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Federal Character Principle And Its Implication On Manpower Utilization: An Analysis Of Recruitment Exercise At The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA)

ABSTRACT This research project examined the federal character principle and it’s implication on manpower utilization with emphasis on recruitment process at the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA). In view of the above, the researcher investigated how public recruitment is carried out and how the federal character principle is applied in all public organization. The research methodology used, consist of random sampling technique, both primary and secondary source of data collection...

The Role Of The Nigerian Stock Exchange On Capital Formation (1980-2011)

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to determine the effect of stock market on capital formation in Nigeria. The variables included in the model were, Gross Fixed Capital Formation, value of share traded, interest rate, inflation rate, commercial bank investment indicator, and Stock Market Capital. Data were sourced from CBN statistical bulletin (2011). The study employed OLS technique to determine the effect of stock market on capital formation. The empirical finding shows that stock market ...

Impact Of Information & Communication Technology On Banking Industry In Nigeria

INTRODUCTION As we move into the 21st Century, banks all over the world realize that only those that overhaul the whole of their payment and service delivery systems and operations are likely to survive and prosper in the New Millennium. This is due to the pressures of globalization, consolidation, deregulation and rapidly changing technology. Today’s business environment is very dynamic and undergoes rapid changes as a result of technological innovation, increased awareness and demands fr...

Nigeria Personal Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2011: Implications for Tax Administration and Enforcement

ABSTRACT This paper critically reviews the implications of Nigeria Personal Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2011 as they affect personal income tax administration in the hands of tax authorities as well as employers, employees and individuals as it relates to compliance issues of payment, collection, and remittance of personal income tax. This explorative study relied on the review of relevant literature on Personal Income Tax Administration in Nigeria and the reactions of stakeholders on the new ...

The Relevance Of Strategic Planning On Organizational Growth In The Public Sector: The Case Study Of Ghana Shippers’ Authority

ABSTRACT The study sought to examine the relevance of strategic planning on organizational growth in the public sector. Business organizations operate in constantly changing and competitive environment. To survive, organizations must respond and adjust to the social, economic, and political environmental changes that occur. Unfortunately, in most organizations especially in the public sector, strategic plans are not carried out and implemented properly due to lack of appreciation and knowledg...

The Effects Of Strategic Planning On Corporate Performance In University Education: A Study Of Babcock University

ABSTRACT The study examined the effects of Strategic Planning on Corporate Performance using Babcock University as the case study. It further probed into how this has impacted on the management efficiency and effectiveness as strategic planning is essential in corporate organisations. Primary and secondary data were used for the study. The study made use of questionnaire to elicit information from employees of Babcock University. Data collected were analysed using descriptive and inferential ...

Impact Analysis Infant and Child Mortality in Nigeria

ABSTRACT. The first five years of life are the most crucial to the physical and intellectual development of children and can determine their potential to learn and thrive for a life time. That is why it is specifically stated as one of the goals of the MDGs to reduce infant mortality by two thirds by 2015. Although there has been a substantial reduction in infant and child mortality rates in most developing countries in the recent past, it still remains a major public health issue in Sub-Saha...

The Impacts of well Planned Recruitment and Selection Process on Corporate Performance in Nigerian Banking Industry (A Case Study of First Bank Plc 2004-2011)

ABSTRACT A sound recruitment programme logically follows a well drawn-up manpower plan. In fact, the quality of the present manpower plan as indeed of every present decision of the organization depends upon the quality of recruitment policies and practices. This paper examines recruitment and selection process. It identifies a typical source by separating recruitment into internal and external and discussed the advantages of each method. The analytical tools used in this study were regression...

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN NIGERIAN POLITICS: (CASE STUDY OF UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

Abstract This study or research on women empowerment in Nigerian politics is divided into five (5) chapters. The first chapter is on the topic that deals with the introductory part of the study by providing a comprehensive historical background to the study, identifying the major problems, grapples with the review of relevant literatures and the methodological issues involved in the research process. Chapter two (2) highlights the relationship between politics and women participation in Niger...

THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF THE BOKO HARAM INSURGENCE IN NIGERIA: 2009-2013

Abstract Book Haram figuratively implies that western for non-Islamic education is a sin, is a very controversial Nigeria militant group that seeks for the imposition of sharia law in the entire northern states of Nigeria. The hierarchical structure of the group is not presently well defined. The official name of the group id jamaiatu Ahlis sunna lidda ―awai waljihad, which in Arabic translate to ―people committed to the propagation of the prophet‘s teaching and jhad‖ literally theref...

THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC OPINION ON PUBLIC POLICY IN NIGERIA: AN APPRAISAL OF 2010-2012

Abstract This research work that analysis on the impact of public opinion on public policy in Nigeria from 2010-2012 while narrowing it down to the economic policy of deregulation or fuel subsidy removal of 2012. Broadly divided into five chapters, the work breakdown how governmental decisions are being influenced by the opinions of the people in the democracy of Nigeria. History had it that before the discovery of oil, agriculture gave Nigeria about 70% of her income until now oil has earned...

THE IMPACT OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION ON NIGERIA’S SOCIO-POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT: AN APPRAISAL OF CIVIL LIBERTIES ORGANIZATION

Abstract The civil society and civil society organizations, have sacrificed their existence, goals and objectives to the course of the fight towards socio-political development in Nigeria. To this effect, they have made relentless effort and provoking arrangements, to ensure that the goals and objectives for which they are set up are achieved to a considerable extent. Hence in the course of their activity towards achieving this goal, they discovered that there are lots of factors undermining ...

TERRORISM AND NIGERIAS ECONOMY AND ASSESSEMENT OF THE BOKO HARAM INSURGENCY

Objective of the study The main  thrust  of  this  study  is  to  establish  the  following significance: - i. To ascertain ideology and fundings as the fundamental factor that propelled terrorism in Nigeria.  ii. To find out if Boko Haram crisis poses a threat to Nigerian‟s economy.  iii. To explore whether the military option is the possible solution in tackling the menace. Introduction Terrorism according to lodge is an illegitimate means of attempting to effect politica...

POVERTY REDUCTION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF MDGS, 2000-2015.

Objectives of the Study  The general objective of the study is to analyze and evaluate the rate of poverty in Nigeria. Against this backdrop, the following specific objectives will be address in the study: To identify the factors responsible for poverty in Nigeria To assess how successful the various policies and programmed initiated to reduce poverty in Nigeria. To ascertain the level of whether Nigeria will be able to meet millennium development goals (MDGs) by 2015. To recommend p...

The Multi-Party System And Political Development In Nigeria, An Appraisal Of Fourth Republic From 1999-2012

The broad objectives or aims of this research work are simply to know the meaning and contributions of multi-party system in Nigeria political development. And these specific objectives are as follows: 1. To find out the relationship between multi-party system and political development in Nigeria.  2. To access the political implication of multi-party system in Nigeria.  3. To access whether the existence of multi-party system ensures democratic consolidation in Nigeria.  Introduction...


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