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MINIMIZING DEFECTIVE PRODUCT THROUGH EFFECTIVE PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL

 Gotact Model |  Feb 28, 2019 |  11:15 am |  140
Production is a process or procedure developed to transform a set of inputs like men, materials, capital, information and energy into a specified set of output like finished products and services in proper quantity and quality, thus achieving the objectives of an enterprise’ (Vollman et al, 2007; and Jain and Aggarwal, 2008). The production system likewise is the design process by which elements are transformed into useful products....


IMPACT OF MONETARY POLICY ON INFLATION RATE IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 28, 2019 |  10:49 am |  42
Reduction of inflation has become one of the most desirable objectives of macroeconomic management. Economists all over the world are unanimous in their affirmation of this position. This is because, frequent price fluctuations, whether persistent increase (inflation) or decrease (deflation), create risks and uncertainties in an economic environment. Fielding (2008) reveals that price instability creates uncertainties about future prices, increases business risks and unanticipated changes in the...


IMPACT OF FISCAL POLICY ON INFLATIONARY LEVEL IN NIGERIA (1986 - 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 27, 2019 |  04:56 pm |  48
One of the macroeconomic problems facing Nigeria is the problem of inflation. Since the 1970s, there has been a continuous increase in inflationary level. Fiscal policy is defined by Kimberly (2018) as how Congress and other elected officials influence the economy using spending and taxation. It is a malady which has eaten deep into the fabrics of the country’s economy. Its impact on the economy is so devastating that the real GDP of the country over the years has not been growing. ...


THE ROLE OF POLITICAL PARTIES IN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF A.P.C (2015 - 2018)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 27, 2019 |  09:19 am |  65
The country (Nigeria) was granted independent in 1960, through the struggle of the Nigerian nationalist in a peaceful process. Historically, the beginning of political party in Nigeria by Herbert Macaulay as the leading figure of the first generation of Nigerian nationalist as the political party was the Nigerian National Democratic Party (NNDP) in 1920s. The Nigerian National Democratic Party dominated Nigerian politics throughout the 1920s until the late 1930s when the Nigerian youth movement...


IMPACT OF EXTERNAL DEBT BURDEN ON ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 26, 2019 |  12:56 pm |  67
Sustainable economic performance is a major concern for any sovereign nation most especially the Less Developed Countries (LDCs) which are characterized by low capital formation due to low levels of domestic savings and investment (Adepoju, Salau & Obayelu, 2007). It is expected that these LDC’s when facing a scarcity of capital would resort to borrowing from external sources so as to supplement domestic saving (Aluko & Arowolo, 2010; Safdari & Mehrizi, 2011; Sulaiman & Azeez, ...


IMPACT OF FISCAL POLICY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 26, 2019 |  12:48 pm |  152
Fiscal policy is the use of government revenue collection (taxation) and expenditure (spending) to influence the economy. The two main instruments of fiscal policy are government taxation and government expenditure. It can also be seen as government spending policies that influence macroeconomic conditions. These policies affect tax rates, interest rates and government spending, in an effort to control the economy....


EFFECT OF ELECTRICITY SUPPLY ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA (1986 - 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 26, 2019 |  12:38 pm |  43
It is imperative to note that stable power supply is a necessary condition for development of any economy be it developing or developed countries of the world. There are apparently links between a sustained economic growth and electricity in any economy. Nigeria with her very high population of over 150 million is facing formidable economic, social, industrial, and human development challenges coupled with poor power supply to sustain the real sector of the economy (Uzochukwu, 2012). Due to all ...


EFFECT OF MINING SUB-SECTOR ON EMPLOYMENT LEVEL IN NIGERIA (1996-2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 24, 2019 |  01:48 pm |  130
There are about thirty-four [34] minerals that have been identified in the country, of which only 13 are being actually mined, processed and marketed (Fayemi, 2015). They are coal (which has an export potential of 15 million tonnes per annum valued at US$1billion), kaolin, baryte, limestone, dolomite, feldspar, glass sand, ganstones [haphazard], gold [in small quantities], iron ore, lead-zinc, tin and its associated minerals and recently gypsum. The remaining twenty-one [21] minerals, though in ...


