Research Papers/Topics in Public Administration

The Role of Auditing in Controlling Fraud in Government Establishment

ABSTRACT This research work was designed to see the role of auditing in controlling fraud in government Establishment with Idah Local Government Area of Kogi State as a case study, data for this study was collected from two major source, the primary and secondary sources of data collection. The primary sources was the use of questionnaire and the secondary sources was the use of texts books and journals. The data collected was analyzed using table and percentages to interpret data. ...

The Impact of Corporate Governance on The Productivity of A Firm

ABSTRACTThe research looks into the relationship between corporate governance and organizational performance., through the processes of research multiple variables are  examined; the complex set of relationships between a Corporation and its board of directors, management, shareholders, stakeholders, customers, creditors and how effective Corporate Governance can improve the productivity of a firm.Due to the nature of the research, the methodology used was focused on extensive interview,...

The Analysis of the Impact of Value Added Tax on Revenue Generation in Nigeria (2000 – 2009)

ABSTRACT This research work was designed to see the The Analysis of the Impact of Value Added Tax on Revenue Generation in Nigeria (2000 – 2009)as a case study, data for this study was collected from two major source, the primary and secondary sources of data collection. The primary sources was the use of questionnaire and the secondary sources was the use of texts books and journals. The data collected was analyzed using table and percentages to interpret data. Based on the finding...

The Relationship between Local Government Service Commission and the Local Government Councils across Kogi State

BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Local government was nationally acclaimed as the their tier of government in 1976, it is a government. Exercised by democratically in 1976, it is a government exercised by democratically elected local council in line with the 1979 constitution, which recognized local government as the third tier of government.   Local government is widely acknowledged as a viable instrument for the delivery of social services to the people, it so strategically located to full...

Prospect of Privatization and Commercialization of Public Enterprise in Nigeria

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYGovernment involvement in business enterprises in Nigeria and the predominance of state owned enterprises, reflected a desire to control the economy after wrestling political control from the colonialists enterprises and viable indigenous private sectors, the government had to move into the large empty spare left by society to take over the budding economy.Government played a very important role in many areas of economic and industrial development.  Moreover, provi...

Problems of Local Government Revenue Generation (A Case Study Of Local Government In State)

INTRODUCTION          Revenue is the pivot of any economy, it is given priorities in the national budgets preparation because it is on the revenue available that expenditure is based. Revenue generation is never an easy task hence the available revenue checks expenditure at all levels of the economy.             The 1989 constitution states under section 160(9) that “Revenue” mean...

Problems And Prospects In Financing Local Government In Delta State (A Case Study Of Isoko North Local Government Areas)

ABSTRACTThis project work seek to examine the problems and prospects in financing Local Government in Delta State Local Government account, control of expenditure and problems of revenue for local government. The study made use of both primary and secondary data. The study revealed that local government is a political subdivision of a nation (in a federal system) or state which is constituted by law and has substantial control of local affairs including the power to impose taxes or to ...

Poverty Eradication Programme In Nigeria: Problems And Prospect. (A Case Study Of Kogi State).

Abstract This study examined the problems associated with poverty alleviation programme in Nigeria. It also look at the prospect of these programmes in Nigeria using Kogi State as a case study. From the stud it was discovered that most poverty alleviation programmes in Nigeria are good but the problem lies with the implementation of the policies. In carrying out this study data were sourced from both the primary and the secondary sources. In primary source questionnaire was drawn and distribu...

Poor Remuneration and Employees Productivity in the Nigeria Local Government

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY        The management of remuneration policies is faced with economic problems in which created a lot of problems in management labour relation in most situations, the unions are being asked to make choice between two desirable alternatives either to accept or reduce workforce in the local government. The economic has reduce the bargaining power of unions and this has made the union leaders to spend substantial amount of time an...

Impact of Political Instability on the Socio-Economic Development of Nigeria

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYPolitical stability according to David Sanders is the discontinuity of a system or the frequency of unstable of unstable events in a political system (sanders 1981:49).Political instability has become a common place in Nigeria’s socio-economic and political society due to the heterogeneous background in which she is composed of. This instability most often arises from the interaction among members of the society of different; ethnicity political, cultural and ...

THE ROLE OF AUDITORS WITH THEIR CLIENTS AND THIRD PARTIES

This study assessed the impact of employee motivation on workers performance in Nigeria Communications Commission. The objectives of the study were to examine the relationship between training and increased competence for staff of Nigeria Communications Commission, examine the relationship between financial incentives and work habits for staff of Nigeria Communications Commission and determine the effects of recognition on successful completion of task. The survey research design was used as ...

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC) KOGI STATE

AbstractThe study aimed at evaluating the impact of effective leadership on organizational performance in Nigeria using National Youth Service Corps Kogi State office. The evaluation was done through the use of questionnaire and structured interview question, tailored towards: determining the impact of effective leadership on the performance of the organization; assessing the effect of the relationship between effective leadership and organizational performance in promoting maximization of th...

E-governance and Its Implementation in Plateau state, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The desire of every government is to ensure effective service delivery to its citizens, as it is vital in uplifting the living standard of the mass population. The civil service as a machinery of government is saddled with the responsibility of government policies and programmes implementation. In an attempt to reform government service delivery to the citizens, many policies have been put in place by previous regimes and administrations. Despite these efforts, Nigerian gove...

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AS A TOOL FOR INFRASTRUCTURAL GROWTH IN NIGERIA: A FOCUS ON NIGERIA’S ELECTRICITY SECTOR

TABLE OF CONTENTSCERTIFICATION iDEDICATION iiACKNOWLEDGEMENT iiiTABLE OF STATUTES viLIST OF ABBREVIATIONS viiABSTRACT ixCHAPTER ONE - INTRODUCTION 11.1 Background of Study 11.2 Research Questions 51.3 Scope of Research 61.4 Research Methodology 6CHAPTER TWO - OVERVIEW OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AND THEELECTRCITY SECTOR IN NIGERIA 72.1. Meaning of Public-Private Partnership 72.2. Public-Private Partnership and Infrastructural Growth 102.3. History of Electricity Generation and Distribution ...

An Analysis of the effectiveness of Nigeria Procurement process

Public procurement can be viewed as a useful for delivering public goods and to facilitate economic development where they are practiced. The subject of public procurement is vast and covers a wide range of economic sectors, encompassing the needs of governments to function within its established capacity and delivering the much needed services to its citizens. The fundamental basis for this research study is to examine the Nigerian procurement system and evaluate its effectivenes...

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