The major topics covered in this course are the central banks, commercial banks, development banks, investment companies, insurance companies, etc. Other topics include the role, function, evolution, structure and performance of banks; rural banking: marketing of bank services; financial markets; comparative banking and financial institutions; international financial system, e.g. World Bank Group; International Monetary Fund (IMF), African Development Bank (ADB): the unorganized financial

sector: the traditional financial system such as esusu, ajo, etc; topical issues in Nigerian banking and finance, e.g. distress, bad debt, etc.


Level of Study: 300 Level