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Effect of Statutory Reserve and Bank Branches on Revenue Reserves of Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria (Published)

The study examined the effect of statutory reserves and bank branches on the revenue reserves of deposit money banks in Nigeria. Retained earnings were the dependent variable. The study adopted an ex-post-facto research design, covering the period between 2010 and 2019. Secondary data were extracted from the annual reports and accounts of sampled deposit money banks in Nigeria. Multiple regression analysis was used for the test of hypotheses. The study of the regression analysis revealed that statutory reserves have a significant and negative effect on the revenue reserve of deposit money banks in Nigeria. Furthermore, the number of branches of deposit money banks had no significant effect on their revenue reserves. The findings imply that statutory reserves can be used to predict and make decisions on retained earnings of deposit money banks in Nigeria. The study, therefore, recommends that banks focus on working on technicalities that will enable them to reduce their statutory reserve. However, the CBN should give the banks more freedom to have in-house retention than reserving with the CBN. This is because when it is reduced, there will be more loanable funds at the disposal of deposit money banks, and their profitability chances increase as well. Also, the insignificant effect of the number of branches indicates that the firms should not see an increase in the number of their branches as the solution to higher revenue reserves

Citation: Offor E.U.(2023) Effect of Statutory Reserve and Bank Branches on Revenue Reserves of Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria, European Journal of Business and Innovation Research, Vol.11, No.1, pp.,1-10



Keywords: Bank Branches, Deposit Money Banks, Nigeria, revenue reserves, statutory reserve

Impact of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) On the Performance of Deposit Money Banks (DMBS) In Abuja (Published)

This study examines the impact of Customer Relationship Management on the performance of Deposit Money Banks in Abuja. The study investigates how CRM variables such as customer attraction, customer satisfaction and customer retention impact on the performance of Deposit Money Banks. The study adopted a survey research method where data was collected using questionnaires administered to both employees and customers of the ten randomly selected DMBs in Abuja made up of the 341 Population of the study. Taro Yamane Sample Size formula was used to determine the sample size (184). Out of the 184 copies of questionnaires that were distributed, 175 representing 95.1 % response rate were retrieved and used for analysis. As part of the method of data analysis, Pearson Correlation and Ordinary Least Square (OLS) was used to test the formulated hypotheses in line with the objectives of the study. The major finding reveals that, “there is significant relationship between Customer Relationship Management and performance of Deposit Money Banks in Abuja”. It was recommended that Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in Nigeria’s North-Central sub-region should improve on Customers’ attraction activities in order to achieve deeper market penetration which will help in attracting more customers to strengthen their competitive positions. The study concluded that DMB’s should adopt CRM since it contributes significantly to their performance.


Keywords: Customer Attraction, Customer Relationship Management, Customer Satisfaction, Customer retention, Deposit Money Banks, Performance

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