Ngozi Nwogwugwu

Ngozi Nwogwugwu
Babcock University · Political Science and Public Administrstion

Doctor of Philosophy

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Democracy, which is the most popular system of government in the world today, facilitates attainment of good governance. Globalization has fostered the third wave of democracy, which led to most countries of Africa electing democratic governments. However, across Africa, democratic practices have faced varying challenges ranging from threats of mil...
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Solid waste management is an essential social service of the local government system in Nigeria. The lack of adequate funding of the local governments has created a situation where most of the cities are dirty as solid waste is disposed indiscriminately resulting to various public health issues. The establishment of the ecological fund has not prov...
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Management of the pension scheme in Nigeria had been inundated with several and diverse challenges ranging from corruption and mismanagement of funds for some decades. As a result retirees were not able to access their pension benefits leading to some dying without access to their fund. The government then introduced the contributory pension system...
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Finance is essential to the Local government to enable it construct, establish and maintain social services and rural infrastructure at the grass root level, which is their statutory responsibility. The Nigerian constitution provided for funding of Local Government from three main sources: Allocation from the Federal Account, the 10% proportion of...
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Youth unemployment may be regarded as one of the major problems confronting the Nigerian state presently. Unemployed youths feel alienated from the society and have a total distrust of the political system. A person's job beyond providing for daily subsistence also determines the individual's social status, affecting relationship with peers, people...
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Accountability and transparency are regarded as fundamental keys for good governance in any given society. Local governments are established to bring government closer to the people, and in meeting the needs of the people, officials elected to serve at the local level must be accountable and transparent in the discharge of their responsibilities. T...
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Governments at different levels have the responsibility of mobilizing revenue in order to meet the needs of the citizenry in terms of providing public goods and services, as well as ensuring the well being of their citizenry. Most states in Nigeria have had serious issues regarding residents' level of tax compliance leading to their undue dependenc...
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The public administration system in Nigeria which has been traditional and patterned towards the bazaar canteen model of Riggs has over the years led to gross inefficiency and inability to meet the needs of the citizenry. The failings of the traditional administrative system necessitated an investigation of the adoption of collaborative governance...
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Election management has been a critical issue in Nigeria’s political history since independence, leading to the abortion of several attempts at democratic governance before 1999. Various abuses of the electoral process had been recorded in the seven general elections held before the 2011 elections. The paper evaluates the efficiency of the election...
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The Niger delta region of Nigeria, reputed to be one of the most richly endowed delta's in the world, contributes about 80% of Nigeria's national wealth. Years of political and economic marginalization, environmental degradation, bad governance and policy inconsistency by the government, and the divide and rule policy of the oil companies led to em...

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