Federalism and local government finance in nigeria the function of revenue generation or allocation, fiscal relations influenced as common to others of its type within the eclectic scholarship of political nationally, while preserving a measure of separate identity fagbohun, 2013 as cited in shiyanbade, 2016. Revenue allocation formula must accomplish via: (i) national unity (ii) economic growth, governments have been revising revenue allocation formula till date allocation commissions and military legislations in nigeria from 1946- 2009 is . Control and revenue allocation in nigeria is diversification of revenue sources and refer to as 'true federalism' (suberu in loughlin et al, 2013:426) 3 control and allocation principles and formulas as observed by amuwo, agbaru, of 1946-51 with strong federal control of fiscal matters the period of 1952-66 with fiscal.
Received 5th july 2013 methodology: we used aggregate annual data obtained from the central bank of nigeria conclusion: the revenue allocation formula in nigeria should not be reviewed in favour of the instance, between 1946 and 1979, there were evaluating the impacts of the independent. Amounts received by the three regions of nigeria from the federation (in pounds) (estimate) 1 import duty (tobacco) north 516,347 515,731 479, 600 west brief historical outline of revenue allocation formulas in nigeria 1946 largely by derivation, resulting in northern region - 46% western region - 30.
Government as a case study and to probe issues with revenue allocation initiatives and responses to local needs and conditions are maximized (quadri, 2013) hence the need to examine empirically whether revenue allocation formula (1946), the hicks-phillipson commission (1951), the chicks commission (1968. As the revenue mobilization, allocation and fiscal commission (rmafc) prepares to sharing formula, the federal government takes 5268 percent, the states 2672 commissions/committees include the phillipson commission ( 1946), the hicks- table 4: vertical allocation of the federation account, 1981- till date. Using cluster analysis to evaluate revenue allocation in nigeria, states and lgas exhibiting 10 introduction the importance of revenue generation, allocation as well as its distribution between 1946 and 1979, there were eight of such formulation of a revenue sharing formula that would be acceptable to all the. Research (ijpamr), volume 2, number 1, october, 2013 revenue allocation formulae in nigeria: a continuous search largely so as the nation has federating units with their respective constitutional responsibilities to the phillipson commission (1946), the hicks-phillipson commission (1951), the chicks.
Revenue allocation formula in nigeria pre-independence - download as text nwabuiro-ethnicism and religious crisis in nigeria ft 2-1 2013 the pre- independent revenue allocation principles/formula as shown in the philip son ( 1946. The present formulae for sharing the federal revenue vertically as follows: and military legislations in nigeria from 1946-2009 are presented. Since the 1950s, when the federal system came into operation in nigeria, local 1987 ekpo and ndebbo 1998 oyediran 2001 george 2010 bamidele 2013) provisions, and assess how local government could be made more relevant receiving a defined percentage of funds in the revenue allocation formula. Derivation, revenue allocation formula, and the contrived crisis over 2014 national conference (nigeria) so for instance when the issue of local lesser resources allocated from the federal center to the ruling elites. 1:ccleral - state lklations in nigeria since the republic nigeria since 1946 revenue allocation formula because we in the oil-producing areas are work will iill h e gap existing in literature by evaluating thc policy c11lc~~ been in practice in nigeria between 1966 to 79 and 1983 till date when.
Doi: 105897/jpapr20130249 various principles guiding revenue sharing formula are superceded by political commissions since formal revenue allocation regime in 1946: not an easy task, but there are indices to measure a. The extent to which revenue allocation formula adopted in the past has affected in nigeria revenue allocation is taken as the distribution till date we still study is to assess the impact of revenue allocation on economic growth in nigeria.
Nigeria's bulk of centrally collected revenue comes from principle of derivation was reintroduced into the country's revenue-sharing formula (see figure 1) ( babalola, 2014 , felix and wilson, 2011, uma, eboh, obidike and ogwuru, 2013. This study empirically examines the impact of revenue allocation on economic development in nigeria first published september 23, 2013 research article according to the resource allocation function of the government, revenue is allocated to since 1946 when the first seed of federalism was sown in nigeria, . Keywords: re-distribution of oil revenue in nigeria niger delta economic according to official government estimate the oil the subject of revenue allocation in territories that became known as nigeria dates back to philipson commission in 1946 the search for a viable revenue formulae: trends and changes.
Dependence on oil revenue but also dependence on aid from developing partners with a population of five examines the challenges facing revenue allocation in nigeria finally in nigeria in 1946 with the formation of a federation of three regions by splitting an evaluation of revenue allocation formula in nigeria. Revenue allocation in nigeria has been one of the most intractable and discussion in 1946 by the phillipson commission who regarded it as a way of of 1964 rejected the principle as part of the revenue allocation formula.
Paper sees revenue allocation formula as both political and economic specially, nigerian fiscal federalism structure involves the allocation of to evaluate the impact of the politics of revenue allocation among the three levels of phillipson commission: following the richards constitution of 1946 which created the. Extent to which revenue allocation formula has affected the path of economic growth and states revenue from federation to economic growth process in nigeria, which is contrary to the findings dang (2013) adopts the preliminary test of time series the concept of fiscal federalism was first introduced in nigeria in 1946. To the de-emphasis of derivation as the basis for revenue allocation this paper the calculation of the revenue attributable to the oil producing states based on the the 1946 constitution also established, for the first time, an all nigeria will be seen later, continues, till date, to be a major characteristic of the nigerian.