IMPACT OF BANK REFORMS ON BANK PROFITABILITY IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 23, 2019 |  04:27 pm |  34
Bank reforms are veritable means for fostering banking growth and developing the economy as a whole. In a developing economy, such as Nigeria, financial sector development has been accompanied by structural and institutional changes and the sector generally have long been recognized to play a crucial role in economic development of the nation (Kanayo, 2011). Banking reforms have been an on going phenomenon around the world right from the1980s, but it is more intensified in recent time because of...


HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA'S AFRICAN POLICY

 Gotact Model |  Feb 22, 2019 |  01:27 pm |  45
The perception that states are like humans who occupy specific roles in a social group is a global one with a long history. By the national role approach which has been popularized by Holsti (1967, 1970, and 1987), Wish (1980), Walker (1990), and Krotz (2001), a state is equated with an individual who cannot live in isolation and has a particular set of roles to perform in the human community: from the family group, to the school, religious organization, peer group, market, workplace, and so for...


AWARENESS OF HEALTH RISKS OF STREET FOODS AMONG OKADA RIDERS IN ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 22, 2019 |  11:51 am |  79
Health is an indispensible asset of every individual. In any human society, health is regarded as universal property of every mankind. Hence, the public health is the responsibility of every health professional. Food is one of the basic physiological necessities. Healthy and well balanced diet is essential for good health. Contaminated foods represent one of the greatest health risks to a population and are a leading cause of disease out breaks and transmission (UNICEF, 2009). In Nigeria and An...


IMPACT OF TAX ON GOVERNMENT CAPITAL EXPENDITURE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  10:37 pm |  122
The political, economic and social development of any country depends on the amount of revenue generated for the provision of infrastructure in that given country. However, one means of generating the amount of revenue for providing the needed infrastructure is through a well-structured tax system. Hence, Ifurueze and Ekezie (2014) termed tax to be a compulsory levy imposed on a subject or upon his property by the government to generate the needed revenue for the provision of basic amenities and...


THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION OF ECONOMICS TEACHERS AND THEIR ADMINISTRATIVE EFFECTIVENESS IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:59 pm |  70
Economics has been defined by different people in different ways. Economics is the study of ways of making choices and allocating scarce resources to satisfy human wants. It is the study of how people and societies make decisions; allocate and manage scarce resources to achieve their needs. In this view, Hall, (2013) defined economics as the study of how individuals, firms and whole societies identify their most important needs, allocate and manage scarce resources in such a way that satisfies a...


IMPACT OF PUBLIC DEBT ON INFRASTRUCTURAL GROWTH IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:50 pm |  43
Public debt refers to the total of the nation's debts which covers debts of local and state and national governments indicating how much public spending is financed by borrowing instead of taxation (Makau, 2008). Government debt is one method of financing government operations, though not the only method as Governments can also create money to monetize their debts, thereby removing the need to pay interest (Martin, 2009). But this practice simply reduces government interest costs rather than tru...


BUDGET DEFICIT AND HEALTH SECTOR PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:33 pm |  46
Macroeconomic policies are generally designed to achieve specific objectives for the economy. The policy packages most times contain policy instruments from the monetary or fiscal arena or from both. Often times, interventionist and institutional policies are used to support these two major policies. Fiscal policies are generally formulated in the context of the annual budget. In other words, fiscal policies are generally cast in terms of projects and programmes to be executed by the government,...


ASSOCIATION AMONG ECONOMIC GROWTH, MATERNAL AND INFANT MORTALITY IN NIGERI (1987 – 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:15 pm |  98
Since independence, agriculture has been the most important sector in terms of its contribution to gross domestic product; Adegeye (1993).The sector contributes about 41% of the countrys GDP, employing about 65° of the total population and provides employment to about 80% of the rural population, Abdullahi (1986). Over 90% of her agricultural production comes from the holding resource small scale farmers (Onwuemele 2007). Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather p...


ASSOCIATION AMONG ECONOMIC GROWTH, MATERNAL AND INFANT MORTALITY IN NIGERI (1987 – 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  07:10 pm |  81
In many developing countries, complications of pregnancy and childbirth are the leading causes of death among women of reproductive age (Akintoye, 2005). A woman dies from complications from childbirth approximately every minute; according to the World Health Organization, in its World Health Report 2008, poor maternal conditions account for the fourth leading cause of death for women worldwide, after HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis (WHO, 2008). Most maternal deaths and injuries are caused b...


