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Strategic Importance of Credit Risk Management to Shareholders’ Wealth-Sustenance in Nigerian Banks: An Empirical Analysis


  • Adebisi, Sunday Abayomi

    () (Lagos State University, Ojo, Nigeria)

  • Ade Oyedijo

    () (Lagos State University, Ojo, Nigeria)


This study highlighted the roles and strategic importance of credit risk management in the banking industry vis-a-vis sustenance of shareholders’ wealth. The authors examined whether a reduction in the non-performing credits in banks’ loan portfolio will reveal a possible correlation between effective credit risk management administration and shareholder’s wealth. In testing this, secondary data were sourced from the randomly selected five banks financials (between the period of 2006 to 2010) with the use of relevant ratios. Two hypotheses were tested using multiple regression and correlation method. The result of hypothesis one showed that the calculated r – statistics (r =.429, p

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  • Adebisi, Sunday Abayomi & Ade Oyedijo, 2012. "Strategic Importance of Credit Risk Management to Shareholders’ Wealth-Sustenance in Nigerian Banks: An Empirical Analysis," Acta Universitatis Danubius. OEconomica, Danubius University of Galati, issue 1(1), pages 131-148, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:dug:actaec:y:2012:i:1:p:131-148

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