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Assessment of effectiveness of accounting information as a tool for management decision

Assessment of effectiveness of accounting information as a tool for management decision CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF STUDY Accounting is fundamentally a measurement and communication process used to report on the activity of profit and non-profit seeking organizations. In other words, it is concerned with the discipline of summarizing, recording, analysing and interpreting economic events and other financial activities. This process is performed by accountants who furnish management with the relevant information needed for effective and efficient decision making as to contribute to the quest for means of surmounting industrial, commercial, governmental and academic problems inherent in a dynamic and volatile socio-economic and...

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Financial Statements in Disclosing True Business Performance to Stakeholders

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Financial Statements in Disclosing True Business Performance to Stakeholders Background Of The Study In trying to meet the requirements of the users of financial statements, instruments like presentations as well as disclosure are being used to communicate performance and financial position of an entity (Choy, 2014). There is still a need for presentation as well as disclosure to be included in the Conceptual Framework in order to have clarity and reducing reporting fraud (Choy, 2014). Abed et al. (2016), Miihkinen (2013), Leaz and Wysocki (2015), Castillar-Polo and Callardo-Vazquez (2016) and Ramirez, Tejada and Manzaneque (2016)...

The impact of statutory auditing on banking performance in Nigeria

The impact of statutory auditing on banking performance in Nigeria ABSTRACT The observable weaknesses in corporate governance of companies and the cases of accounting and audit failures have heightened concern of investors about corporate reports. This has led to the need for the establishment of statutory Audit Committees to ensure the credibility of financial statements. This study seeks to evaluate the impact of Audit Committees (AC) on the performance of listed Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study are to evaluate the impact of components of statuatory Audit Committees (size, independence, meetings and financial expertise) on...

Auditor attributes and audit time lag in the Nigerian manufacturing sector

Auditor attributes and audit time lag in the Nigerian manufacturing sector INTRODUCTION Timeliness of financial reports has been viewed as an essential qualitative characteristic of financial information. Azubike and Aggreh (2014) viewed timeliness of financial statements as the period it takes the company to present its financial reports before the shareholders in the Annual General Meeting after the closing date of such company. In line with the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB 2008) posit that timeliness is the period that the information is made available to the users to make their decision. Thus, the increasing need for financial reports to be...

BUDGETARY PLANNING AND CONTROL AS A TOOL FOR INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY

BUDGETARY PLANNING AND CONTROL AS A TOOL FOR INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY. A STUDY OF MANUFACTURING COMPANY IN EBONYI Summary Budgetary planning and control is the most visible use of accounting information in the management control process. By setting standards of performance and providing feedback by means of variance reports, the accountant supplies much of the fundamental information required for overall planning and control. However, budgetary information serves a variety of potentially conflicting purposes within an organization. Budget standards may be set as motivational targets or as best estimates of expected outcomes. Reported actual results compared with those budget standards may be used as...

Cost value profit analysis for profit planning in manufacturing firm

Cost value profit analysis for profit planning in manufacturing firm ( A case study obika Industry Nigeria limited Nkpologwu Anambra state) ABSTRACT This is set out to determine the application of cost volume profit analysis in business decision making the constraints experienced as well as the assessment of service coverage.In chapter one and two the decision makers on management is faced with a lot of problems but when these are addressed, the cost volume profit analysis are not adequately interpreted to management non availability of records and lack of proper knowledge...

The contributions of market to socioeconomic development

The contributions of market to socioeconomic development of Nkanu East Nkanu East is a Local Government Area of Enugu State, is located in the south- eastern part of Nigeria, bordering Ebonyi State to the east. Its time zone is WAT (UTC+1), 402 as the postal code. The ISO 3166 code for Nkanu East is NG.EN.NE.  Its headquarters is in the town of Amagunze. The council area is predominantly swampy but with fertile land for agriculture. It also has great lime stone deposits, a raw material for cement production. See plate 1.

Influence of audit report on the growth of financial institutions in Nigeria

Influence of audit report on the growth of financials institutions in Nigeria A study of Access Bank Uyo ABSTRACT The study investigates Influence of audit report on the growth of financials institutions in nigeria a case study of access bank aka road uyo, the  main objective of this study is to determine the effect of audit firm characteristics on financial performance of money deposit banks in Nigeria. Specifically the study shall determine the effect of audit quality, audit fee, and audit report lag on return on assets...

The Impact of Exchange Rate Fluctuation on the Nigerian Economic Growth

The Impact of Exchange Rate Fluctuation on theNigerian Economic Growth Introduction  Exchange rate is the price of one country’s currency expressed in terms of some other currency. It determines the relative prices of domestic and foreign goods, as well as the strength of external sector participation in the international trade. Exchange rate regime and interest rate remain important issues of discourse in the International finance as well as in developing nations, with more economies embracing trade liberalization as a requisite for economic growth (Obansa, Okoroafor, Aluko and Millicent, 2013). In Nigeria,...

THE ROLES OF ACCOUNTING CONCEPT AND CONVENTION IN FINANCIAL REPORT

DETERMINING THE ROLES OF ACCOUNTING CONCEPT AND CONVENTION IN FINANCIAL REPORT ABSTRACT The research work ‘’the roles of accounting concept and convention in financial report (a case study of Nigeria breweries plc .Lagos)’’ basically aims at ascertaining how financial accounting reporting has helped in advancing the objective of corporate organization. In the process, it investigated how the effected that financial accounting bear on the performances of a business. Furthermore, if sought to ascertain the compliance of relevant statues by corporate organizations and the overall satisfaction of stakeholders in a corporate organizations....

The Sources of Finance and Financial Performance of Downstream Petroleum Firms in Nigeria

The Sources of Finance and Financial Performance of Downstream Petroleum Firms in Nigeria Abstract This study examined the various sources of finance employed by the downstream petroleum firms in Nigeria. It also determined the effect of long-term finance on profitability. Furthermore, it ascertained the impact of shortterm finance on profitability and found out the relationship between the medium-term finance and profitability in view of providing information of the significant effect of long-term and short-term finance on financial performance. The study employed secondary source of data. The technique of analysis was fixed-effect model through the panel data collected. The research design...

Environmental accounting practices and financial reporting in oil and gas industry

CHAPTER ONE/INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study The need for Environmental Accounting has become the concern and focus of nation’s and responsible corporate managements. It became one of the foremost issues on the agenda of nations and businesses earlier in the 1990s and the reasons for these were varied emanating from both within and outside of the firm and particularly at the global level (Okoye and Ngwakwe:2004:220-235). A lot of government enactments, laws and regulations on environmental protection have been made in several nations of the world including Nigeria. In the light of the awakening to environment protection, various laws and...

Effect of capital structure on firms performance for selected manufacturing firms

Abstract There exists divergence of opinion in literature on the relationship between capital structure and firms performance. This mix of opinions makes the direction of the relationship between debt holders and equity holders to be controversial. Therefore, this study investigated the impact of capital structure on performance of listed manufacturing firms in Nigeria. The study formulated four hypotheses and used generalized least square multiple regression to analyze the secondary data extracted from the annual reports and accounts of the 31 sampled firms for the period 2009 to 2014. The study found that total debt, long-term debt and short-term debt have...

