Research Papers/Topics in Accounting And Finance

Ratio Analysis as a Tool for Performance Evaluation of State Owned Enterprise: A Case Study of TransNamib

AbstractThe study evaluates the performance of TransNamib using ratios analysis, to determine how the company performs by breaking further the information in the financial statements for the financial year 2012 and 2013.The study used descriptive to interpret secondary data which were obtained from TransNamib. Performance was measured using different financial ratios such as Liquidity, which indicated that the company position to pay its short term debts was very bad. Profitability rat...

THE ROLE OF NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE IN THE VALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF BUSINESS ENTERPRISE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA STOCK EXCHANGE IN ENUGU, ENUGU STATE)

ABSTRACT The research study is structured towards the role of Nigerian stock exchange in the valuation and management of business enterprise in Nigeria from 2002 – 2014. Some of the objectives like the reason for the establishment of the capital market, the modes of operation, were highlighted in this research work. To accomplish the study, a well-structured questionnaire and interview were used in the data collection. On the data analysis, a simple percentage was used for each of the ...

THE ASSESSMENT OF CAPITAL GAIN TAX ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE)

          ABSTRACTTax is a compulsory levy imposed by the government on the income or profit of the taxpayers in order to pay the expenses of governance. Capital Gains Tax is a form of tax chargeable on capital gains arising from the disposal of chargeable assets. This paper examines the nature and the justification for Capital Gain Tax as a lucrative ground for raising revenue for development especially in the developing countries. In Nigeria, Capital Gain Tax is yet...

MERGER AND ACQUISITION AS A STRATEGY FOR GROWTH IN NIGERIAN BANKING INDUSTRIES (A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED BANKS IN ENUGU MUNICIPAL)

ABSTRACTThis research work is aimed at ascertaining the various positive impart which merger and acquisition has contributed in banking growth in Nigeria banking industries and prospects in the banking world using access bank in Enugu state as a case study. The importance of merger and acquisition will be apparent when considering the fact from the data that is gathered in the course of this work, from the related literature as well as, from interviews and discussions. Also questionnaires wer...

A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE SURVIVAL STRATEGIES OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS IN A DEPRESSED ECONOMY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC

ABSTRACTBanking is in the midst of change that has arisen due to economic depression. As government seek to improve economic efficiency and better allocation of resources to solve the problem of economic depression, policy makers are shifting towards openness, competitiveness and market discipline. In response to the developments, Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria engaged in financial sanitizing, management strengthening, corporate refocusing, Business Process Reengineering (BPR), mergers...

DETERMINANTS OF DIVIDEND POLICY IN NIGERIA (A STUDY OF MANUFACTURING FIRMS)

DETERMINANTS OF DIVIDEND POLICY IN NIGERIA(A case Study of Manufacturing Firms)                                         AbstractThis study seeks to examine determinants of dividend policy in Nigeria. The determinants of dividend policy studied are firm size, firm’s performance and liquidity. The study employed the use of secondary data from annual reports whose results were analyzed using the E-views statistical package. The result shows that fi...

An Evaluation of the Business and Financial performance of Dangote Cement Plc

This is a Research Project done to achieve a Bachelor's degree from Oxford Brookes University. The case study is on Dangote Cement with comparative analysis of Lafarge Cement Plc. Analysis was done using Financial ratios and Business models like PEST and SWOT. The project objective was achieved using these tools, with references extracted from secondary sources.

Taxation as a Way Forward from Declining Oil Revenue in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe study was embarked upon to review and examine taxation as a means of generating revenue that will serve as a way forward from declining oil revenue in Nigeria. The study’s objectives are; to look into taxation as a way forward from declining oil revenue, to review the impact of taxation on the economic grow and development, to run through the Nigeria tax system regarding its administration, enforcement, collection and remittance of taxes and consider ways of making the Nig...

The Effect of Corporate Governance on Firm Performance: A study of Selected Companies in the Nigeria Stock Exchange

THE EFFECTS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ON FIRM PERFORMANCE.(A STUDY OF SELECTED COMPANIES IN NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE)BYONYENWEH IFEANYI EMMANUEL2012154085DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTANCY,FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE,CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY,IGBARIAM CAMPUSAUGUST, 2016.TITLE PAGETHE EFFECTS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ON FIRM PERFORMANCE.(A STUDY OF SELECTED COMPANIES IN NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE)BYONYENWEH IFEANYI EMMANUEL2012154085BEING A PROJECT PRESENTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTANCY, FA...