Trade union generally emerge from the efforts of workers to seek an improvement of existing condition through collective notion. These conditions any relates to wages, hours of work and other condition of employments.
The administration of the Value Added Tax (VAT) in Kogi State was
evaluated within contexts of the unitary structure and processes of VAT
system in Nigeria. The focus of the study was on the actual proceeds or
collections from VAT as opposed to the expected or potential.
Budgeting in Public Enterprises: A
Case Study of Anambra State Water
Some non-ministerial governmental organizations came into existence as a result of governments acting in the capacity of entrepreneurs. Such organizations are refered to as public enterprises.
The place of employees in any organization, private or government cannot be over emphasized. Organization today face many challenges in the management of their employee - challenges that range from constant changes in organizational environment, through unmotivated workforce to shortage of skilled manpower even in the face of heavy unemployment problem.
This study is an Appraisal of Senior Staff Training and Development Schemes in Federal Colleges of Education in North East, Nigeria (2009 – 2014). The basic aim of this study is to analyze the effectiveness of the staff training and development programs of the Federal Colleges of Education in North East, Nigeria with a view to identifying the problems militating against the effective implementation of senior staff training and development programs and whether the Colleges have been able to achieve their manpower needs. The research also intended to find out reasons for the Colleges’ inability to retain staff after they had undergone training and development. The study was predicated on the following objectives: Analyse the effectiveness of staff training and development Schemes of the Federal Colleges of Education in the North East, Nigeria; Identify the problems militating against the effective implementation of the Senior staff training and development Schemes of the Colleges, Find out the reasons for the Colleges’ inability to retain staff after they have undergone training and development. The study also reviewed relevant literature in order to focus on the gap in the literature.
This study examined implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System and the Administration of the Nigerian Federal Civil service, 2006-2015. Our passion for efficient and effective service delivery in the Nigerian public life has provided an impetus for this study. The Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) which is one of the major reform programmes introduced in the Nigerian Federal Civil Service has since its inception in 2006 provided a reliable and comprehensive database of employees. This study adopted descriptive survey design method. Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used in the study. Population of the study was 102,935 staff of the five ministries that were involved in the pilot phase of IPPIS implementation. The sample population size of 204 staff was obtained using Yaro Yamane sample size determination formula. Purposive sampling technique was used in selecting Permanent Secretaries, Directors and Desk Officers. Stratified random sampling technique was used in selecting staff for questionnaire administration. Simple random sampling technique was used in selecting within each grade of staff. Data were obtained from primary and secondary sources.
This project focused on economic reform in Nigeria, using the power sector as a case study (i.e. Power Holding company of Nigeria Plc economic reform as one of the key ingredients in development and growth of Nigeria economy requires commitment and utilization of resources both from the private and public sector organizations. Other objectives of the study are, to investigate if effective economic reform in power sector will promoted power sector actually justify the staggering amount of resources spent on the sector by Obasanjo ‘s administration, to examine the extent to which the reform in the power sector has brought fundamental positive changes during the administration of president Obasanjo among others. In the course of this work, various data were gathered and appropriate literatures to the subject matter were reviewed in detail. The explanatory approach consisting of survey and field study was employed far the research. This method was necessary as the researcher used it for a thorough study about the subject matter in which conclusion based on findings and analyses was drawn. Hypotheses were formulated, tested and this gave credence to the following findings, that,’ effective economic reform in power sector will promote industrial activities of the nations economy., the reform in the power sector has actually justified the staggering amount of resources spent on the sector by Obasanjo‘s administration, the reform in the power sector has brought fundamental positive changes in the power sector. however; the following recommendations were made base on the research findings, that; government should ensure level playing ground for the independent power producers and other genuine investors in the power business, members of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission should be effective, efficient, un biased in its role and corruption-free while the body itself should be truly independent, consumers of energy should be provided with a good education on the most efficient use of energy among others.
The method of carrying out functions and duties in this contemporary world is enhanced with the application of management information system (MIS). Many organizations have seen this as the reason to automate their corporation, why others are contemplating to do so. With the knowledge above, the main objective of this study was to assess the impact of management information system (MIS) and human resource management (HRM) in the Enugu State civil service, 2001– 2014. The specific objectives were to identify the roles of MIS for human resource management in Enugu State civil service, to find out the relationships between MIS and record keeping and planning in Enugu State Civil Service, ascertain how Enugu State has provided facilities, skills and competencies required for the application of MIS for human resources management in civil service, identify the major challenges of MIS for human resources management in the civil service of Enugu State. The population of the study was 10,215. The sample size of the study was 400, selected from the personnel from 10 ministries in the state. The researcher purposively selected 10 ministries suitable for the data collection. Data for the study were gathered through primary and secondary methods. This was also analysed using one way analysis of variance (ANOVA), with significance level set at p ˂ 0.05.