VALUE- RELEVANCE OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION IN THE NIGERIAN STOCK MARKET

VALUE- RELEVANCE OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION IN THE NIGERIAN STOCK MARKET Abstract There is little known about the role of accounting information in terms of its ability to explain changes to the security prices of listed companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Almost all evidence in this area is obtained from  the  United States or Western European countries which have sophisticated markets compared to most developing countries. This work investigates the value relevance of accounting data in the Nigerian stock market, with a view to determining whether accounting information has the ability to capture data that affect share prices of firms...

Corporate Governance and Value Relevance of Accounting Information in Quoted Nigerian Banks

Corporate Governance and Value Relevance of Accounting Information in Quoted Nigerian Banks INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Accounting provides a vital service to broad and diverse users. Investors use financial accounting information for investment decisions; government agencies need it particularly for tax purposes while regulatory agencies use it to determine whether existing statutory pronouncements are complied with, among others (Kajola and Adedeji, 1999). According to Meyer (2007:2), “accounting plays a significant role within the concept of generating and communicating wealth of companies”. Financial statements still remain the most important source of externally feasible information on companies. Nevertheless, in the wake of the...

ANALYSIS OF THE CHALLENGES FACING COMPANY INCOME TAX ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA

ANALYSIS OF THE CHALLENGES FACING COMPANY INCOME TAX ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE/INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Every country in the world tends to generate income through tax administration. In Nigeria the company income tax administration aims and tries to tax each company in the state more effectively. However the level at which the company income tax Administration in Nigeria tend to achieve its desired goals and objectives depends mostly on the tax office and the company that is operating in Abia state. For the tax Administration in Nigeria to be effective the aspect of the companies been taxed should be considered adequately...

The Role Of Forensic Accounting As A Mechanism For Fraud Detection In Nigeria Public Service

The Role Of Forensic Accounting As A Mechanism For Fraud Detection In Nigeria Public Service SUMMARY OF CHAPTER ONE This study is on The Role Of Forensic Accounting As A Mechanism For Fraud Detection In Nigeria Public Service .The chapter reveals that the increase wave of fraud is causing a lot of havoc in the Nigeria public sector. The study was systematically guided by three research questions, objectives and hypothesis. The findings of this study will be significance to the banking sector and the general populace. SUMMARY OF CHAPTER TWO The chapter two started by reviewing the conceptual framework  which includes the Concept...

Modeling A Provision Shop For Improve Record Keeping

Modeling A Provision Shop For Improve Record Keeping INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND 1.0 Introduction The study was on Modeling a provision shop for improve record keeping. This chapter presents the background of the study, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, objectives of the study, research questions, scope of the study and significance of the study.  Background to the study Provision shop are a major component of the Nigerian business sector that sustained the economy through the hard times when all the different sectors of the economy were in disequilibrium. In 1986, Nigeria undertook economic reforms through the IMF/World Bank funded by Structural Adjustment...

CAPITAL STRUCTURE AND CORPORATE PERFORMANCE OF NIGERIAN QUOTED FIRMS

CAPITAL STRUCTURE AND CORPORATE PERFORMANCE OF NIGERIAN QUOTED FIRMS ABSTRACT This paper presents empirical findings on the impact of capital structure (leverage) on performance of quoted firms in Nigeria. The main objective of this study is to determine the overall effect of capital structure on corporate performance of Nigerian quoted firms by establishing the relationship that exists between the capital structure choices of firms in Nigeria and their return on assets, return on equity and tobin’s Q (a market performance measure). The effect of institutional factors such as size, tax and industry on firms’ performance was also established. The study employed...

Relationship Between Corporate Capital Structure And Firm Value Of Nigeria

Relationship Between Corporate Capital Structure And Firm Value Of Nigeria CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  Background of the Study Capital structure is the mix of debt and equity that a company uses to finance its business (Damodaran, 2001). In capital structure decisions managers are concerned with determining the best financing mix or capital structure for their firm. Capital structure has been a major issue in financial economics ever since Modigliani and Miller showed in 1958 that given frictionless markets, homogeneous expectations; the capital structure adopted by a firm is irrelevant. By relaxing the assumptions and analyzing their effects, theories seek to determine whether an...

TAX INCENTIVES AND ITS IMPACT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

TABLE OF CONTENTS   Title page Certification page Dedication Acknowledgment Abstract   CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION Background to the study Statement of the problem Operational definition of terms Scope and definition of terms Research questions Theoretical framework Literature review 1.8       Discussion of literature   CHAPTER TWO: OVERVIEW OF TAX INCENTIVES IN NIGERIA 2.1       Definition of the Concept of Taxation and Tax Incentives 2.2       Tax Incentives as a Tool for Economic Growth and Development 2.3       Classification of Tax Incentives   CHAPTER THREE: LEGAL AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR TAX INCENTIVES IN NIGERIA 3.0       Tax incentives under the Various Tax Laws in Nigeria 3.1       Pioneer Status Incentive 3.2       Tax Incentives and Foreign Direct Investment 3.3       Tax Exemptions and Incentives 3.4       Incentives under the...

TAXATION AND ITS EFFECT ON THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 2.0 INTRODUCTION In this chapter, the research team presents a comprehensive account of theories on income tax evasion and its effect on the economy. Taxation policy and practice" by Dora Hancock, defined "Tax as a compulsory levy, imposed by government, on income, expenditure or capital assets, for which the tax payer receives nothing in return" Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on a debate concluded that the term tax could be "confined to compulsory unrequited payment to government". From the above definition, one can draw the following conclusion or implications: Tax is an imposition It is a compulsory levy Tax is a...

PROBLEMS AND PROSPECT OF FINANCIAL CONTROL TOOL IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the Study Financial control as the name implies means the proper management and control of financial aspects, the efficiency effective and management of finance of the organisation.  The finance control and management law 1968 is designed for control and management for the public financial and maters connected there with and it stipulates under section 33 that the accountant general shall under to the auditor general accounts showing the financial position of the state at the end of every financial year and these include: (a)        Statement showing the sums estimated to be received as revenue into the consolidated...

The Influence Of Forensic Investigation In The Fight Against White Collar Crime In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Fraudulent practices among Nigerians are major challenges facing the development of the country. The federal government has been making several efforts in tackling these dreadful menaces by setting up many anti corruption institutions to reduce cases of white collar crimes and other activity of financial and economic crimes but the efforts seemed not to have yielded the desire results or have not been effective. No doubt, financial crimes have affected individuals and corporate organizations negatively. This has put accounting professional bodies into a new perception and paradigm that go beyond statutory audit. The objective of this study focus on...

IMPACT OF INTERNET COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) ON THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION IN NIGERIA. A STUDY OF THE INSTITUTION OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA (ICAN

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION     1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Accounting is the process of identifying, classifying and recording, and presentation of financial economic activities of an entity with the aim of facilitating decision making by the users of the information Fidelis (2013). This process is usually done manually with the use of separate ledgers to record financial transactions. It involves the use of paper, books and pen to record and prepare financial statements and manual calculations. This task is tedious and time consuming and can therefore lead to several human errors. This occurrence might be minimal in small entities such as sole proprietorship. Kwanchukwu...

