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Agriculture and Diversification in Nigeria: The Role of Finance

Agriculture and Diversification in Nigeria: The Role of Finance

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The study “agriculture and diversification in Nigeria: the role of finance” shows by a way of robust statistical analysis, the influence of finance in increasing agricultural output in Nigeria. Using data from 1981 to 2015, cointegrating regression (fully modified OLS) was applied to the time series data. The unit root test show that annual rainfall data is stationary at level (I(0)) while data for agricultural credit guaranteed scheme fund, commercial banks’ loan to agricultural sector and agricultural output are I(1)). We found that commercial banks loan to agricultural sector and annual rainfall are positively and significantly related to agricultural productivity in Nigeria for the period concerned in this study. Agricultural Scheme Fund is negative but significant in its relation with agricultural output. This might not be unconnected with political ills that impede policy measures in implementing funds allocated for use of the sector which might drive away real targets of such funds. The study therefore recommends that political ills that negatively affect policies should be done away with for policies to have it desired effect.

 
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Agricultural Financing for the Diversification of the Nigerian Economy: The Needful

Agricultural Financing for the Diversification of the Nigerian Economy: The Needful

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The study “agricultural financing for the diversification of the Nigerian economy: the needful” shows by a way of robust statistical analysis, the influence of finance in increasing agricultural output in Nigeria. Using data from 1981 to 2015, cointegrating regression (fully modified OLS) was applied to the time series data. The unit root test show that annual rainfall data is stationary at level (I(0)) while data for agricultural credit guaranteed scheme fund, commercial banks’ loan to agricultural sector and agricultural output are I(1)). We found that commercial banks loan to agricultural sector and annual rainfall are positively and significantly related to agricultural productivity in Nigeria for the period concerned in this study. Agricultural Scheme Fund is negative but significant in its relation with agricultural output. This might not be unconnected with political ills that impede policy measures in implementing funds allocated for use of the sector which might drive away real targets of such funds. The study therefore recommends that political ills that negatively affect policies should be done away with for policies to have it desired effect.

 
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Adsu Journal of Economics and Interrelated Disciplines

Adsu Journal of Economics and Interrelated Disciplines

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ADSU Journal of Economics and Interrelated Disciplines publish papers related to the economy and society in Africa bi-annually (March and August). The Journal focus on policy oriented papers including technical papers. The Journal receives papers and articles from members of the academic institutions, research organizations, non-governmental organizations and independent researchers for consideration and possible publication in issues of the Journal. Intending contributors should send three copies of their manuscripts typed doubled-spaced on A4 paper and not exceeding 18 pages to the Editor-in-Chief, c/o Department of Economics, Adamawa State University, Mubi, Nigeria. The submission should include an abstract of about 150 words stating the thesis, findings, recommendations and conclusion.

 
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Linkages Between Trade Openness, Productivity and Industrialization in Nigeria: A Co-Integration Test

Linkages Between Trade Openness, Productivity and Industrialization in Nigeria: A Co-Integration Test

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This study examines the effect of trade openness and total factor productivity on industrial output in Nigeria. The data used for this analysis covers the period 1981-2015. The paper employs the VAR model in estimating the effect of trade openness on industrial output. The impulse response function and the variance decomposition are used to examine the response of industrial output to shocks in trade openness and total factor productivity. The results show that trade openness has a positive increasing effect on industrial output in Nigeria while the effect of total factor productivity on industrial output is found to be insignificant. The impulse response function shows over the long run period tfP negative effect on industrial output in Nigeria. The findings of this study certainly have important policy implications: it suggests that policies geared towards increasing trade openness should be encouraged as this tends to improve industrial output. This study contributes to economics literature by looking at the degree to which trade openness and total factor productivity influence industrial output in Nigeria.

 
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Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks in Nigeria: Evidence From Structural Var Modeling

Effects of Monetary Policy Shocks in Nigeria: Evidence From Structural Var Modeling

This paper empirically examines the effects of monetary policy shocks on some selected macroeconomic variables in Nigeria, over the period of 1983 to 2015. The data used are sourced from Central Bank of Nigeria Bulletin, Nigeria Bureau of Statistics portal and World Bank portal. The paper used structural vector autoregressive technique to model and estimate contemporaneous impact and response of interest rate shocks to other macroeconomic variables. Impulse response function revealed that interest rate-shock has a negative impact on real GDP and money supply. It is also observed that inflation rate responds positively to positive shocks in interest rate and money supply, an outstanding contribution to the price puzzle debate in the monetary shock studies. It is therefore recommended that monetary policy authority in Nigeria be more vigilant in fixing interest rate because of its significant effects on other macroeconomic variables.

