THE PROBLEMS OF EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF REVENUE AVAILABLE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ANINRI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE)

ABSTRACT

When the researcher chose this topic: THE PROBLEMS OF EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF REVENUE AVAILABLE TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, she was inspired by the high rate of embezzlement, poor leadership, low rate of accountability, general laxity of the finance department and corruption in Nigeria Local Government, and Aninri Local Government in particular. To do this, the researcher developed four (4) Questions. This questions were administered inform of questionnaires to 195 staff who were selected as a sample of the population. Apart from this, secondary data were used. In organizing and presenting data collected, tables and percentages were used as well. The data analysis revealed that ineffective utilization of revenue in the local government had created a negative impact in Aninri Local Government Area. The researcher therefore recommended that the revenue available to local government should be handled by honest and accountable personnel, those who posses sound knowledge about revenue generation and utilization. The outcome would be an effective and efficient management and utilization of local government revenue in such a way that would deliver the needed development.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page

Approval Page
Dedication
Acknowledgment
Abstract
Table of Content

CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1      Background of the Study
1.2      Statement of the Problem
1.3      Purpose of the Study
1.4      Significance of the Study
1.5      Delimitation/Limitation of the study
1.6      Research Questions
1.7      Definition of Terms
References

CHAPTER TWO
2.1      Theoretical frame work
2.2      Brief History of Aninri Local government
2.3      Functions of Local Government Councils
2.4      Sources of Revenue to Local Governments In Nigeria     
2.5      Summary of Aninri Local Government recurrent revenue and expenditure
2.6      The problem of effective utilization of Revenue of Local Government
2.7      The impact of the problems of effective utilization of revenue available to local government
2.8      Solutions/way forward to the problems of effective revenue utilizations                                         
References
CHAPTER THREE
3.1   Research Design and Methodology
3.2      Sources of data       
3.3      Area/location of Study
3.4      Population of the Study  
3.5      Sample and Sampling Techniques
3.6      Establishing the validity of the instruments
3.7      Establishing the reliability of the instruments
3.8      Method of data analysis

References


CHAPTER FOUR
4.1   Data presentation and analysis

CHAPTER FIVE
5.0   Summary, Conclusion and Recommendations
5.1      Summary of Findings
5.2      Recommendations
5.3      Conclusion
Bibliography
Appendixes
CHAPTER ONE

1.1   BACK GROUND OF THE STUDY
Nigeria as a sovereign nation operates a federal system of government i.e the federal government, state government and the local government councils.
Onwo (1992) Observed that each level of the three tiers of government derive its powers not from the magnanimity of the central government but from the constitution; each level of government has defined responsibilities assigned to it by the constitution. The implication of this is that the three segments of governments are mutually interrelated in a unified effort to make life worth – while for the masses.
Aninri local government area was created out of Awgu local government in October 1996 by the late head of state General Sani Abacha. As one of the new local government councils, it is facing a very serious...

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