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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.
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 examine the politics revenue allocation in the Nigerian federation. The study also examined in detail, the Nigeria federal arrangement which has been used as the beats for revenue sharing.
The wide and impressive media publicity given to h e activities and achievements of Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund (FI'F) provided the initial impetus that gingered our interest to carry out a critical study on the evaluation of the programme.
This work is on 'the predicaments and promises of women in management positions in Enugu state civil Service. Specifically, it examine the prevailing circumstances that influence the employment, promotion and appointment of women to top management positions in the civil service, the influence of culture on women in management positions as well as the influence of workers' perception i n female executives.
This research is aimed at investigating the motivational strategies put in
place in Nigeria Cement Company PLC Nkalagu and how these motivational
strategies affected productivity in the company.
The Company is one of the public owned enterprises in the country that
has recorded huge successes both in terms of quality of products and profit
The primary objective of any industrial organization is to achieve the goal for which it was established.
Contemporary interest in promoting workers7 participation in management
is extensive - in large measure because of democratic or socialist ideology,
in part because of the desire to advance union power and in part because
of beliefs that participation enhances productive efficiency, fosters industrial
harmony or enriches the human personality
This work focuses on Ethniscs in the Imo state civil service.
This work focuses on Ethnics in the Imp state civil sservice.
The primary task of the fund was to act as an interactive intervention domestic finance organisation charged with the responsibility of rehabilitating
the decaying social and infrastructural facilities all over the federation.
The history of the present day African States could be traced to colonial rule, courtesy of the Berlin Conference of 1885, which divided African territories into areas of influence of European powers.