POPULATION, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND POVERTY IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:56 pm |  54
The manufacturing sector of any economy worldwide is reputed to be the engine of growth and a catalyst for sustainable transformation and national development. This is because of its enormous potentials as a tool for creating wealth, generating employment, contributing to the country’s Gross Domestic Product as well as alleviating poverty among the citizenry. The experiences of the developed countries of the world and the emerging economies of China, India, North Korea, Malaysia and Singapore ...


POPULATION, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND POVERTY IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:44 pm |  38
According to Wikipedia, population in simpler terms is the number of people in a city or town, region, country or world; population is usually determined by a process called census (a process of collecting, analyzing, compiling and publishing data); economic growth is an increase in the capacity of an economy to produce goods and services, compared from one period of time to another. It can be measured in nominal or real terms, the latter of which is adjusted for inflation; Poverty is the scarc...


EFFECT OF FISCAL POLICY MEASURES ON MANUFACTURING SECTOR OUTPUT IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:35 pm |  40
Recently, government policies began to show more concern on the management and improvement of the economy. Government over the years have embarked on various macroeconomic policy options to grow the economy in terms of growth and development and the policy option employed is that of fiscal policy (Peter and Simeon, 2011). Fiscal policy is the use of government revenue collection (taxation) and expenditure (spending) to influence the economy. The two main instruments of fiscal policy are governme...


IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT HEALTH EXPENDITURE ON FERTILITY RATE IN NIGERIA (1996 - 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:26 pm |  43
Government Health expenditure defines the structure, the behaviour of different stakeholders and quality of health outcomes. The pattern of health financing is therefore closely and indivisibly linked to the provisioning of services and helps define the outer boundaries of the system’s capability to achieve the overall goal of enhancing nation’s economic development (Rao, Selvaraju, Nagpal and Sakthivel, 2009). Health care expenditure therefore does not only involve how to raise sufficient r...


THE ROLE OF RIVER TRANSPORT ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF SHINTAKU TOWN IN KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:16 pm |  57
The need to transport is an integral facet of everyday life. There is no escape from it, everybody is concerned and to some degrees everybody is affected. It plays a dominant role in determining the scale, nature and form of our towns and cities. Its efficiency contributes largely to the level of productivity, economic growth and thus the standard of living. ...


THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC DEBT ON FINANCIAL DEEPENING IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  06:05 pm |  39
The act of borrowing creates debt. Debt, therefore, refers to the resources of money in use in an organization which is not contributed by its owners and does not in any other way belong to them (Udoka and Ogege, 2012). According to Cecchetti et al. (2011), debt is a two-edged sword. In other words, it is capable of improving welfare when used wisely and in moderation, but can also be disastrous when used recklessly. This assertion suggests that borrowing is only appropriate under certain circum...


FISCAL DEFICIT AND MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA (1980 - 2017)

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  05:56 pm |  47
The growth and development of the Nigerian economy has not been stable over the years as a result, the country’s economy has witnessed so many shocks and disturbances both internally and externally over the decades. Internally, the unstable investment and consumption patterns as well as the improper implementation of public policies, changes in future expectations and the accelerator are some of the factors responsible for it. (Siyan and Adebayo, 2009). ...


GENDER INEQUALITY IN NIGERIAN POLITICS A CASE STUDY OF KOGI STATE FOURTH REPUBLIC

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  05:20 pm |  41
Women around the world find themselves under-represented in politics and far removed from decision making (Shavedov 1998:19). While the political playing field in each country has its own particular characteristics, one feature remain common to all: it is uneven and not conducive to women’s participation. Women who want to enter polices find that the political, public, cultural and social environment are often unfriendly or even hostile to them. Even a quick glance at the current composition o...