 
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Nigeria’s Role in the Leadership of Africa: A Foreign Policy Perspective

Nigeria’s Role in the Leadership of Africa: A Foreign Policy Perspective

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It is cogent to say that the foundation of Nigeria’s foreign policy was laid at the point of her independence. The administration of her foreign policy was conceived prior to her independence in 1957, during which the training of those who paved the way for an independent Nigeria took place. It is pertinent to note here that at this point, Nigeria was only involved in external relations from time to time with the United Kingdom and a few other countries, hence, this paper seeks to examine the role that Nigeria played during this period in the leadership of Africa, all through the fourth republic, till date. This paper will also make use of conceptual clarifications of the term foreign policy as well as identify the issues Nigeria has faced and is facing in the leadership of Africa from 1960-date and will also attempt a discuss on the issues facing Nigeria in her quest to maintain her leadership position in the African continent. Keywords: Foreign Policy, Leadership, Independence

 
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Africa's Blackgold as the Undelying Factor of Intra-State Crises in the Continent: Analyzing the Political Crises of the Niger-Delta

Africa's Blackgold as the Undelying Factor of Intra-State Crises in the Continent: Analyzing the Political Crises of the Niger-Delta

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This research aims at identifying the root causes of political crisis in Nigeria and blackgold (oil) being the underlying factor for this crises. The focus is on the Niger Delta and its festering crisis which stems from the regions critical importance to Nigeria. Over the years, the Niger Delta region has had the highest risk of political unrest, simply because the region is rich in terms of oil and gas productions in Nigeria. As the nation’s treasure base, the Niger Delta provides over 80% of government revenues, and 90% of foreign exchange earnings. Also, the bulk of Nigeria’s bio-diversity and some of her best human resources are derived from the Niger Delta. This research recognizes the fact that there have been earlier proffered solutions to the crisis in the region, hence, it aims at recognizing other causes of the crisis that have not been properly addressed. Also, this research, most importantly will refer to some prior solutions that would gradually help in addressing and proffering solutions to the crises in the Niger Delta region. Keywords: Political Crises, Black-gold, Oil and Gas, Bio-Diversity, Human Resources.

 
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Startupenugu Accelerate Conference Was a Hit Back to Back

Startupenugu Accelerate Conference Was a Hit Back to Back

Uploaded by Ezugwu Chigozie

STARTUPENUGU ACCELERATE CONFERENCE WAS A HIT BACK TO BACK As you know, the second edition of StartupEnugu which was held on Saturday 2nd December 2017, was a hit back to back. Due to the unexpected turn up experienced at the first edition, De-Dome Enugu, was chosen this time as the venue because of its large capacity to carry greater number of people and it turned out that, even much more persons than expected also turned up for the technology/startup Focused event.

 
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Npower Volunteedoc

Npower Volunteedoc

The Federal Government of Nigeria is pleased to announce the commencement of the second phase of the N-Power Volunteer Corps Programme, involving the selection of 300,000 successful applicants. The Federal Government of Nigeria wishes to congratulate all 300,000 successful applicants.

 
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36 State Governordoc

36 State Governordoc

These are 36 state governor with the courses they studied and the institution attended.

 
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Restructuring Nigeriadoc

Restructuring Nigeriadoc

Restructuring NNigeria

 
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#Startupenugu: The Biggest Tech Event in Enugu Debuts

#Startupenugu: The Biggest Tech Event in Enugu Debuts

Uploaded by Ezugwu Chigozie

The event is StartupEnugu. It's  a technology interactive forum for startups, tech companies, programmers, investors, bloggers, tech consumers etc in Enugu state, With a topic focusing on Building Glocal Business in Eastern Nigeria organized by Ezugwu Chigozie, The CEO of https://raadaa.com  and other Tech Entrepreneurs and Developers in Enugu State Such as Chux Edoga, CEO https://www.digitaldreamsng.com/,  Victor Anuebunwa CTO, https://raadaa.com, Uche Anichie, Convener, http://2.startupsouth.org/ , Chime Chinonso, CEO, Chimex Vinlex Tech,  etc,  to raise awareness and grow the tech ecosystem in Enugu State. In fact, It’s a gathering of tech men, women and tech lovers.

 
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