Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

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...

An ARDL Analysis of the Effect of Oil Price Fluctuations on Inflation in Nigeria (2010 - 2017)

ABSTARCTNigeria is still   largely  dependent on  crude  oil to  satisfy  its oil  needs   since crude  oil   is animportant  part  of her economy. This  dependency on crude oil triggers most macroeconomicindicators such as inflation to react to fluctuations in the world price of oil, making the economyvulnerable to fluctuations in the world oil price. This study therefore employs Auto RegressiveDistributive Lag a...

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...

THE IMPLICATION OF GLOBALIZATION ON ECONOMIC REFORMS IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE, ABUJA)

ABSTRACTGlobalization plays a pivoted role in the Nigeria economy.This work is geared towards x-raying role of globalization in economic development of the nation. They study was limited to the federal ministry if information and communication.The study went further to x-ray the challenges confronting globalization in the nation.To ensure the realization of the objective of this work, collection of data was based on questionnaire and oral interview. Secondary sources were also explored. The T...

The Impact of Government Policies on the Growth of Small and Medium Scale Businesses in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis project aims at examining various government policies and theireffects on the survival and growth of small and medium scale enterprises(SMEs). It is crucial for us to understand and appreciate what constitute asmall or medium scale enterprise, what factors militate against theirsurvival and growth, and the proliferation for which government policieshave been formulated to address. The study intends to examineconstraints encountered by small and medium scale industries as thefeder...

PATRON-CLIENT POLITICS AND THE NATIONAL QUESTION IN NIGERIA: INTERROGATING THE NARRATIVES

Nigeria as a nation is faced with much political contradictions and the basic among them seems to be how best to deal with the national question that has been bogging her since independence. These contradictions of the post-colonial era have created a deep political mark and congealed interest on both sides of the political divide. In this two divides are those that are reaping from the already existing status-quo-ante and perceive no reason for change rather believe that such political, econ...

The Paradox of Industrial Cash Crops Production: How Cash Cropping Undermines Developing Countries Food Security Through Land-grab, De-peasantization and Disappearing Diversity

This article examines how Industrial cash crops (ICs) undermine food security in developing countries through land grab, causing depeasantization and disappearing crop diversity. By using three previous research on Ghana, Ethiopia and Indonesia the complexities involving land dispossession, cash crop monoculture, dependency on the market for food, and livelihood crises are brought into focus. The analyses show reasonable linkage between cash crops production and food insecurity. Subsistence f...

A COMPARATIVE IDEOLOGY OF PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY AND ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS

Typically, political parties aid the political discourse in civilized societies and help foster national unity. It does this through fielding popular candidates for elective positions, especially candidates with the ideology that binds the political party not minding the ethnic and religious affiliation of the candidates. Despite the differences in ideas of various political parties in a country, the single unifying factor is that they all strive for the entrenchment of democratic ideals and ...

Education and Social Mobility Among Residents in Surulere Local Government

ABSTRACTThe research work examined education and social mobility among the residents in Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos. Four Research questions and four Research hypotheses guided the study. To achieve this, a non-experimental research design of cross sectional survey method was adopted. The simple random sampling technique was used to select a sample of 200 residents from the age of 30 and above. The descriptive statistics of frequency counts and percentage were used to analyze the de...

THE IMPACT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ON HUMAN RESOURCE FUNCTIONS AND ORGANISATIONAL EFFICIENCY

ABSTRACT.   The primary objective of this study is to measure the impact of ICT on human resource functions and organisational efficiency in Nigeria with a critical assessment of the service sector which is key to the economy. The research imbibed the use of primary and secondary data for the study and employed frequency distribution, simple percentage and Chi-square method for data analysis. The result of the analysis revealed a significant influence of ICT on human ...

THE IMPACT OF EFFECTIVE DISTRIBUTION ON SALES VOLUME (A CASE STUDY OF DANGOTE FLOUR MILLS PLC, KANO)

ABSTRACT This research work aims at examining the distribution systems of Dangote Flour Mills Plc.-Kano office. From the channels it employs to strategies in logistics and to evaluate how effective they are in achieving set down goals and objectives. This project will help to show the effect of inefficient distribution system to both distributors and producers of a product. To the distributors the problem maybe in form of high purchases and scarcity of the commodity while for the pro...

IMPACT OF CREDIT ON THE GROWTH OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study tries to look on the impact of credit in Small and medium scale enterprise in Nigeria. Evidence from Nigeria small and medium scale enterprise have been faced with poor funding with developing nations like ours are considered. This however distort the outstanding functions of SME, as the engine and Pivot for the economic growth and national development. No wonder Nigeria has continue to experience high level of emergence of new enterprises that would only exis...

The Impact of Interest Rate on the Growth of Financial Institutions in Nigeria (1986 - 2016)

This Article dwells on the Impact of Interest Rate on the Growth of Financial Institutions in Nigeria. Interest rate which is the opportunity cost for capital has been theorized by many authorities in the sphere of Economics. The research work carried out by the researcher used the OLS econometric method to analyze data obtained from CBN statistical bulletin. The result of the findings showed that interest rate has an inverse relationship with the growth of financial institutions in Nigeria. ...

THE IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP IN THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ORGANIZATION A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA NATIONAL PETROLEUM

ABSTRACT The major thrust of this study is to examine the impact of leadership in the performance of an organization. The success or failure of an organization (whether formal or informal, public or private) could be attributed to the leadership style adopted by the leader. A leader is saddled with the responsibility of setting the pace, giving direction, and piloting the affairs of any organization. In this research, the National Petroleum Corporation is to be used as case study. T...

THE EFFECT OF ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA (1981-2016).

AbstractThe study focused on the effect of energy consumption and environmental degradation on economic growth in Nigeria. The empirical analysis that was carried out to achieve the objectives mentioned above were diagnostic tests such as unit root, co-integration, Error Correction Model (ECM) and ordinary least square (OLS) which aimed at examing empirically the effect of energy consumption and environmental degradation on economic growth in Nigeria covering the period from 1981 to 2016. The...


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