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EFFECT OF TAX REFORMS ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The study was designed to evaluate the effect of tax reforms on economic development of Nigeria (1994-2014). The research design adopted in this study was the ex-post facto research design. To achieve the objectives of this study, twelve specific objectives and twelve research questions were raised while six research hypotheses were formulated. The independent variable was measured by petroleum profits tax (PPT), Companies income tax (CIT) and Value added ...

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THE INTERRELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN QUALITY OF LIFE POPULATION GROWTH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

Abstract This research is geared towards assessing the interrelationship between quality of life population growth and economic development in Nigeria. Specifically, it examined the indices of economic development in Nigeria, interrogated the relationship between population growth and economic development as well as investigated the role of NPC in promoting economic development in Nigeria. The theoretical framework that is used in the course of this study is the Endogenous Growth Theory ...

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THE IMPACT OF STOCK EXCHANGE IN NIGERIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT           There has been a growing interest in the study of economic growth and development since the middle of the last century. The role of stock exchange in the Nigerian economic development cannot be over-emphasised. The capital markets is a complexity of institutions and mechanism through which intermediate funds and longer term funds are pooled and made available to businesses, individuals and government.           This study has been designed ...

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FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT           This research work Foreign Investment and Economic Development in Nigeria, examine the essence, to what extent will forget investment generate the desired level of economic development.           In this study, various theoretical and literature issues were discussed as regards foreign investment and economic development in Nigeria and an Empirical Analysis was also employed in evaluating the effect of some economic variables on GDP growth rate (economic development), using ...

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THE FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION OF PETROLEUM TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT           The work covers Nigeria economy. The objective of these study is to determine the financial impact/contribution of petroleum in the total growth of the industrial sector and in general growth of the country‚Äôs economy, why financial contribution is not fast tracking economic growth in Nigeria‚Äôs, to analyze the impact of the petroleum sector on the Nigeria economy, and to offer recommendation to the basis of the findings.           ...

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INSURANCE COMPANY IN THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF GHANA

ABSTRACT This study was intended to evaluate the role of insurance company in the economic development of Ghana in metropolitan insurance company. This study was guided by the following objectives; to identify the role insurance play to the economy of Ghana, to access the awareness among the general public about insurance in Nigeria, to find out the problems facing the insurer and the insured in Nigeria. The study employed the ...

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IMPACT OF AIR TRANSPORT SECTOR TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

Abstract This study was on impact of air transport sector to economic development in Nigeria. Three objectives were raised which included: It involved studying how the air transport business has affected the lives of the people in the region of Lagos economically, to examine the importance of air transport in a region and identify main visible impacts of air transport in general and the Lagos region in particular and the ...

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NATIONAL SECURITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA 2015 ‚Äď 2020

Abstract This study was on national security and economic development in Nigeria 205-2020. Three objectives were raised which included; To establish the causes of insecurity in Nigeria, to find out the effect of insecurity on economic development in Nigeria and to recommend measures out of the doldrums. A total of 77 responses were received and validated from the enrolled participants where all respondents were drawn from residents from Kaduna South. ...

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EFFECT OF COUNTERTERRORISM AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN GURARA LGA NIGER STATE (2015-2021)

Abstract This study was on effect of counterterrorism and economic development in gurara LGA Niger state (2015-2021). Two  objectives were raised which included; To scrutinize the effect of counter terrorism on economic development of Niger state and to determine the relationship between terrorism, FDI and GDP of Niger state. A total of 77 responses were received and validated from the enrolled participants where all respondents were drawn from Gurara LGA ...

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EFFECT OF TAX EVASION AND TAX AVOIDANCE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   1.0 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Tax is of phenomenal importance to the government because it is its main source of revenue. Government expenditure is a major component of the Keynesian model of income determination and it serves as an injection into the economy’s model of income determination. The subSaharan Africa region faces a number of issues as a result of the global economic slump.With oil and commodity prices plummeting, subSaharan African economies must rethink their investment and business regulation policies, fearing that the decade of strong growth may be coming to an end. Nigerian finance experts and tax stakeholders have commented that the predicted budget deficits are unsustainable and that the federal government has to address the budget gap through reduced spending and/or increased income as a result of falling earnings from worldwide crude oil sales. One strategy for the Nigerian government to raise tax revenue is to cut down on tax evasion. As a result, developing policies and measures to combat tax evasion has become a top concern for ...

