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EFFECT OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS’ CREDIT ON THE PERFORMANCE OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA
EVBUOMWAN, G. O. OKORUWA, V. O. AND IKPI, A. E.
Published at CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL REVIEW , Volume Vol. 51 No.3 , Issue September 2013 , Published in 2015
Banks are the most important example of a class of institutions called financial intermediaries, firms that extend credit to borrowers using funds raised from savers. However, credit is not an end in itself; it is a means to an end. The ultimate goal is to affect productivity. For both developing and developed countries, micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) play important rol...
Preferences of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises to Financial Products in Nigeria
EVBUOMWAN, G. O. IKPI, A. E. OKORUWA, V. O. AND AKINYOSOYE, V. O.
Published at Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development , Volume Vol. 1(4) , Issue OCTOBER 2012 , Pages 80-98 , Published in 2012
Macroeconomic Performance and Government Fiscal Deficits – Evidence from Nigeria
OKOYE, L. U., EVBUOMWAN, G. O.,MODEBE, N. J. AND EZEJI, F. N.
Published at Nigerian Journal of Management Technology and Development , Volume 7 , Issue 2 , Pages 1-8 , Published in 2016
Governments in most developing economies, including Nigeria, have often had to contend with issues of weak economic and social indicators vis-à-vis poor fiscal performance. In Nigeria for instance, there is evidence that between 1981 and 2014 fiscal operations have been dominated by fiscal deficits while major indicators of economic health have remained at sub-optimal levels. There has been con...
INDUSTRIAL CONFLICTS IN NIGERIA DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES
OLUGBEMI, E.T., IKPEFAN, O. A., AND EVBUOMWAN, G. O.
Published at PROCEEDINGS OF THE 13TH AFRICAN FINANCE JOURNAL CONFERENCE , Pages 1-24 , Published in 2016
Conflict can either result to positive or negative outcomes in a firm based on how it is managed. Only when the source is known, can it be properly managed. This study examined the challenges that could possibly lead to industrial conflict and the benefits of a well-managed conflict. Five (5) bank branches within Ota were used in collecting data through the administration of questionnaire and a...
AN ASSESSMENT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS (MDGs)
EVBUOMWAN, G. O.
Published at SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE 2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMIC SOCIETY , Pages 169-183 , Published in 2016
This paper highlighted the importance of the family in the society as well as the negative impact poverty, war and diseases can have on the development of the family. It went on to review the eight MDGs set in 2000 for attainment on or before 2015 which also targeted the most vulnerable groups in the family (the women and children). Available data from the World Bank and the National Bureau of...
Agricultural Value Chain Financing and Small Scale Farmers in Nigeria: The Pre-requisites
Evbuomwan, G. O. and Okoye, L. U.
Published at NG-Journal of Social Development Arabian Group of Journals. , Volume 6 , Issue 1 , Pages 47-57 , Published in 2017
Financing Agriculture for Sustainable Economic Development
Evbuomwan, Grace Ofure
Published at BULLION Publication of the Central Bank of Nigeria , Volume Volume 40 , Issue Number 3 July-September 2016 , Pages Pages 15-30 , Published in 2016
Nigeria’s agriculture is diverse, presenting various opportunities. It includes four sub-sectors, namely; crop, livestock, fishery and forestry. The crop sub-sector accounts for about 90.0 per cent of agricultural production in Nigeria, followed by the livestock sub-sector which contributes about 7.0 per cent. Fishing activities contribute about 2.0 per cent and forestry activities account for...
Evaluating the Prospects of the Anchor Borrower's Programme for Small Scale Farmers in Nigeria
Evbuomwan, G. O. and Okoye, L. U.
Published in 2017
The quest to tackle the problems bedevilling the agricultural sector and help Nigeria get out of the current recession occasioned by over dependence on oil revenue, necessitated the launch of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) in 2015. It involves the provision of farm inputs in kind and cash (for farm labour) to smallholder farmers (SHF) to boost production of the targeted commodities. At h...
STRUCTURE AND CONSTRAINTS OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES (MSMEs) IN NIGERIA
EVBUOMWAN, Grace Ofure; IKPEFAN, Ochei Ailemen; OKOYE, Lawrence Uchenna
Published at LASU Journal of Accounting and Finance , Volume 2 , Issue 1 , Pages 66-78 , Published in 2016
In both developed and developing economies, there are evidences of the immense contributions of MSMEs to economic growth and development. Small enterprises are known to adapt with greater ease under difficult and changing circumstances because they are typically low in capital intensity and allow product lines and inputs to be changed at relatively low cost. With the collapse of the world oil m...
IMPACT OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ON THE PROFITABILITY OF THE NIGERIAN BANKING SECTOR
Okoye, Lawrence Uchenna;Evbuomwan, Grace O; Achugamonu, Uzoma; Araghan, Isibor,
Published at ESUT Journal of Accountancy , Volume 7 , Issue 1 , Pages 281-292 , Published in 2016
Corporate governance has, in recent times, raised a great deal of concern due, largely, to massive corporate failures in the domestic and global arena. Governments have in response to rising cases of financial distress taken both pro-active and reactive measures to achieve stability in the sector. However, notwithstanding government interventionist roles, stability of banking operations remains...