Research Papers/Topics in Public Administration

Grass Root Authorities and Socio-Economic Development in Nigeria: A Case Study Of Tambuwal Local Government Area

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle Page ............................... iApproval page .............................. iiDedication ............................ iiiAcknowledgement ......................... ivTable of contents ......................... viCHAPTER ONE1.1 Introduction ................. 11.2 Statement of the Research Problem ................... 51.3 Aim and Objectives of the Study ..................... 61.4 Hypothesis ................. 61.5 Significance of the Study ................... 71.6 Sco...

The Role Of Nigerian Export Promotion Council In Promoting Non - Oil Exports In Nigeria

ABSTRACTAgricultural products like Cocoa, Palm Kernel/ Oil, Groundnut, Cotton, Timber amongst others, formed the bedrock of the Nigerian economy in the pre-independence period. Hence, non-oil exports sustained the Nigerian economy and served as the source of the country's foreign exchange earnings from around 1 900 up to 1 9 6 5 . However, the discovery o f crude oil i n commercial quantity resulted to a decline in the agricultural sector. Revenue gener...

The Resettlement Policy In Urban Centres: The Case Study Of Abuja

ABSTRACTThe emergence of Abuja as urban centre today is traceable to the quest for a newcapital city for the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Being a new artificial creation, it shouldbe expected that the inhabitants whose land had been acquired for the development of thenew capital city be justly compensated and resettled .However, since the promulgation of the enabling Decree that created the new federalcapital in 1976, the question of resettlement and compensation to the original inhabitants o...

The Indigenization Decree Of 1972: Class Issues, State And Economy

ABSTRACTEver since Nigeria's independence in 1960, Leaders, Elites and Scholars haveengaged in various debates on the notion that political independence withouteconomic independence would be ridiculous. Which simply put, national yearningsand aspirations of Nigerian Leaders and Scholars have both economic and politicalconnotations.There is this general consensus that where economic power is concentrated in thehands of foreigners, the economy 1s undersiege as foreign investors drain theresourc...

The Impacts Of Employee Motivation On Productivity IN A Government Parastatal: The Case Study Of Federal Capital Territory - Agency For Mass Education (Fct-Ame)

ABSTRACTMost Nigerian public corporations/parastatals have been accused ofnegative attitudes to work and producing below capacity. These uglysituations have affected their productivity. Consequently, it has resulted inthe repeated calls for their privatization and commercialization. TheFederal Capital Territory-Agency For Mass Education is one of theseparastatals bedevilled with such problems.While the workers are exonerating themselves from the allegations ofproductivity and responsibility f...

THE IMPACT OF Staff DEVELOPMENT POLICY ON PRODUCTIVITY (A CASE STUDY OF NASARAWA STATE CIVIL SERVICE)

ABSTRACTThis research study investigated the impact of staff development policy on productivity with particular reference to nasarawa state civil service. Nasarawa state government has been making genuine effort to train and develop its employee. 

The Impact Of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) On Youth Development In Nigeria: A Perspective Of The Community Development Services (CDS)

ABSTRACTThis study examined the impact of the National Youths Service Corp (NYSC) on youths'development with particular focus on its Community Development Services (CDS). Thus,the study set out to, among other things, investigate the ways NYSC CDS programmeshave contributed to the development of Corps' members as well as to ascertain waysNYSC CDS programmes have benefited youths in the immediate community of service.The study further employed a survey research design, and in order to collect ...

Problems Of Development Policy-Making And Implementation In Obudu Local Overnment Area Of Cross River State

ABSTRACT This study is aimed at identifying the problems of development-policy making in Obudu local government area of Cross River state. The theoretical framework adopted in this study is the planning theory propounded by Fainstein (2000). This research adopted the survey method given the nature of data. The population of the study consists of the staff of Obudu local government of Cross River state which is one hundred and eight seven (187) respondents. The sample technique adopt...

Performance Evaluation Of The Public Sector A Case Study Of Jamb

AbstrackIn recent time, government expenditure on public and other ad-hocestablishments has been on the increase. This can be attributed to the resolve ofgovenunent for rapid and accelerated development including the welfare of thecitizen hence, the underlying objectives in the establishment of public enterprisesand corporations.Thus, the principle of limited government restricts the government only toits traditional statuto1y role of maintaining Law and order plus the provision ofbasic Infra...

The Appraisal Of The Role Of Government In The Poverty Alleviation Programmes In Nigeria: A Study Of National Ecof\Iomic Empowerment And Development Strategy In Fct

ABSTRACTPoverty reduction has been a long concern fol' all African co1mtl'ies sinceindependence. The high incidence of po1·crty in Nigcl'ia has been a greatestobstacle to the development of the nation at large.This research work examined the role of the government in Poverty AlleviationProgrammes in Nigeria in orde!' to reduce poverty to its minimum barest level.Questionnaire 111as used as instrument for gathering data for the research. Thedata collected were ana􀂪y:::.ed using simple perc...

Foreign Policy And Management Towards Vision 2025

AbstractVISIONING UGANDA FOREIGN POLICY 1.1 INTRODUCTION The emerging state of interdependency in the region follows from the intertwined nature of security political, social and developmental problems. This in part creates mutual vulnerability and heavy costs of maintaining and protecting one's sovereignty. Yet with increasing interactions due to advanced transportation and communication and the slowly increasin·g economic exchanges it becomes imperative that the peace and prosperity...

The Relationship Between Capacity Building And Accountability In Nigeria Public Sector: An Examination (A Case Study Of Sokoto State Teacher’s Service Board)

BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The concept of capacity building has become a buzz word in education reform discourse internationally both in developed and emerging economies. However, despite its wide usage, it is an often misunderstood social construct. For conceptual clarity then, capacity building has to do with the allocation of, and investment in resourcesphysical, intellectual or human especially when other intervening variables have failed within a given institutional or social context

Assessing The Impact Of Pricing Policies Of Agricultural Inputs In Kebbi State (A Case Study Of Kascom Nigeria Limited)

Background to the Study The disappointing performance of the agricultural sector in many developing countries of the world is receiving increasing attention of the monetary and exchange rate policy makers. This intervention in agricultural markets is widespread and is practiced in rich and poor countries alike. The policies on money supply, nominal exchange rates, interest rates income, international capital flows, fiscal and trade directed at macroeconomics sector of the economy are o...

Federal Character Principle And Quota System In Nigeria: A Critical Assessment Of The Recruitment Exercise In The Public Service. A Case Study Of Federal Inland Revenue (Firs) Sokoto State

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this research work was to examine the Federal Character Principle and Quota System in Nigeria and its relationship with the recruitment exercise in the public service. This was prompted by the fact that there is growing disenchantment in some quarters about the implementation of the federal character principle and quota system, which they believe leads to the violation of the merit principle and lowering of standards in the recruitment of personnel into the ...

Building Professional Administration And Achieving Improve Service Delivery In Sokoto South Local Government; An Appraisal Of Manpower Development Policies And Practice,

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this research work was to examine building professional administration and achieving improve service delivery in sokoto south local government; an appraisal of man power development polices and practice this was prompted by the fact that there are no better ways of delivering service to the local government level which is believed to be lead by the poor professional administration and man power. This shows that there is close link between staff development,...


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