Reforms of the public sector in the light of the new public management: A cases of Sub-Saharan Africa
The aim of this paper is to talk about reforms of the public sector in the light of the new public management (NPM) with special emphasis of some selected Sub-Saharan African countries. The origin, rationale and chief characteristic of the ‘new public management’ was explained. Thereafter, a discussion was made on the trends, rationales and principal characteristics of the public sector reform...
Governance and management of urban infrastructure services in Lagos Nigeria
Good governance is now recognised in a manner like never before, as a necessary condition for economic growth and poverty reduction. The focus of this paper therefore is to evaluate the effect of urban governance on the condition and provision of infrastructural services including citizens’ perception of service delivery in metropolitan Lagos. The study is a survey research designed to obtain...