Forensic Accounting And Fraud Detection In Nigerian Public Sector

ABSTRACT This project has been carried out to empirically examine Forensic Accounting And Fraud Detection In Nigerian Public Sector. A research survey design was used for the purpose of this paper with a sample size of thirty (30) respondents which comprises of auditors and accountants of four (4) ministries selected from Edo state in Nigeria. The statistical tool used to test the hypotheses was Analysis of variance, (ANOVA). From our findings we found out that forensic accounting in Nigeria’s public sector is effective in detecting fraud, there is a significant relationship between forensic accounting and litigation support service in Nigeria’s...

An Evaluation Of Financial And Budgetary Control In Construction Industry In Nigeria

Abstract This study, an evaluation of financial and budgetary control in construction industry in Nigeria , was conducted using Cadbury Nigeria Plc, as case study. Since wants are plenty while resources are limited, every organisation tends to find means by which it can get what it wants with the limited resources at its disposal. Therefore, firms seek  to adopt the concept of budgeting and budgetary control to satisfy their needs at the least possible cost and at the same time fulfill their stewardship obligations to the numerous stakeholders. We adopted a descriptive research design with data gathered through questionnaire administered...

Accounting Professions And Its Role In Accountant General Office, Kogi State

ABSTRACT This work is on Accounting Professions And Its Role In Accountant General Office, Kogi State. The study is  survey research  type  where  cross-sectional design was used. The  population  of  this  study comprised of  sixty (60) staff  of  the  office  of  the  Accountant-General of Kogi state and the sample size of forty two (42) respondents were obtained using convenient Non- probability sampling technique. Primary source of data was used through which questioner and interview methods were used in collection of collect data. Data collected were presented via tables,  descriptive  statistics – percentages, mean and standard deviation and data  generated  were ...

The Influence Of Forensic Investigation In The Fight Against White Collar Crime In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Fraudulent practices among Nigerians are major challenges facing the development of the country. The federal government has been making several efforts in tackling these dreadful menaces by setting up many anti corruption institutions to reduce cases of white collar crimes and other activity of financial and economic crimes but the efforts seemed not to have yielded the desire results or have not been effective. No doubt, financial crimes have affected individuals and corporate organizations negatively. This has put accounting professional bodies into a new perception and paradigm that go beyond statutory audit. The objective of this study focus on...

The Uses Of Accounting Information For Decision Making In Public Sector

The Uses Of Accounting Information For Decision Making In Public Sector CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study Accounting information is the language of business as it is the basic tool for recording, reporting and evaluating economic events and transactions that affect business enterprises. It processes all documents of a business financial performance from payroll, cost, capital expenditure and other obligations to sale revenue and owners’ equity. It provides financial information about ones business to the internal and external users, such as managers, investors and others. It is sometimes referred to as a means to an end, with the ending being the...

THE IMPACT OF MICROFINANACE BANK IN ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA

THE IMPACT OF MICROFINANACE BANK IN ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY It would be observed that, despite the presumed developments in the Nigerian economy, the country is still largely being regarded as a developing country (Onyema, 2006). More so, its industrial growth is not quite impressive.   Before the emergence of formal microfinance institutions, informal microfinance activities flourished all over the country. Traditionally, microfinance in Nigeria entails traditional informal practices such as local money lending, rotating credit and savings practices, credit from friends and relatives, government owned institutional arrangements, poverty reduction programmes etc (Lemo, 2006)....

CREDIT MANAGEMENT AND THE INCIDENCE OF BAD DEBT IN NIGERIA MONEY-DEPOSIT BANKS

CHAPTER ONE                                          INTRODUCTION 1.1       BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY In a modern economy,there is distinction between the surplus economic units and the deficit economic units and inconsequence a separation of the savings investment mechanism.This has necessitated the existence of financial institution whose jobs include the transfer of  funds from savers to investors.one of such institution is the money deposits banks,the intermediating roles of the money-deposit banks places them in a position of ``trustees´´ of  the saving of the widely dispersed surplus economic units as well as the determinant of the rate and shape of the economic development.The techniques employed by bankers in...

THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INCLUSION ON THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INCLUSION ON THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY   ABSTRACT Financial Inclusion is considered an important means to realize the goal of inclusive economic growth. Inclusive financial arrangement is becoming a policy issue in both developed and developing nations of the world as it has been perceived as a veritable tool for poverty alleviation and economic development. This study was set to determine the impact of financial inclusion on economic growth in Nigeria. The nature of data was Secondary sourced from the Statistical Bulletin of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and the Nigeria bureau of statistics. Data collected covered a...

THE IMPACT OF APPLICATION OF MARKETING CONCEPT IN THE NIGERIA BANKING INDUSTRY

THE IMPACT OF APPLICATION OF MARKETING CONCEPT IN THE NIGERIA BANKING INDUSTRY (A CASE STUDY OF ZENITH BANK)   ABSTRACT Marketing activities play a vital role in the survival and growth of any organization. In recent time, marketing activities in the service industry have been posing serious problems to the service operators. This is because of the competitive nature and the increase in the number of services industries. The objective of this paper is to examine the application of marketing concept in the banking industry, the study is based on information gathered and collected from both primary and secondary sources. Finding of...

THE EFFECT OF INFLATION AND INTEREST RATE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH OF NIGERIA

THE EFFECT OF INFLATION AND INTEREST RATE ON ECONOMIC GROWTH OF NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK) TABLE OF CONTENT Title page Approval page Dedication Acknowledgement Abstract Table of content CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION of “the effect of inflation and interest rate on economic growth” Statement of problems Objective of study Research question Statement of hypothesis Significance of study Scope & limitation Definition of terms Reference     CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW of “the effect of inflation and interest rate on economic growth”   2.1      interest rate management in Nigeria Factors influence interest rate Management prior 2003/ monetary development Case for interest ceiling Case against interest ceiling Inflation and unemployment Inflation and...

THE CHALLENGES OF RATING VALUATION IN NIGERIA

THE CHALLENGES OF RATING VALUATION IN NIGERIA (CASE STUDY OF LAGOS STATE ) CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION Background to the Study It was in 1987, in the wake of some well publicized research works by actuaries Hager and Lord that Drivers Jonas first sponsored Investment Property Databank (IPD) to carry out detailed research into valuation accuracy in the United Kingdom. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), as the valuers’ professional body, later took over the role of sponsor. In doing so, they were adopting one of the principal recommendations of Sir Bryan Carlsberg’s Working Party on valuation practices. In 1985, Udo-Akagha, one of...

THE EFFECT OF STRESS ON EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY

THE EFFECT OF STRESS ON EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY     CHAPTER ONE 1.0                                          INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY It has been acknowledged that job stress plays a role in employee performance. This nation has its root in what is called attention theory. Simply put attention theory asserts that the experience of stress has the effect of reducing on individual ability to concentrate on multiple tasks. Anyone who has worked feverishly to meet a deadline understands this relationship intimately. It has been “standard fare” in basic management training to point out that there exist some optimal level of stress below which employees are...

TAXATION AND ITS EFFECT ON THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

TAXATION AND ITS EFFECT ON THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY (A CASE STUDY OF OWERRI MUNICIPAL COUNCIL) ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to investigate on taxation and its effects in the Nigeria economy. One of the objective carried out by the researcher was to examine peoples perception on taxation. Taxation is seen as a tool aimed at improving the performance of the national economy by such means as altering the balance between current consumption and capital investment. It looked at the work of other  authors in order to make the exercise richer. Their different views were seen in different books and...

