Fiscal federalism, subnational governance and MDGs in Nigeria

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African Institute for Applied Economics , Enugu, Nigeria
Public Finance, Intergovernmental fiscal relations, Decentralization in government, Fiscal p
StatementEric C. Eboh
SeriesAIAE research paper -- no. 4
ContributionsAfrican Institute for Applied Economics
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LC ClassificationsHJ1501 .E325 2009
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Pagination82 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL25366485M
LC Control Number2011478329

The central hypothesis is that policy and spending autonomy alone cannot enable a sub-national government to significantly enhance the achievement of the MDGs. It argues that fiscal and policy autonomy must necessarily be matched with governance capacities in terms of economic planning, fiscal responsibility, policy accountability and delivery of public by: 3.

Debates on Nigeria's fiscal federalism preceded the gradual evolution of Nigeria into a colonial federal state in Issues of distribution of scarce but allocatable resources have often beclouded the desires of Nigerians to generate the resources that are expected to be : Hardcover.

Subnational Finances in Nigerian States Chukwuma Agu African Institute for Applied Economics,Enugu, Nigeria Abstract One of the most crucial challenges to Nigeria’s ailing fiscal federalism is the inability of states to raise, retain and manage revenue.

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Revenue bases at both national and sub national levels are small, volatile and Size: KB. Fiscal federalism is the allocation of tax powers and expenditure responsibilities to various levels of government.

In Nigeria, this includes the central government. The book, first published inhas been revised and expanded for this edition _____ Dr. Isawa Elaigwu is Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria. He is currently the President of the Institute of Governance and Social Research (IGSR), Jos, Nigeria.

Fiscal Federalism, Subnational Politics, and State Creation in Contemporary Nigeria; The Legislatures in the First and Second Republics; Legislative Development and Decadence in the Fourth Republic National Assembly; Sharia Politics, the Constitution, and the Rise of the Fourth Republic; Executive Dominance and Hyper-Presidentialism in NigeriaAuthor: Olufunmbi Elemo.

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Public Policy and Administration Research ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol.4, No.4, Federalism and Good Governance in Nigeria: The Nexus ALAFURO EPELLE, PHD.

Downloadable. This book argues that fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties.

It formalizes this argument and, using new data on subnational political institutions, tests it with models of education, health, and infrastructure service delivery in countries across 30 : Charles Hankla, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Raúl Ponce Rodríguez.

Fiscal federalism is a byproduct of federalism. Federalism is a political concept in which power to govern is shared between national, and subnational governments creating what is often called a federation (ArowoloAkindele and Olaopa, ).

Federalism is a political concept in which the power to govern is shared. Fiscal federalism in Nigeria is characterized by extensive vertical and horizontal intergovernmental relations which have become very contentious and volatile because subnational governments lack. Fiscal Federalism, Subnational Governance and MDGs in Nigeria "This paper therefore explores the relevance, impact and challenges of sub-national governments in the progress towards the MDGs by The central hypothesis is that policy and spending autonomy alone cannot enable a sub-national government to.

In The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria, Professor Jonah Elaigwu, a leading authority on federalism, discusses the processes through which Nigeria came to adopt a federal system of government as well as the manner in which the system has been operated in the country. He also noted that corruption is a major challenge to fiscal federalism.

Mr Onyukwu Onyukwu, who spoke on "Fiscal Federalism, Sub-national Governance and MDGs in Nigeria", said that the ability of. This book provides a comprehensive account of the principles and practices of fiscal federalism based on the currently accepted theoretical framework and best practices.

The traditional topics of assignment of responsibilities, intergovernmental fiscal arrangements, fiscal competition, and grants are covered in a unified framework with Author: Robin Boadway, Anwar Shah.

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy Fiscal Federalism and Nigeria's Development: Comparative Perspectives from Canadian Fiscal Federalism Olumide Victor Ekanade 0 1 2 Recommended Citation 0 Redeemers University, Ogun State Nigeria 1 Commons, Other International and Area Studies Commons, and the Political Economy Commons 2 Part of the African Studies Commons, Cited by: 1.

Prebendal Politics and Federal Governance in Nigeria. It concludes by recommending the practice of full fiscal federalism in Nigeria. This would reduce concentration of excessive economic Author: Rotimi Suberu.

This book argues that fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties.

It formalizes this argument and, using new data on subnational political institutions, tests it with models of education, health, and infrastructure service. Nyong, M.O.,‘Fiscal Federalism, Revenue Allocation Formula and Economic Development in Nigeria’, in Akpan H.

