Local government and environmental factors in Nigeria

a case study of Bendel state. by Samuel Whrudjakpor Ibodje

Publisher: University of Birmingham in Birmingham

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Thesis (M.Phil.) - University of Birmingham, Faculty of Commerce andSocial Science, 1982.

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This book provides a valuable resource for academics and professionals in the 1 Erosion Phenomenon and Development Dynamics in South-Eastern Nigeria -- 2 Urban Environmental Factors of PART III: THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AND CITIZENS IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT -- 14 Towards Environmental Awareness in Nigeria -- 15 Government Efforts in. In , UN Environment received a formal request from the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to carry out a comprehensive environmental assessment of oil-impacted sites in the region of Ogoniland, and to recommend suitable remediation actions based on the findings. Recognizing the human and environmental tragedy associated with oil contamination in the Ogoni region – where oil. THE EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON THE SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE BUSINESS IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OSHIMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, DELTA STATE) CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCTION. BACKGROUND OF STUDY. Oshimili North LGA with headquarters at Akwukwu-Igbo was created out of the defunct Oshimili LGA in December, environment round the house or apartment all tend to come under the direct influence of what local government is doing. The layout of the residential environment, the feelings that people have when they are home of contentment and safety are partly determined by ideas and decisions that emanate from municipal councils.

The federal government yesterday attributed the delay in effectively routing Boko Haram, which it said it had technically defeated, to global powers that are blocking Nigeria's moves to acquire. Environmental planning is the process of facilitating decision making to carry out land development with the consideration given to the natural environment, social, political, economic and governance factors and provides a holistic framework to achieve sustainable outcomes. A major goal of environmental planning is to create sustainable communities, which aim to conserve and protect.   In my experience as both a local government manager and adviser, I have found the best way to understand a local government’s annual budget process is by using the systems approach to management. This approach recognizes the interdependence of all major activities within an organization, especially public ones like local could be that local government . The Federal Government of Nigeria in establish the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (FEPA) (now Federal Ministry of Environment with effect from September, ) to protect, restore and preserve the ecosystem of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

government transfers, with lesser revenues derived from property taxation and service charges. The more lucrative sources of revenue potentially suitable for financing urban areas, such as income taxes, sales taxes, and business taxes, continue to be controlled by the central governments. Where local .   The decision to create a full –fledged ministry of environment was informed by the need to bring together all activities within the government machinery that are related to environmental and sustainable development and also to give environmental matters top priority attention in the development agenda of the civilian administration and to. Environmental governance is a concept in political ecology and environmental policy that advocates sustainability (sustainable development) as the supreme consideration for managing all human activities—political, social and economic. Governance includes government, business and civil society, and emphasizes whole system capture this diverse range of elements, environmental.   The document provides the first significant positive move in Nigeria towards environmental/public health protection. seriously in environmental pollution control in areas such as hazardous waste management if the basic health promoting factors cannot be implemented and managed. In Etche Local Government Area, the kilometers Odufor.

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Local governments in Nigeria are not optimally performing as expected partly due to insufficient fund, corruption and lack of autonomy.

The focus of this paper is to examine environmental factors affecting the administration of Ede North and Ede South local governments Osun State, Nigeria. Environmental Factors and Human Resource Management in Local Government Administration in Nigeria March UJAH Unizik Journal of Arts and Humanities 20(2) environmental factors that are associated with infant mortality in a local government area in Nigeria.

A local government area is the smallest Local government and environmental factors in Nigeria book administrative unit (consisting of a.

The level of environmental disintegration and waste, associated with most cities in Nigeria in spite the effort of the government, nonetheless, led to the establishment of a new Environmental Sanitation Task Force in thes, in which each local councils are directed by Military officers to enforce, in order to improve the environmental health.

Local Government Authorities (LGAs) were jeopardized (Fjeldstad, ). The abolition of local government revenue sources in had a significant negative impact on local government revenue collections. According to Franzsen and Semboja (), prior to rationalization of taxes, 20 percent of local governments’ ownFile Size: KB.

Nigeria has an estimated population of million people. The interaction of these millions of people with their environment has resulted in deforestation, desertification, urbanization, over population and pollution.

Although, human activities have contributed to development of the country, they equally produce negative impacts in the.

Enhancing Local Government Effectiveness in Nigeria. Background of the Study. One of the major justifications for local government in modern times is that it promotes participation by local communities in governmental activities as well as serving as machinery for harnessing local level efforts for development purposes.

By facilitating participation in government activities at the local level. Nigeria is an agrarian country with a developed oil-producing industry. As in any country, in Nigeria, there are environmental factors affecting agricultural production. slow achievement, compel farmers to return to the local irrigation system, involving other types of land use and utilization without taking into account many factors.

Asides these, Nigeria had no defined or clearly articulated national policy goals for the national environment. However, with the dumping of toxic waste in Koko village, Delta State, inthe Federal Government enacted the Harmful Waste Decree 42 ofwhich facilitated the establishment of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (FEPA) through Decree 58 of and 59 (amended) of.

