THE PROBLEMS OF REVENUE ALLOCATION AND GENERATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF AGWU AND IGBO-EZE SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ENUGU

ABSTRACT
The adverse situation in the various local government areas of Nigeria has led the researcher to go into this very topic.  The problems of Revenue Allocation and generation in local government areas in Nigeria, a case study of Awgu and Igbo –Eze South Local government areas of Enugu State).  Hence purpose of this work is to enlighten people, mostly students in the school of Business Studies on how revenue is been allocation to the various local governments particularly to Awgu and Igbe-Eze South local government areas of Enugu State from the federation account, and also how they generate revenue within and outside the local government area.  Local government as an organization, entity and tier of government requires revenue in order to enable it carry out its statutory responsibility such as primary health care, primary basic education, social amenities like electricity, roads, water etc.  But due to some constraints which are shown in this work it have been very difficult for them to meet up these responsibilities. Also in this work, recommendations on how those abnormalities can be dealt with. It is therefore recommended for people and student in the school of Business studies at all level who will be opportune to lay hand on this write up as a ground for the much needed knowledge to facilitate the administration of local government in Nigeria.


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover Pagei
Title pageii
Approval Pageiii
Dedicationiv
Acknowledgementv
Abstractvi
Table of Contentsvii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1Background of the study1
1.2    Statement of the problems5
1.3    Objectives of the study6
1.4    Research Questions8
1.5    Significance of the study9
1.6    Delimitation of the study 11
1.7Limitation of the study11
1.8    Definition of Terms12
References

CHAPTER TWO: 
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 
2.0    Literature Review  14
2.1    The Historical Overview and Composition of LGA  15
2.2    Power and Functions of Local Government  17
2.3Sources of Local Government Revenue  19
2.4Administration and Allocation of Local Govt Council  22
2.5Problems of Local Government Finance  24
2.6Problems Involved in Revenue Collection  25
2.7Fraudulent Practice in Allocation of Revenue in the 
Local Government System  27
         References

CHAPTER THREE: 
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY 
3.1     Research Design32
3.2    Area of the Study33
3.3 Population Size33
3.4    Sample size and Sampling Techniques34
3.5Sampling Techniques 35
3.6Instrument for Data Collection 35
3.7Sources of Data Collection36
3.8Validation of Instrument 37
3.9    Reliability of Research Instrument39
3.10Method of Data Analysis 40
Reference 

CHAPTER FOUR
DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 
4.1      Data Analysis43
4.2     Personal Interview and Questionnaire 55
           References

CHAPTER FIVE: FINDINGS, CONCLUSION, AND 
RECOMMENDATIONS,
5.1     Summary of Findings59
5.2     Conclusion59
5.3     Recommendations61
          Bibliography
          Appendix 

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APA

Kings, S. (2018). THE PROBLEMS OF REVENUE ALLOCATION AND GENERATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF AGWU AND IGBO-EZE SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ENUGU. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-problems-of-revenue-allocation-and-generation-in-local-government-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-agwu-and-igbo-eze-south-local-government-area-enugu-8357

MLA 8th

Kings, Solomon "THE PROBLEMS OF REVENUE ALLOCATION AND GENERATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF AGWU AND IGBO-EZE SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ENUGU" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-problems-of-revenue-allocation-and-generation-in-local-government-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-agwu-and-igbo-eze-south-local-government-area-enugu-8357. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

MLA7

Kings, Solomon . "THE PROBLEMS OF REVENUE ALLOCATION AND GENERATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF AGWU AND IGBO-EZE SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ENUGU". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 19 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-problems-of-revenue-allocation-and-generation-in-local-government-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-agwu-and-igbo-eze-south-local-government-area-enugu-8357 >.

Chicago

Kings, Solomon . "THE PROBLEMS OF REVENUE ALLOCATION AND GENERATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF AGWU AND IGBO-EZE SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ENUGU" Afribary (2018). Accessed May 19, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-problems-of-revenue-allocation-and-generation-in-local-government-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-agwu-and-igbo-eze-south-local-government-area-enugu-8357