A Critical Appraisal of Fiscal Federalism under the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) as Amended

by 1Boniface Akpan, Department of Economics Akwa Ibom State University Obio Akpa, Akwa Ibom State bornifaceakpan@gmail.com, 08033059929 2Aniefiok Udo, Department of Economics, Obong University Obong Ntak, Akwa Ibom State. aniefiok.benedict@gmail.com   3Helen Umoh Faculty of Law University of Calabar Cross River State   4Okon I. Michael Department of Economics Akwa Ibom State University Obio Akpa, […]

National Development and Unemployment Reduction in the Power and Energy Sector: 2050 Nigeria population myth in Focus

by 1Anthony Kifordu, Business Administration Department, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State kifordu.anthony@edouniversity.edu.ng; anthony.kifordu@yahoo.com +234-8034074648   2Anthony Imoisi, Economics Department Edo University, Iyamho Edo State imoisi.anthony@edouniversity.edu.ng +234-8034525743   3Meshach Agreh Accounting Department Edo University, Iyamho Edo State aggreh.meshack@edouniversity.edu.ng +234-8039627942 Abstract This paper examined the relationship between electricity transmission and distribution, Gross Domestic Product and National Development […]

Federalism: Conceptual and Theoretical Issues

by 1Ettah B. Essien and 2Friday E. Uko Department of Economics University of Uyo, Uyo essien.ettah@yahoo.com 08029886289   Abstract This paper addressed the conceptual and theoretical issues regarding the essence of federalism, and sought to investigate the presence of actionable federalism in the Nigerian political structure. A federal form of government is one with a […]

Tax and Grant for Sub-National Government: Realities, Challenges and Policy Options

by  1Emmanuel A. Onwioduokit and 2Gabriel E. Otolorin Department of Economics University of Uyo Uyo, Nigeria gabrielotolorin@yahoo.com; +2348037968534   Abstract The delectable tax sources in Nigeria are within the jurisdiction of federal government thereby, leaving the subnational governments, especially the local government that should be in a better position to understand and satisfy the infrastructural […]

Nigeria Federation: Myth or Reality

A Keynote Address Presented by Professor Mark Anikpo Department of Sociology University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.   Introduction Discussions of this nature tend to be very slippery as even the effort to maintain empirical objectivity can easily raise the dust partisan politics. In other words, in the heated political atmosphere of Nigeria’s 2019 general elections, […]