MANAGEMENT SKILLS NEEDED BY MODERN SECRETARIES FOR SUCCESSFUL JOB PERFORMANCE

SELF ORGANIZATION AND TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS NEEDED BY MODERN SECRETARIES FOR SUCCESSFUL JOB PERFORMANCE IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY.( A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK, PLC AND KEYSTONE BANK PLC, IMO STATE.  ) CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY In any organization, time is related very high a secretary that does not work with time can not be productive in an office. So the secretary must know how to manage her time properly as well as that of her boss to be able to achieve the organization’s set goals. Time can be described by Bhatia (2002) as the one commodity that is unbiased,...

ROLE OF INTERNAL AUDIT IN BUSINESS GROWTH

ROLE OF INTERNAL AUDIT IN BUSINESS GROWTH (A CASE STUDY OF DIAMOND BANK PLC) ABSTRACT This study is devoted to assessing the role of internal audit an instrument for improving the business growth. The methodology employed include personal interview, written question and library research, various recommendations were made in a bid to improve the business growth via internal audit. The economy today is known to be characterized by incessant frauds, forgeries and mismanagement of public properties. This though a global phenomena, has recorded an outstanding growth in the Nigeria bussiness growth. It outs across all sector of the economy; call for...

REVENUE GENERATION AND UTILIZATION IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEMENT: PROBLEM AND PROSPECTS

ABSTRACT 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...

Project on the importance of efficient purchaisng in a manufacturing organization

CHAPTER ONE 1.0          INTRODUCTION     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY   Purchasing is concerned with the “process of defining the organization needs, selecting suppliers, agreeing terms, placing order and receiving goods and services. It is by it’s nature of service” function oriented to providing a complete supply service for users within the organization.   Purchasing according to Oyeoku (1993) is referred to as function of business that enters into contracts with the organization suppliers and the final places orders with them. Where the function of procurement is emerged with that of store, the receive and pay for the goods and service in other to received...

PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF PERSONAL INCOME TAX IN NIGERIA

PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF PERSONAL INCOME TAX IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OWERRI WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, IMO STATE) ABSTRACT This Paper examines the problems associated with the Assessment and Administration of Personal Income Tax on Motorcycle riders in (UMUGUMA)Owerri West LGA Metropolis. The study uses Primary data involving face-to-face interviews and observations, while descriptive survey was used to analyze the data. The paper utilizes the stratified random sampling technique in selecting 28 units out of the 294 units in the Metropolis. One hundred and fifty (150) Umuguma were randomly selected, observed and interviewed using the interview and uncontrolled/unstructured observation method....

PROBLEM OF MANAGEMENT PUBLIC ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA:

PROBLEM OF MANAGEMENT PUBLIC ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA: “A CASE STUDY OF PHCN” OWERRI DISTRICT. ABSTRACT   This project is written as a result of properly carried out research work based on problem of managing public enterprises in Nigeria most especially he power holding company of Nigeria (PHCN) owerri district. This project is designed to provide adequate and reliable information toward a thorough understanding of the problem of managing public enterprises in Nigeria. it also highlights the concepts of management principle of  management problems of the power holding company of Nigeria (PHCN) as a public enterises in Nigeria likewise ways of improving the...

BUDGETING AND SERVICE DELIVERY IN NIGERIA

BUDGETING AND SERVICE DELIVERY IN PLATEAU STATE: A CASE STUDY OF PLATEAU STATE MINISTRY OF FINANCE ABSTRACT The researcher’s intention in this research was to find out the extent of the impact of budgeting and service delivery in Plateau State, using the Ministry of Finance as case study. Out of 200 questionnaires that were administered to the respondents, 195 questionnaires were filled and returned. The researcher made used of simple percentage and chi-square methods in data presentation and analysis. The discovery made through the research shows that the problems associated with budgeting and service delivery in Plateau State include poor funding,...

problem and prospect of financial control tool

ABSTRACT   The subject matter of this study is problem and prospect of  financial control in organisation public sector  in Owerri North Imo State. A research on this topic could not be more appropriate than new since all the workers in the civil services especially those involve in government finance operations are well  acquainted with financial control.  Therefore, the main motive of research was to look into the financial control in public sectors organistion. Public accountability is not a new phenomenor, it is old as man in his social relational with his fellowman.  There was an element of answer which illustrate stewardship of...

MONETARY POLICY IN NIGERIA BANKING INDUSTRY ( A CASE STUDY OF FIRSTBANK OF NIGERIA OWERRI BRANCH)

INTRODUCTION Currently, monetary policy has been taken to be a very vital measure in controlling the Nigeria economy this is one of the principal functions of the firstbank of Nigeria (CBN). The CBN caries out this responsibility on behalf of the federal Government of Nigeria through a process outlined in the firstBank of Nigeria Decree 24, 1991 section 8 sub sections 1 and 2, the Governor shall keep the president informed of the monetary and banking policy pursued or intended to be pursued the Bank. The president after due consideration may, in writing, direct the bank as to...

INFLUENCE OF INFORMAL GROUPS ON PRODUCTIVITY

ABSTRACT Informal group came into existence through the interaction of people as a result of socialization. When individual meet and interact with one another, there is the tendency for individuals with similar interest and characteristics to form powerful cohesive groups in order to obtain organizational objectives. It therefore, the objective of this research was find out the relationship that existed between informal groups activities on productivity levels in organizations for effective management of the informal groups in Nigeria organizations. A review of the related interactive was made to provide a sound theoretical background of the concept of informal groups. This...

IMPACTS OF ACCOUNTING SYSTEM COMMON IN PUBLIC SECTOR

CHAPTER ONE 1.0  INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY History has it that the concept of accountability of public funds dates backs to the history of ancient Greece.  As old as theory is, it would not be enormous to say that the idea has been equally lost to antiquity although not much is known about it, this makes the subject, government accounting to remain a myth. Accounting in the public sector has received such a wide attention from scholars that the field of public sector accounting scans to be neglected. However, there is general awareness all over the world of the need to pay...

Impact of Performance Appraisal on Employees Motivation

Impact of Performance Appraisal on Employees Motivation Abstract Appraisal is very significant tool inside the man supremacy management, stipulation it is conduct properly along with reasonably, it can carry out the organization to their ambition and the employees determination accomplish their wellbeing. Within this manuscript I study the sound possessions of concert assessment consequences taking place the staff enthusiasm. "The aptitude to craft superior verdict Vis-à-vis populace corresponds to solitary of the preceding steadfast foundation of workforce assessment, while exceptionally hardly any association is good by the side of it." Peter Drucker   CHAPTER ONE Introduction Performance appraisal refers to a process, which studies and evaluated...

IMPACT OF HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING ON THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION With specialties in the 1980s human resource management has started gaining and sustaining competitive advantage as it does to enhance competitiveness and to add valve to the firms in everything’s. It does with these, human resources management has repositioned what used to be called personnel management by giving it greater acceptance, scope responsibilities and position of influence and has started playing strategies roles in some of the following areas. Through better management and utilization of people and improvement in the professional skills of managers. According to Agu C.N d(2001) possession of experience and enthusiastic staff is a great...

IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INFORMATION ON THE PROFITABILITY OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATION IN NIGERIA

IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INFORMATION ON THE PROFITABILITY OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATION IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT The research work “The impact of Financial information on the profitability of business organization in Nigeria, basically aims at ascertaining how financial information reporting has helped in advancing the objectives of corporate organizations. In the process, it investigated the effected that financial information bear on the performance of a business. Furthermore, if sought to ascertain the compliance of relevant statues by corporate organizations and the overall satisfaction of stakeholders in a corporate organizations. The study obtained its data basically from primary and secondary sources. The primary sources...

IMPACT OF CAPACITY BUILDING ON ORGANIZATION SUCCESS

Abstract The term “capacity building” has caught on quickly within the nonprofit sector, specifically with Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs). In fact, many funding organizations, agencies and foundations are now requesting that their partners engage in capacity building activities. How then, do we determine which organizations have the capacity to adhere to their mission statements and to deliver their services in a sustained fashion? This is an important question for two reasons. First, it asks us to identify the factors which lead to capacity, and second, it suggests that capacity building is a continuous process. This study proposes a relational process of building an...

FORENSIC AUDITING AND FINANCIAL FRAUD IN NIGERIAN DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS (DMBS

ABSTRACT: This study examined the effect of forensic auditing on financial fraud in Nigerian (DMBs). The study adopted cross sectional survey design. The population of the study comprised the staff of banks and audit firms in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The study used purposive sampling technique for questionnaire administration while logistic regression analysis was used for data analysis. The results of the study revealed that forensic audit has significant effect on financial fraud control in Nigerian (DMBs) with P value (0.007) which is less than 0.05 and that forensic audit report significantly enhances court adjudication on financial fraud in Nigeria with...

FINANCIAL STRATEGY AS SUPPORT DETERMINANT FOR THE AVOIDANCE AND RESOLUTION OF DISTRESS IN THE NIGERIAN BANKING INDUSTRY

FINANCIAL STRATEGY AS SUPPORT DETERMINANT FOR THE AVOIDANCE AND RESOLUTION OF DISTRESS IN THE NIGERIAN BANKING INDUSTRY ABSTRACT The banking sector is the bedrock of the Nigerian economy, and this industry is known to have contributed in no small measure to the development of the economy. This industry is the enabling hub of national and global payment systems, which  facilitates trade transactions within and amongst numerous national, regional and international economic units and by so doing; it enhances commerce, industry and exchange.  In performing these various functions in the enabling environment provided by the government through various fiscal, and monetary policies...

financial management and accountability in selected local government in imo state

ABSTRACT                                      The local Government is an indivisible agent of federal State government in carrying out this Administrative work in rural places in selected local government. The theme of this research is "financial management and Accountability in selected local government Area of Imo State personally considered this inevitable because of the numerous roles played in the urban areas in the country. There is no existence of any local government without rural development Nigeria is a rich nation blessed with many natural resources is through which they generate a lot of money half of this money is embezzled by the government...

EXAMINATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF VOLUNTARY ASSETS AND INCOME DECLARATION SCHEME (VAIDS) IN CURBING TAX EVASION IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study The issue of tax evasion and avoidance have generated a considerable interest and concern to the governments and finance experts recently; this is because of their socio-economic implications and the effects on government revenues and fiscal viability in the long run. Asada (1997) in Bassey (2014) expressed that the issue of personal tax in Nigeria is being handled with levity hand and it is very disappointing and problematic of all the taxes in the tax system today. In spite of the fact that tax is now being considered as a huge source of generating...

CHALLENGES OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM:

EVALUATION OF CHALLENGES OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM: A CASE STUDY OF IVO LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL OF EBONYI STATE ABSTRACT The third tier level of government in Nigeria is tier called “Local Government” it was established with the aim and the specific function to assist the higher s of government thus, the federal and state to bring effective rural development and good governance at the grassroots level. Both fiscal and physical evaluation of the performance and effectiveness of the third tier level of government carried out revealed that this tier of government has performed below expectation. This research...

EFFECTIVENESS OF AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

EFFECTIVENESS OF AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR A CASE STUDY OF THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL OF IMO STATE). ABSRACT The study dealt on the effectiveness of auditing and accountability in the public sector. The rapid development of financial management initiative in public sector and financial control has led to the need for improved performance measurement, reporting and individual accountability. The researcher t3ested five hypotheses which stability results mat states that. An audited work must be independently examined, opinions must be expressed by a qualified  and appointed auditor in pursuance/compliance with the relevant statutory obligations;  that an auditor must...

DEVELOPMENT POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES IN NIGERIA

DEVELOPMENT POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES IN NIGERIA ( A CASE OF STATE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY  SEED IN IMO STATE 2007-2011) CHAPTER ONE     0 NTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Development policies and programmers in Nigerian has not been stable over the years as a result, the country's economy has witnesses so many shocks and disturbances both internally and externally over the decades. Internally, the unstable investment and consumption patterns as well as the improper implementation of public policies, changes in future expectations and the accelerator are some of the factors responsible for it. Similarly, the external factors identified are wars,...

IMPLEMENTATION OF STATE CIVIL SERVICE PAYROLL ACCOUNTING SYSTEM

IMPLEMENTATION OF STATE CIVIL SERVICE PAYROLL ACCOUNTING SYSTEM ABSTRACT Ever since man discovered the computer and hence computer science, attempt have been made to computerize every facet of human life. This project work experts the issue of designing and implementing a state civil payroll accounting system which inherent advantages (speed and accuracy over the more tedious inefficient and time consuming manual system. This system encountered the following problems. Late receipt of raw data each month. Regular break down of the accountant machine presently used for data processing, irregular power supply, many errors resulting from the manual methods of data processing and...

CREDIT MANAGEMENT IN BANKING SECTOR (A CASE STUDY OF SKYLE BANK)

CHAPTER ONE   I.0     INTRODUCTION   The purpose of credit in banks is to earn interest and make profit. It follows that principles of goods lending shall be concerned with ensuring, so far as possible that the borrower will be able to make scheduled payments with interest in full and within the required time period otherwise, the profit from an interest earned is reduced or even wiped out by the bad debt when the customer eventually defaults.   Credit management is concerned primarily with managing debtors and financing debts. The objectives of credit management can be stated as safe guarding the companies investments in debtors...

CORPORATE TAXES AND INTERNAL BORROWING WITHIN MULTINATIONAL FIRMS

CORPORATE TAXES AND INTERNAL BORROWING WITHIN MULTINATIONAL FIRMS (A CASE STUDY OF AGIP OIL COMPANY. PORT-HARCORT) ABSTRACT This project develops the Main reasons for the emergence of such a market are tax avoidance through debt shifting and the existence of institutional weaknesses and financial frictions across host countries. The serves to derive hypotheses regarding the role of local versus foreign characteristics such as profit tax rates, lack of institutional quality, financial underdevelopment, and productivity for internal debt at the level of a given foreign affiliate. The paper assesses hypotheses in a panel data-set covering the universe of Agip oil company multinational...

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (ESHDC)

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (ESHDC) ABSTRACT Organizations by their nature have built in conflicts, provided human beings come together for the purpose of achieving a goal. The mere fact that organizations make decision could cause conflicts. Conflict management in government organizations is worth investigating because the existence of conflict in an organization be it, public or private can affect among other things effectiveness and efficiency of such organization partnership wind-up, churches have broken away because they were unable to manage their conflict for instance, the Nkalagu cement company at Nkalagu now...

COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ANS AN AID TO EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT OF AN ORGANIZATION

COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS ANS AN AID TO EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT OF AN ORGANIZATION A CASE OF A,B,C TRANSPORT )BRANCH INTRODUCTION Accounting has long been an organizational function especially with the advent of non owner managers who need to update what is happening in the organization. Maintaining, preparation and presentation of accounts is crucial for business success as well as organization for effective decision making whether it is a nonprofit making organization or profit making because they have to report to the stakeholders of the organization through good organizational management. However there was inefficient as an aid for efficient  management of an...

CAUSES AND EFFECT OF NEGATIVE ATTITUDE TO IMMUNIZATION AMONG COUPLES

CAUSES AND EFFECT OF NEGATIVE ATTITUDE TO IMMUNIZATION AMONG COUPLES ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Lack of information has been associated with couples anxiety or concern in a number of healthcare areas. OBJECTIVES: (1) Identify the proportion of parents who agreed, were neutral, and disagreed that they had access to enough information to make a decision about immunizing their child; (2) examine how parents who agreed and disagreed differed with respect to sociodemographic characteristics, and their attitudes about immunizations, their child's healthcare provider, immunization requirements/exemptions, and immunization policymakers; and (3) identify if differences exist in specific immunization concerns. METHODS: A sample of parents with at least...

BUDGETING AND BUDGETARY CONTROL IN BUSINESS ORGANISATION

BUDGETING AND BUDGETARY CONTROL IN BUSINESS ORGANISATION. (A CASE STUDY OF EMENITE NIGERIA LIMITED, EMENE ENUGU BRANCH) ABSTRACT   This research work conducted with special reference to the budgetary system of Emenite Nigeria Limited with the view to ascertain the major role budgets play in the achievement of profitability for an organization. Budget as a profit planning device sets standards of performance of manager, while budgetary control is a tool implored by management to keep track of actual performance to ensure budgeted standards are achieved. In the course of this research work 40 managers were taken as sample population. Data is obtained through...

AUTOMATED PROJECT TRACKING INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR IMO STATE GOVERNMENT

ABSTRACT   We all are aware of errors and losses of funds and man-power arising from non-continuity of project ranging from one administration to another. This primarily comes or results from the deficiency associated with manual storage and processing of project information in project tracking information in the state, therefore this computer base project tracking information system of government projects all over the state from development stage to completion stage keeps awarded projects and information secured as it ensures adequate information security, time saving, easy storage and retrieval mechanism. This project work leads to the development of software which when installed would...

AUDITOR AND LAW,CONCEPT AND IMPLICATIONS

AUDITOR AND LAW,CONCEPT AND IMPLICATIONS (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK NIGERIA PLC OKPARA AVENUE, ENUGU STATE) ABSTRACT This research project is designed to bring out the importance of audit to the effective working of the organization using First Bank Nigeria Plc Okpara Avenue, Enugu state. In pursuant to this, data were collected by personal interview, questionnaires and through researcher’s observation. Secondary data were collected from journals, publications and related works. Also, findings showed that all the strategies for effective working operations are applicable in the case study. It was revealed that because of the laws guiding auditors, the attitude and perception of...

AUDIT AS A TOOL FOR PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF FRAUD ( A CASE STUDY OF SAPIEM L.T.D YENEGUA BAYELSA STATE

AUDIT AS A TOOL FOR PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF FRAUD ( A CASE STUDY OF SAPIEM L.T.D YENEGUA BAYELSA STATE) ABSTRACT Audit: An audit of financial statement is an exercise whose objective is to enable auditor express an opinion on the account presented by management at the end of the years on whether on his opinion the account show true and fair view or otherwise.  Internal control is the whole system of control, financial and other wise established by government to evaluate and checkmate the activities of the organization at every point in time. For effective research work the researcher made use of secondary...

Assessment of Factors Responsible for Budget Failure in Nigeria.

Assessment of Factors Responsible for Budget Failure in Nigeria. Abstract The main objective of this study is to assess the factors responsible for budget failure in Nigeria. To achieve this broad goal, the econometric model of Analysis of variance (ANOVA) regression test was employed for analysis and time series data span from 2010 to 2015. The finding shows that budget in the public sector of Nigeria has almost become a ritual or a yearly affair which though good in content but without appreciable result. The issue of budget failure in Nigeria is of concern to the general public. The dependent variable...

APPRAISAL OF THE ACCOUNTING FRAMEWORK IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM

ABSTRACT The management of public resources has always been a turbulent issue. This is precisely the heart of any governmental administration. Government business in whatever for, be it policies, programmes, activities or function is run in accordance with the laid down formalities. These formalities in the area of government accounting and financial control and procedures may include laws, rules and accepted norms certain financial memorandum of the local government system. The accounting framework regulates the account format for the preparation of government account in local government system in an instrument for introduction of new policies and guide lines, before inclusion...

APPRAISAL OF FINANCIAL REPORTING PRACTICES OF PENSION FUND ADMINISTRATORS IN NIGERIA

APPRAISAL OF FINANCIAL REPORTING PRACTICES OF PENSION FUND ADMINISTRATORS IN NIGERIA  A STUDY OF IBTC PLC CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Financial reporting covers those activities related to the preparation of certain reports which are known as financial statement. These statements reports the financial status of firms at a particular time with firms’ activities and resulting profit or losses during the most recent period and the flow of resources occurring within the firm during the same period Schiavo-Campo and Tommasi (2009). Bogdanor, (2011) define financial reporting as a field that treats money as a means of measuring economic performance instead...

APPRAISAL OF EXPENDITURE CONTROLS IN GOVERNMENT (A CASE STUDY OF IMO STATE GOVERNMENT)

APPRAISAL OF EXPENDITURE CONTROLS IN GOVERNMENT (A CASE STUDY OF IMO STATE GOVERNMENT) ABSTRACT The researcher has primarily examined some of the expenditure control techniques that are and could be applied in government. Noting the obstacles and their rate of effectiveness, emphasis are laid on the techniques already in application. Data for the research were gathered through interviews, questionnaires and financial regulations. Percentages were used in the data analysis. The following are the research findings. Budgeting, expenditure control and audits are commonly used by government in order to curb expenditures, cost  benefits, analysis and management audits that could be applied are not in...

AN EVALUATION  OF INDUSTRIAL EMISSION DAMAGE FUNCTION REGULATION ,IMPLEMENTATION AND ITS SUITABILITY IN THE CONTROL OF AIR POLLUTION IN THE NIGERIA OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

AN EVALUATION  OF INDUSTRIAL EMISSION DAMAGE FUNCTION REGULATION ,IMPLEMENTATION AND ITS SUITABILITY IN THE CONTROL OF AIR POLLUTION IN THE NIGERIA OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY(A CASE STUDY OF ELEME PETEROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY PORTHARCORT RIVERS STATE)   ABSTRACT The broad environmental issues faced by the oil and gasexploration and production industry are manifested at bothlocal and global levels. They include: habitat protection andbiodiversity, air emissions, marine and freshwater discharges,incidents and oil spills, and soil and groundwater contami­nation. Research Methodology: The aim of this chapter is to briefly intimate the reader with various research designs used by the researchers. And Chi-square were used to analyse...

