Influence of Inflation on Reported Profit for Decision Making in Financial Institutions in Nigeria

Abstract The study is on Influence of inflation and reported profit: implication on decision-making. The study was set to achieve the following objectives:, to determine the extent to which lending decision in Nigeria banks were affected by inflation between 2006 – 2011, to ascertain the extent to which inflation has impacted on the reported profits … Read more

Costing as an Essential Instrument in Materials Management and Control

Abstract This study which covered one of the cement fibre manufacturing industries in the country was a mixture of library research and empirical or survey method of research. Both primary and secondary sources of data were utilized in gathering relevant information. The primary sources consist of questionnaire and oral interview while the secondary sources were … Read more

The Role of Microfinance Institutions in the Mobilization of Funds for Micro Credit Scheme in Nigeria

ABSTRACT In the course of carrying out this research, data were collected from both primary and secondary sources to test the hypotheses. The Random sampling technique was used to determine the sample size. In analyzing and presenting data collected, tables and percentages were used. The Chi-square method was used to test the hypotheses stated, and … Read more

An Appraisal of the Impact of Recapitalization of Banking Industry on Economic Growth of Nigeria

ABSTRACT One of the major macroeconomic variables that compliment bank performance is availability of capital. Economic theories show that inadequate capital contributes to bank failures and retards economic growth. This study however, examined the impact of bank recapitalization of banking industry on economic growth of Nigeria. It is the aim of this research work to … Read more

Examination of Fair Value Measurement in Determination of Profitability of Listed Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria

ABSTRACT Examination of fair value measurement in determination of profitability of listed  manufacturing firms in Nigeria was influenced by the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) in Nigeria. IFRS are a set of accounting standards developed by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) that is becoming the global standard for the preparation of public … Read more

Effects of Bank Mergers and Acquisitions on Lending to Small Business Borrowers in Nigeria

Abstract Effects of bank mergers and acquisitions on bank loans to small businesses have raised significant concern among policy makers in Nigeria. Small business lending is a prime example of a banking product likely to be affected by bank consolidations. Although bank consolidations are likely to bring evolution in the banking product market, this kind … Read more