance of local governments in Nigeria especially, the performance of Ngor-Okpala local government area and we constitute an invaluable reference material for students, practitioners and researchers in various aspects of intergovernmental relations in Nigeria.
THE PROBLEMS OF EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF REVENUE AVAILABLE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ANINRI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE) ABSTRACT When the researcher chose this topic: THE PROBLEMS OF EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF REVENUE AVAILABLE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, she was inspired by... Continue Reading
(A CASE STUDY OF ANINRI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE) ABSTRACT When the researcher chose this topic: THE PROBLEMS OF EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF REVENUE AVAILABLE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, she was inspired by... Continue Reading
(A CASE STUDY OF ANAOCHA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE) ABSTRACT This work was undertaken with a view to ascertaining the effort made so far in the area of rural development in Nigeria with a focus on Anaocha Local government Area of... Continue Reading
THE SOURCES OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS. TABLE OF CONTENT CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.2 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1.3 STATEMENT OF PROBLEM 1.4 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY 1.5 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 1.6 DEFINITION OF TERMS CHAPTER TWO 2.0 CONCEPT OF REVIEW ALLOCATION 2.1 LOCAL... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The subject of this research investigation is the role and functions of internal auditing within the local government councils in Enugu State, specifically, this study has empirically investigated the... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The concept of Intergovernmental relations is associated with states having a Federal Administration system where the relationships between the Federal, Central or National Governmental and major sub-national unit... Continue Reading
AN ANALYSIS OF NIGERIA–CAMEROON RELATIONS 1999-2007 ABSTRACT The major significance of this study is that it will examine and highlight Nigeria – Cameroon Relations from 1999 to 2004. It will also suggest how areas of conflict could be resolved by both countries. This project research also... Continue Reading