Local government and environmental factors in Nigeria book Nigeria has the potential for growth and stability. It is a strong place for the businessmen to flourish their business. The monetary policy of Nigeria is mobilized and in control to manage the supply of money in a way which does not result in excessive appreciation or devaluation of the country has the fastest growing telecommunication as well as the largest oil and gas sector.

central and local government as indicated by the World Bank ( 88) and Heymans & Totemeyer ( 6). These are: (a) the need and urge for a strong system of local government in a democratic political environment; (b) that local government be allowed to playa vital role as a full partner in regional and national development.

We conducted in-depth interview (40 IDIs) and focus group discussions (6 FGDs) in two local government areas (LGAs) in Kebbi State, Northwestern Nigeria to understand the environmental, economic and socio-cultural factors of recurrent meningitis outbreaks.

Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Urbanization in Lagos, Nigeria: A Review of Grey Literature: /ch Urbanization is simply defined as the shift from rural to an urban society, which is triggered by social, economic, and political developments.

Nigerian. programmes. In terms of the White Paper on Local Government (), the Municipal Structures Act1 and the Municipal Systems Act,2 municipal government has come to the fore as arguably the most important level of government in the over-riding purpose of promoting development.

The importance of local government is based on several key factors. the development of any country, as aacademic performance in Nigeria most especially at the secondary school level has been largely associated with many factors in literature.

These include; school environment, lack of learning re-sources as well as home environment factors (Adeagbe, ; Aremu & Oluwole, ). Nigeria, in Juneand the attendant media and public outcry prompted the government to react swiftly. Through diplomatic channels, the Nigerian government succeeded in getting the Italian government and the Italian companythat was the culprit to lift the toxic waste out of the country.

In view of the foregoing observation and discussion, the researcher got motivated to find out environmental factors that affect the academic performance of secondary schools students in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Environmental factors that contribute to students’ academic performance in secondary school in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCTION. Background to the Study. In this era of globalization and technological revolution, education is considered as a first step for every human activity. Nigeria cooperates with Cameroon, Chad, and Niger in the joint management of wildlife in the Lake Chad Basin.

The country also participates in the African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

In many parts of the country, farmers have practiced environmental protection for centuries. Keywords: Staff development, Local Government, environmental factors, human resource management, organizational productivity.

Introduction Local Government is identified as the government nearest to the people, with the responsibility of developing the rural areas and their people.


INTRODUCTION. Background of the Study. Education is a systematic process through which a child or an adult acquires knowledge, experience, skill and sound attitude.

Oil in Nigeria In the s, Nigeria became notorious for conflict linked to oil development in the Niger River Delta. The conflict was capped by the execution of eight environmental activists, including Nobel Peace Prize nominee Ken Saro-Wiwa who led opposition to Shell Oil's activities in the Ogoni homeland.

Get free Research Paper on Effect Of Environmental Factors On The Performance Of Small And Medium Scale Business In Nigeria project topics and materials in Nigeria.

This is approved for students in accountancy, business, computer science, economics, engineering, arts. The importance, effect, causes, relationship, comparison, history, role, solutions are discussed. Gender mainstreaming in Spain: policy instruments, influencing factors, and the role of local government.

Paula Otero-Hermida & Ramón Bouzas Lorenzo. Pages: Book reviews. book review. Public governance paradigms: competing and co-existing.

by Jacob Torfing, Lotte Bøgh Andersen, Carsten Greve and Kurt Klaudi Klausen, Cheltenham. Lack of interaction between the government and society. The problem is standing in the first row, among other basic economic problems facing Nigeria. The government will not be able to manage its economic, political, and social affairs without fostering interaction between it and the private sector and state civil society.

Nigeria is committed to fully funding its health program at $ per capita through increasing budgetary allocation to as much as 15% from an average of 5% by the Federal, States and Local Government.

INFLUENCE OF SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN IKONO LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN AKWA IBOM STATE NIGERIA. CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCTION. Background of the Study. Education is a systematic process through which a child or an adult acquires knowledge, experience, skill and sound attitude.

INFLUENCE OF SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN IKONO LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA. Education is a systematic pprocess through which a child or an adult acquires knowledge, experience, skill and sound attitude.

It makes an individual civilized, refined, cultured and educated. Environmental Factors. The Federal Government of Nigeria plays crucial role in protecting the ecology of the country. In addition, each State is empowered to formulate laws or policies that will ensure that the environment is clean in order to prevent the outbreak of diseases.

Following the Stockholm UN Conference on Human Environment, the UN Rio de Jeneiro Earth Summit and the dumping of toxic waste in Koko in Delta State of Nigeria by a foreign firm inNigeria established the some national policies on environment, including the Federal Environmental Protection Act in and attendant Environmental.

Definition Of Environmental Agencies Environmental agencies are federal, state or local government agencies established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment. They are often charged with protecting the natural environment by individuals, organizations and governments.

Its objectives are to analyze or monitor the environment .Environmental Sciences, College of Science and Technology, of cheap land (RII = ) and stable e Covenant University, Ota Nigeria Examining the Factors Contributing to Affordable Housing in Kosofe Local Government Council Area, Laogs, Nigeria Abstract The term housing affordability has come into popular usage in.

Interview - The Boko Haram terrorist group claimed to have killed 78 people in Nigeria's Borno State last week. The bodies of at least 40 migrant rice farmers, working in .