IMPACT OF BOARD EFFECTIVENESS MEASURES ON THE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF BANKS IN NIGERIA, 2006 – 2010

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background of the Study Corporate governance is concerned with the ways in which the shareholders of corporations assure themselves of getting a return on their investment (Shleifer and Vishny, 1997). It also deals with the mechanisms by which shareholders of a corporation exercise control over management such that the interests of […]

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FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE NIGERIA DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS (2003-2007): A TIME SERIAL AND CROSS SECTIONAL CASE STUDY OF THREE SELECTED BANKS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   1.1   Background of the Study Deposit Money Banks are the backbone of the economy of any country. They are the determinant factors to bring the development of the country; They serve as bridges between savings and investments. Furthermore, deposit money bank are the institutions specifically designed to further the capital formation […]

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ASSESSMENT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CAPITAL MARKET IN A DEREGULATED ECONOMY, THE NIGERIA EXPERIENCE 1986-2006

    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The capital market is a financial market that provides facilities for mobilizing and dealings in long-term funds for economic growth and development. Wilkinson (2007) defines capital market as “any place or system where the requirements of business enterprises and public authorities or governments for […]

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEST ANXIETY AND PERFORMANCE IN EXAMINATION OF STUDENTS IN BASIC NURSING SCHOOLS IN ENUGU URBAN, ENUGU STATE

  ABSTRACT   Test anxiety is conceived as the hyper-arousal condition that results in physiological, emotional and intellectual changes that prevent the effective use of the previously learned information while taking an examination. It is composed of “worry” which a cognitive anxiety related with performance and “emotionality” the arousal of autonomic nervous system in evaluative […]

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DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE AND JOB PERFORMANCE OF CIVIL SERVANTS IN LAGOS AND ONDO STATES (2005-2015)

Content Page Title Page i Certification ii Dedication iii Acknowledgements iv Abstract vi Table of Contents vii List of Tables xi List of Figures xii List of Appendices xiii CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study 1 1.2 Statement of the Problem 3 1.3 Objective of the Study 4 1.4 Research Questions 4 1.5 […]

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EFFECTS OF DIETARY VITAMIN C AND VITAMIN E ON THE PERFORMANCE OF LAYING HENS IN THE HUMID TROPICS

ABSTRACT This study which lasted for 52 weeks investigated the effects of dietary Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) and Vitamin E (dl- alpha tocopheryl acetate) on the performance of laying hens in the humid tropics. A total of 240 twenty-four week old Golden Neslink pullets were randomly selected from a flock of 550 birds and randomly […]

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TRADE LIBERALIZATION, EXPORT PERFORMANCE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN ECOWAS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the study There is scarcely any nation that can develop and grow in isolation. From colonial times to the present, nations and regions of the world have continued to collaborate with each other in the areas of trade, investments, science, technology, agriculture, health, education among others. They have […]

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THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL LIBERALIZATION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS (DMBs) IN NIGERIA, 1975-2013

  CHAPTER ONE                                                              INTRODUCTION                                         1.1       Background to the Study In a number of developing countries of the world the financial system is highly regulated. This is because of the pivotal position the financial industry occupies in these economies. An efficient system, it is widely accepted, is a sine qua non for economic growth and […]

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IMPACT OF ECONOMIC LIBERALIZATION POLICY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGERIAN INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the Study Economic progress and development have been closely identified with Industrialization since Industrial Revolution from late eighteen century. This thinking has continued to influence policy makers especially so in developing countries (Jomo, 1993). In an attempt to enhance industrial performance and economic growth the Nigerian government has, since […]

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED (SPDC) IN SELECTED AREAS OF OPERATION (SOKU OIL FIELD)

CHAPTER ONE                                         INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY It is traditionally believed that behind the establishment of any business concern is the profit motive. It is the intention to recoup any fund committed or invested in any business that keeps the enterprenuer to be motivated in entrepreneurial capability.  This traditional view of business orientation […]

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