The responsibility of every government is to ensure the welfare of the citizens. One of the means of achieving this is through the legislation of minimum wage. There was a persistent cry of workers that their minimum wage was far lower than the minimum cost of providing their basic needs even under strict financial management. Previous studies on minimum wage in Imo State concentrated on its determination, setting and adjustment. Little effort was made to study the effects of minimum wage implementation on workers’ in Imo State civil service. That prompted the need to evaluate the effects of the implementation of minimum wage on civil servants in Imo State civil service. The specific objectives of the study were to examine the implementation strategies of minimum wage on workers’ well-being in Imo State civil service, investigate the extent to which implementation of minimum wage has affected the well-being of workers’ in Imo State civil service and find out the problems that militated against the implementation of minimum wage on workers’ well-being in Imo State civil service. To achieve this objective, the paper adopted a survey research. A proportionate random sampling technique of respondents was used.
This study is on the impact of Information and Communication Technology on employee training and development in Nigeria: A study of Abia State University, Uturu. The information and communication technology has become an invaluable tool for learning and research. The benefits are so enormous that there is no sphere of life without the information and communication technology. This is certainly true for tertiary institutions. Premised on this consciousness, the survey research design method was adopted in carrying out the study. The objectives of the study were to investigate how the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has impacted on employee training and development in Abia State University, Uturu and to determine the factors that have constrained the functioning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) facilities in Abia State University, Uturu .And finally to make appropriate recommendations on how to improve Information and Communication Technology (ICT) facilities for employee training in Abia State University, Uturu. The study revealed that incessant power failure, non-existent of internet connectivity among others were obstacles to information and communication technology on employee training and development in ABSU. The paper recommended among others that government should pay adequate attention to electric power supply such as solar energy and procure good generator machines to the institution as standby power source.
The study examined the status of women’s participation in decision-making in the government of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The period of the study covered 1999 – 2013. The study was necessitated by the gross under-representation of women in decision-making realm in the government of Akwa Ibom State. Two research questions and two null hypotheses were developed to guide the study. Survey research design was adopted for the study. The universe population for the study was 3,902,051 made up of women across the three Senatorial Districts of Akwa Ibom State which included: 1,354,215 women from Uyo Senatorial District, 1,220,053 from Eket Senatorial District and 1,327,783 from Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District. Stratified sampling technique was adopted to select 585 women across the three Senatorial Districts of the State. The Stratified sampling technique was adopted to give equal representation of the participants in the study. Data was gathered through primary and secondary sources. The primary sources were Interview and questionnaire, while the secondary source comprised textbooks, journals, magazine internet materials, etc. The questionnaire was a five-point rating scale of Strongly Agree (SA), Agree (A), Undecided (UD), Disagree (D) and Strongly Disagree (SD) with corresponding values of 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 respectively. The data collected were analysed using analysis of variance (ANOVA) at p≤ 0.05 levels of significance using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) 16 package.
The pervasiveness of economic and financial crimes in Nigeria has permitted the flourishing of all forms of informal economic activities that are both illegal and unprofitable to the Nigerian state. Hence, since its establishment, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been accused of being ineffective in curbing financial crimes. This informed the need for its assessment from 2003 to 2012. The evident absence of empirical works that assessed the organizational effectiveness of the EFCC is the gap in literature this study filled. The specific objectives of the study were to: (i) determine if EFCC’s internal processes have bolstered its organizational effectiveness to combat economic and financial crimes in Nigeria, (ii) ascertain if EFCC’s organizational resources’ configuration have facilitated its effectiveness in combating economic and financial crimes in Nigeria, and (iii) identify if environmental factors have facilitated or hampered EFCC’s effectiveness in combating economic and financial crimes in Nigeria. The study utilized the evaluation and survey designs. The study population was 3000 respondents. This study used the judgmental and snowball sampling technique to select 341 respondents from the estimated population.
The study examined Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and Women’s Rights in the South-South Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria from 1999-2010. Women all over the world suffer from and are faced with many peculiar and complex problems especially on the issue of discrimination. Nigeria is indeed no exception to these discriminatory practices against women with extensive implication for women’s rights in the country. Nigerian women presently suffer discrimination under customary and statutory laws and the lives of a great number of them are regulated in the country. This study articulates CEDAW principles and objectives in enhancement of women`s socio-economic rights with reference to South-South Geo-political Zone of Nigeria.
It is the duty of government to provide essential services to its citizens. Such essential services include provision of healthcare. Civil servants are saddled with the responsibility of operating the healthcare facilities on a day to day basis as their statutory function. But for some years now, the management of some healthcare institutions in the South East of Nigeria including University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu State University Teaching Hospital (ESUTH) and Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) have engaged the services of a consultancy firm known as HealthStation Hospital Management Information Service (HMIS) to help the civil servants to facilitate effective healthcare services delivery and access to vital hospital management information for the administration of the hospitals. The study therefore assessed the activities of the consultant in these institutions. Specifically, the study was designed to: (i) discover the reasons that prompted the management of UNTH, ESUTH and NAUTH to engage the services of HMIS, (ii) enquire how the engagement of HMIS affects services in these public health institutions; (iii) examine how the engagement of HMIS in UNTH, ESUTH and NAUTH affects staff improvement in these public health institutions; (iv) investigate the challenges encountered by HMIS in these public health institutions and proffer solutions to these challenges to ensure enduring services in these public health institutions. Four hypotheses were proposed and tested. A quantitative and qualitative research designs were used for the study.