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Inventory Control As An Effective Tool For Cost Control In An Organisation (A Case Study Of Cadbury Nigeria Plc).

The topic of this research work is inventory control as an effective tool for cost control in an organization using Cadbury Nigeria plc as a case study. Inventory control can be defined as the implementation of management’s inventory policies in a manner that assures that the goal of inventory management is met. The management of various companies is faced with the problem of at what level inventory should be held in order to have a healthy operation that is optimal stock level that will mi...

Internal audit as a tool in achieving the organisational objectives' (A case study of Mainstreet Bank of Nigeria Asaba)

Internal audit is a tool, procedure, way to helping organisations achieve their set goals or objectives. The main objective of the study is to examine the effectiveness of internal audit in an organisation. Other objectives of this study are as follows: To show how internal audit assist in management operations.To show how organisational hierarchy has influenced internal audit department.To ascertain how internal audit department is a base to achieving value for money audit INTRODUCTION The...

Evaluation Of Value For Money Audit, As A Tool For Fraud Control In The Public Sector (A Study Of Power Holding Company Of Nigeria Abuja)

The scope of governmental auditing has been widened over the year by the demand for independent verification of information to the extent that it can no longer be limited to the audit of financial operations, but value for money audit which ensures that the activities and programs are carried out at low cost and high standard. Lack of commitment in cost efficiency to the overall achievement of goals by the managers in the public sector brought the need of this research work titled “Evaluati...

Evaluation Of Fraud Control Measures In The Nigerian Banking Sector (A Case Study Of Central Bank Of Nigeria, Kaduna Branch)

The purpose of this topic evaluation of fraud control measures in Nigerian banking sector [a case study of central bank of Nigeria, Kaduna branch] is to aimed at finding practical means of eliminating, reducing the incidence of fraud in our banking industries and researcher used both primary and secondary source. Questionnaire and order interview were administered on a population of 350 person made up of both staff of central bank and management, the findings derives from respondents indicate...

The Effect of Structural Adjustment Programme on Accounting Principles (A Case Study of Central Bank FCT Abuja)

This study aims to find out the objectives which include; i. To find out how adopting a more just and equitable approach to resolving the debt crisis can restore the balance of payment  ii. To find out how to increase the role of socio-economic intervention through governmental control and stabilize the economy by eliminating free market trade through inflationary measures like naira devaluation.  iii. To determine what causes inequality in the distribution of income between the classes of ...

Effects Of Standard Costing On The Profitability Of Manufacturing Companies (A Case Study Of Nigerian Breweries Plc,Ama, Udi Local Government Of Enugu State)

The topic of this research is effects of standard costing on the profitability of a manufacturing company. The purpose of this study was to discover if the application of standard costing techniques have any effect on profitability, to explore the relationship between standard costing and the profitability of manufacturing companies and also to determine whether standard costing techniques and principles are being adopted and practiced in Nigerian manufacturing companies (Nigerian breweries, ...

The Impact Of Information Technology On Financial Reporting On Money Deposit Banks In Nigeria

The study investigated the impact information technology has on the preparation and publishing of financial reports in deposit money banks in Nigeria. It examines whether Information Technology improves the qualities required by the international financial reporting standards on financial reports, and if it affects compliance with required standards as well. The study adopted descriptive research design method with a population of 2,500 accountants and a sample size of 345 which was derived u...

The Impact of Information Communication Technology (ICT) on business Growth strategies of Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the Awutu-Senya East Municipality of Central Region of G

In recent times, the pivotal role played by Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana cannot be overemphasized. They are frequently credited with engineering the socio-economic development through employment creation and poverty alleviation. Hitherto, these enterprises faced avoidable challenges caused by poor information management coupled with non-compliance with information communication technological (ICT) innovations. The general perception is that owners as well as managers of ...

Secretarial Education In Nigerian Secondary Schools: The Challenges And Strategies

As important and indispensable as secretarial education is to national economic development and individuals in the area of employability, job creation, poverty alleviation and for self-reliance, its foundation from secondary schools is fast collapsing.  The enrolment of students into secretarial education programme in Nigerian Secondary Schools is conspicuously very low, and this has negative corresponding effect on students’ enrolment into secretarial education programme in Nigerian Unive...

Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in Nigeria

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 policy response and suggest how to...

Contributions Of Multi-Party System In Nigeria Political Development

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.  Background of t...

The Nigerian Federalism and Local Government Autonomy

The broad objective of this research work is to assess “the Nigerian Federalism and local government autonomy specifically Ofu local government area of Kogi state. Specifically however, the study attempts to: To ascertain if federalism guarantees local government autonomy. To investigate if Nigeria local government system (Ofu local government) is fully autonomous. To explain if full autonomy is given to Nigeria local government system (Ofu local government) will enhance its service deli...

Military Rule And Political Transition In Nigeria: An Appraisal Of Abacha Regime (1993- 1998)

This study analyzes military rule and the political transition to democracy in Nigeria. It enquires into how military intervenes in the Nigerian politics in the recent time. The study also examines how corruption induces military intervention in Nigerian politics due to the embezzlement of public funds by our political leaders as well as mismanagement of government properties. This study looks at the major challenges in Nigeria‟s transition to democratic rule so as to establish the gap in t...

Labour Unrest And Underdevelopment In Nigeria: An Appraisal Of 2000-2013

One of the major impediments to development in Nigeria is labour unrest. This is given the fact that no Nation can develop without human resource because they constitute and play very significant role in Nation building and development. The Nigerian case has been so pervasive that labour unrest extends to every situation when the Government takes major public policy decision that seems to affect the labour union and generally the masses without due consultation of labour statement; especially...

The Impact of the Nigerian Capital Market on Economic Growth (1990-2010)

This paper seeks to examine the impact of the Nigerian capital market on its economic growth from the period of 1990-2010. This means that the performance of the stock market is an impetus for economic growth and development. The economic growth was proxied by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) while the capital market variables considered include; Market Capitalization (MCAP), Total New Issues (TNI), Value of Transactions (VLT), and Total Listed Equities and Government Stocks (LEGS). Applying Joha...


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