ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOMENT GENERATION IN NIGERIA
The major purpose of this is to determine the entrepreneurship development and employment in Nigeria particularly in Anambra state. The population of the study consisted of four million (4, 000000). The sample size for the study was 3,910 (three thousand nine hundred and ten which was drawn using Yaro-yameni technique. Three research question were formulated, which the study, a well structures questionnaire was developed, validated and tested for reliability. The major findings in the research effectiveness in the management of entrepreneurship will provides skill, acquisition, stimulation of temps for economic activities transformation of indigenous technology, finally the research found out that, the major ways entrepreneurs normally achieve this indispensable business objective is by having an excellent human relation skill by learning how to take risk base on the finding and conclusion, the researcher recommended that “Nigeria” as a result of government at all level should create an enabling environment for the management of entrepreneurial activities in Anambra state and Nigeria in diaspart, also efficient and effective means of transportation, communication and regular power supply should be improved to ensure proper emergency of self relevant entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Finally the masses should equally be made to barn to tie risk, haven excellent human relation skill, be innovative alert and visionary and adapt to charging circumstances.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover page-- - - - - - - - - -
Title - - - - - - - - - - -ii
Declaration - - - - - - - - - -iii
Certification- - - - - - - - - -iv
Approval - - - - - - - - - - -v
Dedication- - - - - - - - - - -vi
Acknowledgements - - - - - - - -vii
Abstract - - - - - - - - - viii
Table of contents-- - - - - - - - -ix
1.1. Background of the study - - - - - -1
1.2. Statement of the problem - - - - - -5
1.3. Research questions - - - - - - -6
1.4. Purpose of the study - - - - - - -6
1.5. Hypothesis (optional)- - - - - - -7
1.6. Significance of the study - - - - - -8
1.7. Limitations of the study - - - - - -8
1.8. Operationalization/ Definition of Terms - - - -9
1.9. Organization of the study - - - - - -10
Literature Review and Theoretical Framework
2.1 The concept of entrepreneurship Development- - - -17
2.1.1 Contribution of entrepreneurship to the economic development of Anambra state- - - - - - - - - 15
2.1.2 The concept of employment opportunities- - - 19
2.1.3 Areas where entrepreneurship development has generated employment opportunities in Anambra state.- - - - -20
2.1.4 Factors that contributes to the delayed of the emergence of true entrepreneurship in Nigeria-- - - - - -22
2.1.5 Major factor that contributes to the Growth of entrepreneurship in Nigeria- - - - - - -25
2.2 Theoretical Framework-- - - - - - -27
3.1 Research design-- - - - - - - -29
3.2 Area of the study - - - - - - -29
3.3 Population of the study- - - - - - -29
3.4 Sample and sampling Techniques- - - - - -30
3.5 Methods of data collection- - - - - - -30
3.6 Instruments for data collection- - - - - -30
3.7 Reliability of the instruments - - - - - -31
3.8 Validity of the instruments- - - - - - -31
3.9 Distribution and retrieval of instrument - - - -31
3.10 Methods of data Analysis- - - - - -31
Data presentation and analysis
Interpretations of Results- - - - - - - -38
Summary, conclusion and recommendation
5.1 Summary of Findings - - - - - - -40
5.2 Conclusion- - - - - - - - - -41
5.3 Recommendations- - - - - - - - -41
Bibliography - - - - - - - - - -43
Appendix A - - - - - - - - -44
Questionnaire - - - - - - - - -45
1.0 Background To The Study
Indeed, the basic rational for the existence of government in every sovereign state is to protect the lives and properties of its citizenry as well as provide essential services that will better their living condition.
in federal system of government, the maximization of the welfares of its citizenry at degree of decentralization of function from the local government, in order for the for the welfare of the people living in the rural areas to be effectively managed and efficient service delivery ensured, nations especially the newly independent one have embarked on reformation of their local government. thus, Nigeria is not exclusive.
in 1976, Obasanjo’s administration reviewed local government nationally to enable it handle the affairs of its locality, generate revenues internally and receive allocation from both federal and state government which was given in 1979 constitutional reorganization local government in Nigeria eventually became an agent of development in new states (nations).
Despite all these reforms local government in Nigeria suffered a huge set back as a result of mismanagement of funds, lack of autonomy accomplished by the frequent intervention of the state government into the affairs of local government which immersely contributed to the problems of local government in Nigeria.
1.1 Statement Of The Problems
The aims of the local government was to make appropriate service delivery and development to the rural area but has noticeable failed in their constitutional responsibility. They are generally classified as been improductive in their functions.
inadequate financial base has been frequently identified on the cause of the inability of local government in Nigeria to perform it’s duties.
frequent intervention of state government into the affairs of local government coupled with lack of autonomy are among the factors that are causing malfunctioning of local government .
state/local government jointly owned account in section 162(6) exempted local government from receiving its own portion of federal allocations directly.
lack of skilled manpower are rampant among local government staff, some staff in the local government were illiterate. all these problems stated above prompted the researcher into study.
1.2 Purpose Of The Study
The general purpose of the study is to ascertained development with reference to Dunukofia local government.
the specific purpose includes
1) To access the effort of local government in rural development in Dunukofia local government area.
2) To determine factors militating against local government in the development of rural areas.
3) To ascertain the impact of local government autonomy on rural development Dunukofia L.G.A.