AN EXAMINATION OF THE PROCEDURES FOR THE APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL OF EXTERNAL AUDITOR BY PUBLIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

CHAPTER ONE 1.1     INTRODUCTION The need for the auditing of account for a business venture cannot be overemphasized, Even in the early 19th century, kings insisted that their steward read their account of stewardship to them orally which the kings listened to and acknowledge as having received. This was called “stewardship account”.   With the large amount of business transaction that companies these days go into, which involves a huge chunk of their resources. There is need for the accounts of such companies to be properly audited so that monies and resources may not be fraudulently mismanaged and such mismanagement swept under the...

AN ASSESSMENT OF AUDIT PRACTICE ON DEPOSIT MONEY BANK

ABSTRACT   This study conducted to assess audit practice on deposit money bank. Internal auditing helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic discipline to evaluate and improve the efficiencies of risk management control and governance process. The study tried to assess the factors, strength and weakness with regard to audit practices in some selected bank in Nigeria. The data relevant to the study was collected from primary and secondary source of data. Primary data collected through questionnaires and secondary sources from journals written documents and reports. Based on the conclusion and the finding the auditing practice in Nigerian...

AN APPRAISAL OF ACCOUNTING SYSTEM IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR

AN APPRAISAL OF ACCOUNTING SYSTEM IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR (A CASE STUDY OF BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE ENUGU STATE) ABSTRACT   This write up is the result of a studying of the accounting process in the public sector. The work is principally aimed at providing an insight into the accounting system of Board of Internal revenue Enugu State, its inefficience, problems and ways these problems could be effectively be managed. This work is divided into five chapters namely; The first chapter which is the introduction of the topic, the researcher defined public sector accounting, the purpose and objective as well as the...

AN ANALYSIS OF CORRUPTION IN NIGERIAN PUBLIC SERVICE

AN ANALYSIS OF CORRUPTION IN NIGERIAN PUBLIC SERVICE. ( A CASE STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE OWERRI, IMO STATE) ABSTRACT   The primary purpose of this study is to ascertain the effects of corruption in the Nigerian public service. The survey method of descriptive research was used for the study. The main instrument used in data collection for the study was a questionnaire and its responses were detailed in frequency tables and percentage which was used to analyse the data. The result of the analysis and interpretation revealed that bureaucracy has too much innovation and not rigidity, it sees human feelings and...

AGRICULTURE FINANCING IN NIGERIA PROBLEMS AND PROSPECT

ABSTRACT This project seeks to bring together existing state of knowledge and existing state of practice in agriculture sector new techniques have to be proven before they are adopted in the general practice. Chapter one of this project will deal with the statement of problems rationale of study significance of study and definition of terms. Chapter two will examine in details the related literature to the project. Chapter three will deal with statement of hypotheses methodology of study and sources of data. Chapter four will deal with presentation of data and analysis of data and also the discussion of results. Chapter five will deal with...

ACCOUNTING PLANNING AND CONTROL KEY TO EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT

ACCOUNTING PLANNING AND CONTROL KEY TO EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT A CASE STUDY OF OWERRI MUNICIPAL CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION: The process of managing a business or an organization consists of the basic elements of planning, control and decision making. Planning and control are parts and parcel of   our daily likes. Planning and control of cost and operations is the key to good management. Accounting  control is a process of developing plans for a company’s    expected operations to help to carryout those plans. Accounting planning has to do with setting out aims and objectives to be achieved over a period of time and control monitors...

THE ROLE OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION IN MANAGEMENT DECISION MAKING

ABSTRACT Information as a life wire of any organization is very vital decision making manufacturing companies take decision concerning Production, pricing and marketing. Consequently, it is vital that relevant, timely, reliable, consistent and adequate information needed is available for managerial decision in order to run the organization effectively and satisfy interested parties. This study is aimed at finding out the extent to which manufacturers use accounting information and whether there is any positive relationship between the effective use of accounting information and the quality of decision in manufacturing companies. This study was carried out on one of the manufacturing companies called “max...

ACCOUNTING INFORMATION, CONCEPTS AND APPLICATION FOR PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING

ACCOUNTING INFORMATION, CONCEPTS AND APPLICATION FOR PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING (ACASE STUDY OF AZ PLC) CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION Accounting is a body of knowledge which does not have a gingle definition, vicarious and several actions have come up with different definitions which reflects the period in the evolutionary  stages of accounting thoughts during which definitions were made. There are several definitions of the concept as the number of people that attempt to define it. According to A. H. Mill Champ in his book, Foundation Accounting (An instructional manual for Accounting Students) submitted that “Accounting is the process of identifying, measuring and communicating...

A STUDY OF NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE

Abstract There is little known about the Nigeria stock exchange in terms of its ability to explain changes to the security prices of listed companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Almost all evidence in this area is obtained from the United States or Western European countries which have sophisticated markets compared to most developing countries. This work investigates the value relevance of accounting data in the Nigerian stock market,with a view to determining whether accounting information has the ability to capture data that affect share prices of firms listed on the NSE. It also examines the difference in perception...

A CASH MANAGEMENT IN A SUPPER MARKET STORE.(A CASE STUDY OF CASH MANAGEMENT IN A SUPPER MARKET STORE)

A CASH MANAGEMENT IN A SUPPER MARKET STORE.(A CASE STUDY OF CASH MANAGEMENT IN A SUPPER MARKET STORE) ABSTRACT The most important resource needed to established and effectively run a business certain cash. A company’s cash requirement are planted out in the form of cash flow statement cash flow statement provides information about cash receipt and cash payments of an enterprise over a given period of time. It indicates the pattern of cash generation and utilization. It reveals  how cash is generated from operation and how payment are made such as taxes, dividends and debts. The knowledge go a way in...

THE IMPACT OF INDIRECT TAX REVENUE ON THE GROWTH OF NIGERIA ECONOMY

ABSTRACT   This study examines the impact of indirect tax revenue on the growth of Nigeria economy. The study uses value added tax revenue and custom and excise duty revenue as independent variables and economic growth was proxy with real gross domestic product as the dependent variable. The study employ secondary data collected from Central Bank of Nigeria statistical bulletin for the period covering 1993 to 2013 for the empirical analysis using the convenient sampling techniques. The research design is time series and the data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, correlation, unit root test, co-integration test and error correction model regression....

IMPACTS OF INTERNET COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) ON THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION IN NIGERIA

IMPACTS OF INTERNET COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) ON THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION IN NIGERIA A STUDY OF ASABA ALUMINIUM COMPANY DELTA STATE   ABSTRACT   This study evaluates Impacts Of Internet Communication Technology (Ict) On The Accounting Profession In Nigeria.The research instruments employed in this study is a closed ended structured questionnaire administered to the staff members of Asaba Aluminium Company Delta State. The data collected and gathered from the research instrument employed, are analyzed using chi-square statistical tool, a non-parametric test used to determine whether a systematic relationship exists between two (2) variables. The statistical package for social science (SPSS) was employed for the...

