ABSTRACT Co-operative Operation and Administration has been written primarily o satisfy the demands many student in the school of financial studies who have for a factual and authoritative course on Co-operative development. This project thus been written with clarity of exposition focused on the practical requirements for standing and operating a co-operative society successfully. But for years the general public particularly the axious co-operators and professionals whose activities deals directly with co-operative problems have been yearning for a course in co-operative Development, with teaching and learning of the subject. This can be attributed to lack of sufficient reference materials in the area and abstract presentation of the course beyond our local back background by the researchers of the few materials available. So, this project work is of five chapter. Chapter one which deals on the introduction of Co-operative society, its importance statement of research problems, hypothesis, limitations if the study etc. In chapter two, it ray among other the national Co-operative principles law and regulations in research design and Methodology and dealt within chapter three,. The method of collecting data, instrument used, local or area of study, the sample population etc. Chapter four is where the data analysis and presentation can be found. And also demographic analysis and hypothesis testing can be found there too. In chapter five, we found finding of different result form hypothesis there recommendation for improvement and lastly their conclusion.



The cardinal objective of this study is to survey the management problems of Business centers in Awgu Local Government area of Enugu state.  Awgu as a geographical entry is full of men and women, people of proven integrity who have tested their power sin the distributive trade.  This economic approach varies with economic culture of our people and therefore, requires the application of comparative law of requisite variety, which states that individualks with the widesty variety of responses will usually control the environment and situation to their benefit.           This study therefore is a token contribution towards attaining this aspiration as it tries to explain approaches that will lead to the side tracking of these barriers to business centers in Awgu.         The study is divided into five chapters.  Chapter one is introduction of the topic of study.         The second chapter tried to explain what other people both Nigerian and people of other countries have written about business centers in particular both their problems and prospects. The third chapter deals with research design and methodology, and also how the sample size was determined.  The population consists of 75 respondents, all of whom were used in the study. Then chapter four deals with presentation and analysis of data and the data for this study was gathered through the use of questionnaire were distributed to respondents and were later collected from them personally by the researcher. Chapter five deals with the findings, that lack of finance and government policies frustrates most proprietors of Business centers and then concluded that f they should be encouraged by government and financial institutions, Business centers will be a progressive venture. The researcher therefore made recommendations that government should provide an adequate capital to the prospective owners of the Business centers by setting up a recognized schemes and commercial banks that can grant assistance to them.  And moreso, one should have enough capital himself before venturing into such a business.