THE IMPACT OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION ON NIGERIA SOCIO-POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT: AN APPRAISAL OF CIVIL LIBERTIES ORGANIZATION

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  05:04 pm |  60
The topic “The Impact of Civil Society Organization on Nigeria's Socio-Political Development: An Appraisal ofCivil Liberties Organization”, was induced by the level in which the various civil society organizations in the country have strived to combat those issues that have continued to undermine the country's bid to social and political development over the years. George Soros, in his book: The Age of Fallibility, Observes that society is suspicious of those who claim to be virtuous ...


TEACHERS PROFESSIONALISM AND ITS INFLUENCE ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ECONOMICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ANYIGBA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  04:40 pm |  97
Teachers are an important factor in determining the quality of education that children receive. Their professionalization therefore has been a centre of much concern among educators and researchers (Khan, 2016). Its importance is not only for repute, differentiation from members of other professions, but in its influence on the academic performance of children. Therefore, for an educational institution to excel, it must focus on the quality, competence, knowledge and commitment of the teaching s...


GOODLUCK JONATHAN'S ADMINISTRATION AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  04:20 pm |  127
The installation of democratic governance in Nigeria in 1999 opens a new window for the formulation of development policy for Nigeria. The hypothesis that democracy brings development has been put to test in Nigeria. Fifteen years into democratic governance, successive governments have come up with their various development policies to project the country into an economic powerhouse by the year 2020. The Obasanjo administration was inaugurated in May 1999 and that marked a turning point within t...


EFFECT OF CAI ON GENDER AMONG DIFFERENT ABILITY LEVELS OF SENIOR SECONDARY ONE (SS1) CHEMISTRY STUDENTS IN DEKINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 17, 2019 |  04:02 pm |  71
Science has been defined by several authors in several ways. According to Hornby (2000) defined science as the study of knowledge which can be made in a system and which usually depends on seeing and testing facts and stating general natural laws. Merriam-Webster (2004) defined science as knowledge of facts, phenomena, laws and proximate causes gained and verified by exact observation, organized experiment and correct thinking. Uza (2014) defined science as “cumulative verifiable and communic...


GROUP AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES AMONG CASSAVA WOMEN FARMERS IN KABBA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 02, 2019 |  11:39 am |  131
Agriculture is one of the most important sectors of the Nigerian Economy. This is because it contributes more than 30% of the total annual GDP, it employs about 70% of the labour force, accounts for over 70% of the non- oil exports and, perphaps most importantly, provides over 80% of the food needs of the country (Adegboye,2004). Nigeria’s diverse climate make it possible to produce virtually all agricultural products that can be grown in the tropical and semi tropical areas of the world....


EFFECT OF FIELD TRIP AND LECTURE TEACHING METHOD ON SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL BIOLOGY STUDENTS DEKINA LOCAL GOVERNMENT, KOGI STATE

 Gotact Model |  Feb 02, 2019 |  11:16 am |  229
CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Background to the study Biology as a branch of the general body of knowledge (science), has been defined by different scientists according to perception and understanding of the subject. Biology is a branch of science which deals with the study of living things (Ramalingam, 2005). According to Merriam-Webmaster Dictionary (2011) biology is defined as the general body of knowledge that studies living organisms and vital processes. Okwo and Tawtiyas, (2000) defined biology as a s...


A REVIEW OF THE SURFACE CHEMISTRY OF ACTIVATED CARBON

 Gotact Model |  Feb 02, 2019 |  10:51 am |  109
CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Activated Carbon (AC) is a family of microporous materials used in a myriad of commercial applications as adsorbents for the removal of gaseous and liquid pollutants as well as many other applications. Activated carbon is the generic term used to describe a family of carbonaceous adsorbents with a highly amorphous structure and an extensively developed internal pore structure. AC is produced from a variety of carbonaceous rich materia...


IMPACT OF FISCAL POLICY ON PRICE STABILITY IN NIGERIA. (1987 - 2017).

 Gotact Model |  Jan 23, 2019 |  08:25 pm |  258
Price stability is one of the fundamental economic objectives that are pursued in all economies of the world. Price stability involves maintaining general price level at low and stable rate of inflation. That is, a situation in which general price level of goods and services is immured from sudden and persistent rise as a result of some dynamics in the economy, Neith and Paul (1986). In spite of the importance of the goal of maintaining price stability, inflation has ravaged most economy, especi...


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