Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Effects of Petroleum Profit Tax on the profitability of listed oil and gas firms in Nigeria

AbstractIn recent time, revenue derived from company income tax has been very low probably because of the unwillingness of tax payers to pay tax as and when due probably because of the likely negative impact that tax payment has on profitability. Against this backdrop, this study investigated the relationship between Petroleum profit tax and the profitability of some selected oil and gas companies in Nigeria. For this purpose, secondary data were extracted from the annual reports and accounts...

THE DETERMINATION IMPACT OF ADVERTISING IN MARKETING OF BLUE OMO DETERGENTS IN ENUGU

ABSTRACT Manufacturers put into the market new product from time to time in order to meet the going held of the society.However, every business is aimed at profit maximization and also the risk aspect most be put into consideration.Considering the number of new products in the market and the percentage that succeeds, one would discover that greater percentage fails in the market.  The question then is whether those that fall a need to satisfy in the society if they have, why do they...

A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF AUDITING IN THE AUTHENTICATION OF FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF BUSINESS ORGANISATION A CASE STUDY OF NIGERCIAS LTD EMENE- ENUGU

ABSTRACTIn an attempt to analysis the importance attached to auditing as a tool for certifying the financial statement of business enterprise, the researcher had to be very briefly re-cap the origin of auditing and above all those factors that in the first instance necessitated it. Auditing, it was noted became very prominent in the business cycle the world over precisely in the 17th century following the inception of company form of business. The birth of this form of business arrangement al...

INFLATION IN NIGERIA CAUSES, CONSEQUENCE AND CONTROL

ABSTRACT This work is about inflation in Nigeria, the causes, consequences and how it can be controlled. For inflation to be effectively controlled and for the economy to be conducive for foreign  investors, and hands must be on seek including the governments, manufactures, e.t.c. The book is organized around the main causes of inflation in Nigeria, ie, casual factors of the Nigeria inflation and the related theories, which can also lead to inflation. The first chapter looks at the in...

THE ROLE OF FISCAL POLICIES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIAN ECONOMY (A CASE STUDY OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA)

ABSTRACTThis research work was undertaken in order to evaluate the role of Fiscal policies in the development of Nigeria economy. A major issue in Nigerian economy recovery relates to the prospect of adoption of the most relevant fiscal policies in its economy. In view of this, the researcher addressed the following problems to be curbed in this research study.i. Lack of required component of fiscal policiesii. Inconsistency in the use of fiscal policies.iii. Improper implementation of fis...

PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE IN NIGERIA (A COMPARATIVE CASE STUDY OF ENUGU NORTH AND ENUGU SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

ABSTRACTThis research study is based on the problems and prospects of local government finance in Nigeria; it is a comparatively study of Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government of Enugu State.  The study is divided into give chapters, each focusing on particular aspect of the subject.Chapter one covers the general introduction to the subject.  Statement of problems, statement of objectives, test of hypothesis, significance of study, limitation and scope of the study, and final...

THE CAUSES OF SMALL SCALE BUSINESS FAILURE IN NIGERIA.

ABSTRACTThis is an in depth study in the problems factors facing small scale business. They are vital engine to economic growth and development that link the various sectors of the economy.  Particularly the inter-industrial commercial linkage. However, without finance the dream of industrialization through small scale business cannot be a reality where the researcher examined the internal and external sources of fund through question. Firstly, workshop and seminars should be org...

THE CONTRIBUTION OF BANK OF INDUSTRY (BOI) TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (1980-2012)

AbstractIndustrial financing organizations have undergone a structural transformation during the last three decades in most developing countries. In this process of transformation, industrial development banks have emerged as catalytic agent of industrial and economic growth. This work is aimed at examining the contribution of the Bank of Industry (BOI) to the industrial development of Nigeria. Industrialization is regarded by the government as a sine qua non for National effort to achieve th...

Disclosure requirements and quality of financial statement reports of listed oil and gas firms in Nigeria

ABSTRACT   This paper critically investigates the disclosure requirements on financial statement reports of listed oil and gas companies in Nigeria for the period of 2007-2015. The listed Oil and Gas firms are Nine (9) in numbers out of which a sample of Seven (7) were used for the study. Firms disclosure attributes as the ...

STRATEGIES FOR INTRODUCING A NEW PRODUCT IN THE MARKET

ABSTRACT The research work was on a study of how to introduce a new product in the market.  The main objective was to determine whether the strategies used to introduce Cristolyn Cough expectorant in Enugu was effective or not.  The researcher also looked at how the product is fairing in the market.  Both primary and secondary data were collected to solve the research problem. The population study comprised the consumer and personnel of Encristo Pharmaceutical company...

A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE STRATEGIES OF THE EXPORTATION OF MADE IN NIGERIA GOODS IS A TOPIC CHOSEN FROM MARKETING FIELD

ABSTRACTA critical appraisal of the strategies of exportation of made in Nigeria goods is a topic chosen from marketing field.The research was conducted mainly to examine the strategies adopted by NEPC in exportation of goods made in Nigeria.  For effective research on this topic both primary and secondary data were used to elicit information from sample studied the primary source of data were response from the personal interview, while secondary sources from periodical journals and news...

THE ROLE OF ACCOUNTING IN THE CONTROL OF PUBLIC EXPENDITURE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGEIRA (CBN)

1.1 INTRODUCTIONIn most developing countries including Nigeria, government participation in economic activity is usually significant.  One of the ways through which government has intervened in Nigerian economy is through the establishment of public enterprises and statutory bodies operating services of an economic or social character on behalf of the government.Since the colonial era, especially after independence in 1960, Nigerian public enterprises have witnessed a steady growth unit...

THE EFFECT OF SOCIO ECONOMIC BACKGROUND ON THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP CAPACITY (A CASE STUDY OF AGRO-BASED ENTERPRISES IN ABIA STATE, NIGERIA)

ABSTRACTThe socio-economic background of an individual can never be separated from the immediate environment within which the day to day activities of the individual revolves. Based on this assertion the occupation, culture, dressing and behaviour of people is a direct reflection of their immediate surroundings and to a great extent affects their social and business mindset.Therefore this research work is embarked upon to determine the socio-economic background on entrepreneurship capacity of...

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

ABSTRACTThe overall objective of this study was to examine the socio-economic implication of the Boko-Haram insurgence in Nigeria (2009-2013). In more specific terms, the objectives of this research work were to explore the genesis of terrorism in Nigeria, identify the efforts attempted by the federal government of Nigeria to quell the Boko-Haram insurgence. The last objective of this study was to examine the socioeconomic implications of the Boko-Haram insurgence in NigeriaThis research was ...

AN EVALUATION OF THE APPLICATION AND RELEVANCE OF COSTING TECHNIQUES IN SERIVES ORIENTED ORGANIZATION (A CASE STUDY OF NITEL NEPA)

ABSTRACTThe aim of the study is to find out the importance of using costing techniques such as standard costing, direct costing, absorption costing etc in the measurement of service oriented organizations. And also to show the extent on the less of these techniques in planning in the organization.For the purpose of this research, questionnaire and interview method will be used to collect data from the sampled numbers of the organizations. The response will be analyzed with the less of ratios,...


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