International and Public Affairs

Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2018

  • Fiscal Federalism and Imbalance in Revenue Allocation in Nigeria: Implications for Socio-economic Development

    Asadu Ikechukwu, Nwofia Johnson Emeka

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 39-47
    Received: 2 September 2017
    Accepted: 23 September 2017
    Published: 2 June 2018
    Abstract: Imbalances in Nigeria’s federal arrangement have been a constant source of conflict in Nigeria’s politics. Fundamentally, the federal structure was adopted to accommodate Nigeria’s multi-ethnic nationalities. The dissatisfaction among the federating units underlies an unending search for an acceptable revenue sharing formula contention. The problem... Show More