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THE ROLE OF COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF LAGOS STATE A CASE STUDY OF LAGOS MAINLAND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Abstract The aim of this study is to examine the role of cooperative societies in economic development of Lagos state, Nigeria and to investigate into their origin, history, formation and development. Also to be examined is their impact in our rural communities, especially in the grass root, urban and national development. It has been argued that commercial financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies could play greater roles in ...

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SECURITY CHALLENGES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN ESSIEN UDIM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

Abstract Insecurity has become a hydra monster which security agents in Nigeria appear incapable of handling vis a vis its multifaceted manifestations like bombing, kidnapping/hostage taking, destruction of property, creation of fear, to mention but a few. This study therefore examines the security challenges and economic development in Essien Udim local government area. The study revealed that the power shift from the from Essien Udim to Ikot Abasi a minority ...

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TAXATION AS THE SIGNIFICANT TOOL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT This research work examine as a significant tool for economic development. It concludes that a tax has played an important role in the economic development of a state. Tax policy has not been effective in enhancing social development in terms of distributing social income or encouraging social desirably activities. The relationship between taxation and the economic development is perhaps not as obvious. A case can be made that tax ...

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POLITICAL LEADERSHIP AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

ABSTRACT At independence, the economies of Nigeria and India were dominated by primary production, mainly agriculture. However, within some decades, India transformed and overtook Nigeria, emerging as one of the fastest growing economies in the world, while Nigeria’s development lagged behind considerably. This research comparatively assessed the role of leadership in economic development experiences of these two countries from the period of their independence to 2013. The indices of comparison ...

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THE FACTORS AFFECTING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT         The purpose of this work is to find out some factors that hinder economic development in the state. From this study a questionnaire was designed and distributed directly to the respondents to test the followings hypothesis (political instability, inconsistent economic policy, unpatriotic behavior of some Nigerians poor educational standard, high rate of illiteracy and lack of social amenities) as well as of poor remuneration of civil servant affect ...

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THE ROLE OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISE IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The study focuses on the role of public enterprises in economic development in Nigeria. The study sought to ascertain the role of public enterprises in improving the standard of living in Nigeria, to determine the nature of the relationship between Public enterprises and employment generation, to ascertain challenges encounter by public enterprises in contributing to national development .The study had a population size of 200 from Anambra Broad casting ...

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THE SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This research work was designed to determine the role of small and medium enterprise in the development of Nigeria economy. Some selected enterprises were used as a case study and questionnaires were administered in order to extract information on this project. The objectives of the study include to identify the roles of small and medium enterprises in the development of the Nigeria economy and to evaluate the problems the ...

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IMPACTS OF THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA IN THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The Enugu State Broadcasting Service (ESBS Radio I) Enugu like many other electronic media establishment in Nigeria has been carrying out its communicating functions of informing, educating, entertaining, persuading and public enlightenments and advertisements and other social programmes using the social scientific methods of questionnaire survey and depth interview methods in the project work, the work is handled in five chapters. Chapter one introduced the electronic media and the ...

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THE IMPACT OF RADIO PROGRAMME IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The Federal Radio corporation of Nigeria Enugu National station (Radio I the station for the mature mind) Enugu, like many other electronic media establishments in Nigeria, has been carrying out its communication functions of informing, educating entertaining, persuading and public enlightenments and advertisements and other social programmes. Using the social scientific methods of questionnaire survey and depth interview methods in the project work, the work is handled in five ...

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THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL LITERACY ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Financial literacy remains an interesting issue in both developed and developing economies, and has elicited much interest in the recent past with the rapid change in the finance landscape. OECD (2005), defines financial literacy as the combination of consumers’/investors’ understanding of financial products and concepts and their ability and confidence to appreciate financial risks and opportunities, to make informed choices, to know where ...

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