“Decentralization and public service delivery in Nigeria”

Nigeria’s efforts to decentralize its government system are aimed at improving service delivery. However, access to important social and economic services remains limited, especially for rural populations. The deficiencies in service delivery have been exacerbated by a strong urban bias in development policies and growing fiscal imbalances among the three tiers of government: national, state, >> Read more

“Decentralization and Public Service Delivery in Nigeria”

This literature review decentralization and public service delivery in Nigeria, with emphasis on rural service delivery. Nigeria operates a federal system of government, with a central government, 36 state governments and 774 local government councils. In such a multi-level system, fiscal responsibilities are vested in the federal, state and local level governments, resulting in fiscal >> Read more