This paper tends to examine the effectiveness of revenue generation and utilization in the local government system, the works is designed to address the issue on the problems and prospects of revenue generation and utilization in Owerri municipal since, the importance of revenue cannot be over emphasized in every aspect of life, it serve as a life wire of every business, which helps the organization to attain its goals for the purpose of clarity, this write up is divided into five chapters. In carrying out this study the researcher distributed questionnaire interviewing some responsible officials. Also hypothesis were formulated and tested using percentage and table analysis from the analysis of finding and test of hypothesis, the researcher made the following major recommendations were made. (1) the inadequate logistics and its problems to Owerri municipal council (2) the need for planning, budgeting and auditing in order to improve revenue generation in Owerri municipal council (3) the need for training and developments of workers in oweiri municipal. (4) the validity of communication system in Owerri municipal council.