Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

FRAUD AND FINANCIAL MALPRACTICES AS A LENDING FACTOR TO BUSINESS FAILURE (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN TELECOMMUNICATION LIMITED (NITEL)

ABSTRACTThe study is concerned with an investigation into fraud and financial malpractices as a leading factor in business failure and eventual liquidation.A case study of Nigerian Telecommunication Limited (NITEL).By way of background, the study commenced with an overview of the business environments and its effects on business growth and survival.Using NITEL as a case study, it was established that inspite of its privatization, NITEL is still saddled with the problem of bad image arising mo...

THE IMPACT OF FUEL SCARCITY ON NIGERIAN ECONOMY (A SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ENUGU METROPOLIS AREA)

ABSTRACTFuel is a form of energy, according to Longman English Dictionary, fuel is a form of energy use for production.  In that case, its scarcity will affect the living standard of the people in various ways.1. It increase the cost of transportation2. Social unrest3. Electrical faults4. The cost of food item and living5. Adulteration of fuelThe effects of fuel scarcity in Enugu metropolis cannot be over emphasis for it is of the very player for all the economic attribute to mov...

FUEL DISTRIBUTION IN NIGERIA: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS (A CASE STUDY OF NNPC ENUGU DEPOT)

ABSTRACT The research seek to study fuel distribution in Nigeria: Problems and solutions. A case study of NNTE Enugu Depot. The major objective of the study is to determine solutions to fuel distribution problems. The study is generally descriptive. The major findings of the study are as follows: i) Inadequate maintenance of pipelines  equipment and pumps lends to fuel shortages. ii) Delivery of right quantity and quality of petroleum products to filling stations promo...

THE CENRTAL BANKING AND MONETARY REGULATION IN NIGERIA

1.0 INTRODUCTION The question of money is a very important question today.  This is because of the role of money in social and economics development.Money plays a key role in this sectors and requires that its position is always under focus.The government of any country keeps it’s eye on this sectors by using monetary policies are a weapon of control.  Monetary policies are directives, guidelines, or order issued to the player in the money markets by the government. In Nigeria...

INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM AS A MEANS OF PREVENTING FRAUD IN NIGERIA FINANCIAL INSTITUTION (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA PLC ONITSHA)

ABSTRACTThis research work was the infernal control system as a means of preventing fraud in Nigeria financial institution. However for a more defiled study was carried on First Bank Nigeria Plc Onitsha Head Office. This study was necessary because of the increasing  wave of Bank fraud in Nigeria in resent times as reported by the Niger dailies. Therefore the need to investigate these reports and if confirmed, a financial institution and to what extend the application of an effective i...

BANKS PARTICIPATION IN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

1.0 INTRODUCTIONIn Nigeria since the oil boom in the early 70’s has been a  victim if monopolistic  economy and since then we had been enjoy the so called “PETRO NAIRA” without adequate involving in a sound policy that will keep the nation economy in a firm foundation for study growth. Though, the country importance of industrialization as for back as 1964, yet without “PETRO NAIRA” started flowing in they have blind fold as to ignore the important of establishing indust...

MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONAL PROBLEMS OF RURAL WATER SUPPLY IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF WATER CORPORATION AWKA)

ABSTRACTThis research work is aimed at finding the courses of the organization and management problems of rural water supply programme in Nigeria, with a case study of Anambra State Water Corporation Awka.To guide this study thirteen (13) research questions were formulated and tested with percentages.  Based on the findings, some major findings include that the Anambra State Water Corporation have adequate materials for implementing their works and services. Consequently, it is foun...

THE NEED FOR IMPROVED CUSTOMER SERVICES IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY (A CASE STUDY OF UNION BANK OF NIGERIA ENUGU MAIN BRANCH)

ABSTARCTThe business organization operates in an environment  and through its interactions with the various elements of this environment, it justifies its existence. The customers is the essences of business. The business organizaiton is expected to continually to satisfy it customer hence this work gets out to investigate the need for improved customer services in the banking industry with particular reference to union  Bank of Nigeria PLCThe method applied in this study is a combi...

EFFECTIVENESS OF CREDIT GUIDELINES AS AN INSTRUMENT OF MONETARY POLICY IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The credit guidelines are those monetary policy instruments used by the monetary authorities particularly the Central Bank to influence the supply, allocation and cost of credit with view to attaining specific macro-economic objectives in the country. It is a deliberate measures aimed at controlling the qualitative supply of money. Some of the goals are directed towards steering and maintaining the economy at its full potential output to attain full employment, to achieve a balance...

FRAUD PREVENTION DETERCTION AND CONTROL IN NIGERIA BANKING INDUSTRY A CASE STUDY OF HABIB NIGERIA BANK LIMITED ENUGU

ABSTRACT This work is all about fraud prevention, detection and control in the banking sector of Nigeria.  This study has Habb Nigeria bank Limited, Enugu as a case study. From the study, such factors like poor staffing, poor remuneration, weak internal control among other factors contributed immensely to the incidence of fraud in banks.  The study revealed that the most effective way of preventing fraud in banks is through an effective in-built control mechanism.  This inte...

EFFICIENT AUDIT OF FINAL ACCOUNTS AND THE FORMATION OF AUDITOR OPINION A SURVEY OF SELECTED AUDIT FIRM FRED OKONTA CO

ABSTRACT The efficient audit of final account and the formation of auditor opinion, a valued audit opinion state that the financial statement should give a true and view of the state of affairs of the company under review. Since audit permeate all aspect of every organization audit techniques have been developed to suit various management objectives like management audit, personal audit, cost audit, efficiency  audit etc. Furthermore development of business and other organization and ...

THE ROLE OF NON-BANKING FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

1.0 INTRODUCTION:Nigerian financial institution are regarded as the part of financial industries that deals with exploitation, exploration and sourcing funds, investment and sharing of funds to individuals.  However, the Nigerian financial system can be said to consist of the following subsystems:1. The banking system2. The non-banking financial institution3. The regulatory financial institution4. The traditional financial institution.In practice, the growth of most of these fin...

EVALUATION OF TAXATION AS A SOURCE OF GOVERNMENT REVENUE (A CASE STUDY OF THE STATE BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE)

ABSTRACT The Nigeria tax system had its share in terms of being adequately  mobilized for an increased revenue and fiscal actions. The State tax revenue is no exemption or Exception to the fact that the revenue generating ability is grossly  inadequate to meet up its government functions. Taxation which is seen as compulsory payment made by the citizens of an entity (country) to the government is mis-constructed in terms, of what the government tax Agencies actually realizes fr...

CLEARING AS A MEANS OF SUSTAINING BANK AND SUPPRESSING FRAUD: A CASE STUDY OF U. B. A. MAIN BRANCH ENUGU

ABSTRACTA survey research was made in carrying this project, clearing department as a profit generating department in banking institution.This research was carried out to reveal clearing as means of sustaining banks and suppressing frauds.  The population size of the study comprises of all staff of Enugu main branch of United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA), which were 98 staff.  And the sample size for the study was 79 staff.Hypothetical statements were used to find out whether the clear...

THE MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION OF TAX REVENUE IN ENUGU STATE. (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE ENUGU

ABSTRACT This research study deals on the “the management and utilization of tax revenue in Enugu State (a case study of Enugu State Board of Internal Revenue Enugu).To start with, the statement of the problem, purpose of the study, research questions and hypotheses were formulated in chapter one based on the objective of this research work.The research methodology provides an account for the research design, which serves as a guide for data collection. It identifies the basis for gene...


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