Multi National Companies and Social Responsibilities in Their Host Communities

Multi National Companies and Social Responsibilities in Their Host Communities

Introduction

Background of Study

Multi National Companies:Profit maximization was regarded as the primary mission and over-reaching economic motive of any business enterprise, little or no attention was paid to the fact that, in pursuit of their profit objective, business enterprises have to be asked to assemble resources from the local environment and work for stable socio-political and investment climate in which to operate successfully.

Though, the aim of establishing any business is to provide competitive goods and services to the consumer and society at large, this does not mean that they have concluded their obligation to the people especially to the host community where the business is sited and operated. [Read more…]

Analysis of Loan Repayment among Bank of Agriculture Small-Holders

Analysis of Loan Repayment among Bank of Agriculture Small-Holders

Background of the study

Agriculture is the major contributor to Nigeria’s GDP and small – scale farmers(rural farmers) plays a dominant role in this contribution, but their productivity and growth are hindered by limited access to agricultural inputs especially credit this has resulted in the declining performance of the nation’s agricultural sector. This has manifested in the country spending increasing proportion of its foreign exchange earnings on importation of goods and services hence the slow rate of economic development ( Adofu.I, Orebiyi and Otitolaiye. 2012) .

 

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Effect of Fraud on the Performance of the Banking Industry in Nigeria

Effect of Fraud on the Performance of the Banking Industry in Nigeria

Chapter Three

Research Methodology

         This research work tends to find out the bank frauds, its effects on banking industry operation with Eco bank Abakaliki branch as a study. For the purpose of this study, one set of questionnaire was designed.

To achieve research precision and obtain reliable results in order to elicit extent validity. The use of multiple data fraud, its effects on branch in Ebonyi State, the researcher used the survey method. Hence, questionnaires and interviews techniques were used as the primary data gathering mechanism. However, a sample was taken to as to enable the researcher concentrate on a manageable unit of the total population from which generations could be interred in most cases, it is impracticable to look at every object or question every person in view therefore, the researcher has to deal with a sample.

The usefulness of the findings of a researcher will depends largely the extent to which the sample is genuinely represented. The sample should obtain various types in the same proportion as it occurs in the total number under investigation.

Effect of Fraud on the Performance of the Banking Industry in Nigeria (A Study of Eco Bank Nigeria Plc, Abakaliki Branch)

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Deficit Financing and Economic Growth in Nigeria

 Deficit Financing and Economic Growth in Nigeria

Background to the Study

Attaining macro economic balance has become a major goal to be pursued by most countries. While it is commonly agreed that persistently high deficits are bad for any economy (whether developed or not), there is little agreement as regards the precise effects of deficits on the various macro economic variables such as the domestic price level, domestic private consumption, domestic output, interest rate, capital formation, and the definite transmission mechanisms of the impact of deficits on the economy. This is notwithstanding the opposing view that government deficits have no effect on the macroeconomic variables of an economy.

Deficit Financing and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Granger Causality Approach (1986-2012)

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Earnings Management and Share Prices in the Nigerian Banking Industry.

Earnings Management and Share Prices in the Nigerian Banking Industry.

Background of the Study

The banking sector in any country plays a fundamental role in increasing the level of economic activity. As intermediaries to both suppliers and users of funds banks are situated in a continuum that determines the pulse of the economy. Worldwide, the ability or inability of banks to successfully fulfill their role as intermediaries has been the central issue in some of the financial crisis that has been witnessed so far. By intermediating between the surplus and deficit savings units within a economy, banks mobile and facilitate efficient allocation of National savings, thereby increasing the quantum of investments and hence national output (Afolabi, 2004). [Read more…]

Legislative-Executive Relationship In Nigerian Budgetary

Legislative-Executive Relationship In Nigerian Budgetary

Statement of the Problem

       Nigerian Budgetary:The role of the legislature and executive in public financial management remains a controversial topic. Silent critics as captured by Jibo (2000) and Aminu (2006) tend to portray the legislature a selfish politicians who will like to help themselves with public resources either to pursue individual, constituency or political party’s interest and not national interest.

On the other hand, the above scholars equally portrayed the parliamentarian’s argument that the executive largely made up of non-elected members, cannot claim to understand the needs of the people better. This is predicted on the assumption that the parliamentarians made up of elected representatives who logically understand the needs of the people. [Read more…]