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Nigerian local government finance

Frank Alu

Nigerian local government finance

a political approach

by Frank Alu

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by John Jacob"s Classic Publishers in Enugu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local finance -- Political aspects -- Nigeria,
  • Local government -- Political aspects -- Nigeria,
  • Local finance -- Study and teaching -- Nigeria,
  • Local finance -- Nigeria -- Statistics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francis Alu.
    GenreStatistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ9639.5.A48 N54 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 146 p. ;
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24032027M
    ISBN 109780502777
    ISBN 109789780502775
    LC Control Number2008472274

      Financial Management In Nigerian Local Government System. The evolution of local government in Nigeria has followed very closely the Pre-colonial, Colonial and Neo-Colonial political development in other words, the existence of local government in Nigeria were tied willy-nilly to the apron strings of the pre-colonial, Colonial and Post Colonial successes or . Based on papers presented at ARMTI's sixth seminar, the National Seminar on the Role of Traditional Rulers and Local Governments in Nigerian Agriculture, held Oct. , , at the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute, Ilorin, Nigeria.

    (6) There shall be Local Government Areas in Nigeria as shown in the second column of Part I of the First Schedule to this Constitution and six area councils as shown in Part II of that Schedule. Part II. Powers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Size: KB. The Local Government Reform fixes the population of a local government not less than , and not more than , In all, there are local governments in Nigeria including the four area councils in Abuja. The Local Government Service Commission has been empowered to handle staff mattersFile Size: KB.

    Section 7 of the Nigerian Constitution: Local Government System Local Government System 7. (1) The system of local government by democratically elected local government councils is . 3. Research Setting: The Nature and Challenges of Local Government Administration in Nigeria Local government is the system of political decentralisation in which the power base of decision making is, to a great extent, not national but local. Within this system, functions are locally and directly executed by.


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The current financial predicament of Local Government Councils and constant pressure for increase in allocation has been in the front burner of Local Governments Administration in Nigeria. The focus of this paper therefore is an examination of Local Government Finance in Nigeria using Iwo Local Government as a Case Study.

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The title of this research work is, problems and prospects of local government finance/accounting in Nigeria” with particular reference to Nsukka Local Government Area, Enugu State.

It has been identified that accounting and financial reporting in the public sector particularly at the local government level was not given adequate attention.

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Local government, the third tier of government finance accounting is faced with quite some challenges. Finance and accounting in local governments can be said to be more complex, given its statutory functions and the sources at which it generates its revenue.

Every government depends on revenue from different sources to thrive and the Nigerian Government isn’t different. Basically, revenue in terms of governance can be defined as the total annual income of the Federal, State and Local Government Council.

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Taxes and Levies to be collected by Local Government 1. Shops and, kiosks rates 2. Tenement rates 3. On and off liquor licence fees 4. Slaughter slab fees. Size: KB.The Federal Ministry of Finance is the government body that manages the finances of the Federal Government of Nigeria, including managing, controlling and monitoring federal revenues and expenditures.

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