Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

The Yoruba Ethnic Group

The Yoruba are one of the largest African ethnic groups south of the Sahara Desert. They are, in fact, not a single group, but rather a collection of diverse people bound together by a common language, history, and culture. Within Nigeria, the Yoruba dominate the western part of the country. Yoruba mythology holds that all Yoruba people descended from a hero called Odua or Oduduwa 

Ontology and Epistemology of Islamic Philosophers

Islamic philosophy refers to philosophy produced in an Islamic society. Islamic philosophy is a generic term that can be defined and used in different ways. In its broadest sense it means the world view of Islam, as derived from the Islamic texts concerning the creation of the universe and the will of the Creator

Colonial Origin of the Nigerian Armed Forces Beginning from the West African Frontier Forces

The history of English-speaking West Africa in the second half of the 19th century was to a great extent interwoven with European military developments on the West Coast. This does not mean that up till this time the military had been absent as a driving force in the history of West Africa, for the use of the army by European powers in West Africa, whether for "holding operations", for provisioning ships en route to the cape coast; for the defence of static defensive works, for garriso...

Practicable Solutions to the Problems of Ethnicity and Regionalism in Nigeria

Ethnicity is a popular cliché used to describe or analyze various forms of anomalies in the Nigerian nation building. It is defined as “a label for social groups who feel a distinct sense of difference by virtue of common culture and descent” (Glazer and Moynihan; 1975). In Nigerian context, ethnicity is defined as a social phenomenon associated with the identity of members of a competing communal group(s) seeking to protect and advance their interest in a political system. The re...

Cultural History of the Ijebu Ethnic Group

The indigenes of Ijebuland are perceived to have an underlying belief of seniority in comparison to other kingdoms of the Yoruba tribe, owing to claims of being the first Yoruba settlers in Nigeria and consequently considering it somewhat belittling to be subject to the rulership of later settlers and their kings, the likes of the Ooni of Ife (King of Ife), Alaafin of Oyo (King of Oyo) and the Alake of Egbaland (King of the Egbas). 

ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING AND CORPORATE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF THE NIGERIAN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY (CONSUMER GOODS).

ABSTRACTThe increasing concern about environmental degradation, resources depletion, resources scarcity, environmental degradation and the sustainability of economic activity have made the development of Environmental accounting an area of interest. Adequate research is not carried out to effectively determine what environmental accounting is truly about and whether or not it has an impact on the corporate performance of quoted manufacturing firms. The study evaluated the effect of environmen...

A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF FRAUD IN NIGERIA FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

ABSTRACT          This project is designed to critically analyze the incidence of fraud in the Nigeria financial institutions with reference to the banking industry.Fraud in both private and public sector of Nigeria economy is an age long phenomenon that has for a long time being threatening the growth and development of the Nigeria nation state it has defiled the very professional expertise know how due to its continuous increase.The effort of fraud on the Nigeria financial regarde...

THE IMPACT OF TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNT (TSA) ON THEPERFORMANCE OF LISTED MONEY DEPOSIT BANKS (MDB’s) IN NIGERIA

Treasury Single Account is a public accounting system under which all government revenue, receipts and income are collected into one single account, usually maintained by the country’s Central Bank and all payments done through this account as well. The purpose is primarily to ensure accountability of government revenue, enhance transparency and avoid misapplication of public funds. The maintenance of a Treasury Single Account will help to ensure proper cash management by eliminating idle f...

IMPACT OF EXTERNAL DEBT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

This work examines the impact of external debt flow on Nigerian economic growth.CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYA very crucial goal for any reasonable government is to attain a sustainable economicgrowth. To attain this vital goal it may have to finance crucial infrastructure projects and to investin development of productivity. As the result of productive investments, a country shouldexperience growth in its economy and a rise in the level of GDP. However, most developed an...

Foreign aid and human capital development in Nigeria

This study examines the impact of foreign aid on human capital development in Nigeriabetween the periods of 1981-2016. Secondary data were collected from CBN statistical bulletin andWorld Bank indicators. The variables used were Official development assistance, gross capitalformation, foreign Direct Investment and labour force with human development index as thedependent variable. The overall or general objective of this research work is to investigate the impact of foreignaid on human c...

IMPACT OF HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe study analysed the profile of economic growth in Nigeria with respect to human capital development. It determined the effect of education spending on economic growth in Nigeria; investigated the effect of health care spending on economic growth in Nigeria between 1980 and 2016. Secondary annual time series data on total government spending on education, total government spending on health and economic growth which covered the period of 1980 and 2016. Data were obtained from C...

The Media and Environmental Sanitation Communication in Awka South Local Government Area Anambra State.

ABSTRACTCommunication campaigns in developing countries like Nigerian have not been so successful in driving demand using commercial techniques and also in appealing to consumer preferences for safety, cleanliness, and prestige for environmental sanitation. Thus, this study investigated media and environmental sanitation communication in Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State. A cross-sectional research design was adopted for this study using multistage sampling procedures to draw a ...

ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY AND NIGERIA’S NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: 1999-2007

This project is about the Foreign policy tool-Economic Diplomacy adopted in Nigeria between 1999-2007. The project made considerable research on Nigeria's debt and Foreign Direct Investment and its impact on Nigeria's National development.It covers literature review on Foreign Policy, Economic diplomacy, Debt relief, Foreign Direct Investment and National development.This project also present data on history of Nigeria debt profile, debt ,management and relief, poverty and unemployment rate b...

EXTERNAL RESERVE POSITION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH:EVIDENCE FROM NIGERIA

This study has examined the impact of external reserve on economic growth between 1986 and 2016 by relying on secondary sources of data.Analysis of the data was done using inferential statistics i.e Ordinary Least Square(OLS) regression.The result of the analysis revealed that each. of the external reserve proxies is a good predictor of economic growth collectively rather than individually because the R2 was as high as 92% while each of them was also positively related to economic growt...

ENVIRONMENTAL ADMINISTRATION AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ( A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN BREWERIES )

ABSTRACTThis study focused on the Effect of Environmental Administration on Corporate Social Responsibility in Ibadan, Oyo State. (A study of Nigerian Breweries). It examined the effect of CSR on organization survival in Nigeria. The study addressed if government environmental policy affect the provision of CSR. It evaluate the various program put in place by the companies and assessed the various factors affecting the provision of CSR in the light of government environmental policy in I...


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