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IMPACT OF EXTERNAL DEBT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA: A VECM APPROACH
Authors: Lawal Elisha Omotunde, David Adeyemi Adetunji, Illah Barnabas Obaje, Ato Ibrahim Ndatsu, and Oju Sunday Agboola

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

Nigeria's expanding external debt has long been a source of anxiety for the citizens of the country, even though it has throughout time been one of the financing sources used by successive governments to pay the annual budget deficit. To this end, this paper attempts to investigate the impact of external debts on the economic growth of Nigeria using time series data for the periods of 1980 to 2021


IMPACT OF EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE: A CASE STUDY OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
Authors: Iorchir, James Terer

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

The research examines impact of exchange rate fluctuation in international trade A case study of CBN Foreign Exchange is the means of payment for international transaction it is made up of convertible currencies that are generally accepted for the settlement of international trade and other external obligation. Just like every other commodity. A market is established which works more like other ma


EVALUATION OF EFFECT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON PRODUCT MARKETING STRATEGIES OF SOFT-DRINK MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN ABUJA, NIGERIA
Authors: Ojoma John Sunday and Isyaka Mohammed Salisu

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of Covid-19 pandemic on the product marketing strategies of Soft-drinks manufacturing companies in Abuja, Nigeria. Covid-19 pandemic affects product marketing strategies of Soft-drinks manufacturing companies in Abuja either positively or negatively. To this end, this paper attempts to investigate how lockdown, social contact restriction a


ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION IN NIGERIAN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS: A SOLUTION TO GRADUATES UNEMPLOYMENT
Authors: Ojah John Achi

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

This study investigates the exposure of under-graduate students to entrepreneurial education for post-graduation job creation ability. The population consisted all the final year students of Accounting Isa Mustapha Agwai I Polytechnic Lafia, Nasarawa State Polytechnic 2021/2022 academic Session, totally 100 respondents. The population served as the sample size. The objective of this paper is to fo


IMPACT OF COMMERCIAL BANK CREDITS TO SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES ON NIGERIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH
Authors: Zummo Salihu Hayatudeen and Kekereowo Isaac Oluwafemi

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

The paper examined commercial bank credits to small and medium-sized enterprises and Nigeria's economy for thirty-one years (1992-2022). Specifically, the study analyzed the effect of commercial bank credits on SMEs, average commercial bank lending rate, output of SMEs proxied by wholesale and retail trade output, and inflation rate to SMEs' growth on Nigeria's economy measured in terms of GDP. Se


EFFECT OF INSECURITY ON SMALL BUSINESS PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA: A CASE OF SELECTED SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA
Authors: Danjuma, Joseph, Dare, D. Joseph., Umaru, D. Mohammed, and Kajo, A. Emmanuel

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

Nigeria is experiencing an alarming rate of insecurity which has posed hazards in the business environment. The study examined the effect of Insecurity on Small Business Performance in Nigeria; A case of selected Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. The study centered on insecurity incidents such as Boko Haram insurgency, and armed banditry as it affects performance of SMEs in Nigeria.


AN ASSESSMENT OF INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS SERVICE PERFORMANCE ON CUSTOMER SATISFACTION IN FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, ABUJA
Authors: Ayodele, A. Rowland , Maher, Kevin, Bakir, Ali, Oyebisi, Timothy and Kajo, A. Emmanuel

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

This study critically investigates the extent to which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) service performance influences customer satisfaction in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. It provides a framework and methodology that shows how customer perception of ISPs’ service performance influences customer satisfaction and reveals that adequate consideration should be given to functional an


FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY IN SMART PHONES AND EFFECTS OF FINANCIAL INCLUSION: A LOOK AT THE NIGERIAN MARKET
Authors: Alfred, Ambe Neba., Usman Isa, and Abubakar Ibrahim Abubakar

