Social & Management Sciences

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Socioeconomic Impact of Boko-Haram Insurgency in Northern Nigeria

AbstractIt is widely agreed that violent conflict precipitates unfavourable socioeconomic implications on the society. Boko Haram insurgency has inflicted devastating consequences on the Nigerian polity, from the loss of lives and property to psychological pain of living in constant threat of violence. This study examines the impact of the Boko Haram insurgency on education, healthcare and economic activities in Nigeria, particularly the northeast Nigeria. The study adopted the content...

Effects of Food Price Changes on Households' Food Consumption in Ungogo LGA, Kano State, Nigeria

AbstractDomestic economic policies in Nigeria have been attributed to the recent skyrockets in food prices in the country.  This paper examines the effects of food price changes on household’s consumption in Ungogo Local Government Area, Kano State. The study uses primary data sourced from administering questionnaires to one hundred households in the study area using simple random sampling technique. The data was analyzed by using both descriptive and inferential statistics. Find...

Empirical Analysis of Government Intervention on Farmers' Income: A Case of Animal Traction Training in Kano State, Nigeria

Abstract Using animal power in agricultural production plays a vital role in reducing drudgery in farm operations and increasing productivity of small scale farmers in developing countries. This study was carried out to empirically investigate the relationship between Animal Traction Training intervention and farmers’ income in Kano State. Primary data were sourced via administering a structured questionnaire on two hundred farmers who benefited from the Training. Analysis of t...

Poverty Reduction Strategies and Programs: The Nigerias' Experience

  AbstractPoverty reduction is one of the most important issues in the global development agenda because of its high prevalence and vicious effects in less developed countries. Nigeria represents the largest economy in Africa and one of the biggest producers of crude oil in the world, yet the country is counted amongst the poorest countries in the world. This paper reviews the poverty reduction strategies and programs in Nigeria using the historical research design. The paper co...

Utilisation of Zakat and Islamic Endowment Funds for Proverty Reduction: A Case Study of Zakat and Hubsi Commission, Kano State, Nigeria

AbstractIt is generally agreed that poverty, unemployment and economic in equality are the major socioeconomic problems of emerging countries; however, zakat is regarded as an instrument for poverty reduction in most of Muslim societies. The aim of this research is to analyze the role of zakat institution in poverty reduction in the emerging countries with particular reference to the Kano State Zakat and Hubsi Commission. In the process of doing that both primary and secondary data are utiliz...

The Impact of Outsourcing on Labour Management Relations: A Study of Diamond Bank Plc

This study focuses on the impact of outsourcing on labour-management relations in the banking sector, with reference to Diamond bank plc, Onitsha. The study was designed to explore the human relations aspect of outsourcing, as a result of which the Social Exchange theory was applied as the theoretical framework for this study. The research seeks to ascertain if outsourcing has any impact on labour and management relations, investigate whether outsourcing leads to conflict in the bank a...

African Leaders' Role in Financing Continental Developments

In this article, I have outlined a detailed study of the roles that leadership plays in bringing to actualization a long lasting solution to the developmental yearnings of the African continent.

Role of Small and Medium Scale Industry: A Case Study of Sumaila Local Government in Kano State (A Case Study of Tailoring Services)

CHAPTER ONEGENERAL INRODUCTIONINTRODUCTIONThis study of research work attempt to evaluate the role of small and medium scale enterprises in rural poverty reduction of Kano state, using tailoring services in sumaila local government as a case study it is well known that sumaila area in which the predominant economic activities have been tailoring for several decades. Majority of the people living in the area both old and young are engaged in this activity. It went to the extent that eight out ...

A Review of the International Accounting Standards Board Conceptual Framework

 The study was about the International Accounting Standard Board Conceptual Framework which sets out a comprehensive set of concepts for financial reporting, standard setting, guidance for preparers in developing consistent accounting policies and assistance to others in their efforts to understand and interpret the standards. The study adopts conceptual review approach which centred on discourses within the range of documentary evidence emanating from the international accounting standards ...

Trade Openness and Price Stability in Nigeria: An Econometrics Analysis (1970 - 2015)

This work reviews the relationship between trade openness and price stability in Nigeria using time series annual data. 

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND REGIONAL SECURITY A STUDY OF ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES

At the end of the Cold War, Africa was ravaged by conflicts in various regions and that required the intervention of ECOWAS to preserve her regional security. Several instruments were therefore established for the management of conflicts through the ECOWAS Revised Treaty (1993) and other protocols. However, there are problems with the implementation of the conflict management mechanism with negative impact on regional security. Accordingly, the rationale for this study is the desire to ...

Boko Haram Insurgency, Forced Migration and National Security in Nigeria

This research examined the activities of the Boko Haram sect and how it has impeded the national security, economic, political and social matrix of the Nigerian polity. The research argued that the insurgence of the sect would continually be a national security challenge in-spite of the marginal lip-service of the government to curb the heinous activity. The research relied more on secondary data-journals, magazines newspapers internet and the theoretical framework is frustration aggression a...

THE ROLES OF NIGERIA STOCK EXCHANGE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF COMMERCIAL BANK

This work is to evaluate  the performance and roles of the NSE as an  agent of development of the Nigeria economy  in which the commercial banks is one of the major institutions,  through the promotions of a flexible active and dynamic stock exchange  market.

Impact of Insurance on Economic Growth: The Case of Republic of Macedonia

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of insurance and economic growth, with empirical analysis for the Republic of Macedonia. We apply multiple regression and control for other relevant determinants of economic growth. The analysis used data for the period 1995 2010.In order to solve the model in the analysis will use the technique of least squares, followed by analysis of variability in order to identify the effects of each variable. Insurance development is measured by insuran...

Inflation and Unemployment Problems: The Challenges of Development in Nigeria

Every country in the world aim at achieving economic growth and development. This is only possible if a country has adequate resources In developing countries especially those in sub-saharan Africa,The resources to finance the optimal level of economic growth and development are in short supply. A proper understanding of these concepts is therefore very necessary in order to get a good grasp of how inflation and unemployment has effected growth in Nigeria over the years.Nigerian economy ...


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