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IMPACT OF TAX ON GOVERNMENT CAPITAL EXPENDITURE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  10:37 pm |  11
The political, economic and social development of any country depends on the amount of revenue generated for the provision of infrastructure in that given country. However, one means of generating the amount of revenue for providing the needed infrastructure is through a well-structured tax system. Hence, Ifurueze and Ekezie (2014) termed tax to be a compulsory levy imposed on a subject or upon his property by the government to generate the needed revenue for the provision of basic amenities and...


THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION OF ECONOMICS TEACHERS AND THEIR ADMINISTRATIVE EFFECTIVENESS IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:59 pm |  0
Economics has been defined by different people in different ways. Economics is the study of ways of making choices and allocating scarce resources to satisfy human wants. It is the study of how people and societies make decisions; allocate and manage scarce resources to achieve their needs. In this view, Hall, (2013) defined economics as the study of how individuals, firms and whole societies identify their most important needs, allocate and manage scarce resources in such a way that satisfies a...


IMPACT OF PUBLIC DEBT ON INFRASTRUCTURAL GROWTH IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:50 pm |  0
Public debt refers to the total of the nation's debts which covers debts of local and state and national governments indicating how much public spending is financed by borrowing instead of taxation (Makau, 2008). Government debt is one method of financing government operations, though not the only method as Governments can also create money to monetize their debts, thereby removing the need to pay interest (Martin, 2009). But this practice simply reduces government interest costs rather than tru...


BUDGET DEFICIT AND HEALTH SECTOR PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:33 pm |  0
Macroeconomic policies are generally designed to achieve specific objectives for the economy. The policy packages most times contain policy instruments from the monetary or fiscal arena or from both. Often times, interventionist and institutional policies are used to support these two major policies. Fiscal policies are generally formulated in the context of the annual budget. In other words, fiscal policies are generally cast in terms of projects and programmes to be executed by the government,...


ASSOCIATION AMONG ECONOMIC GROWTH, MATERNAL AND INFANT MORTALITY IN NIGERI (1987 – 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:15 pm |  0
Since independence, agriculture has been the most important sector in terms of its contribution to gross domestic product; Adegeye (1993).The sector contributes about 41% of the countrys GDP, employing about 65° of the total population and provides employment to about 80% of the rural population, Abdullahi (1986). Over 90% of her agricultural production comes from the holding resource small scale farmers (Onwuemele 2007). Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather p...


ASSOCIATION AMONG ECONOMIC GROWTH, MATERNAL AND INFANT MORTALITY IN NIGERI (1987 – 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:10 pm |  0
In many developing countries, complications of pregnancy and childbirth are the leading causes of death among women of reproductive age (Akintoye, 2005). A woman dies from complications from childbirth approximately every minute; according to the World Health Organization, in its World Health Report 2008, poor maternal conditions account for the fourth leading cause of death for women worldwide, after HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis (WHO, 2008). Most maternal deaths and injuries are caused b...


POPULATION, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND POVERTY IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:56 pm |  0
The manufacturing sector of any economy worldwide is reputed to be the engine of growth and a catalyst for sustainable transformation and national development. This is because of its enormous potentials as a tool for creating wealth, generating employment, contributing to the country’s Gross Domestic Product as well as alleviating poverty among the citizenry. The experiences of the developed countries of the world and the emerging economies of China, India, North Korea, Malaysia and Singapore ...


POPULATION, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND POVERTY IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:44 pm |  0
According to Wikipedia, population in simpler terms is the number of people in a city or town, region, country or world; population is usually determined by a process called census (a process of collecting, analyzing, compiling and publishing data); economic growth is an increase in the capacity of an economy to produce goods and services, compared from one period of time to another. It can be measured in nominal or real terms, the latter of which is adjusted for inflation; Poverty is the scarc...


EFFECT OF FISCAL POLICY MEASURES ON MANUFACTURING SECTOR OUTPUT IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:35 pm |  0
Recently, government policies began to show more concern on the management and improvement of the economy. Government over the years have embarked on various macroeconomic policy options to grow the economy in terms of growth and development and the policy option employed is that of fiscal policy (Peter and Simeon, 2011). Fiscal policy is the use of government revenue collection (taxation) and expenditure (spending) to influence the economy. The two main instruments of fiscal policy are governme...


IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT HEALTH EXPENDITURE ON FERTILITY RATE IN NIGERIA (1996 - 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:26 pm |  0
Government Health expenditure defines the structure, the behaviour of different stakeholders and quality of health outcomes. The pattern of health financing is therefore closely and indivisibly linked to the provisioning of services and helps define the outer boundaries of the system’s capability to achieve the overall goal of enhancing nation’s economic development (Rao, Selvaraju, Nagpal and Sakthivel, 2009). Health care expenditure therefore does not only involve how to raise sufficient r...


THE ROLE OF RIVER TRANSPORT ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF SHINTAKU TOWN IN KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:16 pm |  0
The need to transport is an integral facet of everyday life. There is no escape from it, everybody is concerned and to some degrees everybody is affected. It plays a dominant role in determining the scale, nature and form of our towns and cities. Its efficiency contributes largely to the level of productivity, economic growth and thus the standard of living. ...


THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC DEBT ON FINANCIAL DEEPENING IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:05 pm |  0
The act of borrowing creates debt. Debt, therefore, refers to the resources of money in use in an organization which is not contributed by its owners and does not in any other way belong to them (Udoka and Ogege, 2012). According to Cecchetti et al. (2011), debt is a two-edged sword. In other words, it is capable of improving welfare when used wisely and in moderation, but can also be disastrous when used recklessly. This assertion suggests that borrowing is only appropriate under certain circum...