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

There is no doubt that financial technology has had tremendous effect on the structure of financial inclusion in Africa especially in the Nigerian context. Most of this growth has been fueled by financial technology in smart phones. More is still unfolding in this aspect of the market and in research and it is therefore, pertinent to have a lot of well researched information to help financial inst


THE EFFECTS OF INCOME INEQUALITIES AND POVERTY IN RURAL AREAS OF NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF UNGOGO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KANO STATE)
Authors: Hussaini Mahmud and Muhammad Aliyu Tanko

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

Income inequality and poverty remain critical socio-economic challenges in rural areas of Nigeria, with particular reference to Ungogo Local Government Area (LGA) in Kano State. This case study explores the multifaceted effects of income inequalities and poverty on the residents of Ungogo LGA, shedding light on the complex dynamics that shape their lives. The study employs a comprehensive research


IMPACT OF CASHLESS POLICY ON COMMERCIAL BANKS PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA
Authors: Abdullahi, Fatima Mahmud and Muhammad Aliyu Tanko

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

The study examines the impact of cashless policy on commercial banks performance in Nigeria. From 2012-2020. The estimation technique applied is Ordinary Least Square Method (OLS). The estimation results revealed that automated teller machine (ATM) had positive and significant effect on performance of Commercial banks (CBP), point of sale (POS) had negative and insignificant effect on performance


SCRUTINIZING ENTERPRENUERSHIP SKILLS AS A DEVICE FOR REDUCING UNEMPLOYMENT AMONG BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF KASHERE, GOMBE STATE
Authors: Aliyu, H. Dalhatu Emily C. Ezenwobi, Haruna D. Salihu and Abubakar Ammani

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

The study examined entrepreneurship skills as an apparatuses for reducing unemployment among business education students in Federal University of Kashere, Gombe State. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design. Population comprised of all Students in business Education Department in Federal University of Kashere, Gombe State. Simple random sampling technique was used to select 100 stu


IMPACT OF ENTERPRENEURSHIP ON UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION IN NIGERIA
Authors: Fosen Tanko and Miftahu Idris

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

This study explored the impact of entrepreneurship training on unemployment reduction in Nigeria. The study collected data from the archive of World Development Indicators (WDI) and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) spanning the period of 1990 to 2021. The important variables that the study considered relevant indicators of unemployment reduction were vocational and technical skills The


IMPACT OF OIL PRICE SHOCKS ON EXCHANGE RATE AND INFLATION RATE IN NIGERIA (1981 - 2021)
Authors: Buhari, Bello, Taminu, L. A. and Bappayaya, Bashir

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

Volatility in the oil price affects some macroeconomic variables in the country either positively or negatively. To this end, this paper attempts to investigate the impact of oil price shocks on exchange rate and inflation rate in Nigeria using time series date for the periods of 1981 – 2021. The Non-linear Autoregressive Distributed Lags (NARDL) model is as an econometric technique was used for


BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHARACTERISTICS AND TAX PLANNING OF LISTED CONSUMER COMPANIES IN NIGERIA
Authors: Ahmed, A. D., Lawal, L. O. and Makka, E. B.

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

The board of directors of a firm is required to design tax planning activities to reduce the taxable amount payable to the tax authority in order to increase shareholders' wealth and prevent fraud, but not to be involved in tax evasion. This study examined the impact of board of the directors’ characteristics on tax planning of listed consumer goods companies in the NSE. An Ex-post facto researc


IMPACT OF INDUSTRIALIZATION AND HUMAN CAPITAL INVESTMENT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA
Authors: Oluwaseun P. M., Folarin E. M., and Sanusi G. P.

Date of Publication: 2023-12-14

This study examined the impact of industrialization and human capital investment on economic growth in Nigeria. Using a time series data spanning from 1985-2018, the ARDL bound test for co-integration was employed to determine the short-run and long-run relationship among economic growth, industrial output, foreign direct investment and other macroeconomic variables involved in the specified model

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