FINANCIAL PLANNING AND CONTROL: A KEY TO MANAGEMENT EFFICIENCY A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA BREWERIES NINTH MILE CORNER ENUGU

ABSTRACT The reasons for the study emanated from the fact that poor financial control system has always been an impediment to the growth of some business organizations. They have always faced the problem of poor cash and material control system of which this study has addressed it self to. The problem of how stocks and cash should be held in order to have a healthy financial environment and operations and the maintenance of an efficient inventory management some of the organizations.The problem of stock management revolves on the determination of the optional stock levels. Besides, efficiency financial control measures and...

ASSESSMENT OF FINANCIAL PLANNING ON FIRM’S PROFITABILITY – A STUDY OF NIGERIAN BREWERIES PLC, AMA (2003-2013)

ABSTRACT The study assessed the application of financial planning and its influence on the profitability of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Ama, Enugu State.  The overall objective of the study was to assess whether the application of financial planning has helped to boost the profitability of the company.  Financial planning was evaluated based on the application of short-term and medium term financial planning.  Two objectives and two hypotheses were formulated and tested in the study.  The researcher adopted the survey design and structured questionnaire was administered to selected respondents in the company. Because of the large size of the population, a multi-stage...

WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND FIRMS PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study investigated the relationship between working capital management measured by account receivable period (ACRP), inventory period (INVP), cash conversion cycle (CCC) and sales Growth (SG) and profitability performance measured by returns on assets (ROA). The study utilized secondary data obtained from the annual financial statements of Nigerian Manufacturing companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for period 2008 – 2012. Multiple regression model were adopted for testing all the hypotheses and the study result reveals that there was a negative significant relationship between the account receivable period and profitability of the Nigerian Manufacturing companies. It also...

THE EFFECT OF HISTORICAL COST ACCOUNTING ON THE REPORTED PROFIT OF A COMPANY AN EVALUATION OF CURRENT COST ACCOUNTING AS AN ALTERNATIVE REPORTING METHOD

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY:   Working capital refers to the organisation’s investment in short term assets and it is important to the financial health of businesses of all sizes (Padachi, 2006). This importance is hinged on many reasons, first, the amounts invested in working capital are often so high in proportion to the total assets employed and it is vital that these amounts are used in an efficient way. Second, the management of working capital directly affects the liquidity and profitability of the corporate organization and consequently its net worth. Working capital management therefore, aims at maintaining a balance...

TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY A CASE STUDY OF ZENITH BANK NIGERIA PLC

ABSTRACT   The topic of this project is “Total Quality Management in the Banking Industry. (A case study of Zenith Bank of Nigeria Plc)  The major objective of the study is to ascertain the level of awareness and adoption of TQM practices among staff of Zenith Bank in Enugu metropolis and also determine the major limitations of the TQM practice in the bank.  Instrument for data collections are questionnaires and research questions, which formed the course of primary data, while materials from various published articles, textbooks, journals and newspapers formed the secondary data.  The method of analysis is the use of...

THE USEFULNESS OF FORENSIC APPROACH TO BANK AUDITING AND INVESTIGATION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Fraudulent practices in Nigeria banks have led to increased losses and collapse of commercial banks, hence the need to use forensic approach services to detect and prevent such fraudulent activities. The banking industry is a very important institution with many internal controls in order to overcome the fraudulent practices. The objective of this study was to examine the usefulness of forensic approach to bank Auditing and investigation in Nigeria , the most prevalent type of  fraud and to establish the major areas of application of forensic accounting services. The data collection instrument preferred for the study was a questionnaire....

THE ROLE OF THE INTERNAL AUDITING DEPARTMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS: A CASE STUDY OF SELECTED BANKS IN ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACT Nigeria emerged from colonial rule with little technological know-how. This attributed to the fact that the colonial masters made no attempt at laying foundation for acquisition of the know-how required to build the economy. Despite this, the Nigerian economy has greatly evolved and is now termed the fastest growing economy in Africa. This is due the fact that they have developed skills and procedures so that businesses and organizations can prosper. Inn relation to banks, before the 2005 consolidation exercise so many individual had little or no faith at all in these financial institutions as some kept on folding...

The Effect Of Internal Audit On Performance In Public Sector In Nigeria

The Effect Of Internal Audit On Performance In Public Sector A Study Of Zenith Bank Awka, Anambra State. CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  Background to the Study Through out the past decade, Nigeria has witnessed a rise and fall in several banks. The financial industries in Nigeria which are still in existence and experiencing growth, set up structures and practices of boards so as to monitor the performance of the organizations. This is done so as to impress the shareholders of in the bank and attract new investors.   The companies or establishments which did not make it could have suffered from one problem or another....

THE ROLE OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES  IN THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY.

THE ROLE OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES  IN THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY.   ABSTRACT   This research work was designed to determine the role of small and medium enterprise in the development of Nigeria economy.  Some selected enterprises were used as a case study and questionnaires were administered in order to extract information on this project.  The objectives of the study includes to identify the roles of small and medium enterprises in the development of the Nigeria economy and to evaluate the problems the encountered in the  establishment of small businesses.  Some literature were reviewed in relation to the topic with the themes and...

THE ROLE OF INTERNAL AUDITORS IN A DEPRESSED ECONOMY (A CASE STUDY OF SELECTED BANKS IN NIGERIA)

CHAPTER ONE 1.1   INTRODUCTION         The practice of auditing has been existence even in the ancient time. The need for auditor arises when the truthfulness and fairness of financial statement is required. An Auditor is a person appointed by law to examine and investigate the accounting records prepared and maintained by organization are of true and fair view. Before the medieval times, auditing was referred to as the process of public hearing in which financial statement of financial records were read aloud, Ekwere (1991). In essence, auditing was made to determine where persons in position of fiscal responsibilities in government or organizations...

THE ROLE OF INTERNAL AUDITORS IN GOVERNMENT PARASTATALS.

THE ROLE OF INTERNAL AUDITORS IN GOVERNMENT PARASTATALS  ABSTRACT This study was conducted into the Role of Internal Auditors in Government Parastatals with N.N.PC. as a case study. The study is divided into five chapters.   Chapter one introduces the subject matter as well as the object of the case study. It presents the proposal for the work and the significance of the study. Finally, it defines key terms used in the study.   Chapter Two presents literature review on theoretical framer-work of auditing and internal auditing in particular. Government parastatals and corporate irregularities were also discussed in this chapter.   Chapter three presents the procedure adopted...

THE IMPACT OF TAXATION ON THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This research work focuses on the impact of Taxation on the economic and social development in Nigeria. Using secondary data gotten from the CBN statistical bulletin with the help of regression as a statistical tool, we analyzed the postulated hypothesis which dwelt on the relationship that exist between taxation and Economic and social development in Nigeria. It was discovered that taxation has a positive relationship with the economic and social development in Nigeria.  The researcher then recommends a well defined policy for inter governmental collaboration, co-operation and co-ordination between different tiers and agencies of government, awareness on the tax...

THE IMPACT OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT In Nigeria there are three well recognized Accountancy professional bodies that see to the overall affairs of Accountancy profession. These professional bodied are; Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA). This work analysis the impact of professional bodies on the development of Accountancy profession in Nigeria. In order to find out the impact of these professional bodies on the development of accountancy in Nigeria, the activities of these professional bodies were examined. The mutual relationship among these professional bodies was studies and various impacts...

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