Ekpo and Enamidem Ubok-Udom (eds), Issues in Fiscal Federalism and Revenue Allocation in Nigeria, Ibadan: Future Publishing. Google ScholarCited by: 5. the issue of fiscal federalism is a unique one in Nigeria.

This is because it is characterized by constant struggle for change and agitation for resource control. From different quarter, the type of Nigeria federation has been considered as fiscal centralism instead of fiscal federalism. This is. Fiscal Federalism is highly recommended." - Robert Inman, The Wharton School "Boadway and Shah have provided the new definitive treatment of the principles of fiscal federalism against a rich background of the actual practice of fiscal decentralization 5/5(1).

Downloadable. Fiscal decentralization reform, the reform of fiscal relations between different levels of government, is an important fiscal policy issue in many African countries. While for many African nations the decentralized delivery of government goods and services is a relatively new concept, the issue of intergovernmental fiscal relations has been a constant and important fiscal policy.

African State Governance Subnational Politics and National Power. Editors: LeVan, fiscal federalism, judicial independence and the electoral system. Wrestling with challenging issues such as ethnic competition, the resource curse, and continued executive dominance, the authors place subnational governance in context to assess democratic.

African State Governance Subnational Politics and National Power. Nigeria, Ethiopia, and South Africa help fill an important gap in comparative institutional research about state and local politics in Africa.

Keywords. Decentralization federalism fiscal federalism African politics democratization local government authoritarianism Nigeria. Political Decentralization and Natural Resource Governance in Nigeria December Table of Contents Page Background and Rationale 1 Fiscal Federalism and Resource Revenue Management in Nigeria 8 Subnational Resource Revenue 4 Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria () Nigeria Millennium Development Goals Report.

In reflection. BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR LIYEL IMOKE, GOVERNOR OF CROSS RIVER STATE. ABSTRACT True federalism, conceived as a political system in which there is a dynamic but efficient and effective balance of power between the federal or central government and a number of coherent self-sustaining federating units capable of responding to developmental challenges.

Fiscal Federalism in Nigeria: An Analysis of Issues and Challenges Ejeh Adoyi Williams 1 & Orokpo, Ogbole F.E 2 1 Department of Public Administration, Federal Polytechnic Kaura-Namoda, Zamfara State Nigeria Email: [email protected] 2Dept.

of Department of Public Administration, Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Kogi State, Size: KB. Mr Onyukwu Onyukwu, who spoke on “Fiscal Federalism, Sub-national Governance and MDGs in Nigeriaâ€, said that the ability of state and local governments to significantly contribute to.

Ma in Local Governance: If You Want to Go Far, Go with Many Febru in MENA: Integrating Lagging and Leading Areas in the Middle East and North Africa Febru in Africa (Sub-saharan): Local Elections, State Capture, and Development in Nigeria Janu in Fiscal Decentralization: Guidance for Subnational Government PEFA Assessments.

FISCAL FEDERALISM AND NIGERIAN FEDERALISM. CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCTION. Background to the Study. Fiscal federalism and Nigerian federalism, which mirrors the amount of fiscal autonomy and responsibility accorded to sub national governments has been an important subject in the policy equation of many developing and developed countries.

Fiscal Federalism: Fiscal Discipline and Service Delivery in Nigeria Festus O. Odoko and Okwu J. Nnanna Introduction Fiscal federalism has a long history in Nigeria.

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It dates back towhen the Richards Constitution was introduced. Over the years, fiscalcommissions were. Over the decades, there has been a recurrent and sustained argument that the Nigerian state, like its counterparts in Africa and other countries of the developing world, underperforms due to lack of state capacity 1 to deal with the contemporary complexities of governance.

The nature of the state, the public institutions through which legitimate power is exercised and enforced, is germane to Author: Dhikru Adewale Yagboyaju, Adeoye O. Akinola.towards unitary system. Therefore, the problem with federalism in Nigeria is the mix-application or non-application of this clause especially as it has to do with power distribution (Awa, ).

Federalism is the bedrock of democratic edifice for a country of Nigeria’s size and bewildering Size: 88KB.It is a known fact that the nature of fiscal federalism the military government imposed on the nation has no regards for the source of production and revenue generation.

This was as the result of constitutional empowerment that put the federal government in charge of payment and tax has gone a long way to hamper revenue generation effort and subject states as agents of federal Author: Dorcas Akhere Odigwe, Stanley Aibieyi.