FISCAL DEFICIT AND MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA (1980 - 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  05:56 pm |  0
The growth and development of the Nigerian economy has not been stable over the years as a result, the country’s economy has witnessed so many shocks and disturbances both internally and externally over the decades. Internally, the unstable investment and consumption patterns as well as the improper implementation of public policies, changes in future expectations and the accelerator are some of the factors responsible for it. (Siyan and Adebayo, 2009). ...


GENDER INEQUALITY IN NIGERIAN POLITICS A CASE STUDY OF KOGI STATE FOURTH REPUBLIC

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  05:20 pm |  0
Women around the world find themselves under-represented in politics and far removed from decision making (Shavedov 1998:19). While the political playing field in each country has its own particular characteristics, one feature remain common to all: it is uneven and not conducive to women’s participation. Women who want to enter polices find that the political, public, cultural and social environment are often unfriendly or even hostile to them. Even a quick glance at the current composition o...


THE IMPACT OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION ON NIGERIA SOCIO-POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT: AN APPRAISAL OF CIVIL LIBERTIES ORGANIZATION

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  05:04 pm |  9
The topic “The Impact of Civil Society Organization on Nigeria's Socio-Political Development: An Appraisal ofCivil Liberties Organization”, was induced by the level in which the various civil society organizations in the country have strived to combat those issues that have continued to undermine the country's bid to social and political development over the years. George Soros, in his book: The Age of Fallibility, Observes that society is suspicious of those who claim to be virtuous ...


TEACHERS PROFESSIONALISM AND ITS INFLUENCE ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ECONOMICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ANYIGBA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  04:40 pm |  2
Teachers are an important factor in determining the quality of education that children receive. Their professionalization therefore has been a centre of much concern among educators and researchers (Khan, 2016). Its importance is not only for repute, differentiation from members of other professions, but in its influence on the academic performance of children. Therefore, for an educational institution to excel, it must focus on the quality, competence, knowledge and commitment of the teaching s...


GOODLUCK JONATHAN'S ADMINISTRATION AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  04:20 pm |  13
The installation of democratic governance in Nigeria in 1999 opens a new window for the formulation of development policy for Nigeria. The hypothesis that democracy brings development has been put to test in Nigeria. Fifteen years into democratic governance, successive governments have come up with their various development policies to project the country into an economic powerhouse by the year 2020. The Obasanjo administration was inaugurated in May 1999 and that marked a turning point within t...


EFFECT OF CAI ON GENDER AMONG DIFFERENT ABILITY LEVELS OF SENIOR SECONDARY ONE (SS1) CHEMISTRY STUDENTS IN DEKINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  04:02 pm |  5
Science has been defined by several authors in several ways. According to Hornby (2000) defined science as the study of knowledge which can be made in a system and which usually depends on seeing and testing facts and stating general natural laws. Merriam-Webster (2004) defined science as knowledge of facts, phenomena, laws and proximate causes gained and verified by exact observation, organized experiment and correct thinking. Uza (2014) defined science as “cumulative verifiable and communic...


GROUP AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES AMONG CASSAVA WOMEN FARMERS IN KABBA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 02, 2019 |  11:39 am |  29
Agriculture is one of the most important sectors of the Nigerian Economy. This is because it contributes more than 30% of the total annual GDP, it employs about 70% of the labour force, accounts for over 70% of the non- oil exports and, perphaps most importantly, provides over 80% of the food needs of the country (Adegboye,2004). Nigeria’s diverse climate make it possible to produce virtually all agricultural products that can be grown in the tropical and semi tropical areas of the world....


EFFECT OF FIELD TRIP AND LECTURE TEACHING METHOD ON SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL BIOLOGY STUDENTS DEKINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT, KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 02, 2019 |  11:16 am |  11
CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Background to the study Biology as a branch of the general body of knowledge (science), has been defined by different scientists according to perception and understanding of the subject. Biology is a branch of science which deals with the study of living things (Ramalingam, 2005). According to Merriam-Webmaster Dictionary (2011) biology is defined as the general body of knowledge that studies living organisms and vital processes. Okwo and Tawtiyas, (2000) defined biology as a s...


A REVIEW OF THE SURFACE CHEMISTRY OF ACTIVATED CARBON

 Gotact Model |  Feb 02, 2019 |  10:51 am |  30
CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Activated Carbon (AC) is a family of microporous materials used in a myriad of commercial applications as adsorbents for the removal of gaseous and liquid pollutants as well as many other applications. Activated carbon is the generic term used to describe a family of carbonaceous adsorbents with a highly amorphous structure and an extensively developed internal pore structure. AC is produced from a variety of carbonaceous rich materia...


IMPACT OF FISCAL POLICY ON PRICE STABILITY IN NIGERIA. (1987 - 2017).

 Gotact Model |  Jan 23, 2019 |  08:25 pm |  82
Price stability is one of the fundamental economic objectives that are pursued in all economies of the world. Price stability involves maintaining general price level at low and stable rate of inflation. That is, a situation in which general price level of goods and services is immured from sudden and persistent rise as a result of some dynamics in the economy, Neith and Paul (1986). In spite of the importance of the goal of maintaining price stability, inflation has ravaged most economy, especi...


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