Research Papers/Topics in Local Government Studies

PROMOTING NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE PREVENTIONS OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG YOUTHS.

ABSTRACT The research topic was systematically introduced giving an insight into how to promote national development via the eradication of drug abuse. The adopted research method is Simple Random techniques was used in analyzing and presentation of data. A questionnaire and face to face interview was conducted in order to access credible information of the company. The sample size comprising of 100 people with 72% youth age range of the of Ife Central Local Government Area, ICLGA, Osun stat...

The Role of Personnel Management in Local Government Administration (A Case Study of Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State)

TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE PAGE APPROVAL PAGE DEDICATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE 1.1       Introduction 1.2       Aims and Objectives of the study 1.3       The scope and limitation of the study 1.4       Significance of the study 1.5       Research Methodology 1.6       Definition of terms used 1.7       Organization of the study References CHAPTER TWO 2.1       Literature review 2.2       Definitions of personnel mana...

Planning Implementation and Control in the Public Sector. (A Case Study of Kwara State Bureau of Economic Planning)

CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Introduction          The main essence at any development planning is to organize the priorities of government in such a way as to quicken the pace of development. With in the last two decades, most countries of the third world nation,  have drawn  up national development plans with the objective at accelerating the economic growth and the rate at which the standard of living of the populace can be raised in addition to sustaining an increased rate of economic grow...

The Impact Of Managerial Techniques On Productivity Capacity Of Nigerian Breweries Plc Aba (2004-2008)

Abstract   This research study is an assessment and evaluation of the impact of a managerial techniques on the productivity capacity of Nigerian Breweries Aba from 2004-2008. In order to carry out the assessment, specific research questions and objectives were defined to stimulate the conclusion of the work. The systems theory formed the theoretical framework to explain the influence of the external environment on the organization. The methodology applied to achieve the objectives of the s...

Resources Generation And Management In Public Institutions In Nigeria: A Case Study Of The Ministry For Local Government And Chieftaincy Affairs, Kogi State

ABSTRACT   Investigating resource generation and management in the ministry of local government, Kogi State; the study generated five research questions, two null and an alternative hypotheses. The hypotheses were tested using chi-square statistical method. After testing the hypotheses, it was discovered that effective resource generation and utilization has a significant relationship with the development of the local government areas in Kogi State. It was also revealed that poor utilizati...

Skill Acquisition As A Tool For Povert Reduction In Bayelsa State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT Successive Administration in Nigeria have been faced with the phenomenon of poverty and unemployment in Nigeria and various attempts have been made to tackle this problem. Bayelsa State is worst hit with this monster of unemployment and poverty in the state. This research is an attempt to evaluate the various measures put in place to eradicate poverty and the issue of unemployment in Bayelsa State. This research has X-rayed how skill acquisition was used as a tool for poverty reduct...

The Impact Of Staff Discipline And Control In An Organization: A Study Of Enugu State University Of Science And Technology (Esut), Enugu (2007-2015)

ABSTRACT Discipline and control are essential management principles that could be used as tools to enhance staff compliance to work standard, rules and regulations in order to achieve organizational goals. Recent studies on the causes of inefficiency, laxity and eye-service among Nigerian employees in the public organizations have been due to lack of discipline and control. Hence, the study investigated the impact of staff discipline and control in an organization with particular reference t...

Entrepreneurship And Sustainable Development In Enugu State Local Governments (2007-2014)

ABSTRACT This study examined entrepreneurship and sustainable development in Enugu State local governments. It also ascertained the impact of entrepreneurship on the sustainable development of Enugu state local governments as regards to diversification of the economy, utilization of local resources, dispersal of economic activities, wealth generation, improvement in rural infrastructure and living standards of the people, mobilization of savings etc. The research design was a combination of ...

Participation Of Women In Community Development In Nigeria: A Case Study Of Igbo Eze South Local Government Area, Enugu State

ABSTRACT This work studied women participation in community development with special emphasis on Igbo Eze South Local Government Area, Enugu State. The exercise was carried out due to the observed lag in women participation in community development all over the country. The work had four key objectives which it sought to realize. These include: to ascertain the barriers to women participation in agriculture within the local government, to ascertain the impact of low level of education on wom...

Control Mechanisms And The Management Of The Funds Of Local Governments In Nigeria: A Case Study Of Anambra State

ABSTRACT The role of the third-tier of government in societal development has become broader, deeper and even more sophisticated in the current dispensation. Thanks to the numerous reforms which have been visited on local government within the last few decades. In spite of this however, the performance of the third-tier so far in developing the society, more especially the grassroots has been quite unsatisfactory. It is in the light of this that this work dwelt on the control mechanisms and ...

Human Capital Development And Millennium Development Goals (Mdgs) In Rivers State; 2003 – 2008

ABSTRACT The study is about “Human Capital Development and the Millennium Development Goals in Rivers-State between 2003 – 2008”. The study was also embarked upon because of the state of human capital development in Rivers-state. The level of human capital development in the state is so poor inspite of the efforts government proclaim it is making. For this reason, the researcher tried to answer the unresolved questions of; (a) why is Rivers-state slow in development inspite of its much...

Problems And Prospects Of Local Government Autonomy In Nigeria: A Study Of Imo State Local Government System: (1976-2013)

ABSTRACT The ever-reoccurring need for a good evaluation of local government autonomy in Nigeria, its problems and prospects has always been a major problem confronting many researchers. The nature and structure of transactions or interactions between the three tiers of government determine the degree of their autonomy. The study investigates the problems and prospects of local government autonomy in Nigeria: A study of Imo State Local Government System. The study adopts the system theory as...

The Role Of Information And Communication Technology In Enhancing Administration In Power Holding Company Of Nigeria, Enugu.

ABSTRACT This research work appraises the role Information and Communications Technology (ICT) plays in enhancing administration in Power Holding Company of Nigeria, (PHCN), Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Okpara Avenue. The major aim of this study is to identify how the attitudes, skill and knowledge of ICT by the staff of PHCN have enhanced their administrative capabilities and affected the efficiency and productivity of the company. And also to find out how much ICT has helped PHC...

Control mechanisms and the management of The funds of local governments in nigeria: a Case study of anambra state.

ABSTRACT The role of the third-tier of government in societal development has become broader, deeper and even more sophisticated in the current dispensation. Thanks to the numerous reforms which have been visited on local government within the last few decades. In spite of this however, the performance of the third-tier so far in developing the society, more especially the grassroots has been quite unsatisfactory. It is in the light of this that this work dwelt on the control mechanisms and ...

Women Participation In Rural Development Programmes: A Case Study Of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area

ABSTRACT Governments introduce certain rural development programmes to improve the living standard of women in the rural areas. This is on the belief that the rural areas would be better developed if the economic and social status of women are improved since this group constitutes the majority of the rural population. What is evident is that most often, the rural women fail to participate in the development programmes designed for them. The introduction, failure and replacement of Operation ...


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