Research Papers/Topics in Public Administration

Youth-Unemployment and Criminality in Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study investigated the public perception of the relationship between youth unemployment and criminality in Nigeria. Questionnaire was administered on participants which comprised 1200 members of diverse groups drawn from three major cities; Enugu, Ibadan and Kaduna in three main ethno-geographical regions of the country using simple random and purposive sampling techniques. Data were analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics. The finding established a signific...

Public Officials and Waste Management in Mogadishu Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study focused on the public officials and waste management in Mogadishu Somalia. The study objectively thought to; examine the role of public officials in controlling of waste in Mogadishu Somalia, to identify the factors hindering responsible officials from attaining sustainable waste management systems and to suggest strategies to improve sustainable waste management in ways that are environmentally responsible, socially accountable and economically. The study used correlatio...

An Assessment of Somali University Contribution towards Higher Education Quality Assurance in Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The objective of the study was to assess the Somali university contribution towards higher education quality assurance in Mogadishu Somalia —. The objectives of the study were guided by both general and specific objectives. The general objective of the study is to assess Somali University Contribution towards higher education quality assurance in Somalia, where by the specific objectives are to evaluate Somali University quality assurance program in Mogadishu-Somalia, to analyze ...

Management Skills and Sustainability of Community Based Income Generating Projects in Ngai Sub-County, Northern Uganda

ABSTRACT  This study investigated Management Skills and Sustainability of Community Income Generating Projects in Ngai Sub-County, Northern Uganda. The study was based on the following objectives: to identify the demographic characteristics of the respondents in terms of: gender, age, educational level, and work experience; to determine the level of management skills among community based organizations in Ngai Sub County, Qyam district; to examine the level of sustainability among various co...

Poverty Alleviation Programme in Kogi State

ABSTRACT  Poverty is general phenomenon in less developed countries including Nigeria. It is a common problem that cannot be easily wiped out but can be alleviated through concerted effort by stake holders. The problem of poverty has brought about low standard of living of people in both rural and urban area that attention of individual, Federal, States and Local Government has been drawn to alleviate it to better the living standard of the rural area. This work was undertaken to look into t...

An Assessment of the Contribution of Vsla to Poverty Reduction in Masaba Sub-County Busia District

Abstract  Delivery of appropriate financial services is one of those public services that have come under immense pressures to effectively respond to the challenges posed by recent trends in the global poverty. This study investigated the contribution of VSLA to poverty reduction in Masaba sub-county Busia district. Systems in improving access of affordable financial services to the poor with a focus to community owned micro-finance. It was intended to establish how the VSLA interventions ha...

The Impact of Motivation on Employee Performance in Organizations, A Case Study of Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Ltd, Enugu (2000-2008).

ABSTRACT  This study is an attempt to investigate the impact of motivation on employee performance, using Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Ltd, Enugu (Mercedes Benz Anammco) as a case study. This is with a view to ascertaining whether the motivation strategies and techniques used by ANAMMCO management has any impact on their employees performance. The researcher commenced this study by carrying out a critical exposition on the background of the study which constitutes the origin of motiva...

Obstacles to the Development of Ibaji Local Government. A Way Forward

ABSTRACT In Nigeria about eighty percent of the citizens live in the rural communities and they depend mainly on subsistence agricultural activities and petty-trading. In other countries, only about twenty percent of the population live in urban centres. unfortunately, this higher percentage of the population dwell in the rural areas and languish in diseases and chronic ill-health due to poverty, ignorance and lack of other basic social amenities that would have improved their standard of li...

Citizen Participation and Implementation of Local Government Policies in Mogadishu-Somalia

ABSTRACT  This research examined the relationship between citizens’ participation and implementation of local government policies in Mogadishu, Somalia. The research was guided by three objectives; (i) to examine the effect of participatory agenda setting on implementation of local government policies in Mogadishu, Somalia, (ii) to establish how participatory decision making affects the implementation of local government policies in Mogadishu, Somalia, (iii) to examine citizens’ particip...

Office of the Ombudsman and Public Financial Management in Local Government of Rwanda

ABSTRACT  The study attempted to examine the role of the Office of Ombudsman in Public Financial Management in Local Government of Rwanda. The objectives of the study were to study various levels of management of public resources, investigate the extent to which the Office can be effective control of public resources management and examine the challenges of Office of Ombudsman in controlling/monitoring public financial resources. A descriptive survey, qualitative research designs and documen...

Staff Development and Performance of Non-Government Organisations in Kampala District, Uganda

ABSTRACT  This study established the effect of staff development programmes on performance of Non-Government Organisations in Uganda and especially Kampala District, three specific objectives guided this study and these were i) examining staff development programmes in NGOs in Kampala district, Uganda; ii) assessing the performance of NGOs in Kampala district Uganda, and (iii) establishing the effect of staff development on performance of NGOs in Uganda. This research used a descriptive corr...

Budgeting and Road Infrastructure Maintenance in Uganda A Case of Selected Sub Counties in Bukonzo West Constituency Kasese District

ABSTRACT  The study was about Budgeting and road infrastructure maintenance in lower local Governments of Bukonzo west Kasese District. The study was carried out in the Sub counties of Bwera, Nyakiyumbu and Isango. The objectives of the study were to assess the role of budget process on road infrastructure maintenance in the Sub counties of Nyakiyumbu, Bwera and Isango, Bukonzo west Kasese District. To establish the effect of resource allocation on road infrastructure maintenance in Bukonzo ...

Contribution of Local Government to Primary Education in Galkaio Somalia

ABSTRACT  This study was undertaken with the primary purpose of determining if there is a relationship between local government and primary education in Galkaio. To accomplish this task, it was guided by the following research questions; what is the profile of the respondents in terms of age, sex, level of education. This study was set out to establish the level the contribution of local government to primary education in Galkaio, Somalia. Specially, the study was to establish how local gove...

The Role of Public Relation in an Organisational Growth and Development (A Case of Unilever Nigeria Plc)

TABLE OF CONTENT PAGE Title Page ​i Certification ​ii Dedication​iii Acknowledgement ​iv Abstract​ v Table of content ​vi CHAPTER ONE 1.1​Background of the Study ​1​ 1.2​Statement of Problem ​5 1.3​Research Questions ​5 1.4​Objectives of the Study ​5 1.5​Research Hypothesis ​6 1.6​Scope of Study ​7 ​ 1.7​Limitation of the Study ​7 ​ 1.8​Operational Definition of Terms ​7   CHAPTER TWO ​ LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 ​Introduction...

Public Relations Practices in African Petroleum Plc and Their Internal and External Public in Port Harcourt Metropolis

TABLE OF CONTENTS   Title Page​i Approval Page​ii Dedication​iii Acknowledgement​iv Abstract​v Table of Content​vii   CHAPTER ONE:​INTRODUCTION 1.1​ Background to the study​1 1.2 Statement of problem​4 1.3 Objective of the study​6 1.4 Formulation of Hypothesis​6 1.5 Scope of the study​7 1.6 Significance of the study​8 1.7 Definition of terms​9   CHAPTER TWO:​LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1​ What is public relation​11 2.2 Role of public relations executiv...


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