IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INFORMATION ON THE PROFITABILITY OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATION IN NIGERIA

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IMPACT OF FINANCIAL INFORMATION ON THE PROFITABILITY OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATION IN NIGERIA
ABSTRACT
The research work “The impact of Financial information on the profitability of business organization in Nigeria, basically aims at ascertaining how financial information reporting has helped in advancing the objectives of corporate organizations. In the process, it investigated the effected that financial information bear on the performance of a business. Furthermore, if sought to ascertain the compliance of relevant statues by corporate organizations and the overall satisfaction of stakeholders in a corporate organizations. The study obtained its data basically from primary and secondary sources. The primary sources of data collection employed were questionnaire, oral interview and observations, while the secondary sources of data included textbooks, journals. in the analysis of the data collected, the chi-square was used to analyze the responses gathered. The study revealed that a loot of problems were inherent in financial reporting ranging from non-disclosure of vital information, subjective judgments of prepares of the financial information and most times non-compliance to relevant statues. There were recommendations given such as strict compliance to the relevant statute were made to the companies, the government needs to strengthen its regulatory agencies in order to ensure that the financial statements show a “true and fair view and comply with the relevant statues at all times

Background of the Study

The impact of financial information on the profitability of a business organization is becoming more apparent to user groups of a financial statement.

Information is a not an exact science neither are business operations without some subjective and judgmental errors when it comes to reporting them. A financial reporting therefore is a document statement which informs the various interest groups to a business on the operations and performance of their business in a period under review its present state of affairs as well as its anticipated future, in accordance with the statutes. If a financial report is to service its purpose it ought to be characterized by the following.

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