Research Papers/Topics in Public Administration

Immunity & Impunity: Nigeria's Development Albatross

The fundamental flaw in the nation's(Nigeria) constitution which gives immunity to the offices of Governor, the President and the Vice President is aberration which must be chisseled out of the nation's constitution for there to be sustainable growth and development.

The Importance of Technology in Data Gathering

One of the major challenges the country,  Nigeria,  is battling with is insecurity. Insecurity as a result of multiple terrorist attacks, robbery incidents, kidnappings and so on.  It is this writer's belief that this appalling narrative in our national consciousness can be re-written.  This terrifying incidents (many)  can be forestalled with a more robust data/intelligence gathering mechanism. In this article,  readers will be able to get an insight into the th...

Change Leadership in Nigeria

'Change and leadership in Nigeria', this article seeks to relate the roles of leadership to effect lasting, life changing and positive change in Nigeria. This work also itemise some of the pitfalls leaders who wants to effect positive change in their generation should avoid. "The only way that we can live is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is ifwe change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way that we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that w...

Political Advertising and Media Campaign During the Pre-election Period: A Comparative Study Commissioned by the OSCE Mission to Montenegro May/July 2017

The present Comparative Study provides for a results of the work performed and the relevant findings within the project "Political advertising and media campaign during the pre-election period", commissioned by the OSCE Mission to Montenegro, under the project number 2700395. As required in the Terms of Reference, this Study represents a part of the project "Support to Media Institutions, Information Pluralism, Freedom of Media and Safety of Journalists in Montenegro".The aim of the Comparati...

The role of Civil Service Commission on the Implementation of Policies in the Nigerian Civil Service (a study of Civil Service Commission Awka)

TITLETHE ROLE OF CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF POLICIES IN THE NIGERIAN CIVIL SERVICE (A STUDY OF CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION AWKA)A RESEARCH WORK PRESENTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIESFEDERAL POLYTECHNIC OKOANAMBRA STATEIN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTSFOR THE AWARD OF HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONBYMMADUEKE PETER KOSOLUCHUKWUFPO/HND/PAD/R2/014/037DECEMBER, 2016APPROVALThis project has been read and ...

The Assessment of Employees Discipline on Organizational Performance in Nigeria. A case Study of Bauchi State Investment and property Development Company Limited

Abstract:The whole concept of organization orderliness is discipline. This involves tacking rightful and wrongful doing in the Company; as such disciplinary action is taking against the wrongful staff. Also discipline and disciplinary action is the most vital aspect in any organization.In order to ensure the success of the management staff should be discipline so that to maintain continuity and also keep the organization going.Furthermore, the disciplinary procedures of the organizatio...

Inflation and Unemployment Problems: The Challenges of Development in Nigeria

Every country in the world aim at achieving economic growth and development. This is only possible if a country has adequate resources In developing countries especially those in sub-saharan Africa,The resources to finance the optimal level of economic growth and development are in short supply. A proper understanding of these concepts is therefore very necessary in order to get a good grasp of how inflation and unemployment has effected growth in Nigeria over the years.Nigerian economy ...

National Development and Insecurity in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic: Regretting the Pains and Relishing the Gains

This work tends to examine the nexus between service delivery and development in Nigeria,  highlighting the public service delivery agent in Nigeria as proponents of this,  and whether it has been able to thrive towards affirming development in the Nigeria society. This study is apt,  and adopted a qualitative method to arrive at its findings and recommendations 

Local Government Administration and Good Governance in Nigeria

The paper was an examination of good governance at the local government level in Nigeria. The research methodology was essentially exploratory and therefore, depended on secondary data for the examination of issues of local government administration and good governance. The interest in good governance at this level of government arose out of the continued hue and cry of poor performance of the third tier of government which has attracted many conferences, workshops and dialogues about the...

CONTRIBUTION OF THE NATIONAL DIRECTORATE OF EMPLOYMENT (NDE) TO UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA (2011-2015)

The issue of unemployment is at the front burner of policy discussions in both developed and developing countries today. This is because, when left unchecked, the scourge of unemployment has the capacity to destabilize the most peaceful of societies and crash the most buoyant of economies. The study assessed the contribution of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) to unemployment reduction in Ekiti State between 2011 and 2015. The NDE was created in 1986 to combat mass unemployment in...

Effective Human Resource Development in Financial Institutions: A Case of First Bank of Nigeria Plc

ABSTRACT  The study is anchored on human resource development (HRD) as the critical element that propels the financial institutions towards achieving and sustaining competitive advantage in this age of explosive information technology which has brought in revolution in the global economic landscape with impact on individuals and challenges on businesses. It assesses the relevance of Human Resource Development in addressing the issues and also present techniques that may be applied by ...

Assessment of the Effect of New Public Management on Service Delivery

This research work is aimed at the assessment of the effect of the New Public management on service delivery in the public service. New public management is a new paradigm of public administration or management is aimed at enhancing effectiveness and efficient service delivery. Therefore, this work has asssed that.

An Assessment on the Effect of Civilian JTF in Suppressing Counter Terrorism in Maiduguri, Borno State

ABSRACTThis study examined the activities of the CJTF in suppressing counter terrorism in Maiduguri (MMC), Borno State, Nigeria. The different security challenges across the nations, most especially in the African Continents have necessitated for emergence and creation of different vigilante groups (Civilian JTF ) outfits form different parts of the Civilian JTF aimed at suppressing counter terrorism security threats. In MMC, the civilian JTF emerged to restore peace, law and order which has ...

CIVIL SERVICE AND POLICY IMPLEMENTATION IN NIGERIA A STUDY OF THE ROLE OF SERVICOM

ABSTRACT The problem of inefficiency has been a growing problem within the Nigerian Civil Service. This inefficiency manifests itself in almost if not all the area of government administrative work and has been perpetuated by the lack of will of the government to sanitize the Civil service. This study evaluated the efficiency of the Nigerian Civil Service in reference to one of its primary functions of policy implementation and also the extent to which SERVICOM, an agency created to fi...

Labour turnover on organizational productivity in the Nigerian banking sector a case study of access bank ikot ekpene branch

ABSTRACT: This study explored labour turnover on organizational productivity in the Nigerian banking sector a case study of access bank ikot ekpene branch. Apparently there is a need to curb dysfunctional mobility of human capital in the banking sector in the local government. A cross-sectional mixed method design was used to collect data. A stratified sample of the bank’s employees completed a semi-structured questionnaire. Archival data was used in the calculation of turnover ra...


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